Academic Catalog 2017-2018 by American University in Bulgaria

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Page 14 of Academic Catalog 2017-2018

the spring semester and on april 15 for housing in the fall semester students who withdraw or take a leave of absence forfeit this deposit meal plan deposit effective fall 2017 each full-time student will be assessed a meal plan deposit of $150 per semester that can be used for purchasing meals in the restaurant or in campus cafes an extra $150 of value will be added to meal cards of students who live on campus i.e who pay the residence hall fee additional funds can be deposited to the meal card late drop/add fee there is no fee for dropping or adding courses during the first week of classes in exceptional circumstances a student may be permitted by the dean of faculty to add or drop a course during the second week of classes whenever this is allowed an additional fee of $100 per transaction add drop or combination add/drop will be assessed late withdrawal/leave of absence fee students who withdraw or take a leave of absence after april 15 for the fall semester and november 15 for the spring semester will be subject to late fees the fee scale for leave of absence or withdrawal for the fall semester is as follows april 15 – may 31 $100 june 1 – june 30 $200 after june 30 $300 the fee for a leave of absence or withdrawal for the spring semester is $200 after november 15 late payment fee students are assessed a late payment fee of $100 if payment for their semester tuition and mandatory fees is not received by the relevant deadline and are also subject to having their course registration canceled without prior notice while tuition is unpaid overload fee students who register for an academic overload are assessed a fee of $100 per credit hour for the eighteenth and nineteenth credit hour registered in a semester and $245 for each credit hour beyond nineteen no student may take more than twenty-two credits in a semester see academic policies in this catalog excess credit hour fee students who attempt an excessive number of credit hours are subject to a supplemental fee the supplemental fee is $40 for each hour attempted in excess of 132 hours attempted a definition of hours attempted can be found in the academic policies section under “academic hours.” transcript and certificate fee an official transcript is $7 an additional fee of $3.25 per order applies to credentials escrip-safe company transcript service charge for online requests enrolment and other certificates are $2 per copy paper transcripts and certificates are issued in english and in bulgarian the fee for same day service is $5.00 certified diploma copies a certified diploma copy is a photocopy of the original authenticated by the university a certified copy can be issued upon request because the university does not keep copies of diplomas the original diploma or a clear photocopy of it must be presented certified copies of diplomas are $5 each diploma duplicates duplicate american and bulgarian diplomas cost $20 and can be produced only upon request such copies will be stamped “duplicate diploma.”