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Drop a class

Check the registration dates and deadlines for information about refunds, when permission is needed, and if a “W” will appear on your transcript. If no approvals are required and you are confident that making the change is necessary, you may drop your class through MyU: Academics (see step-by-step instructions).

If you would like to replace a class with another, swapping classes may be more appropriate.

Effect on financial aid

Undergraduates must maintain a minimum current registration of 6 credits (half-time status) to qualify for federal loans. Some federal, state, and University financial aid programs require full-time status. The effect on your financial aid will depend on when you withdraw and the type of aid you receive. You may be required to return all or a portion of financial aid disbursed to you.

Consult with a One Stop counselor before you withdraw to determine the impact, if any, on your financial aid, tuition, and/or fees.

Alternate option to withdrawing

As an alternate option, if you have already completed a substantial portion of the work for a class, you may work with your instructor to get an "I" (incomplete) in a course and complete the work at a later date. If an instructor agrees to give you an incomplete, both of you must sign a written agreement that specifies what work you will complete and the completion date.

Important Dates

Academics

Mon, Aug 27, 2018 Fall semester 2018 begins
Mon, Aug 27, 2018 First half semester and full semester begin
Mon, Sep 10, 2018 Full semester, last day to change grading option (A-F, S-N, Audit)

Registration

Sun, Aug 26, 2018 First half, and full semester, last day to register without incurring a $50 late registration fee
Mon, Aug 27, 2018 First half and full semester, last day to add a class without approval
Wed, Aug 29, 2018 First half and full semester, register or add classes, faculty/department approval required