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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 the Financial Aid Office 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.

Withdraw from the University

If you plan to withdraw from the University and do not have a definite plan to return, review our withdrawal guide. Withdrawing also applies to you if you plan to transfer to another institution.

Important Dates

Academics

Sun, Apr 29, 2018 Last day of spring classes
Tue, Aug 21, 2018 First day of fall classes
Tue, Sep 4, 2018 Last day to drop without a W

Registration

Mon, Aug 27, 2018 100% Refund Deadline
Tue, Sep 4, 2018 Last day to add a Fall class
Tue, Sep 4, 2018 Last day to receive a 75% tuition refund for canceling full semester classes