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The Cancellation Policy

Upon confirming participation in a program, you would have signed a Release & Waiver form. This form includes a statement verifying and confirming that you read and understood the following Cancellation Policy:

If you wish to cancel your participation, you must use one of the methods below:

  1. Log in to your online checklist and click the “Cancel Application” button on the bottom of the checklist page.
  2. EMAIL the Study Abroad office and title the subject line “Program Participation Cancellation.” In the body of the email indicate your: name, UMD student ID number, program name and term of participation.


  1. Email your program advisor with your intent to cancel.

It is your responsibility to notify our office and your program sponsor (UMTC, API, CEA, etc.) of your cancellation. You may have additional financial obligations.

NOTE: If you are on a cosponsor or affiliate program and decide to cancel, you will be responsible for any nonrecoverable costs (application fees, deposits etc.) that have been paid by UMD on your  behalf. Contact the cosponsor, affiliate, or our office for further information or any questions.