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How to Withdraw from a Class

After the add/drop period has ended, we enter the withdraw period of the semester. During this time, if you choose to withdraw from a class, you will have a W on your transcript. The W is not factored into your GPA. 

If you are considering withdrawing from a class, make an appointment to speak with your CASPAR adviser first to discuss what this might mean for you.

After the withdraw period ends (see Academic Calendar for semester-specific deadlines), you no longer have the option to withdraw from a class.

Note: Half-semester business modules have different add/drop and withdraw deadlines than full-semester classes.

Course Withdrawal Procedure
  • Complete the "Course Withdrawal" electronic form, found in YES.
  • Meet with your adviser or send them an email to discuss the course you are planning to withdraw. Note: course withdrawals may not be approved by your adviser until you first discuss the course with them.
  • Once approved by your adviser, your withdrawal request will then be reviewed by the Office of Academic Services.
    • Withdrawal requests will not be processed until all approvals have been finalized.
  • Make sure to submit your request by the deadline.

For a more detailed outline on how to withdraw from a course, please review the YES User Guide.