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Drop a class

Check the registration dates and deadlines (see the Law School registration dates and deadlines if you are a Law student) 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.

To be eligible for a refund if your credit load drops below 13 credits, you must submit a 13-credit exemption request by the end of the fourth week of the term.

Consult with a One Stop counselor 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.

Important Dates

Academics

Fri, Jun 9, 2017 Last day of instruction for May session
Mon, Jun 12, 2017 Summer session begins
Fri, Aug 18, 2017 Last day of instruction for 13-week summer session

Registration

Fri, Aug 18, 2017 Last day of instruction for 13-week summer session
Tue, Sep 5, 2017 Fall first semester and first 7-week sessions begin
Mon, Sep 11, 2017 Last day to receive a 100% tuition refund for canceling full semester and first 7-week session classes