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Winter Session at SUNY New Paltz

Policies & Notices


Auditing a Class
Online courses cannot be audited.


Billing Procedure
All charges are billed through students’ my.newpaltz.edu accounts. Paper invoices are not mailed by SUNY New Paltz. Students who do not pay in full by December 12, 2017, will be de-registered from their classes on December 13, 2017.

An administrative fee of $30 will be added to the invoice of any student who is reinstated. Reinstatement of a class does not guarantee a space in the class. 

For further information see Payment and Financial Aid, Student Accounts / Billing Information, and Student Accounts / Making Payments.


Cancelled Courses
Any course with insufficient enrollment is subject to cancellation. The College assumes no responsibility if a department is forced to cancel a course or change an instructor.


Change of Name or Address
Students must notify the college promptly of any change in name or permanent or local address. Forms are available at www.newpaltz.edu/registrar/forms.html. Students wishing to change their name must submit a copy of one of the following documents: marriage certificate, divorce papers, legal separation papers, or court order approving the name change. A driver's license is not sufficient. Students can change their address(es) and personal information in my.newpaltz.edu.


Dropping, Adding, or Withdrawing from Courses
Students who wish to drop or add a course may do so according to the deadlines listed in the Academic Calendar. A grade of F will be recorded for any student who informally drops a course without following the correct procedures. See Managing Your Account for more specific details about how to add or drop classes. Students withdrawing from an online course must ask their instructor to email the Office of Records and Registration at recreg@newpaltz.edu with the following information: student name, student ID number, course name and number, semester, and the last date the student participated in the class.


Enrollment Verification
Registered students can request an Enrollment Verification via my.newpaltz.edu. Instructions for requesting Enrollment Verification can be found on the Records & Registration / Proof of Enrollment web page.


Refund for Withdrawal
Refunds are based on the liability dates in the Academic Calendar and must be requested by email to stuacct@newpaltz.edu or in writing and sent to the attention of the Office of Student Accounts. In all cases, the College Fee is not refundable after the official first day of classes. For more information see Student Accounts / Tuition Refund Policy.


Session Workload
Students are limited to 8 credits in Winter Session.


Transcript Requests
Information about requesting official transcripts can be found on the Records & Registration / Transfer Request web page. For more information see "How to Request a Transcript" in the Knowledgebase.



Affirmative Action
SUNY New Paltz supports Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity and does not discriminate against individuals or groups on the basis of race, gender, sex, age, national origin, religion, disability, pregnancy, military status, marital status, or sexual orientation in education or employment or in any of its policies or programs. Furthermore, it is the policy of SUNY New Paltz that sexual harassment in any form will not be tolerated. Charges of sexual harassment against employees will be pursued in accordance with established campus procedures, including the SUNY Internal Discrimination Grievance Procedure and the provisions of the appropriate union agreements. Charges against students will be subject to judicial proceedings under Campus Rules and Regulations. For additional information, please see the Student Handbook at www.newpaltz.edu/studentaffairs/regulations.html or visit www.newpaltz.edu/titleix.


Changes in Rules and Regulations
The State University of New York at New Paltz reserves the right to alter, by due process, the existing Rules and Regulations within their respective jurisdictions. The student is expected to follow the Rules and Regulations as herein published or subsequently altered.


The State University of New York at New Paltz assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions which occur in the publication of this Schedule. The College reserves the right to make changes without prior notice to all information contained on this website. Tuition and fees are set by the SUNY Board of Trustees and are subject to change without prior notice.