Hello I am sorry to hear about your daughter's situation. The botXXXXX XXXXXne is that it truly depends on each college. If it is in the policy when she originally signed up for room and board that "no exceptions and/or adjustments will be made to room and board for a student who is suspended, dismissed, expelled, or asked to leave the College for any reason," or something to that same effect then yes they can. However, if they have a clause in there that states that room and board WILL be adjustment for a student who has been suspended, dismissed, expelled, or asked to leave the College then they may not
My advice would be to go to the college's website, and under Tuition and Fees read the fine print as to what they can and cannot do when a student is dismissed
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There is a clause that states:
Since she has no financial aid to pay for it now and has $18 in her bank account and a 10-hour per month job, doesn't that qualify as "severe financial hardship"?
The problem is that she is NOT terminating the contract the school is. I am not sure if you are reading the correct section in the contract. You are correct that would be a severe financial hardship as well. I would check and see if there is a clause under the room and board about what happens when a student has been academically dismissed. Since she is no longer living in the dorm and odds are another student is they shouldn't be going after her as wel tHis would be a double recovery
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