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Important Dates

Our goal is to keep you informed about important dates and information, to assist you in managing your HCU student account. See Student Accounts Holds & Fees page for more information.

Financial Settlement Deadlines

You must be financially settled one week prior to the start of your first class of the semester in order to remain registered.

Failure to meet the financial settlement deadline may result in being administratively withdrawn from courses for the semester and/or receiving a $150 late settlement fee.

Review the list below to verify when your financial settlement deadline is. See β€œOn-Campus Students” tab for residential students and β€œOnline Students” tab for online students.

Summer, 2024 – May Fast Term (May 6 – 17, 2024) (P6)

Financial Settlement Deadline: April 29, 2024
Census Date and Late Registration Fee Applies Starting: May 6, 2024

Summer, 2024 – First 8-Week Online Session (May 6, 2024 – June 30, 2024) (P9)

Financial Settlement Deadline: April 29, 2024
Late Registration Fee Applies Starting: May 6, 2024
Census Date: May 13, 2024

Summer, 2024 – All Summer Online Session (May 6, 2024 – August 25, 2024) (P16)

Financial Settlement Deadline: April 29, 2024
Late Registration Fee Applies Starting: May 6, 2024
Census Date: May 17, 2024

Summer, 2024 – First 5-Week Session (May 20, 2024 – June 21, 2024) (P2)

Financial Settlement Deadline: May 13, 2024
Late Registration Fee Applies Starting: May 20, 2024
Census Date: May 24, 2024

Summer, 2024 – All Summer Residential Session (May 20, 2024 – July 26, 2024) (1)

Financial Settlement Deadline: May 13, 2024
Late Registration Fee Applies Starting: May 20, 2024
Census Date: May 30, 2024

Summer, 2024 – Second 5-Week Session (June 24, 2024 – July 26, 2024) (P4)

Financial Settlement Deadline: June 17, 2024
Late Registration Fee Applies Starting: June 24, 2024
Census Date: June 28, 2024

Summer, 2024 – Second 8-Week Online Session (July 1, 2024 – August 25, 2024) (P10)

Financial Settlement Deadline: June 24, 2024
Late Registration Fee Applies Starting: July 1, 2024
Census Date: July 8, 2024

Dual Enrollment Term (August 26, 2024 – May 2, 2024) (202425)

Financial Settlement Deadline: August 19, 2024
Late Registration Fee Applies Starting: August 26, 2024
Census Date: September 11, 2024

Fall, 2024 – All Fall Session (August 26, 2024 – December 13, 2024) (1)

Financial Settlement Deadline: August 19, 2024
Late Registration Fee Applies Starting: August 26, 2024
Census Date: September 11, 2024

Fall, 2024 – First 8-Week Online Session (August 26, 2024 – October 20, 2024) (P9)

Financial Settlement Deadline: August 19, 2024
Late Registration Fee Applies Starting: August 26, 2024
Census Date: September 3, 2024

Fall, 2024 – Second 8-Week Online Session (October 21, 2024 – December 15, 2024) (P10)

Financial Settlement Deadline: October 14, 2024
Late Registration Fee Applies Starting: October 21, 2024
Census Date: October 28, 2024

Spring, 2025 – All Spring Session (January 13, 2025 – May 9, 2025) (1)

Financial Settlement Deadline: January 6, 2025
Late Registration Fee Applies Starting: January 13, 2025
Census Date: January 29, 2025

Spring, 2025 – First 8-Week Online Session (January 13, 2025 – March 9, 2025) (P9)

Financial Settlement Deadline: January 6, 2025
Late Registration Fee Applies Starting: January 13, 2025
Census Date: January 20, 2025

Spring, 2025 – Second 8-Week Online Session (March 17, 2025 – May 11, 2025) (P10)

Financial Settlement Deadline: March 10, 2025
Late Registration Fee Applies Starting: March 17, 2025
Census Date: March 24, 2025

Refund Percentages For Drops/Withdrawals By Date

Refund percentages are removed tuition charges from the student account. The last day to drop with a 100% refund on tuition and fees is prior to the first day of class. Fees are non-refundable once classes begin.
Student refunds will not be issued unless a credit is generated on your student account after the Student Accounts and Financial Aid Offices have finalized the withdrawal calculations. See Return and Repayment Policy for Title IV Funds page for more information.

  • Summer, 2023 – May Fast Term (May 15, 2023 – May 26, 2023) (P6)
    • May 15, 2023: 50%
    • May 16, 2023 – May 26, 2023: 0%
    Summer, 2023 – First 8-Week Online Session (May 15, 2023 – July 9, 2023) (P9)
    • May 15, 2023: 90%
    • May 16, 2023 – May 17, 2023: 75%
    • May 18, 2023 – May 20, 2023: 50%
    • May 21, 2023 – July 9, 2023: 0%
    Summer, 2023 – All Summer Online Session (May 15, 2023 – August 27, 2023) (P15)
    • May 15, 2023 – May 19, 2023: 90%
    • May 20, 2023 – May 24, 2023: 75%
    • May 25, 2023 – May 26, 2023: 50%
    • May 27, 2023 – August 27, 2023: 0%
    Summer, 2023 – First 5-Week Session (May 30, 2023 – June 30, 2023) (P2)
    • May 30, 2023 – May 31, 2023: 90%
    • June 1, 2023 – June 4, 2023: 75%
    • June 5, 2023: 50%
    • June 6, 2023 – June 30, 2023: 0%
    Summer, 2023 – All Summer Residential Session (May 30, 2023 – August 4, 2023)
    • May 30, 2023 – June 5, 2023: 90%
    • June 6, 2023 – June 12, 2023: 75%
    • June 13, 2023 – June 14, 2023: 50%
    • June 15, 2023 – August 4, 2023: 0%
    Summer, 2023 – Second 8-Week Online Session (July 3, 2023 – August 27, 2023) (P10)
    • July 3, 2023: 90%
    • July 4, 2023 – July 5, 2023: 75%
    • July 6, 2023 – July 8, 2023: 50%
    • July 9, 2023 – August 27, 2023: 0%
    Summer, 2023 – Second 5-Week Session (July 3, 2023 – August 4, 2023) (P4)
    • July 3, 2023 – July 5, 2023: 90%
    • July 6, 2023 – July 9, 2023: 75%
    • July 10, 2023: 50%
    • July 11, 2023 – August 4, 2023: 0%
  • Dual Enrollment Term 2023-2024 (August 28, 2023 – May 10, 2024) (202325)
    • August 28, 2023 – September 4, 2023: 90%
    • September 5, 2023 – September 11, 2023: 75%
    • September 12, 2023 – September 13, 2023: 50%
    • September 14, 2023 – May 10, 2024: 0%
  • Fall, 2023 – All Fall Session (August 28, 2023 – December 15, 2023)
    • August 28, 2023 – September 1, 2023: 90%
    • September 2, 2023 – September 11, 2023: 75%
    • September 12, 2023 – September 13, 2023: 50%
    • September 14, 2023 – December 15, 2023: 0%
    Fall, 2023 – First 8-Week Online Session (August 28, 2023 – October 22, 2023) (P9)
    • August 28, 2023: 90%
    • August 29, 2023 – August 30, 2023: 75%
    • August 31, 2023 – September 2, 2023: 50%
    • September 3, 2023 – October 22, 2023: 0%
    Fall, 2023 – Second 8-Week Online Session (October 23, 2023 – December 17, 2023) (P10)
    • October 23, 2023: 90%
    • October 24, 2023 – October 25, 2023: 75%
    • October 26, 2023 – October 28, 2023: 50%
    • October 29, 2023 – December 17, 2023: 0%
  • Spring, 2024 – All Spring Session (January 8, 2024 – May 3, 2024)
    • January 8, 2024 – January 12, 2024: 90%
    • January 13, 2024 – January 22, 2024: 75%
    • January 23, 2024 – January 24, 2024: 50%
    • January 25, 2024 – May 3, 2024: 0%
    Spring, 2024 – First 8-Week Online Session (January 8, 2024 – March 3, 2024) (P9)
    • January 8, 2024: 90%
    • January 9, 2024 – January 10, 2024: 75%
    • January 11, 2024 – January 13, 2024: 50%
    • January 14, 2024 – March 3, 2024: 0%
    Spring, 2024 – Second 8-Week Online Session (March 4, 2024 – May 5, 2024) (P10)
    • March 4, 2024: 90%
    • March 5, 2024 – March 6, 2024: 75%
    • March 7, 2024 – March 9, 2024: 50%
    • March 10, 2024 – May 5, 2024: 0%
  • Summer, 2024 – May Fast Term (May 6, 2024 – May 17, 2024) (P6)
    • May 6, 2024: 50%
    • May 7, 2024 – May 17, 2024: 0%
    Summer, 2024 – First 8-Week Online Session (May 6, 2024 – June 30, 2024) (P9)
    • May 6, 2024 – May 7, 2024: 90%
    • May 8, 2024 – May 10, 2024: 75%
    • May 11, 2024 – May 13, 2024: 50%
    • May 14, 2024 – June 30, 2024: 0%
    Summer, 2024 – All Summer Online Session (May 6, 2024 – August 25, 2024) (P16)
    • May 6, 2024 – May 10, 2024: 90%
    • May 11, 2024 – May 15, 2024: 75%
    • May 16, 2024 – May 17, 2024: 50%
    • May 18, 2024 – August 25, 2024: 0%
    Summer, 2024 – First 5-Week Session (May 20, 2024 – June 21, 2024) (P2)
    • May 20, 2024 – May 21, 2024: 90%
    • May 22, 2024 – May 23, 2024: 75%
    • May 24, 2024: 50%
    • May 25, 2024 – June 21, 2024: 0%
    Summer, 2024 – All Summer Residential Session (May 20, 2024 – July 26, 2024) (1)
    • May 20, 2024 – May 23, 2024: 90%
    • May 24, 2024 – May 28, 2024: 75%
    • May 29, 2024 – May 30, 2024: 50%
    • May 31, 2024 – July 26, 2024: 0%
    Summer, 2024 – Second 5-Week Session (June 24, 2024 – July 26, 2024) (P4)
    • June 24, 2024 – June 25, 2024: 90%
    • June 26, 2024 – June 27, 2024: 75%
    • June 28, 2024: 50%
    • June 29, 2024 – July 26, 2024: 0%
    Summer, 2024 – Second 8-Week Online Session (July 1, 2024 – August 25, 2024) (P10)
    • July 1, 2024 – July 2, 2024: 90%
    • July 3, 2024 – July 5, 2024: 75%
    • July 6, 2024 – July 8, 2024: 50%
    • July 9, 2024 – August 25, 2024: 0%
  • Dual Enrollment Term 2024-2025 (August 26, 2024 – May 2, 2025) (202425)
    • August 26, 2024 – August 30, 2024: 90%
    • August 31, 2024 – September 9, 2024: 75%
    • September 10, 2024 – September 11, 2024: 50%
    • September 12, 2024 – December 13, 2024: 0%
  • Fall, 2024 – All Fall Session (August 26, 2024 – December 13, 2024)
    • August 26, 2024 – August 30, 2024: 90%
    • August 31, 2024 – September 9, 2024: 75%
    • September 10, 2024 – September 11, 2024: 50%
    • September 12, 2024 – December 13, 2024: 0%
    Fall, 2024 – First 8-Week Online Session (August 26, 2024 – October 20, 2024) (P9)
    • August 26, 2024 – August 27, 2024: 90%
    • August 28, 2024 – August 30, 2024: 75%
    • August 31, 2024 – September 3, 2024: 50%
    • September 4, 2024 – October 20, 2024: 0%
    Fall, 2024 – Second 8-Week Online Session (October 21, 2024 – December 15, 2024) (P10)
    • October 21, 2024 – October 22, 2024: 90%
    • October 23, 2024 – October 25, 2024: 75%
    • October 26, 2024 – October 28, 2024: 50%
    • October 29, 2024 – December 15, 2024: 0%
  • Spring, 2025 – All Spring Session (January 13, 2025 – May 9, 2025)
    • January 13, 2025 – January 17, 2025: 90%
    • January 18, 2025 – January 27, 2025: 75%
    • January 28, 2025 – January 29, 2025: 50%
    • January 30, 2025 – May 9, 2025: 0%
    Spring, 2025 – First 8-Week Online Session (January 13, 2025 – March 9, 2025) (P9)
    • January 13, 2025 – January 14, 2025: 90%
    • January 15, 2025 – January 17, 2025: 75%
    • January 18, 2025 – January 20, 2025: 50%
    • January 21, 2025 – March 9, 2025: 0%
    Spring, 2025 – Second 8-Week Online Session (March 17, 2025 – May 11, 2025) (P10)
    • March 17, 2025 – March 18, 2025: 90%
    • March 19, 2025 – March 21, 2025: 75%
    • March 22, 2025 – March 24, 2025: 50%
    • March 25, 2025 – May 11, 2025: 0%

Federal Aid Student Refund Dates

Academic Year Disbursements and Student Refunds by academic year:
Summer 2024
  • Disbursement begins July 9, 2024
  • Eligible students can expect refunds to be processed by:Β July 26, 2024

Fall 2024
  • First disbursement begins September 4, 2024
  • Eligible students can expect refunds to be processed by:Β September 20, 2024

  • Second disbursement on October 25, 2024
  • Eligible students can expect refunds to be processed by:Β November 8, 2024

Spring 2025
  • First disbursement begins January 22, 2025
  • Eligible students can expect refunds to be processed by:Β February 7, 2025

  • Second disbursement on March 25, 2025
  • Eligible students can expect refunds to be processed by:Β April 11, 2025

See “Direct Deposit Set-up” on the Frequently Asked Questions page for more information on how to receive your student refund as a direct deposit instead of a mailed check.

Loan Adjustment Requirements

You have the right to cancel all or a portion of this loan disbursement within 14 days after disbursement has been made. However, keep in mind any cancellation or reduction of loans may cause you to owe money to HCU. To cancel or reduce your loan, send a signed and dated request to reduce or cancel your loans to FinancialAid@HC.edu.

Learn for more information regarding financial aid disbursement.