There are no costs associated with class registration as
long as registration is completed before the appointed deadline (typically 4
weeks before classes start for new students and 3 weeks before for current students).
Late Registration Fee
A student can still sign up to take classes after the
registration deadline, but will be charged a $10 late fee.
If a student drops a class after the class has already begun,
a $25 fee will be charged.If the
student has already been given a student workbook and/or textbooks, he or she
must return them to the TUMI-LA Office or class mentor.The books should have no markings and should
be returned in excellent condition.If
damage has occurred, the student may be charged the full cost to replace the
damaged books (full discretion is given to the TUMI-LA staff).
Tuition and Fees
Unless otherwise noted, the cost
for taking a TUMI course is: $50 (student tuition fee) + the cost of textbooks (generally $30-40).
World Impact Missionary Scholarship
A scholarship has been set up for
World Impact missionaries to cover the full cost oftaking a TUMI course (i.e. student
tuition fee, student workbook, textbooks).
World Impact Support Staff
For World Impact-LA support staff,
the tuition fee for taking a TUMI course will bediscounted by 50%.Note however, that all textbooks needed for
the course must bepurchased at cost (except for the
student workbook which is included under the studenttuition fee).
For married couples wanting to take
a TUMI course together:
Student's spouse can take the TUMI
course free of charge if he/she shares the studentworkbook and related
textbook(s) for the class.
However, if the spouse wishes to
have his/her own student workbook and/ortextbook(s), they must be purchased at the designated cost(s).
Auditing a TUMI class
Auditing means that a student may sit-in on any TUMI class
being offered during the Academic Calendar year - with no material - provided
that permission is granted by the Instructor for that class.
There is no cost associated with auditing a class.
The option to purchase a student workbook and/or textbooks
is available for auditors.The cost of
the student workbook is $25.The cost of
the textbooks is determined by which class is being taken.
Student Workbooks and Textbooks
1) The cost of student workbooks are included under the $50 TUMI-LA student tuition fee.
2) As such, they belong to the student to use, write in and keep after the TUMI course is completed.
1) At the beginning of each quarter, the student will purchase his/her textbook(s) at cost from TUMI-LA.
This allows the student to use, write in and keep the textbook(s) after the course is completed.
Cost of student textbook(s) varies according to course taken (generally $30-40).
Cash is accepted; checks should be written out to World Impact, Inc.
2) Students have the option, however, to check out their books from the Timothy Library located inside the TUMI-LA Main Campus. If a student chooses this option, the following rules apply:
Textbooks may only be read while in the TUMI Main Campus area.
Textbooks must be signed out for the time in which the book is being read.
Student is NOT allowed to write in textbooks, reference books, or any other related materials.
3) If a student takes a TUMI course as an Individual Study, the following rules apply:
The textbooks may be used for the period in which the Individual Study course is taken.
Textbooks will be
on a loan basis, which means that the student is not allowed to write
in the textbooks or deface them in any other way.
If the student
does not return the textbooks in good condition, he/she may be charged
the full cost to replace the damaged textbooks depending on the extent
of the damage (full discretion is given to the TUMI-LA staff).
If the student
loses, misplaces, or fails to return the textbooks after the course is
completed, he/she will be charged the full cost to replace the missing
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