Deposits - Pre-admissions - Graduate Program
November 02, 1984
This policy item applies to:
Whenever it is determined that the number of applications received in relation to available openings in a graduate or professional program or curriculum warrants, the campus president may request authorization of an advance deposit in an amount not to exceed one quarter of the annual tuition cost of the program. Such request is to be sent to the vice chancellor for finance and business, for approval and must contain:
A. When establishing a reasonable refund policy, campuses must incorporate the requirements established in NYS Education Law §212-a in relation to the return of deposits for professional and graduate schools which reads as follows:
"Return of deposits for professional and graduate schools. Any person who makes a deposit on tuition to a professional or graduate school for the fall semester next following the making of the deposit and who demands return of the deposit in writing by the April first previous to such fall semester shall be entitled to the return of such deposit within thirty days of receipt of such demand by the school, and such professional or graduate school shall return the deposit within thirty days."
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The following link to FindLaw's New York State Laws is provided for users' convenience; it is not the official site for the State of
New York State Education Law § 212-a (Return of deposits for professional and graduate schools)
In case of questions, readers are advised to refer to the New York State Legislature site for the menu of New York State Consolidated.
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