Course Withdrawal Schedules

Course Withdrawal Regulations

Final Grades:
W- Authorized withdrawal from course, not calculated in GPA.
F- Failure or withdrawal after deadline, calculated in GPA.

2016-2017 Withdrawal Schedule

 September-December 2016

Dates Refund Final Grade
Until Sep 16 100% No grade
Sep 17 – Sep 23 70% W
Sep 24 – Sep 30 55% W
Oct 01 – Oct 07 40% W
Oct 08 – Oct 14 25% W
Oct 15 – Nov 08 0% W
Nov 09– Dec 17 0% F









 Dates Refund Final Grade
Until Jan 13 100% No grade
Jan 14 – Jan 20 70% W
Jan 21 – Jan 27 55% W
Jan 28 – Feb 03 40% W
Feb 04 – Feb 10 25% W
Feb 11 – Mar 08 0% W
Mar 09- Apr 19 0% F

Full Year Course Withdrawals

Full year courses are 6-credit hours taught from September- April. For the purpose of withdrawals, students should consider a full year course as two 3-credit hour courses.

Both terms of a full year course must be completed in order to receive course credit. Students cannot take half of a full year course.

Fall Term (Sep- Dec) Full Year Course

Dates Refund Final Grade
Until Sep 18 100% No Grade
Sep 19- Sep 25 70% W
Sep 26- Oct 2 55% W
Oct 3- Oct 9 40% W
Oct 10- Oct 16 25% W
Oct 17- Dec 19 0% W

Note: If withdrawing from the fall term of a full year course, students must also withdraw from the winter term of the course online in Self Service Banner.

Winter Term (Jan-Apr) Full Year Course

Dates Refund Final Grade
Until Jan 15 100% W
Jan 16- Jan 22 70% W
Jan 23- Jan 29 55% W
Jan 30- Feb 5 40% W
Feb 6- Feb 9 25% W
Feb 10- Feb 12 25% F
Feb 12- Apr 22 0% F

Note: Students withdrawing from the winter term of a full year course, will receive the final grade for both the fall and winter term.

Course Withdrawal Regulations

Additional withdrawal information can be found in the Academic Calendar- Academic Regulations, Section 16.

Course Withdrawals

  1. Non- attendance in a course does not constitute an official withdrawal. Students must drop courses online through Self Service Banner. 
  2. Students who officially withdraw after the last day to add or drop courses are eligible for a proportional adjustment of tuition over a four week period. Student fees, medical, dental and U-Pass are non-refundable after the last day to add and drop courses.
  3. Students are responsible for all tuition and related charges. The Course Withdrawal Schedule will apply to the date the student withdrew in Self Service Banner, regardless of when they stopped attending the course.
  4. Students who leave the University without officially withdrawing and who subsequently officially apply for and are granted a retro-active withdrawal by the University, will be charged a $50.00 administration processing fee in addition to the regular University fees assessed up to the official withdrawal date established by the Registrar. Student fees such as medical, dental, U-Pass, student association and journal fees are non-refundable for retroactive withdrawals.


  1. If a student lives in Residence and withdraws completely from the University, they must notify the Centre for Housing and Residence Life. Please view the Residence Life Handbook- Residence Agreement section for details about penalties and fees.

Scholarships & Student Loans

  1. Students who have a Scholarships or Student Loan should contact Financial Aid & Awards before withdrawing from any courses. Withdrawing from a course could affect renewal of the scholarship or Student Loan funding.

Credits and Refunds.

  1. For more information about credits on a students account, resulting from a course withdrawal please visit our Refunds webpage.

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