Conditions of Enrollment

Student visa conditions

  1. International students must be enrolled full time, for undergraduate students--at least 12 credits.

  2. Student visas are usually issued for the period of the program. Students wishing to extend their study permit should first consult Navitas at FAU for assistance.

Other conditions

  1. The student is expected to attend all classes, undertake all tests and examinations during a program, and abide by all rules and regulations of Navitas at FAU that are in force at any time.

  2. The contract between the applicant and Navitas at FAU is governed by the laws of the United States and the State of Florida.

  3. Navitas at FAU may, by written notice, vary the conditions of enrollment as may be necessary to comply with any law, regulation or amendment thereof, of the United States and the State of Florida.

  4. In the event of circumstances requiring urgent medical care and where it is not possible to contact the parent/guardian, Navitas at FAU is authorized as a matter of urgency to seek and provide appropriate medical care. Students are responsible for any additional costs.


Students can defer their program start date a maximum of two times. Subsequent requests for deferral will result in the student needing to re-apply. Deferral requests must be made in writing. If a student wishes to defer their admission until a later semester, Navitas at FAU will hold the fees paid until commencement without levying a penalty. If the student subsequently withdraws, the Fee Refund Policy will apply as at the date Navitas at FAU was advised in writing of their withdrawal. Navitas at FAU reserves the right to apply the Fee Refund Policy to the date of the initial deferral. Navitas at FAU reserves a right to not approve deferral requests.

Refund Schedule Policy

  1. For the purposes of this Refund Schedule Policy, term fees are defined as one full time term of study in any program at Navitas at FAU.

  2. All currency in this refund policy is in United States dollars (USD).

  3. If an applicant accepts a place offered at Navitas at FAU and pays the administration fee and/or fees, a binding contract is created between Navitas at FAU and the student.

  4. Notification of cancellation or withdrawal from a course(s) or withdrawal or deferral from a program of study must be made in writing to Navitas at FAU, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton, FL 33431, USA or by email to, only from the student's email address.

  5. Students who dispute Navitas at FAU's decision regarding a refund have recourse with the Executive Director of Navitas at FAU.

  6. In the case of cancellation or withdrawal, the cancellation fee (administration charge if relevant) will be calculated as shown in the table below.

  7. In case of a deferral, the fees will be retained by Navitas at FAU until commencement of studies; in case of a leave of absence, the fees will be retained by Navitas at FAU until recommencement of studies. If the student subsequently withdraws, the Refund Policy will apply as of the date Navitas at FAU was advised in writing of their withdrawal. Navitas at FAU reserves the right to apply the Refund Policy to the date of the initial deferral or leave of absence.

  8. Where an I-20 and/or F1 visa or any other immigration document is rejected due to a breach in student study conditions, a student must withdraw from Navitas at FAU and the cancellation fee will be as per the table below.

  9. SEVIS fees paid to the US Department of Homeland Security by the student are not reimbursed by Navitas.

  10. Students whose admission offer is withdrawn for submission of a false/misleading application or whose enrollment is terminated by Navitas at FAU will not be entitled to any refund of fees. Any fee refund is wholly at the discretion of Navitas at FAU.

  11. Students who must withdraw for medical reasons must show proof of the medical condition that requires them to withdraw, from a board-certified and US-accredited physician. Refunds for medical reasons will be based upon the table below.

  12. Navitas at FAU reserves the right to withdraw a program or course(s) from offer at its discretion. If a student is unable to enroll in a similar program or course(s) at Navitas at FAU and the enrollment is cancelled, all fees will be refunded with the exception of any non-refundable fees.

  13. Students withdrawing from a course must first consult with a Navitas Advisor to ensure they maintain the minimum courseload to satisfy their student visa requirements.

  14. All refunds under this Refund Policy will be paid within four (4) weeks of receiving a written claim from the student.

  15. Refunds are to be paid to the person who enters into the contract with Navitas at FAU and to the original account from which the fees were paid.

Refund Policy Table

Event Cancellation Fee
Student visa refusal (Proof of refusal necessary, for example, letter of visa refusal; rejection from the US embassy) US$250 administration fee*
Withdrawal from program (in any semester):
Written notice given prior to first day of Orientation The higher of $3500 or 20% of the balance of tuition on account (+ US$250 administration fee)
Written notice given on or after the first day of Orientation 100% of semester tuition*
Withdrawal from single course(s):
Written notice given prior to Add/Drop deadline No cancellation fee. (Funds remain with Navitas and are credited against enrollment in a subsequent semester. 100% of tuition is forfeited if the student does not re-enroll in a subsequent semester.)
Written notice given after Add/Drop deadline 100% of semester tuition*