Please note that students enrolling in more than 18 credit hours will be charged one half the tuition rate
in effect for those credit hours in excess of 18.
*Out-of-District students may qualify for tuition on the same basis as In-District students if they present to
the College, at such time as required by the home community college district, a letter (charge-back) which states
the district in which the student resides agrees to pay the per capita cost, less the state apportionment and the
tuition charged to the student.
*Students who enroll in any approved Joint Agreement program are required to file a letter of Certification of
Residency from the student's home district with the Admissions Office prior to enrollment, and may qualify for
tuition on the same basis as In-District students.
**Online classes only
Online courses bill at the current in-district tuition rate regardless of a students actual residency
Financial responsibility begins at the time of registration. When a student registers for a class, he/she is liable
for payment of the charges associated with that class. If a student does not attend class(es), the student must
officially drop the class(es) within the specified add/drop period or full charges will occur. You are
responsible for keeping Kaskaskia College informed of any address or telephone changes.
Students utilizing financial aid must confirm their eligibility with the KC Financial Aid Office. Financial
assistance includes scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study. All students should complete the FAFSA to
Students whose employer is paying their tuition must present the purchase order, tuition assistance form or letter
of intent on company letterhead at the time of registration.
Any balance of tuition and fees or other charges should be paid in full by posted deadline. Students who have
outstanding balances will be denied future registration privileges, grades, transcripts, and diplomas.
A student enrolling in a class automatically assumes the responsibility of properly dropping the class(es) when the
student decides not to attend or complete the course.
A refund of tuition and fees cannot be made unless a student officially drops the class in the Office of Admissions
and Records. (Even if you have not paid your fees, you will be charged for the class if you do not officially drop
Refunds will be computed from the date that the written request to be dropped from a class is received in the Office
of Admissions and Records and will be based on the following schedule:
|First 2 weeks of semester
|After 2nd week of semester
|First week of semester
|After 1st week of semester
After the second week of classes, there will be no refund of tuition and fees. A first-time student who is a Title
IV financial aid recipient and withdraws from all classes may be eligible for the pro-rata or federal refund policy.
For more information, contact the Financial Aid Office.
For courses not conducted following the regular calendar terms, the tuition refund shall be computed on the
fractional part of the class time used before the classes are dropped. For additional information, please contact
the Admissions and Records Office.
Senior Citizen Waiver
By a resolution of the Board of Trustees, Kaskaskia College extends a waiver of tuition and activity fees to
residents of the district who have attained the age of 60 at the time of registration. The waiver is applicable to
all baccalaureate and vocational courses for which Kaskaskia College receives funding on a per semester hour basis
from the Illinois Community College Board. The waiver is applicable to those courses where the minimum number of
tuition paid registrants has been received and space is available up to the maximum class enrollment. The Dean of
Corporate Training and Continuing Education may waive the previous requirement when sufficient funds are
Employer in District
Out-of-District students who are employed full-time within District 501 may qualify for in-district rates. The
required form is available in the Admissions and Records area and must be completed each semester. The in-district
employer must complete a new form each semester.
Non-Credit Course Refund
Student Withdrawal Policy--Students registering for Community Education courses may cancel their registration and
receive a refund according to the following schedule:
Full Refund--Cancellation seven days or more prior to the beginning date for the course.
Fifty Percent Refund--Cancellation six days or less up to the beginning date for the course.
No Refund--Cancellation on the day the course starts.
Financial Obligations to the College
Students who have failed to meet financial obligations and/or to return materials to the College may be kept from
registering and from receiving grade reports, diplomas, certificates, and transcripts. At the end of each semester,
students with unpaid tuition and fees will be referred to the College's Collection Agency.