Adding and Dropping Courses

III-B-2. Adding and Dropping Courses

A.        First-Year Students

A first-year student may alter his or her registration by adding or dropping a course only with the permission of the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, who will consult with the instructor.

B.        Upper-Division Students

Upper-division students may drop or add courses provided that they continue to satisfy the minimum course load, and that they also meet the following requirements:

  1. Within the first five (5) days of classes of a semester, students are permitted to add or drop a course without the permission of the instructor, unless notice requiring the instructor’s permission has been posted concerning a particular course.
  2. After the first five (5) class days of a semester, the student must obtain the permission of the instructor.
  3. After the end of the second week of a semester, the student must obtain the permission of the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, who will consult with the instructor.

C.        Withdrawal from Course

If a student drops a course after the eighth week of a semester, the student’s permanent record will be marked with Withdraw. The student will receive no credit, and the course will not be considered in computing the student’s grade point average.

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