CC’s network of academic sharing keys off the final day of the Teaching Institution’s drop period. On this date, funds are transferred from the Home Institution’s account to the Teaching Institution’s account for the enrollment it has booked.

Though it varies by institution, this date is approximately five days into a shortened 8-week term or 14 calendar days into a 15-week term. This date may come even sooner for terms shorter than 8 weeks, and in some cases might be the day after a term starts (e.g., in a 4 or 5-week term). Students are informed of the Teaching Institution’s final drop date and its importance in the Teaching Institution Welcome Letter that they are sent upon enrollment.

How a student drops a course

Students are not able to drop themselves and must be removed by either the home or teaching institutions. Acadeum considers it a best practice for students to be dropped by the home institution. This is because home institutions have a relationship with the student and the deepest knowledge of the progression needs. The welcome letter informs students to contact the enrolling student contact at their Home Institution to drop a CC course and provides the relevant

A course is considered dropped if the removal occurs before the Teaching Institution’s final drop date. In this case, the enrollment will be dropped and no funds will be transferred from the Home Institution to the Teaching Institution.

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