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Drop/Add Policies Concerning Undergraduate Registration Changes Spring 2017

Note: When a dean's signature is required on the drop/add form, it must come from one of the following academic deans: Dean Campbell, Dean Diette, Dean Keen, or Dean Straughan.

INITIAL: Two-day drop/add period (before 11:59 p.m. Tue. April 25)

Through WebAdvisor or Student Planning

ActionPetition Faculty EC?Late FeeSignatures Required
change of four-credit course no - no signatures - through WebAdvisor or Student Planning
drops, adds (1-credit course only) no - no signatures - through WebAdvisor or Student Planning
drops, adds (100- & 200-level PE) no - no signatures - through WebAdvisor or Student Planning
Spring Option declaration (deadline March 10, 2017) yes $100 paper declaration, signatures, Faculty EC
Students unregistered or with unapproved course loads below 4 credits after the 2nd day of the term are withdrawn retroactive to the beginning of the term.


LATE: Through end of 1st week (before 4:30 p.m. Fri. April 28)

Paper Drop/Add Form

ActionPetition Faculty EC?Late FeeSignatures Required
drops, adds (1-credit course only) no $100 all instructor(s), adviser, dean
drops, adds (100- & 200-level PE) no $100 P.E. office, dean
drops, adds (4-credit courses may not be changed at this point and Spring Option may not be declared. See academic dean with extenuating circumstances.) yes $100 all instructor(s), adviser, dean

LATE: After 1st week (after 4:30 p.m. Fri. April 28 to 4:30 p.m. Fri. May 5)

Paper Drop/Add (Drop with Record - W grade on all dropped courses)

ActionPetition Faculty EC?Late FeeSignatures Required
drops, adds yes $100 all instructor(s), adviser, Faculty EC

LATE: After 2nd week (after 4:30 p.m. Fri. May 5)

Paper Drop/Add (WP/WF grades on all dropped courses)

ActionPetition Faculty EC?Late FeeSignatures Required
drops, adds yes $100 all instructor(s), adviser, Faculty EC

After Last Day of Exams of Any Term

(WP/WF grades on all dropped courses) - Paper Drop/Add

ActionPetition Faculty EC?Late FeeSignatures Required
any registration change yes $200 all instructor(s), adviser, Faculty EC

Miscellaneous Spring Term Policies

  • minimum full-time course load is 4 credits, maximum load is 5 credits and no overloads or underloads are permitted
  • students may take only one activity other than the four-credit academic course and it must not interfere with any obligations to their academic course. This additional activity may be one of the following: 1.) a one-credit course, or 2.) a single physical education skills course.
  • Spring Option declaration firm deadline is Friday, March 10, 2017. Must petition Faculty EC for exceptions after this date, and pay $100 late fee if approved.
  • course fees: students who drop courses with fees are responsible for those fees
  • no late charges during the same term for circumstances beyond student's control (medical or departmental convenience changes after appropriate Faculty EC action)
  • section switches during the same term after the initial drop/add (1st week) require only appropriate instructor approvals and charge (no Faculty EC action or adviser or dean signature necessary)
  • no pass-fail grading option during spring term