Semester Withdrawal

The information below is in regards to withdrawing from ALL courses in the current semester. 

What is a semester withdrawal? A semester withdrawal is done when a student wishes to withdraw from every course in the current semester or summer session.
What is the difference between course withdrawal and semester withdrawal?

A semester withdrawal is done when a student wishes to withdraw from every course in the current semester or summer session.

A course withdrawal is done when a student withdraws from one or more courses, however remaining enrolled

Do I get a refund for a semester withdrawal?  
Will withdrawing from the semester effect my financial aid?  
What steps do I take if I need/want to do a semester withdrawal?  
I need to do a semester withdrawal due to military service.  Are there extra steps involved?  
I am only registered for one class and I want to withdraw from it.  Do I do a course withdrawal or a semester withdrawal?  
Is there a deadline to submit a semester withdrawal?  
I submitted my request for semester withdrawal via the online form.  Will I be notified if my request is approved/denied?  
Does a semester withdrawal effect my GPA?