For rules on course drops, select your student category:


Undergraduate Students should refer to the University Catalog for additional details.

During Fall and Spring terms, students have through the 5th day of the term to add classes online and through the 8th week of the term (or equivalent for summer terms) to drop classes online. After these time periods they should consult with an academic advisor.

Please review the following chart for information on Course Schedule Changes:

Dropping Classes

Process

Signatures Required

Grade Recorded

Before the first day of classes for term

Drop online through the ConnectCarolina Student Center

None, student processes transaction

None

First day of classes
through Week 2

Drop online through the ConnectCarolina StudentCenter

None, student processes transaction*

None

Weeks 3-8

Drop online through the ConnectCarolina StudentCenter

None, student processes transaction*

WC (withdrawal by choice)**

Weeks 9+

Petition to drop class(es) through Academic Dean’s Office***

If appeal is granted, Dean’s Signature required (or Dean’s Designee)

W (withdrawn) ****


* Note refund policies

**  For external purposes (transcript), the WC grade is equivalent to the W grade.  Please note that students are limited to 16 total credits with a grade of WC during their undergraduate career. When a WC grade is recorded, the class will show as dropped on the student’s class schedule, but the W grade will be reflected on their Course History and listed on transcripts (internal and official).

*** Students must continue to attend classes and complete all assignments until informed of committee’s decision.

**** When a W grade is recorded, the class will show as dropped on the student’s class schedule, but the W grade will be reflected on their Course History and listed on transcripts (internal and official).


If students have questions about dropping classes once the term starts or about which set of drop rules applies to them, it is recommended that they consult with their Academic Advisor of Academic Dean’s Office.

Students should refer to the University Catalog for information regarding Summer enrollment.

Undergraduate Students should refer to the University Catalog for additional details.
During Fall and Spring terms, students have through the 5th day of the term to add classes online and through the 8th week of the term (or equivalent for summer terms) to drop classes online. After these time periods they should consult with an academic advisor.

Please review the following chart for information on Course Schedule Changes:

Dropping Classes

Process

Signatures Required

Grade Recorded

Before the first day of classes for term

Drop online through the ConnectCarolina Student Center

None, student processes transaction

None

First day of classes through Week 2

Drop online through the ConnectCarolina Student Center

None, student processes transaction *

None

Weeks 3-8

Drop online through the ConnectCarolina Student Center

None, student processes transaction *

WC (withdrawal by choice) **

Weeks 9+

Petition to drop class(es) through Academic Dean’s Office***

If appeal is granted, Dean’s Signature required (or Dean’s Designee)

W (withdrawn)****


* Note refund policies.

** For external purposes (transcript), the WC grade is equivalent to the W grade.  Please note that students are limited to 16 total credits with a grade of WC during their undergraduate career. When a WC grade is recorded, the class will show as dropped on the student’s class schedule, but the W grade will be reflected on their Course History and listed on transcripts (internal and official).

***  Students must continue to attend classes and complete all assignments until informed of committee’s decision.

****  When a W grade is recorded, the class will show as dropped on the student’s class schedule, but the W grade will be reflected on their Course History and listed on transcripts (internal and official).


If students have questions about dropping classes once the term starts, it is recommended that they consult with their Academic Advisor or Academic Dean’s Office.

Students should refer to the Undergraduate Bulletin for information regarding Summer enrollment.

Undergraduate Students should refer to the University Catalog for additional details.

During Fall and Spring terms, students have through the 5th day of the term to add classes online and through the 2nd week of the term to drop classes online. After these time periods they should consult with an academic advisor.

Please review the following chart for information on Course Schedule Changes:

Dropping Classes

Process

Signatures Required

Grade Recorded

Before the first day of classes for term

Drop online through the ConnectCarolina Student Center

None, student processes transaction 

None

First day of classes through Week 2

Drop online through the ConnectCarolina Student Center

None, student processes transaction *

None

Weeks 3-8

Registration Drop/Add Form from Academic Advisor, School or Concerned Department

Dean’s Signature (or Dean’s Designee)

None

Weeks 9+

Petition to drop class(es) through Academic Dean’s Office**

If appeal is granted, Dean’s Signature required (or Dean’s Designee)

W (withdrawn) ***


* Note refund policies

** Students must continue to attend classes and complete all assignments until informed of committee’s decision

*** When a W grade is recorded, students will still see the class listed on their class schedule, but will see the W grade on their Course History and listed on their transcripts (internal and official).

*** When a W grade is recorded, students will still see the class listed on their class schedule, but will see the W grade on their Course History and listed on their transcripts (internal and official).


If students have questions about dropping classes once the term starts or about which set of drop rules applies to them, it is recommended that they consult with their Academic Advisor of Academic Dean’s Office.

Students should refer to the University Catalog for information regarding Summer enrollment.

Undergraduate Students should refer to the University Catalog for additional details.

During Fall and Spring terms, students have through the 5th day of the term to add classes online and through the 2nd week of the term to drop classes online. After these time periods they should consult with an academic advisor.

See the University Registrar’s Calendar for the Last Day for Graduate Students to drop courses. Course drops requested After the Last Day for Graduate Students to drop courses require approval of The Graduate School.

Please review the following chart for information on Course Schedule Changes:

Dropping Classes Process Signatures Required Grade Recorded
Before the first day of classes for term Drop online through the ConnectCarolina Student Center None, student processes transaction None
First day of classes
through Week 2
Drop online through the ConnectCarolina StudentCenter None, student processes transaction* None
Weeks 3-8 Registration Drop/Add Form from Academic Advisor, School or Concerned Department Dean’s Signature (or Dean’s Designee) None
Weeks 9+ Petition to drop class(es) through Academic Dean’s Office** If appeal is granted, Dean’s Signature required (or Dean’s Designee) W (withdrawn) ***

* Note refund policies

** Students must continue to attend classes and complete all assignments until informed of committee’s decision.

*** When a W grade is recorded, the class will show as dropped on the student’s class schedule, but the W grade will be reflected on their Course History and listed on transcripts (internal and official).


If students have questions about dropping classes once the term starts or about which set of drop rules applies to them, it is recommended that they consult with their Academic Advisor of Academic Dean’s Office.

Students should refer to the University catalog for information regarding Summer enrollment.

Graduate students may drop courses using the registration system during their online access period; however, they are responsible for insuring that any registration schedule changes do not result in dropping below full-time enrollment *

*If admitted through the Friday Center, please find policies at http://fridaycenter.unc.edu

Please refer to the Summer School’s website for information on adding and dropping courses.  The Summer School will be happy to assist you with additional questions.