Withdrawal Policy/ Institutional Drop Policy

Students seeking to officially withdraw from HUHS should notify the school and request any applicable tuition refund. The withdrawal procedure is as follows:

  1. The student will notify the University in any manner (preferably in writing) of his/her intent to withdraw from a course, degree or diploma program and request (preferably in writing) a refund of applicable tuition. Students are encouraged but not required to complete the Withdrawal Form located here. The official date of withdrawal will be the date the college receives the student notification regardless of the method the student chooses to notify the University.
  2. Refunds, if any, will be according to the stated University policy as outlined in the Financial Information section along with Federal guidelines for students receiving Federal Student Aid.
  3. All remaining balances, subject to any offset for refund, must be paid in full at the time of withdrawal.
  4. The withdrawal will become official when the student receives final written notification by the Registrar. The student will receive a “W” for the final grade.

Students will be unofficially or institutionally withdrawn based on the following criteria:

School of Integrative Nutrition and Healthcare (Programs not eligible for financial aid)

A student has until the end of the 9th week of enrollment to drop a course, receiving a “W” (withdrawal) with no grade penalty. If the student does not withdraw, the final grade will be calculated based on the standard HUHS grading procedure:

  • All assignments, both complete and incomplete, will count as 70% of the final grade. The final exam counts as 30% of the grade regardless of whether or not it is completed.

If the student is granted an extension, the withdrawal policy does not apply and the final grade will be calculated as stated above on the extension end date.

School of Health and Human Nutrition (Programs eligible for financial aid)

If a student fails to complete the Week 1 Discussion Forum assignment by the census date (end of Week 1) in the module, the student will be institutionally withdrawn from the course and receive a grade of “W” for the course. Additionally, if at any point during the module a student fails to submit assignments for more than 2 consecutive weeks, the student will be institutionally withdrawn from the course and will receive a “WF” for the final grade. A “WF” will be counted as a 0 in the GPA. For the purpose of Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) calculations, a “W” will count toward the student’s Pace of Completion; however, the grade will not be used in the GPA calculation. A grade of “WF” will count towards both Pace of Completion and the GPA calculation.