Important Registration Change Deadlines
Action* Begins** Ends Notes
Adding a class First day of registration for the semester Second Friday after the first day of instruction for the semester Advisor's signature not required
Dropping a class (class does not appear on transcript) First day of registration for the semester Third Friday after the first day of instruction for the semester Advisor's signature required for student in degree program after the second Friday after the first day of instruction
Faculty-initiated drop (class does not appear on transcript) First day of instruction for the semester Third Friday after the first day of instruction for the semester Faculty member will notify the Registrar's Office
Withdrawing from a class (class appears on transcript with W grade) After the third Friday after the first day of instruction for the semester Ninth Friday after the first day of instruction Advisor's signature required for student in degree program
Dropping or withdrawing from all of your classes First day of registration for the semester Ninth Friday after the first day of instruction Advisor's signature required for student in degree program. Total withdrawal form must be completed.
Credit-no-credit option First day of registration for the semester Third Friday after the first day of instruction for the semester Undergraduates only
Only electives not specified in a student's core, major, minor and degree programs are eligible for this option.
Faculty-initiated withdrawal (class appears on transcript with W grade) After the third Friday after the first day of instruction for the semester Ninth Friday after the first day of instruction for the semester Faculty member will notify the Registrar's Office
Late withdrawal from a class*** After the last day for student-initiated withdrawals Last day of instruction for the semester Advisor's signature required for student in degree program; class instructor, department head and dean's signature required for all students
Late withdrawal from all your classes After the last day for student-initiated withdrawals Last day of instruction for the semester Must be approved by the dean of the college or school in which the student is majoring or by the assistant provost for general studies for undeclared majors or non-degree students

Add/drop forms (if necessary), total withdrawal forms and credit-no-credit forms must be submitted to the Registrar's Office by the appropriate deadlines.

* Add, drop, withdrawal and credit-no-credit option deadlines will be adjusted proportionally for courses that are less than a semester in length.

** The first day of instruction for all semester-length courses is the date indicated as the first day of instruction in the official semester academic calendar. It might not be the first day that a class meets.

*** Late withdrawals are allowed for exceptional cases only and approval is not automatic.


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