Cancellation & Refund Policy

Cancellation & Refund Policy

Satisfaction Policy

Viridis Graduate Institute’s refund and cancellation policies conform to the requirements of the Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education (R4-39-404), with the institution’s accrediting body, the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC).

Cancellation

Five-Day Cancellation An applicant who provides written notice of cancellation within five (5) days (excluding Saturday, Sunday and federal and state holidays) of signing this enrollment agreement is entitled to a refund of all monies paid. No later than 30 days after receiving the notice of cancellation, the school shall provide a 100% refund.

Other Cancellations An applicant requesting cancellation more than five (5) days after signing an enrollment agreement and making an initial payment, but prior to entering the school, is entitled to a refund of all monies paid, minus the online Application Fee of $100.00.

Time Based Refund

Refund after the commencement of classes:

Procedure for withdrawal/withdrawal date:

    1. A student choosing to withdraw from the school after the commencement of classes is to
      provide written notice to the Office of the Registrar (vgi.registrar@viridis.edu ). The notice is to indicate the expected last date of attendance and
      be signed and dated by the student.
    2. For a student who is on authorized Leave of Absence, the withdrawal date is the date the
      student was scheduled to return from the Leave and failed to do so.
    3. A student will be determined to be withdrawn from the institution if the student has not
      attended any class for three (3) weeks out of the ten (10) week program.
    4. All applicable refunds will be issued within 30 days of the determination of the withdrawal
      date.

Tuition charges/refunds:

      1. Before the beginning of classes, the student is entitled to a refund of 100% of the tuition, minus
        the online Application Fee of $100.00.
      2. After the commencement of classes, the tuition refund, minus the online Application Fee of $100.00
        will be determined as follows:
Sample Refund Calculation

In the first quarter, each course is 3 credits at $230 per credit = $690 per course. All refund examples below assume that the student has paid in full prior to beginning the quarter.

Length of Quarter Term

10
weeks

Percentage of Tuition Returned to the Student Minus the Application Fee AFTER

1st week

80% of $690 = $552

2nd week

60% of $690 = $414

3rd week

40% of $690 = $276

4th week

20% of $690 = $138

5-10th week

0% No
Refund.

Enrollment cancellation may be conveyed to the Institute by email or phone communication.

Email vgi.registrar@viridis.edu

Tel: (011) 805-889-0169

Refunds

Students will receive a refund within 30 days of notification of cancellation.

Holder in Due Course Statement

Any holder of this consumer credit contract is subject to all claims and defenses that the debtor could assert against the seller of goods or services obtained pursuant hereto or with the proceeds, hereof Recovery hereunder by the debtor shall not exceed amounts paid by the debtor (FTC Rule effective 5-14-76).

Viridis Graduate Institute Right to Cancel

Prior to the Scheduled Start Date, Viridis Graduate Institute may terminate this agreement if the student has failed to meet application and admissions requirements. After the Scheduled Start Date, the Institute may terminate this agreement if the student fails to meet Satisfactory Academic Progress, the student violates VGI’s policies for academic authenticity, lack of academic activity, or failure to pay tuition.