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Course Add/Drop

  • Revision Approval Date: 3/10/16 
  • Revision Effective Date: 09/6/16
  • Issuing Authority: Provost
  • Issuing Office: Office of the Provost


Adjusting course registration (adding or dropping courses) within a defined period extending beyond the start of classes provides students flexibility in their plan of study with minimal impact to course performance.


The course registration adjustment period for adding or dropping courses begins with the opening of a student’s time ticket assignment for course registration through Sunday at midnight of the week denoted in the following chart:

Term System Close of Registration Adjustment Period
Quarter End of Week 1 (Sunday, 11:59 p.m. via the web)
Semester End of Week 2 (Sunday, 11:59 p.m. via the web)
Accelerated Quarter End of Week 1 (Sunday, 11:59 p.m. via the web)


Students in undergraduate and graduate programs except JD and MD programs.