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Course Drop Refund Schedule

Health Sciences Fall 2021 Semester Important Dates and Course Drop Refund Schedule

For the University course drop refund schedule, please see the Registrar’s webpage.

  • A student can add classes without penalty until 11:59 PM EST on the Sunday before classes start. Adding classes after this deadline will incur a late registration fee.
  • Students who drop their courses may need to petition for a leave of absence to maintain an active student status. Explore the continuous enrollment policy.
  • Effective Spring 2021, students in 15-week courses may drop their courses through the end of the fourth week of classes without academic penalty.
    • Courses dropped during the first two weeks of the semester will have 100% of the tuition charges cancelled.
    • During weeks 3-5, courses dropped are subject to the university refund schedule, which governs the prorated cancellation of semester tuition charges in cases of program adjustment or withdrawal.
    • After the fourth week of classes, a dropped course in a 15-week course is considered a withdrawal and a notation of 'W' will appear on the transcript. Students may withdraw from a 15-week course through the end of the tenth week of classes. Withdrawals after the tenth week of classes require a petition to the Health Sciences Dean's Office.
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  • Effective Spring 2021, students in 8-week courses may drop their courses through the end of the second week of classes without academic penalty.
    • Courses dropped during the first week of the semester will have 100% of the tuition charges cancelled.
    • During weeks 2-3, courses dropped are subject to the university refund schedule, which governs the prorated cancellation of semester tuition charges in cases of program adjustment or withdrawal.
    • After the second week of classes, a dropped course in an 8-week course is considered a withdrawal and a notation of ‘W’ will appear on the transcript. Students may withdraw from an 8-week course through the end of the fourth week of classes. Withdrawals after the fourth week of classes require a petition to the Health Sciences Dean’s Office.
  • Please note that all deadlines are based on Eastern Standard Time (EST).

Health Sciences Important Dates and Drop/Refund Schedules for Past Semesters: