General Enrollment Contract

Application Terms:

  1. By submitting this application, you are agreeing to these terms and conditions, which form a legal contract between you and Adelphi International (“AUI”). If you are submitting this application on behalf of another person it is your responsibility to ensure that the person applying to Adelphi International (“AUI”) is aware of these terms and accepts them, and by submitting the application you are warranting that you have made the applicant aware of these terms and that they have accepted these terms.

Enrollment Contract – Student’s Acceptance of the Offer

ADELPHI INTERNATIONAL ENROLLMENT CONTRACT

General

  1. By submitting your deposit, you are agreeing to this Enrollment Contract, which forms a legal contract between you and Adelphi International (“AUI” “we” or “us”). AUI reserves the right to amend this Enrollment Contract from time to time.
  2. In addition to this Enrollment Contract, as part of your offer you have received other information and documents that contain additional terms of your participation. Please familiarize yourself with all documentation provided to you by AUI.

Tuition and Fees; Refunds

  1. Tuition and fees payment: Following payment of the deposit, you must pay the remaining outstanding balance shown on your invoice by the due date indicated on the invoice. You are responsible for paying the full invoice amount, including any banking or processing fees, to AUI. AUI has the right to amend prices due to University actions, governmental actions, or other events beyond its control.
  2. Failure to Pay. Failure to pay by your payment deadline may lead to penalties, including late fees, inability to gain access to campus housing and use of a meal plan, and a hold on your account that will prevent you from enrolling in classes. If you are unable to enroll due to nonpayment of tuition and fees you may become in violation of your immigration status, and we will be required to report such violation to the SEVIS database maintained by the Department of Homeland Security; you may lose your immigration status and be deported from the U.S. As a result, you may be dismissed from AUI.
  3. Deposit Refunds. We will only refund your deposit if you provide us with written notification and documentation showing that your visa application has been denied prior to the move-in date. Otherwise, we do not refund deposits.
  4. Refunds for Cancellation of Enrollment. If you cancel your enrollment prior to your move-in date (found here: https://aui.adelphi.edu/admission-ge) you may request a full refund of fees paid, less housing and any other non-refundable fees*. After the start of the program you may be eligible for the partial refunds listed in the table below. After the no refund dates listed below, all tuition and fees for the entire duration of your program at AUI are nonrefundable.

16 weeks

Intake
Last Day for 100% Refund
Last Day for 90% Refund
Last Day for 50% Refund
Last Day for 25% Refund
No Refund Date
Fall 2021
August 29, 2021
September 5, 2021
September 19, 2021
September 26, 2021
September 27, 2021
Spring 2022
January 25, 2022
January 30, 2022
February 13, 2022
February 20, 2022
February 21, 2022
Summer 2022
TBD
TBD
TBD
TBD
TBD
8 weeks Session I
Intake
Last Day for 100% Refund
Last Day for 75% Refund
No Refund Date
Fall 2021
August 29, 2021
September 5, 2021
September 6, 2021
Spring 2022
January 25, 2022
January 30, 2022
January 31, 2022
8 weeks Session II
Intake
Last Day for 100% Refund
Last Day for 75% Refund
No Refund Date
Fall 2021
October 20, 2021
October 24, 2021
October 25, 2021
Spring 2022
TBD
TBD
TBD
  1. Refunds Generally. You must submit your refund request for all eligible refunds within 60 days of program completion, withdrawal, or dismissal. The request form can be found at this link. All refunds will be issued in U.S. Dollars, minus bank transfer and processing fees, including any fees incurred for a rejected payment, according to the exchange rate in place at the time of the refund. All eligible refunds will be processed when students complete, withdraw, or are dismissed from our program. This may be transferred to the student’s university account or processed as a refund directly to the student. Refunds are typically issued within 60 business days from receipt of completed form.

Accommodations & Services

  1. Airport Transfers. Requests for airport transfer service must be made at least 2 weeks in advance of arrival by visiting, aui.adelphi.edu/before-you-arrive. Airport transfers are available for your initial arrival on campus for flights arriving at John F. Kennedy International Airport. We cannot guarantee a reservation for a request made less than 2 weeks in advance. If your flight is cancelled or delayed, you must call the emergency telephone number published in the Next Steps Brochure to inform Adelphi International staff of the new arrival date or time. Airport transfer fees are nonrefundable.
  2. Housing Accommodation and Meal Plan. Housing is optional. If you wish to secure housing you may do so through https://aui.adelphi.edu/housing/. Meal plans are not available for the Adelphi Manhattan Center.
  3. Health Insurance. All international graduate students studying at Adelphi International are required to be covered by health insurance that meets the U.S. Government, New YorkState, and local requirements. Not all services are covered, and the student is responsible for any outstanding balances for non-covered services.
    1. You are required to purchase coverage from a Adelphi International-designated health plan as a condition of enrollment.
    2. You must have a completed a Student Health Center Mandatory Immunization Form documenting proof of immunity to Measles (Rubeola), Mumps and German Measles (Rubella) [MMR]; one Diphtheria/Tetanus booster within the past ten years; two doses of Varicella (chicken pox) vaccine; series of Hepatitis B vaccine; polio vaccine (if under the age of 18) and the Meningoccocal vaccine. Mandatory Immunization Forms may be obtained here: aui.adelphi.edu/before-you-arrive/#1479217116761-a7f1d23a-635f1480075743142. You must have completed immunization documentation prior to class registration in order to enroll in any courses. All immunization forms must be translated in English.
    3. You are fully and solely responsible for the payment of any premiums or other costs associated with maintaining health insurance coverage, and Adelphi International is not responsible for payment of any funds related to a student’s health insurance. Be advised that the cost of health insurance is typically non-refundable, unless permitted by the terms and conditions of a particular plan.

AUI Policies, Procedures and Requirements

Academic

  1. Vacation, Holidays and School Closures. Please familiarize yourself with the University’s Academic Calendar for holidays and vacations. Classes will not be held on designated school vacations and may be cancelled on public holidays. We do not make reimbursements for classes not offered due to planned or unplanned school closures.
  2. Absences. Failure to meet attendance requirements may lead to penalties, including loss of immigration status and deportation. You will not receive a refund if you lose immigration status due to class absences.
  3. Medical Withdrawal. If you need to withdraw for medical reasons you must apply for a valid medical withdrawal through the Office of Academic Services. We will honor any tuition refunds granted by the University for a medical withdrawal in conflict with this Enrollment Contract, but please be aware that certain housing and other Adelphi International fees may not be refundable.
  4. Program of Study. Upon arrival on campus, you will be required to take an English language assessment test. The results of the assessment test are used to place you in the appropriate program level. If you choose to withdraw from AUI because you do not wish to enroll in the track that your assessment test results require, the refund terms contained in this Enrollment Contract will apply to you.
  5. For students enrolled in General English who apply and are accepted to an accelerator program, final placement level will be determined by the English language assessment and the grade earned in General English.
  6. Academic or Conduct Rule and Policy Violations. You may be suspended or expelled if you violate any of AUI’s policies, rules, or regulations, which may result in the revocation of your immigration status. No refund will be given in cases of suspension or expulsion.
  7. Dismissal. If you are dismissed from Adelphi International for any reason you may not-reapply to Adelphi International the University, your current Adelphi International program, or any other Adelphi International offered by Adelphi International.
  8. AUI Pre-Orientation Program (POP). If you are beginning your AUIprogram early through an in-person or virtual pre-orientation program, you are agreeing to the additional terms set forth here. If you cancel your POP enrollment prior to its start date, you may request a full refund of POP fees paid, less any non-refundable fees such as banking, housing and administrative fees. After start date, all tuition and fees for the entire duration of your Pre-Orientation Program at AUIare nonrefundable.

Legal

  1. Photography, Filming and Sound Recording. AUI or its representatives, affiliates, successors and related companies may arrange to photograph or shoot video footage of students for purposes of advertising, public relations, and/or promotion in any medium throughout the world, including on social media sites and on the internet. If you do not wish to participate you must advise us in writing and state at the time of the photography or video shooting the wish not to participate. By accepting this Enrollment Contract you are indicating your consent to use these photographs or video footage without further consent or notifications unless you follow the above opt-out requirements.
  2. Force Majeure. Adelphi International will not be liable in cases where Adelphi International is unable to fulfill any services because of fire, natural disaster, national emergency, act of government, acts of war or terrorism, failure of suppliers or subcontractors, labor disputes or any other reasons which are beyond Adelphi International’s control.
  3. Liability. The liability of Shorelight-Panther, LLC d/b/a Adelphi International, its parent Shorelight Education, LLC, and their group companies, their directors, officers, employees, affiliates, agents and partners with respect to losses arising from negligence (except where such liability cannot be excluded as a matter of law), breach of contract or otherwise will be limited in all circumstances to the full amount paid to Adelphi International, or the relevant group company by the relevant student for the particular Adelphi International. Such companies and persons will in no circumstances have any liability for indirect or consequential losses or damages. Any dispute, claim or other matter arising will be subject to the jurisdiction and laws of New York State without regard to the choice of law rules. Any legal suit, action or proceeding seeking to enforce any provision of, or based on any right or issues arising out of or related to this Enrollment Contract, shall be brought exclusively in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York. By signing these terms and conditions, the student consents to and accepts the jurisdictions of such courts for the purpose of any such action or proceeding and agree to waive any objection to venue being laid therein.

University Policies, Procedures and Requirements

  1. As a student at Adelphi International you are also bound by the rules and regulations governing Adelphi University (“[AU]” or “University”), as those may be amended from time to time. These rules and regulations may be found at: operations.adelphi.edu/handbooks.
  2. In addition to this Enrollment Contract, as part of your offer you have received other University information and documents that contain additional terms of your participation. Please familiarize yourself with all documentation provided to you by Adelphi University.
  3. Unless we inform you otherwise, your books and learning materials must be purchased through the University Bookstore.
  4. Academic or Conduct Rule and Policy Violations. You are required to adhere to the Adelphi’s Code of Conduct, which can be found at operations.adelphi.edu/files/2015/10/Code-of-Conduct.pdf. You may be suspended or expelled if you violate any of Adelphi University’s policies, rules, or regulations, which may result in the revocation of your immigration status. No refund will be given in cases of suspension or expulsion.

Visa Status

  1. It is your responsibility to maintain proper study-eligible visa status and comply with all applicable Federal regulations related to study in the U.S. Please reviewAdelphi University’s policies on student visa status and immigration. You will be in jeopardy of losing your immigration status if you fail to maintain the necessary academic standing. We will be required to report any violation by you of your visa status to the SEVIS database of the DHS. Your personally identifiable information, including course enrollment details and changes, and circumstances of any suspected breach by you of Adelphi University’s or Adelphi International’s policies may be shared with the DHS, Adelphi University and accrediting agencies, designated authorities, your parents, and Adelphi International staff and agents. If you intend to seek permanent resident status at any point during your anticipated tenure at Adelphi University, you must disclose such intent at the time of application. Please be aware that scheduling and class attendance conflicts that arise from pursuing immigration status changes will not be accommodated and may prevent you from continuing at your studies. You may be dismissed if you seek or obtain a change in your permanent residency. No refunds will be given if you must withdraw due to your actual or anticipated change to permanent resident status.
ADELPHI INTERNATIONAL ENROLLMENT CONTRACT

American Collegiate Summer Participants

Below are the terms that govern your attendance at and participation in the American Collegiate Summer program. By participating in the American Collegiate Summer program, you are agreeing to the terms set forth below, which forms a binding contract between you and Adelphi International.

Refunds for Cancellation of Enrollment

If you cancel your enrollment prior to your move-in date (found here https://americancollegiate.com/summer/ you may request a full refund of fees paid, less housing and any other non-refundable fees. After the start of the session, you may be eligible for the partial refunds listed in the table below.

  1. Before the first week of class, students are eligible to receive: 100% refund*
  2. During the first week of class, students are eligible to receive: 50% refund*
  3. During the second week of class or later, students are eligible to receive: 0% refund*

*This table applies to Program cost only. Program deposit as well as housing, dining, insurance and airport transfer fees are nonrefundable after arrival on campus.

Airport Transfers

Requests for airport transfer service for an additional cost must be made at least 2 weeks in advance of arrival by visiting, aui.adelphi.edu/before-you-arrive. Airport transfers are available for your initial arrival on campus for flights arriving at John F. Kennedy International Airport. We cannot guarantee a reservation for a request made less than 2 weeks in advance. If your flight is cancelled or delayed, you must call the emergency telephone number published in the Next Steps Brochure to inform Adelphi International staff of the new arrival date or time. Airport transfer fees are nonrefundable.

Housing Accommodation and Meal Plan
All Adelphi International American Collegiate Summer students will be placed in off-campus housing. If you are interested in purchasing a meal plan for an additional fee, please contact Adelphi International. We will provide you with a housing contract on or prior to your move-in date containing the terms of your residency. If you are unable to live in program-approved housing, you must request a housing waiver by emailing studentservices@adelphi-international.org

Health Insurance
All Adelphi International American Collegiate Summer students are required to be covered by health insurance that meets the U.S. Government, New York State, and Adelphi University requirements. If you are not currently covered by a university plan, you are required to purchase coverage from a/an Adelphi International – designated health plan as a condition of enrollment.

Internship Option
If you are accepted into the internship option, all internship opportunities will be awarded by a third-party organization in such organization’s sole discretion.

Visa Status
It is your responsibility to maintain proper study-eligible visa status and comply with all applicable Federal regulations related to study in the U.S. Please review Adelphi University’s policies on student visa status and immigration. You will be in jeopardy of losing your immigration status if you fail to maintain the necessary academic standing. We will be required to report any violation by you of your visa status to the SEVIS database of the DHS. Your personally identifiable information, including course enrollment details and changes, and circumstances of any suspected breach by you of Adelphi University’s or Adelphi International’s policies may be shared with the DHS, Adelphi University and accrediting agencies, designated authorities, your parents, and Adelphi International staff and agents. If you intend to seek permanent resident status at any point during your anticipated tenure at Adelphi University, you must disclose such intent at the time of application. Please be aware that scheduling and class attendance conflicts that arise from pursuing immigration status changes will not be accommodated and may prevent you from continuing at your studies. You may be dismissed if you seek or obtain a change in your permanent residency. No refunds will be given if you must withdraw due to your actual or anticipated change to permanent resident status.