Add Drop and Withdrawal Procedures

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Adding, Dropping, Swapping and Withdrawing through Late Registration

Undergraduate students may add courses, swap courses, drop courses and withdraw from all courses prior to the first class day.  In all of these cases, no charges will be incurred and no transactions will be recorded on the student’s transcript.

From the first day of classes through the late registration period (also called add/drop), students can add, drop and swap classes through self-service.

However, to drop his or her LAST class, the student must see his/her undergraduate advisor in his/her major department.  (This procedure remains in place through the last drop date.  For additional information, see the section "Procedure for Dropping or Withdrawing through the Last Drop Date" below.)

Check the Academic Calendar for specific term dates.

For a list of all advising offices, http://www.uta.edu/universitycollege/resources/advising.php


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Adding Courses after Late Registration but before Census

Adding classes after late registration is not recommended.


The student MUST meet with their undergraduate academic advisor to understand the impact of their enrollment action, as well as the specific procedures required to add a class after the late registration period ends.  Adding after late registration requires the permission of the faculty teaching the course, permission of the academic department offering the course and the final approval of the undergraduate academic advisor of the student’s major department.  The student's major academic advisor has final decision authority and may supersede the decision of the instructor.

Check the Academic Calendar for specific term dates.


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Procedure for Dropping or Withdrawing after census through the Last Drop Date

Adds are NOT permitted after Census.

After late registration through the last date to drop, students must meet with an undergraduate academic advisor to drop a class or fully withdraw from classes.  Students should contact the academic advising area of their major department for specific procedures and forms needed for withdrawing or dropping after the Census date.  In some cases, the signature of the faculty teaching the course(s) will be required.  The student's academic advisor will process the drop or withdrawal transaction.

From the first official day of class through the last day to drop, the student cannot drop his or her last class.  This must be done by the student’s undergraduate major advisor.  As a result, the deadline for drops is 5:00 pm on the last drop date.

Check the Academic Calendar for specific term dates.


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Dropping or Withdrawing after the Last Day to Drop

Dropping a course after the Last Drop Date requires the academic dean’s permission.  Students seeking this permission should complete the "Undergraduate Withdrawal and Drop Policy Exception Form" available in the advising office of their major department.


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