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Fees and Registration Policies


The most current fees are available at the Registrar’s Office’s website.

Registration Policies

  1. Every student enrolled in a May Term course is charged a non-refundable May Term enrollment fee of $225; students enrolled in off-campus programs also are charged a fee of $160 for insurance. For both on-campus and off-campus May Terms, the enrollment and insurance fees are refundable through January 15.
  2. Students who are enrolled for 18 or fewer hours during the Spring Semester, including May Term hours, pay no additional tuition charge.
  3. Students who are enrolled for more than 18 hours for Spring Semester and May Term courses combined, pay a May Term tuition fee of $850.
  4. Students who enroll in a May Term course after the close of Spring Registration are charged the tuition fee regardless of the number of Spring Term credits they have registered. No exemptions are granted.
  5. May Term students are charged a weekly fee to live on campus. Students are responsible for their own meals. The College Coffee Shop is open.
  6. Off-campus May Term courses require additional costs, such as room, board, transportation and other fees. Students should inquire about these costs before enrolling with the International Programs Office.
  7. Independent studies, audits, the Credit/No Credit option and variable credit are not permitted during May Term. Credit is awarded only as indicated on the course schedule.
  8. Earlham-funded financial aid, state student aid and federal grant assistance is not available for May Term. Some students may be eligible for federal student loans to cover transportation costs for an off-campus May Term course. Students interested in this additional loan funding should set up an appointment with the Financial Aid Office.
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Earlham College, an independent, residential college, aspires to provide the highest-quality undergraduate education in the liberal arts and sciences, shaped by the distinctive perspectives of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).

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801 National Road West
Richmond, Indiana
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