National Guard and Military Call-up for Active Duty

  1. Students who are in a State National Guard unit called up for active duty, or who are called back to active military duty, must present to the University a copy of their official order, or a statement from their commanding officer attesting to their active duty status. This document should be submitted to the VA Certifying Official in the Academic Records Office.
  2. Students called up to active military duty must submit a Cancellation/Withdrawal form located at
  3. Faculty will be notified of any student withdrawn from their course in this manner and for this reason.
  4. Students who withdraw from the University because of active military duty call-up will be given first priority for course registration when they return to Dickinson State University to continue their college career.
  5. Students will receive a full refund of all University tuition and fees paid relative to the courses from which they were withdrawn as a result of their active duty notification.
    1. Students who are recipients of Title IV aid will have their funds returned as required by federal statute and regulations.
    2. Refunds pertaining to room and board will be prorated.
    3. The University Store manager will provide exemptions to the book return policy for students called into active military duty.