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Add, Drop, Swap

How do I add a class?

First, talk to an advisor to ensure that the class works with your degree plan and will not conflict with other classes in your schedule. Check the academic calendar to see if you can add a class online or must obtain written permission to join a class.

I need to drop a class. What do I do?

First, talk to your advisor about why you need to drop and to make sure that it will not negatively affect your degree progress, GPA, or financial aid. Next, check the academic calendar to see if you can still drop a class online or must obtain written permission to drop or join a new class.  It is better to use the swap feature than to drop and add.  See the information below about the swap feature. Last day to withdraw from a course in the Spring 2017 semester is April 17th.

What if I drop below 12 credit hours?

Dropping below 12 hours means that you are no longer a full time student. This can have serious consequences for housing, scholarships, sports, and insurance coverage, among other things. Please talk to an advisor or appropriate department before dropping below 12 credit hours 

I need to drop one class and get into another. How do I do that?

When you're switching from one class into another, do not drop a class and then add another. Instead, switch classes using the "Swap" function in Enroll and Pay. This ensures that you are not blocked out of classes by keeping you in your original class as it switches you into a new one.

What if the course I want to add is closed?

Talk with your advisor about this situation.  There may be another course you could substitute, you might be able to wait until spring semester to take the course, or there may be a strategy for adding the class in August when you arrive for classes.

Make an appointment if you have more questions about enrolling or dropping classes!

Ready to add, drop, or swap a class? Click here for a tutorial on how to use Enroll and Pay.

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