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 Office of Admissions and the Registrar
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 Office of Admissions and the Registrar. Students receive an email notification at their UAF account.
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 signature required for all students
Appeal for late withdrawal After the last day for student-initiated withdrawals 20 class days after the beginning of the next regular semester Reviewed by a campus appeals committee

Add/drop forms (if necessary), total withdrawal forms and credit-no-credit forms must be submitted to the Office of Admissions and the Registrar 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 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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