International: If you cancel prior to the course start date, the following schedule applies:
Before July 1st 2017
All tuition/fees paid are refundable less a $200 application-processing fee per person.
July 1st–15th 2017
All tuition/fees paid are refundable less the $300 deposit per person, per individual course that is transferable to another Outward Bound Costa Rica course within one year of the cancelled course start date.
July 16th 2017
All tuition/fees paid are non-refundable but a portion of fees can be transferable to another Outward Bound Costa Rica course (not associated with the University of Washington) within one year of the cancelled course start date.
NOTE: Outward Bound Costa Rica reserves the right to cancel any scheduled course up to 31 days prior to the course starting date. This would normally be done for reasons of low participation or certain programming factors. This decision would be announced no less than 31 days prior to the course starting date and participants would be advised either via telephone or email. In this case, participants would be allowed to apply their tuition towards any other Outward Bound Costa Rica course within one calendar year or receive a full cash refund. Expulsion and Voluntary Withdrawal Outward Bound Costa Rica is not a reformatory school. We reserve the right to expel/remove participants who present a danger to his/herself, the environment or other participants on course. We require that all students are review and sign our Code of Conduct prior to starting their course.
NOTE: Participants who are expelled from the course or voluntarily leave the course for personal reasons do not receive a refund and are responsible for evacuation fees. Students with a legitimate medical/emotional situation will receive prorated course credit valid for one year after the original course start date.
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