Refund Policies

What is the Refund Policy for the Appalachian Meal Account?

  • Refunds for Meal Accounts will be made only in the case of official withdrawal from the University during a semester. The money refunded will be from the current semester only. Money from the prior semester will not be refunded. For questions regarding official withdrawal, please contact the Registrar's Office.
  • Account balances carry over from summer to fall and from fall to spring semesters. The last day to use account balances is May Commencement.
  • Any balance remaining after May Commencement is non-refundable and will not carry over into summer sessions or the fall semester.

What is the Refund Policy for the Appalachian Express Account?

  • Full refunds for Express Accounts will be made only in the case of official withdrawal from the University during a semester. For questions regarding official withdrawal, please contact the Registrar's Office.
  • Account balances carry over each year that a student is enrolled at Appalachian.
  • At separation, Express Account balances greater than $55.00 can be refunded if requested. A $50.00 fee applies. For example, an Express Account with a $55.00 balance would receive a $5.00 refund; a $110.00 balance would receive a $60.00 refund.
  • Refunds will be given once a year to students who request it by the last working day before May Commencement.
  • Request for refunds must be made through the AppCard Office in Trivette Hall. The telephone number to request a refund is 828-262-6141. Refunds will be issued from the Student Accounts Office in John E. Thomas Hall.