Refund Policy

General Requirement

  1. DLC provides each prospective student with enrollment information and application documents in English which include the cancellation, withdrawal, and refund policy. Each prospective DLC student must verify and attest that he or she understands the content of the refund and cancellation policy.
  2. Any DLC student who wishes to cancel his/her registration or withdraw from a class must provide written notification to the DLC, as a condition for receiving a refund (Use the Cancellation/Withdrawal Request Form).

Refund Due Dates:

  1. If an applicant cancels the contract prior to the start date of class, all refunds due will be made within ten (10) calendar days of the date of cancellation.
  2. For an enrolled student, all refunds will be made within thirty (30) calendar days from the documented date of determination. The date of determination is the date that the student gives written notice of cancellation/withdrawal to DLC.

Cancellations Before Start of Class

  1. Canceled Program: If DLC cancels a program subsequent to a student’s enrollment, the DLC will refund all monies paid by the student.
  2. Cancellation Prior to the Start of Class: If an applicant cancels prior to the start date of scheduled classes or never attends class (no show), DLC will refund all tuition paid, less non-refundable charges. DLC may refund a portion of the monies paid if the books and/or materials are never used and in proper condition for resale.

Withdrawal or Dismissal After Start of Class:

  1. DLC is not obligated to make refunds to students who are dismissed due to violation of DLC’s written disciplinary and/or attendance policies OR violation of local, state, or federal law.
  2. For any term that is sixteen (16) weeks long or shorter: 1) DLC will retain the non-refundable fees plus a pro-rata portion of the non-discounted tuition calculated on a weekly basis.2) When determining the number of weeks, DLC will consider a partial week the same as if a whole week were completed, provided the student was present at least one day during the week.
  3. For any term that is seventeen weeks long or longer (full-time attendance):
    1. DLC will retain the non-refundable fees plus:
      1. Ten percent of the non-discounted, total tuition, if withdrawal occurs in the first week;
      2. Twenty percent of the non-discounted total tuition, if withdrawal occurs in the second or third week;
      3. Forty-five percent of the non-discounted total tuition, if withdrawal occurs after the third week, but prior to the completion of 25 percent of the course; OR
      4. Seventy percent of the non-discounted total tuition, if withdrawal occurs after 25 percent, but not more than 50 percent of the course.
  4.  For any term that is seventeen weeks long or longer (part-time):
    1. DLC will retain the non-refundable fees plus:
      1. Ten percent of the non-discounted total tuition, if withdrawal occurs in the first 25 hours of scheduled attendance;
      2. Twenty percent of the total tuition, if withdrawal occurs between 26 and 75 hours of scheduled attendance; OR
      3. Calculated on the same basis as for full-time attendance pursuant to 3. 3) through 3. 4) above after 75 hours of scheduled attendance.

*DISCOVERY RESERVES THE RIGHT TO MAKE CHANGES IN THE INFORMATION DESCRIBED HEREIN AT ANY TIME WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE.

IF YOU DECIDE TO CANCEL OR WITHDRAWAL FROM YOUR PROGRAM, PLEASE FIRST ASK CAMPUS ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF ABOUT THE REFUND POLICY. PLEASE NOTE THAT DISCOVERY DOES NOT UNDERTAKE ANY OBLIGATION OR RESPONSIBILITY TO UPDATE OR AMEND ANY INFORMATION ON THIS WEBSITE.