13B.02.06.04

.04 Uses of the Fund.

A. The Fund shall be used:

(1) In the event of a school closure, to provide a full refund of tuition and fees incurred by a student that have not been reimbursed or discharged;

(2) Subject to §B of this regulation, to provide a refund, as determined by the Secretary, of tuition and fees incurred by a student that have not been reimbursed or discharged, if the school fails to:

(a) Faithfully comply with all agreements and contracts that it makes with a student; or

(b) Comply with any provision of Education Article, Annotated Code of Maryland; and

(3) For any other reason directly related to the original purpose of the Fund deemed appropriate by the Secretary.

B. Prior to making a claim under §A(2) of this regulation, a student shall follow the complaint process of the school. If the school does not respond within 30 days after its receipt of a complaint, the student may file a claim under Regulation .08 of this chapter.