To Drop or Withdraw from a Course
1. If you are considering withdrawal of a course, please first check the academic calendar here for deadlines and refund options. If your course doesn't run the entire term, use the Course Drop Date link found here to find the drop and withdrawal date for each course by CRN
2. Go to the “Add or Drop Classes” screen in PAWS.
3. In the Action column you will find a box by each course. Use the drop-down menu and select the “Drop Web” option.
4. Then scroll to the bottom of the page and select “Submit Changes”. This will drop the course from your schedule. The screen will refresh and show that the course was deleted.
There is a difference between “dropping” a course and “withdrawing” from a course. A drop occurs either prior to the start date of the class or by a specific deadline early in the term. (See the academic calendar here or the Course Drop Date link mentioned above for deadlines.) Tuition and fee charges are reversed for a dropped course. Withdrawal occurs after the drop deadline and students are held responsible for payment of the hours even though they are no longer enrolled in the class.
Please note: If you have a university hold on your account, please contact the Office of the Registrar for assistance to drop or withdraw from any courses.
If extraordinary circumstances or a documented illness prevent a student from dropping or withdrawing by the stated deadline, she/he may apply for a late withdrawal.
A student may request a late withdrawal through the Office of the Registrar when a documented illness or other extraordinary circumstance prevents withdrawal from a course by the established deadlines.
Failing a course is not an appropriate reason to seek a late withdrawal. Students who are failing a course should follow the "Repeating Courses" policy stated in the catalog.
Students seeking a total medical withdrawal should contact Health Service or the Counseling Center.
The deadline for submitting a late withdrawal is March 15th for the immediately preceding fall semester and October 15th for the immediately preceding spring or summer semester.
You will be assessed a non-refundable Late Withdrawal Fee of $25 per credit hour requested with a maximum of $100 per occurrence. The Maximum is $100, even if you withdraw from multiple courses at once. The fee will be assessed upon the request of late withdrawal and is applied whether the withdrawal is approved or denied.
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