Payment & Cancellation Policy

Payment & Cancellation Policy

PLEASE NOTE: This policy applies to the Wharton Summer High School program and Penn Law program. This policy does not apply to the UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI, JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY OR WELLESLEY

In light of the current COVID-19 situation, we have revised our cancellation policy. Please read below:

For students enrolled prior to March 1, 2020:

  • We have extended our payment deadline until April 15, 2020.
  • We have extended our cancellation dates from March 1, 2020 to May 1, 2020. You can receive a full refund, less $500, by canceling before April 15, 2020.
  • Cancellation between May 2, 2020, until June 1, 2020,  results in a $3,000 cancellation fee* or you may carry over your enrollment to next year at no cost.
  • At this time, there are no refunds for cancellation after June 1, 2020, unless the program is canceled by Summer Discovery.
  • This policy applies to the Wharton Summer High School program and Penn Law.
  • This policy does not apply to the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Miami, Johns Hopkins or Wellesley.

* Please be aware that the cost of a non-refundable airline ticket issued by Musiker Travel, optional trip insurance, the application fee, and fees for optional excursions are non-refundable. 

For students enrolled after March 1, 2020:

If you apply and enroll in a Summer Discovery program, pay your tuition in full by April 15, 2020, and then decide not to participate in our program, you will be entitled to a full refund of your tuition. This refund does not include the application fee, optional trip insurance or any non-refundable airline tickets. You must let us know your summer status by May 1, 2020 to receive the refund.

This policy applies to the Wharton Summer High School program and Penn Law. This policy does not apply to the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Miami, Johns Hopkins or Wellesley. These programs may have alternative policies. We will provide information and links to these policies as they are available. After May 1, 2020, our standard cancellation policy will apply.


These are the Terms & Conditions of our Payment Schedule/Cancellations Policy:
Payment: The $100 or $150 application fee must accompany the application for acceptance and is non-refundable, and not applicable to tuition. Upon notification of acceptance into the program, an online enrollment with applicable program deposit, payable by credit card (for a fee) or by electronic check (e-check), is required within 10 days to secure enrollment. The balance of the tuition, refundable fees, and optional fees is invoiced by email, and is due by April 1. Final tuition payment is payable by credit card (for a fee), electronic check (e-check), or wire transfer.  Credit card payment fees and any other bank charges incurred are the responsibility of the student/parent. Summer Discovery will credit only the actual payment in US dollars credited to Summer Discovery by The First National Bank of Long Island. Full payment is due upon enrollment for students who apply after April 1.

Fees

  • Student ID/technology fee: $95 is invoiced upon enrollment. (applicable by location)
  • Airport transportation fees: Roundtrip airport transportation fees (variable by location) are added to the student's invoice upon enrollment. This fee is optional and will be removed if transfers are not needed, upon completion of the Transportation Form in the spring.
  • International Student Registration Fee: All international students living outside the United States and attending a program in the US, will be assessed a non-refundable International Registration Fee of $349. This fee includes health/medical insurance coverage (with deductible) while attending Summer Discovery and airport meet and assist/airport transfers to/from campus.

Cancellation: The balance of the tuition, optional fees, and airline fees (if applicable) are due by April 1, or upon enrollment if enrolling after April 1. Full payment must be received by April 1 to guarantee enrollment status.

  • Cancellation before March 1 results in a $500 cancellation fee.
  • Cancellation after March 1 to April 1 results in a $1,000 cancellation fee plus cost of non-refundable airline ticket issued by Musiker Travel.
  • Cancellation after April 1 to May 1 results in a $2,000 cancellation fee plus the cost of non-refundable airline ticket issued by Musiker Travel.
  • Cancellation after May 1 until June 1 results in a $3,000 cancellation fee plus the cost of non-refundable airline ticket issued by Musiker Travel and fees for optional excursions.
  • There are no refunds for cancellation after June 1.

Program/Campus Change Fees: The following fees will be charged for any Summer Discovery, Discovery Internships, or Jr. Discovery program and/or campus change. After internship placement is complete for Discovery Internship students, no changes are permitted.  (applicable by location)

  • $500 change fee prior to March 1
  • $750 change fee from March 1 prior to April 1
  • $1000 change fee from April 1 prior to May 1
  • $1500 change fee from May 1 prior to June 1
  • After June 1, no program changes are permitted.

Program changes are subject to availability.

GENERAL PAYMENT INFORMATION

Payment and Cancellation Policy: www.summerdiscovery.com/resources/payment-and-cancellation-policy
All Tuition Payments to Musiker Discovery Programs are subject to our Payment and Cancellation Policy.

Enrollment Terms and Conditions: www.summerdiscovery.com/resources/enrollment-terms-and-conditions
All Tuition Payments to Musiker Discovery Programs are subject to agreement of the Musiker Discovery Programs, Enrollment Terms and Conditions. 

TUITION PAYMENT OPTIONS
Tuition payment may be made by eCheck (for no additional fee), Credit Card (for a processing fee of 3.5%), traditional Bank Check, Money Order, or Wire Transfer. See Details below. Please note: Airport Transfer Fees will be adjusted/removed once the student's Transportation Form is submitted in the spring

eCheck Payments (No Fee Electronic Payment Method)

  • Payment by eCheck must be made in US dollars using a US bank account. Account details, including routing number and checking account number and other information is required to complete this payment transaction. There is no fee for paying by eCheck. 

Credit Card Payments (Processing Fee of 3.5%)

  • Payment is accepted by Major Credit Card for a processing fee of 3.5% that is non-refundable and not-applicable to tuition. Accepted Credit Cards include VISA, MasterCard, and American Express. 

Check or Money Order Payments

  • Traditional Bank Check and Money Order are accepted for tuition payment.
  • All checks and money orders must be drawn on a US bank in US dollars.

Make payable to: Musiker Discovery Programs (Include the student account number found on student invoice on your check memo)
Send to: 1326 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn, NY 11576

Wire Transfer Payments for International Students Only 
There are two methods available for international students to pay by wire transfer, please see the options below:

The direct bank wire transfer is not applicable to all campuses. Please refer to your invoice for all available payment options.

Conditions of Enrollment

Musiker Discovery Programs, Inc does not discriminate in any of its policies, procedures and practices on the basis of race, religion, national or ethnic origin, or sex.

Students should be covered to protect them against loss/theft of baggage or personal belongings. SUMMER DISCOVERY is not responsible for lost, stolen, or damaged items.

SUMMER DISCOVERY may use photographs, videotapes, and testimonials of students taken during the program.

The tuition and fees quoted here in are based on tariffs, costs of operations, insurance rates, energy costs, fuel prices, currency rates, and tuition fees as of October 1, 2019 and are subject to adjustment prior to commencement of the program.

SUMMER DISCOVERY reserves the right to limit enrollment and/or cancel any course due to registration levels. 

SUMMER DISCOVERY is the trade name of Musiker Discovery Programs Inc. and is conducted in cooperation with the UCLA and UCSB Conference Services, UCLA Extension, UCLA and UCSB Summer Sessions, University of Michigan Conferences and Seminars, The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania College for Liberal and Professional Studies, PENN Hospitality Services, Bon Appetit Management Company, the Georgetown University School For Summer and Continuing Education, Into City University, and Cambridge University. UCLA Conference Services are solely responsible for the housing and food services provided within the UCLA residence complex and therefore assumes no responsibility for provision of services other than those described above. UCSB Conference Services are solely responsible for the housing and food services provided within the UCSB residence complex and therefore assumes no responsibility for provision of services other than those described above. The University of Michigan Conferences and Seminars, and the Division of Housing and University and Unions are solely responsible for the housing and food services provided at the University of Michigan. The University of Michigan assumes no responsibility for provision of services other than those noted above. Georgetown University School For Summer and Continuing Education is solely responsible for organizing the academic enrichment courses at SUMMER DISCOVERY at GEORGETOWN, and therefore assumes no responsibility for provision of services other than those described. The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and University of Pennsylvania Hospitality Services are solely responsible for housing and food services provided within the University of Pennsylvania residence complex and therefore assumes no responsibility for provisions of services other than those described above. University of Pennsylvania's College for Liberal and Professional Studies is solely responsible for the academic program and therefore assumes no responsibility for provisions of services other than those described.

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