When You Can Drop

You may drop classes through the student portal during your assigned enrollment dates, the schedule adjustment period and the open enrollment period.

  • If you drop a class between the 3-week and 10-week drop deadlines, you'll receive a W grade and be required to pay full tuition and fees. See the calendar below for specific dates.
  • After the 10-week deadline, you must contact your advisor, school or college for information about requesting a late drop. Late drops may require a petition and supporting documentation.

Dropping all of your Main Campus classes constitutes withdrawal and has a different impact on your tuition and fees. See Withdraw from the Semester for more information.

How to Drop

To drop one or more of your enrolled or waitlisted classes:

  1. Log in to the student portal.
  2. Click on the Student tab, if applicable.
  3. Click Register for Classes.
  4. Click the Menu button.
  5. Under Enroll, click Drop.
  6. If prompted, select the current term.
  7. Click the checkbox next to the waitlisted class, then click Drop Selected Classes
  8. Review your selection, then click Finish Dropping.

Administrative Drops

Administrative drops can occur for two reasons:

  • nonattendance or
  • missing required course prerequisites or corequisites. 

You must attend class regularly to guarantee your place in a class during the first two weeks of the semester. If you fail to attend, you may be administratively dropped at the discretion of the department offering the course; however, this is not guaranteed. Check with your instructor about their specific policy regarding administrative drops for nonattendance, and review your schedule to confirm any and all drops.