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Summer Tuition and Fees

The Summer program runs for seven weeks, from May 15 to June 30, 2017. Current Albion Students as well as guest students from other colleges are offered opportunities to accelerate an academic program or relax a tight schedule.

Please see the Registrar's page to view admission criteria and courses offered.

Maymester Fees

Tuition is included in the spring semester bill.

Housing is included on the spring bill at the summer rate noted below.

Summer 2017 Costs

Registration Fee (for guest students)............................................$30.00

Tuition (per unit)..............................................$2,860.00 ($715.00 per quarter unit)($1,430.00 per half unit)(plus any course fee set by instructor)

Housing - Double (Non-Air Conditioned)(7 weeks)..........................$980.00      ($140.00 per week)

Housing - Single (Non-Air Conditioned) (7 weeks)....................... ..$1,470.00   ($210.00 per week)

Housing - Double (7 Weeks)(Air Conditioned)................................$1,190.00   ($170.00 per week)

Housing - Single (7 weeks)(Air Conditioned) .................................$1,680.00   ($240.00 per week)

Late Enrollment Fee....................................................................$25.00

Each additional Day....................................................................$15.00

Additional charges are made for materials in certain courses.

Costs for books are separate from the above.

Payment of Summer 2017 Fees

Payment of all fees is due on or before May 15, 2017. Payment may be made at the Accounting Office, in person, by mail or Online.


Refunds and Withdrawal from Summer College

There will be no refunds of the $30.00 registration fee after May 15, 2017 for students who cancel their registration.

Students will be considered officially enrolled in summer college if they are registered for any amount of units on the official start date of the summer term which is May 15, 2017. Late registrations (on or after May 15, 2017) will be considered enrolled upon registration.

If a student desires to withdraw from summer college, a written request for withdrawal must be made to the Vice President and Dean for Student Affairs.

Tuition Refunds are made on the following basis:

  • Withdrawal within the first five class days - 75% refund
  • Withdrawal during the second week of classes - 40% refund
  • Withdrawal after the second week of classes - No refund

There will be no refund on the housing fees.

Financial Aid Refunds are made on the following basis for financial aid recipients:

Albion College scholarships and grants will be reduced in the same proportion and dates as the tuition refunds noted above.

A federal refund calculation will be used for federal financial aid recipients withdrawing before the 60% period of the semester.

Financial Aid

Financial aid to students for the Summer College will be limited to campus employment and loans. Those who wish to submit and application should contact: Financial Aid Office, Albion College, 611 East Porter Street, Albion, MI 49224 or see the Financial Aid web page to contact them.


Students can enroll online to receive their student refunds directly deposited into their bank checking or savings account. No need to wait for a paper check to arrive up to three weeks after school starts. eRefunds can be processed as early as the day after the drop/add period ends. Students will receive e-mail notification when their eRefund has been processed and will know when their eRefund will be deposited into their account.

How to Enroll**

1. Go to the ACIS home page to access your account.
2. Log in using your ACIS ID and PIN.
3. Click on Student Information.
4. Click on On Line Account Access.
5. Click on Online Bill & Payment. This will take you away from ACIS to the e-Bill system hosted by TouchNet. This is a secure site.
6. Click on the Create a Refund Profile tab under Quick View.
7. Click on Payment Profile. From there you will be directed to set up you bank account information.
8. Click on the drop down menu and select ‘Electronic Check (Checking) and click on Go.
9. On the Bank Account Information page enter all of the fields and make sure to check the box next to Refund Option. (Please note that only one bank account can be designated to receive refunds).
10. Once you have completed the form and reviewed the accuracy of the account information provided, click on the Save button at the bottom of the page.
11. If you have already saved a payment profile and this is the account you want your refund to go to then all you need to do is check the Refund Option box.

NOTE: It may take up to five business days for your designated account to be verified and available for eRefunds.

 ** eRefunds can only be designated to an account in the student’s payment profile. This feature is not available to other authorized users.

*** Special Note:  Refunds must still requested by the student and verified at the Accounitng Office. Refunds may be requested in person at the Accounting Office or by sending an email to . This e-mail should include the student name, student ID number and a brief statement requesting the refund. The refund should be in the student's bank account within 48 hours after processing the request.

Projects-Sheet Signs

The demolition of Epworth Hall in 2007 brought a temporary end to a student tradition of hanging sheet signs, which were a vehicle for advertising student events and airing current concerns.










Over the Summer of 2009, Facilites Operations crews built a new framework for hanging sheet signs on the Quad, between the Kellogg Center and Robinson Hall.


Stewardship - Adaptive Reuse

The process of adapting old structures and materials for purposes other than those initially intended.

Albion College Facilities Operations places a high priority on Adaptive Reuse in all construction, renovation, and maintenance projects. Benefits of adaptive reuse include lower material costs, a reduction in our ecological footprint, and architectural continuity.


Science Complex Atrium grand staircase was made from lumber from the trees that were removed from the site in the construction process.









EntrySignCollege entry signs are made from materials recovered from Epworth Hall











The Mosaic on the face of the Ferguson cupola and the limestone in the entry were recovered from the original Administration Building which Ferguson replaced.Ferg_Mosaic








507Another example of Adaptive Reuse is the renovation of the residential annexes, such as the "Owl House", located at 507 E. Erie.  These annexes are typically created from homes on the perimeter of the campus.

Typically, extensive renovations are required of these older homes to bring them up to the expected level for residentail housing.  Handicap Accessibility and modern wiring are two of the bigger challenges

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