Tuition Policy and Procedure

TuitionPayment of Tuition and Fees

Semester invoices with payment dates indicated will be sent to all students who pre-register for in-house programs not affiliated with Camden County College. Personal check, money order, Visa, MasterCard and Discover, are acceptable methods of payment for tuition and fees. Students are not officially registered until payment or authorization for payment has been received.

Students seeking certifications in bodywork with LIWS can discuss payment options with LIWS according to the LIWS payment schedule.
A fee of $30.00 is charged for each check returned to Lourdes Institute due to insufficient funds.

Continuing Education Classes:
Registration and tuition must be submitted and paid in full one week prior to the start date of the class. Those students enrolled in a Camden County College program must adhere to their payment options.

Indebtedness to the Institute

Final grades and transcripts will not be issued to students who are indebted to Lourdes Institute, nor will such students be permitted to register for the following semester. No student is permitted to graduate before meeting all financial obligations to LIWS. LIWS reserves the right to pursue the collection of obligations through the employment of a professional collection agency. A $30.00 collection fee will be assessed for accounts sent to collection.

Payment for Individual Offerings

Students registering for individual/continuing education classes must register through the student portal found on the LIWS website at Payment is due in full one week prior to the start date of class.

LIWS Payment Plan

For all certification programs: a payment plan with an initial 20% down payment and monthly payments are due on the 1st of each month during the semester. Payment plans do not apply to individual/continuing education classes.

Refund/Reimbursement Policy: Policy

Should the student‘s enrollment be terminated or should the student withdraw for any reason, all refunds will be made according to the following refund schedule. Students who wish to cancel their enrollment in a program or at the school must do so in writing. The request must include the date of withdrawal and must be dated and signed by the student. This letter must be received within one week of the withdrawal (five business days) to receive tuition reimbursement for that week. Tuition reimbursement will begin the week the notification is received. It is best to hand deliver the withdrawal letter and have a copy signed by the admissions officer or mail the letter by Certified Mail. All monies will be refunded if the applicant is not accepted by the school or if the student cancels within three (3) business days after the enrollment agreement is signed by both parties, even if instruction has begun. Cancellation after the third (3rd) business day, but before the first class, will result in a refund of all monies paid, with the exception of the application and registration fees. Withdraw after attendance has begun is based on the following refund policy for all programs of 200 instructional hours or more. An instructional hour is defined as 60 consecutive minutes of which a minimum of 60 minutes is dedicated to instruction.

Programs that are less than 200 hours will be evaluated on an individual basis. Refund will be based on percentage of course taken.