Withdrawal From Course Grade (Policy AA-3)

Students may withdraw from courses through the last day of the 14th week of a 15 week semester, the 11th week of a 12 week semester, or the 5th week of a 6 week semester. Students may not withdraw from coures during the last week of a semester, under any circumstances.

Procedure:

A “W” grade is recorded on the student’s permanent record if a course is withdrawn after the term begins, according to the length of the course below:

Length of Course

 

15-week course Before the end of the 8th week of the course
12-week course Before the end of the 7th week of the course
6-week course Before the end of the 3rd week of the course

A student will receive a “WP” (withdraw passing) or a “WF” (withdraw failing) grade when a course is withdrawn after the week indicated below:

Length of Course

 

15-week course After the 8th week of the course
12-week course After the 7th week of the course
6-week course After the 3rd week of the course

It is the student’s responsibility to:

  1. Initiate change using the Change of Registration form, and
  2. Complete and submit the necessary Change of Registration form to the appropriate student advisor, who will submit the form to the Registrar’s Office.

Clarkson College will not be responsible for completed forms which are given to faculty or other staff for submission.