PCCC College Logo

2018-2019

Registration

Withdrawal from Courses

Students withdrawing from courses who are receiving financial aid should be aware that the withdrawal may affect their financial aid status.  See information regarding tuition refunds

 

To withdraw officially from a course, the following terms and conditions apply:

15-week term: First two weeks from the start of the semester

12-week term: The first eight days from the start of the semester

Summer and Winterim Sessions*: pro-rated based on length of term

Students may drop a course by submitting an Add/Drop form or by notifying the Registrar in writing of their intent to withdraw from the course. There is no academic penalty for withdrawing, and the drop is not recorded on the permanent academic record. Add/Drop forms must be signed by one of the following: the course instructor, the academic program chairperson, an academic advisor, or a counselor.

 

15-week term: Third through the end of the eighth week

12-week term: Ninth weekday to the end of the fifth week

Summer and Winterim Sessions*: pro-rated based on length of term

Students may drop a course by submitting an Add/Drop form to the Registrar’s Office.  A grade of "W" appears on the permanent academic record.  Students are responsible for obtaining the signatures from the following:  a course instructor and an academic advisor or counselor for each withdrawal.  Students who are experiencing any academic or personal difficulties should confer with a counselor.

 

15-week term: Ninth through the end of the twelfth week

12-week term: Sixth through the end of the eighth week

Summer and Winterim Sessions*: pro-rated based on length of term

Students may drop a course by submitting an Add/Drop form to the Registrar’s Office. A grade of “W” appears on the permanent academic record.  Students are responsible for obtaining the signatures of an academic advisor or counselors, the course instructor and the department chairperson for each withdrawal.

 

15-week term: After the twelfth week

12-week term: After the ninth week

Summer Sessions*: After the sixth week

Students are not permitted to withdraw from courses except under the most extraordinary circumstances and then only with the written approval of the Senior Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs or designee. Students should note that the official date of withdrawal is recorded as the date the Registrar’s Office receives the approved Add/Drop form. Specific course sections are sometimes paired for academic reasons. Class schedules will reflect any paired courses. These courses are linked for an entire semester. Any drop/withdrawal for any reason from one of the paired courses will result in a similar drop/withdrawal from its pair(s).

____________________

* For terms of different lengths, drop dates will be pro-rated.