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Withdrawing from a Class

Deadlines approaching…
February 3, 2014: last day to withdraw from a class without a "W" grade(erase)
March 20, 2014: last day to withdraw from a class with a "W" grade

IMPORTANT: If you are not attending a class that you registered for, you have to officially drop that class. Just because you do not attend, you are not automatically "dis-enrolled."

Withdrawing from a Class
Dropping a Class = Withdrawal from a Course

If you decide to drop a class, you have to officially withdraw through your MyUH account. If it’s your last class, or you’re dropping all your classes, you can’t withdraw online–you have to stop by Admissions & Records, AD 220.

If you don’t attend class and don’t “officially” withdraw from the class, you may receive an “F” for that class.

WHEN you drop a class matters…

There are three slots of time to think about:

Erase Period
The first three weeks of the semester (or its equivalent as determined for shorter courses) is called the “erase period.” If you officially withdraw from a course during this period, the class is ERASED…no grade or record of the course will show on your academic record. Last day of Erase Period is February 3, 2014 for Spring 2014 for semester long courses.

After Erase Period and Before Withdrawal Deadline
If you drop a class after the erase period but before the withdrawal deadline will receive a “W” grade for those courses. The withdrawal deadline is the end of the tenth week of classes for semester-long courses (and an equivalent period for shorter courses). For semester-long courses, the deadline is March 20, 2014 for Spring 2014 for semester long courses.

After Withdrawal Deadline
If you do not complete a course and/or you don’t officially withdraw from that course, you’ll receive an “F” grade which will affect you GPA, which CAN THEN affect your financial aid and academic standing!

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