The deadlines to add/drop and withdraw from courses are posted on the Academic Calendar. Please note that non-full term courses such as short courses have special deadlines (also noted on the Academic Calendar).
|Withdrawing from a Course
|Dropping a Course
|The action of withdrawing from a course is taken after the add/drop courses deadline.
|Dropping a course refers to having the course removed from the student's schedule before the add/drop deadline.
|The student is responsible for any tuition and/or fees associated with the course.
|The student will not be charged any tuition and/or fees associated with the course.
|Withdrawn credits count toward the student's total maximum credit hours.
|The removed credits do not count toward the student's maximum credit hours.
|A letter grade of 'W' is assigned to the withdrawn course and is visible on the transcript.
|Since the course is entirely removed, the course will not show up on the student's transcript.
|The student's GPA is not affected.