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Registration

How to Register

  1. Review course listings on the Term Master Schedule within any of the following colleges:
    • College of Arts & Sciences
    • LeBow College of Business
    • Close School of Entrepreneurship
  2. Select three (3) potential courses that meet the following criteria:
    • No prerequisites
    • No restrictions
    • No online courses (must be face-to-face or hybrid)
    • No co-requisites (see General Policies for more information)
    • Introductory level (100- or 200-level)
    • Space available
  3. Submit three (3) course choices via the Request a Course form on the High School Scholars website by the course choice submission deadline:
    • August 15: Deadline to submit for the Fall Term
    • November 15: Deadline to submit for the Winter Term
    • February 15: Deadline to submit for the Spring Term
    • May 15: Deadline to submit for the Summer Term

    Students who fail to submit course choices by the deadline will not be permitted to enroll that term.

  4. High School Scholars will receive information about their enrollment within two weeks after the course choice submission deadline. Enrollment information will be sent via email to the address provided on the Request a Course form.
  5. PLEASE NOTE: High School Scholars should NEVER register themselves for courses via DrexelOne. Students who register themselves for Drexel courses will be removed from their course and not permitted to re-enroll that term.

    General Policies

    • The High School Scholars Program is unable to guarantee enrollment in any course. The High School Scholars Program is not a dual enrollment program as such, students should not use Drexel courses to fulfill requirements for high school graduation.
    • High School Seniors may not register for courses the summer following their graduation from high school, unless they are attending Drexel University as a freshman in the Fall.
    • Courses with co-requisites (e.g. labs, recitation/discussion, etc.) are only open to seniors on a case-by-case application basis. For more information, please contact the High School Scholars staff.
    • Students must be in good academic standing to be eligible to enroll.
    • Students are expected to abide by all Drexel University policies, student code of conduct, and course registration guidelines and procedures unless otherwise noted below
    • All course enrollment will be finalized one month before the first day of the term. After this point, students may only drop their course. No student will be allowed to enroll in a new course after this point. Please see the Dates & Deadlines page for the enrollment finalization deadlines.

    Approved Course Offerings

    Colleges

    High School Scholars may only choose courses from the following colleges:

    • College of Arts and Sciences
    • LeBow College of Business
    • Close School of Entrepreneurship

    Course Levels

    • High School Scholars may only choose introductory classes. The course level is generally indicated by a course number in the 100s or 200s
    • High School Scholars will not be enrolled into a secondary level course without first completing the course prerequisites at Drexel University. High school, AP, or other non-Drexel college credit cannot serve as a course prerequisite.

    Course Restrictions

    • Courses must have no prerequisites or specific restrictions
    • Courses may not have co-requisites (e.g. labs, recitation/discussion, etc)
    • No online courses
    • No Saturday courses

    Academic Standing

    • High School Scholars are expected to earn a grade of "B" or higher in each Drexel course to remain in good standing
    • If a High School Scholar earns a "B-" or "C+" in a course, he or she is not permitted to register for the following term and must wait one (1) full term before registering for another class.
    • If a High School Scholar earns a "C" grade or lower in a course or withdraws from the course, resulting in a "W," the student must wait two (2) full terms before he or she is eligible to register for another course at Drexel.
    • A High School Scholar who earns two grades of a "C" or lower, withdraws from two courses, OR has any combination of two low grades or withdrawals will be dismissed from the program.
    • A High School Scholar who earns an "F" in a course will be dismissed from the program.

    Dropping or Withdrawing from a Course

    • The University-wide Drop/Withdraw policies can be found here.
    • Drops must be completed by the end of Week one (1). High School Scholars who wish to drop their course must notify the High School Scholars via email by 5PM
    • Withdraws must be completed before Week seven (7) and will result in a permanent "W" on the High School Scholar's official transcript.
      • Students wishing to withdraw from a course must notify the High School Scholars Program. Then, students must pick up a withdraw form from the High School Scholars Program (3035 MacAlister Hall), obtain the instructor's signature, sign the form, and return the form (3035 MacAlister Hall) to the High School Scholars Program no later than 12:00 noon on the Wednesday of Week seven (7). The University-wide Drop/Withdraw form can be found here and policies can be found here.
    • Students withdrawing from a course will need to wait two (2) full terms before registering for another course through the High School Scholars program.

    Missed Classes/Absences

    • High School Scholars must abide by the rules set forth by their professors regarding missed classes and absences as outlined in the syllabus or discussed in class.
    • High School Scholars are responsible for contacting their class professors to obtain missed information or assignments (prior to the missed class, if possible.

    If you have any questions about course registration, please see our FAQs.