Check the academic calendar 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.
If you would like to replace a class with another, swapping classes may be more appropriate.
Drop a class considerations
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. More information on this option.
How to drop a class
- Log into MyU and select the Academics tab.
- Click the Registration sub-tab.
- Click the Register button.
- Select the Drop tab.
- Select the appropriate term and click the Continue button.
- Check the box next to the class you would like to drop, and then click the Drop Selected Classes button.
- Confirm the classes you want to drop, and then click the Finish Dropping button.
- View your results. A green checkmark indicates the drop was successful.
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