Excelsior Program Course Withdrawal

Student High School Course Withdrawal Information:

Enrollment in courses offered through the Excelsior Program is in accordance with SUNY policies. Once the Student Course Enrollment Application and tuition payment is submitted, students are enrolled in the course, and are responsible for the registration fee.

Student smilingChanges in the student’s high school schedule that affect Excelsior Program courses should be immediately communicated to the Excelsior Program Administration via the high school teacher/administrator, and prior to May 1st [December 1st for fall semester only courses]. An Excelsior Program Course Withdrawal form, acquired from Excelsior Program Administration, is required to process a course withdrawal with a W (withdrawal) assigned as a student grade. Withdrawals cannot be processed after May 1st [December 1st] and an acceptable Excelsior Program grade must be assigned. Withdrawals (W) are indicated on the student’s academic transcript. There is no tuition refund after the Course Enrollment Application submission date (September 15th for Fall 2017 and full year courses and February 14th for Spring 2018 semester only courses) as all student enrollments are processed at that time.

For students who plan to enroll full time [FT] at Suffolk County Community College and apply for financial aid [FA]; non-completion (withdrawals) of courses enrolled through the Excelsior Program may affect FA. Minimum standard is generally 50% of enrolled courses completed with a minimum 70% average.  For additional information on MAINTAINING FINANCIAL AID ELIGIBILITY, click on Maintaining Eligibility (top) and scroll to Repeat Coursework.

Excelsior Program Timeline 2017-2018

Last day to enroll in an Excelsior Program course – September 15, 2017 (fall semester/full year courses), February 14, 2018 (spring semester only courses). Student enrollment is binding and tuition non-refundable.

Last day to withdraw from an Excelsior Program course due to change in high school schedule, with a W assigned as a grade (tuition is non-refundable) – December 1, 2017 (half year, fall semester only courses), May 1, 2018 (full year and half year spring semester only courses). A copy of the student’s high school transcript and an Excelsior Program Withdrawal Form is required to be on file in the Excelsior Program Office, prior to the withdrawal date(s), to process a course withdrawal. The requisite Excelsior Program Withdrawal Form can be acquired by contacting EXCELSIOR PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION.

Official Suffolk student academic transcripts are available – July 1, 2018. If transcripts are ordered prior to this date, please make sure to check the box “Hold for High School Grades” is checked.