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Refunds and Withdrawals

Withdrawals from Sheridan

 Students who wish to fully withdraw from their program at Sheridan, whether they’ve paid full semester fees or the non-refundable deposit only, must complete the Application for Term or Complete Program Withdrawal Form in myStudent Centre . The process differs for Domestic and International students. Please refer to the following information for details.

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Winter 2021 and Spring/ Summer 2021 Withdrawal Deadlines for partial refund by the tenth day of class:

  • Winter 2021: February 12, 2021
  • Spring/Summer 2021: May 28, 2021

See the Academic Calendar for withdrawal deadlines without Academic Penalty. See the Fees Refund Policy and Fees Refund Procedures for complete information.

How to Withdraw

Domestic first term students only: BEFORE the fifth day of the term

Domestic first term students who have been admitted to a program but have decided to withdraw prior to the fifth day of the term, must visit Admissions (Davis - Room B236; HMC- Room A147; Trafalgar – Room B101). If unable to come in person, students must email using their Sheridan email account and include their full name, Sheridan ID number and the reason for the withdrawal request.

Domestic students: AFTER the fifth day of the term
After the fifth day of term, if you decide to withdraw from your program or term, you will need to need to complete the Withdrawal Form in myStudent Centre. If you do not formally withdraw by the deadline, you will be required to pay the full tuition and fees for the term. Your fee deposit is non-refundable. 

All International Students
International students must connect with an International Student Coordinator at the International Centre (Davis- Room B216; HMC - Room A163a; Trafalgar - Room B360). Students connecting by email must include their full name, Sheridan ID number, phone number, and reason for the withdrawal. The request must be sent to:, or by phone at 905-815-4001.


Winter 2021 and Spring/Summer 2021 Term 

Full-time Postsecondary Students
Both Domestic and International students who complete  an Application for Term or Complete Program Withdrawal Form by the tenth day of the term are entitled to a partial refund of tuition and ancillary fees as follows:

Within 10 business days of the beginning of a semester or the beginning of the period for which the student paid fees, students who are eligible for funding under the College Funding Framework are entitled to a refund of the full tuition and ancillary fees for the semester or program period, less the tuition deposit, and a refund in full of any tuition and ancillary fees paid in advance for subsequent semesters.

All fees are subject to a non-refundable tuition deposit in accordance with policy set by the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development. For domestic, full-time students, fees are subject to a $500.00 non-refundable deposit. For International students, the non-refundable registration charge varies by program and will be calculated as follows:
International Student Tuition Fee ÷ Domestic Student Tuition Fee x $500.00

NEW | Non-refundable administrative fees (International Application)

A $200 administration refund fee will be charged to students who:

  • Are denied a study permit
  • Did not meet the conditions of their offers

OSAP Students

For OSAP students, any refund, less the non-refundable tuition deposit, will be directed to the National Student Loans Service Centre to pay down current year OSAP debt. All other tuition and ancillary fees will be refunded to a student who completes an Application for a Term or Complete Program Withdrawal Form in myStudent Centre on or before the tenth day of scheduled classes, with the exception of the Academic Co-op Charge. Dropping courses may not necessarily result in an adjustment of fees (refer to Tuition Fees). Refunds will be paid by cheque to the registered student only.

Students who pay for two or more terms in advance will receive a full refund of second semester fees providing the withdrawal is received prior to the fee payment deadline date of the subsequent term.

If a student withdraws after the withdrawal deadline, or does not complete the Application for a Term or Complete Program Withdrawal Form in myStudent Centre, no refund will be issued and all outstanding fees must be paid.

Refunds: Domestic Part-time Students
With the exception of the non-refundable registration charge of $75.00 per course*, the refund policy above applies.
(*$25 per credit)

Refunds: International Part-time Students
With the exception of the non-refundable registration charge of $325.00 per course, the refund policy above applies.

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