Request for Course Drop

Course Drop and Withdrawal Policy

Any master-level or diploma student needing to drop before or during the first week of class should submit the Course Drop and Withdrawal form. Any master-level or certificate student needing to drop after the first week of class should communicate the intent to withdraw with his or her instructor(s) and obtain documentation of the instructor’s awareness of the student’s plans. The student should then complete the Course Drop and Withdrawal form and submit all paperwork to the Registrar’s office. During the second, third, and fourth weeks of the term, this will be recorded as Withdrawal, “W” on transcript. During the fifth week of the term, this will be recorded as Withdraw Pass, “WP” or Withdraw Fail, “WF” according to the student’s current grade in the course. During or after the sixth week of the term, the student will receive the grade that will be earned by the end of the term.

For extenuating circumstances, and only upon approval from the instructor, a student may be given the option to request an incomplete grade and allowed extra time to complete the course. See the Incomplete Policy for details.

Refunds of tuition due to an official course drop or withdrawal will be made according to the refund schedule below. The request must be officially made through the Course Drop and Withdrawal form to receive a partial or full refund of tuition, or a credit against an amount owed. Technology fees are not refundable.

Refund Schedule

  • Week 1: 100% Refund of tuition only, less a $30 per course drop fee. Course not listed on transcript.
  • Week 2: 75% Refund of tuition only, less a $30 per course withdrawal fee. Course recorded as Withdrawal, “W” on transcript.
  • Week 3: 50% Refund of tuition only, less a $30 per course withdrawal fee. Course recorded as Withdrawal, “W” on transcript.
  • Week 4: 0% Refund, $30 per course withdrawal fee. Course recorded as Withdrawal, “W” on transcript.
  • Week 5: 0% Refund. Student will receive either a Withdraw Pass or Withdraw Fail, according to their current grade in the course. $30 per course withdrawal fee, and course recorded as, “WP” or “WF” on transcript.
  • Week 6 or later: 0% Refund. Student will receive the grade that will be earned by the end of the term.