The Catholic University of America

Summer Law Abroad Student Forms and Academic Rules

2018 Summer Abroad Due Dates, Cancellation and Refund Policies:

International Human Rights Law Program in Rome, Italy (May 19 to June 9, 2018):
Application due: Monday, March 5, 2018
or until programs reach capacity. (Non-refundable application fee of $100 must be received to complete application.)
Deposit due: Monday, March 12, 2018
(Deposit of $500 will be applied to Program fee).

International Business and Trade Law Program in Cracow, Poland (June 16 to July 18, 2018):
Application due: Monday, March 26, 2018
or until programs reach capacity. (Non-refundable application fee of $100 must be received to complete application.)
Deposit due: Monday, April 2, 2018
(Deposit of $500 will be applied to Program fee).

Withdrawals:
Students may withdraw from the Program(s) without financial penalty, with the exception of the non-refundable application fee of $100 per program, as per the posted dates.

Rome Program: March 19, 2018
Cracow Program: April 16, 2018

To withdraw, written notification must be submitted in hard copy or by email to the administrator of the Summer Abroad Law Programs - Ms. Constantia Dedoulis, Law Bldg. Rm. 475A and dedoulis@law.edu.
Verbal cancellations will not be accepted.
(Note that in all circumstances, airfare and student arranged housing is the sole responsibility of participants, and students must work with ticket issuer and/or housing provider to negotiate any possible refund.)

Cancellation:  If Catholic University must cancel the Program due to unforeseen circumstances, students will receive a full refund of all tuition and fees paid, including the application fee. Students will receive prompt notification of such a cancellation via e-mail and a written letter.  If such a cancellation occurs after a deposit has been made, the Program directors and staff will use their best efforts to make arrangements for each student enrolled to attend a similar program, if the student so desires.


Refund Policy:

Rome Program:

On or before March 19, 2018: 100% of tuition, deposit and housing fee paid will be refunded to student. Application fee will not be refunded.

Between March 20 and April 14, 2018: 100% of tuition will be refunded. Students who have signed room reservation will be responsible for 50% of the housing bill. The application fee and deposit will not be refunded.

Between April 15 and May 19, 2018: 100% of tuition will be refunded to the student. The application fee, the deposit and 100% of the housing fee will not be refunded.

May 15, 2018, 11:59 EST (US): 100% of tuition refunded on Human Rights Courses (list all by course title and adjust date to accommodate later start date; allow 48 hours from course start date for withdrawal.)

 

Cracow Program:

On or before April 16, 2018: 100% of tuition and deposit paid will be refunded to student. Application fee will not be refunded.

Between April 17 and June 8, 2018: 100% of tuition will be refunded to the student. Application fee and deposit will not be refunded.

CUA-arranged housing at Bratniak Dormitory, Cracow:

By April 16, 2018, students must submit a signed room reservation form to request CUA-arranged accommodations at the Bratniak Dormitory. CUA Enrollment Services will bill students for housing. The housing fee will appear in the Summer 2018 term billing statement. In the event a student must cancel his or her reservation, the following refund schedule will be observed.

On or before May 1, 2018: Students who have signed room reservations may receive a 100% refund. 

Between May 2 and June 1, 2018: Students will be responsible for 50% of the housing bill.

After June 1, 2018: Students will be responsible for housing in full (100%), and they will not be entitled to a refund.

Cracow Tuition:

Due to the short-term of the international summer program, students are strongly discouraged from modifying their course schedule. However, with the approval of Professor Ludwikowski, students may add/drop classes with-in 48 hours of the first day of the course, as per the schedule provided:


June 19, 2018, 11:59 EST (US): 100% of tuition refunded on _______(TBA)_____________.

June 20, 2018, 11:59 EST (US): 100% of tuition refunded on Comparative and International Trade.