Registrar

Withdrawal From the University

Withdrawing from all classes
Prior to the official first day of school, students may drop all classes on-line or by notifying the Registrar’s Office in writing. After the first day of school students who, for any reason, find it necessary to completely withdraw from the University are required to notify the Registrar’s Office (Eder 102) in writing (include name, student i.d. number, last date of attendance, signature and contact information).

Refer to the chart below for relevant transcript activity deadline dates for the current semester. Since honorable withdrawal is ordinarily required for transfer from one college to another, a student should not discontinue his or her college work without formal withdrawal. Students cannot drop completed classes.

Students completely withdrawing from school will receive a refund of tuition and fees assessed, based upon the current semester’s withdrawal refund schedule. Withdrawal refunds are computed based upon the date the Registrar’s Office receives the completed/correctly executed withdrawal form. Withdrawal computations are not effective the date the student stops attending classes. The refund must be claimed during the semester in which the refund applies. Students receiving financial assistance may be required to pay back all or a portion of funds received according to Federal/State regulation(s) or institutional policies. Financial Aid Exit Counseling is required to be completed within 30 days of withdrawal. Failure to complete Exit Counseling will result in a hold on the student’s academic transcript and will prevent future registration in classes.

Course drop and withdrawal
Registered students may drop or withdraw from a class online or through the Registrar’s Office. Refer to the chart below for deadlines and relevant transcript activity dates for the current term. Information may also be found in the current term’s online Registration Guide.

Students dropping or withdrawing from a course will receive a refund of tuition and fees assessed, based upon the current semester’s drop/withdrawal refund schedule. Refer to the chart below for the current term’s refund schedule. Information may also be found in the current term’s online Registration Guide.

 

SPRING 2018 (15-Week Classes)

  • Course drop and University withdrawal prior to January 16: drop without entry on transcript.
  • Course drop and University withdrawal January 16-22 at 4:30 p.m.: drop without entry on transcript.
  • Course and University withdrawal January 23-March 30: individual classes receive a “W” (Withdrawn) on transcript.
Course Drop/Withdrawal Refund Schedule
Drop course through January 22 100% refund
Withdraw from course after January 22 no refund
University Withdrawal Refund Schedule
Complete withdrawal prior to January 16 100% refund
Complete withdrawal during the first week of classes (January 16-22) 100% refund
Complete withdrawal during the second or third week of classes (January 23 – February 5) 50% refund
Complete withdrawal after third week of classes no refund

Off-Schedule and eight week classes do not begin and/or end according to traditionally defined term dates. Dates for adding, dropping and withdrawing, as well as applicable refund dates are determined by the start and end date of the class.  More information can be found in the Spring 2018 Registration Guide or by contacting the Registrar’s Office.

 

FALL 2017 (15-Week Classes)

  • Course drop and University withdrawal prior to August 28: drop without entry on transcript.
  • Course drop and University withdrawal August 28-September 1 at 4:30 p.m.: drop without entry on transcript.
  • Course and University withdrawal September 5-November 3: individual courses receive a “W” (Withdrawn) on transcript.
Course Drop/Withdrawal Refund Schedule
Drop course through September 1 100% refund
Withdraw from course after September 1 no refund
University Withdrawal Refund Schedule
Complete withdrawal prior to August 28 100% refund
Complete withdrawal during the first week of classes (August 28-September 1) 100% refund
Complete withdrawal during the second or third week of classes (September 2-18) 50% refund
Complete withdrawal after third week of classes no refund

Off-Schedule and eight week classes do not begin and/or end according to traditionally defined term dates. Dates for adding, dropping and withdrawing, as well as applicable refund dates are determined by the start and end date of the class.  More information can be found in the Fall 2017 Registration Guide or by contacting the Registrar’s Office.