Adding and Withdrawing from Classes

Adding and Withdrawing from Classes

Adding a Class

You may add classes through the third day of instruction. From the fourth through the 10th day of instruction, the instructor’s written permission is required. Restrictions may apply; be sure to check with the instructor.

Withdrawing from a Class

If you wish to withdraw from a class and not have a ‘W’ appear on your transcript, you must do this prior to the 10th instructional day of the quarter. The last day to withdraw from a class is generally the last day of the eighth week of instruction. Students withdrawing from courses after the 10th day will receive a ‘W’ on their transcript. Please see the academic calendar online for exact dates. Adding or withdrawing from courses may impact your financial aid award; students with questions should review the Financial Aid Handbook located at or consult the Financial Aid Office.

Withdrawal Dates to Avoid a ‘W’ on Your Transcript:

Summer Quarter 2018—July 16

Fall Quarter 2018—September 28

Winter Quarter 2019—January 18

Spring Quarter 2019—April 19

For a full tuition refund, you must withdraw prior to the sixth instructional day of the quarter; for a 50% refund, you must withdraw prior to the 20th calendar day of the quarter.

100% Refund Dates:

Summer Quarter 2018—July 10

Fall Quarter 2018—September 21

Winter Quarter 2019—January 11

Spring Quarter 2019—April 12

50% Refund Dates:

Summer Quarter 2018—July 19

Fall Quarter 2018—October 5

Winter Quarter 2019—January 25

Spring Quarter 2019—April 26

Instructor Initiated Withdrawal

An instructor will initiate a withdrawal for a non-attending student at any point during the first five instructional days of the quarter, if the student does not contact the instructor to indicate their intention to remain enrolled.  

Emergency Medical Withdrawal

Students requesting an emergency withdrawal and/or reinstatement for health or medical reasons need to provide appropriate medical documentation from a physician, licensed mental health provider, or other qualified health care provider. Medical Documentation Guidelines for Medical Withdrawal/Reinstatement are available from the Office of the Vice President of Student Services, located in the Admissions Center, Room 159.


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