|A.||Withdrawal from the University is voluntary severance by the student of
his or her connection with the University for a specified quarter.
|B.||Withdrawal from the University is official when a signed written notice of withdrawal
is received by the Registrar's Office.
|C.||University withdrawals received prior to the quarter will result in no entry on the
transcript for that quarter.
|D.||University withdrawals during the first 14 calendar days of the quarter will
result in the student's transcript showing only the date of withdrawal. No courses will
|E.||After the first 14 calendar days of the quarter, an official withdrawal will be
entered on the student's record with a grade of W for each course held at the time of
withdrawal and the date of the withdrawal.
|F.||The last day to withdraw from the University will be the last day of instruction in
each quarter. No withdrawals can be made once the final examination period has
|G.||A proportional withdrawal schedule will be printed in the Time Schedule for Summer Quarter a and b terms.
|H.||Withdrawals accomplished by any other method are not official, and result in the entry of the grade 0.0 in each course for which the student is registered in that quarter.|
S-B 103, March 1968 with Presidential approval; BR, December 7, 1972 [see also WAC 478-160-290]; S-B 124, May 19, 1975; S-B 150, April 9, 1990: both with Presidential approval.
If a student is conscripted into the Armed Forces, or is called to active military duty, he or she may take advantage of military withdrawal from the University under the conditions listed below. Students who voluntarily enlist are subject to the regular withdrawal procedures specified in Section 1 above.
|A.||A student who withdraws may receive credit for courses and refund
of fees, under the following schedule:
|1)||Withdrawal through the seventh week of the academic quarter:
No credit. Full refund.
|2)||Withdrawal after the seventh week of the academic quarter: University
withdrawal with full refund of fees, or credit with grades reported by instructors
as either credit (CR), no credit (NC), or numeric grades (1.7–4.0). Students
may elect to have passing numeric grades recorded as reported or to have them
recorded as a CR. NC grades will be recorded as withdrawals.
|B.||If a student is in his or her last quarter before obtaining a
degree from the University, he or she will be granted the degree PROVIDED: that at
the beginning of the quarter his or her cumulative grade-point average is high
enough for graduation; that his or her degree has been approved by his or her
department chair and dean; and that his or her grades for the completed portion of
the quarter are 1.7 or greater in each course necessary for graduation. The third
proviso may be waived if the withdrawal occurs so soon after the beginning of the
quarter that determination of a grade is impossible.
|C.||The student will be expected to attend classes and withdraw no more than
15 calendar days before his or her date to report for duty.
|D.||The privilege of military withdrawal will be granted only to students
whose induction or enlistment is for extended active duty, not for short-term National
guard or Reserve duty, or annual active-duty requirement.
|E.||The provisions of military withdrawal apply to students enrolled in
evening and extension classes as well as those in day school.
|F.||Should the foregoing provisions conflict with standards imposed upon a professional college or school by accrediting or licensing agencies, the dean or chair of the college or school shall approve the conditions of military withdrawal.|
AI, March 1966; AI, January 1991.
|A.||A drop from a course is voluntary severance by the student of his or her
connection with the course. To be official it must be made under the following
|1)||Courses may be dropped for any reason through the 14th calendar day
after the start of the quarter. In some cases, departmental approval will be required.
There will be no transcript entry for courses dropped by the 14th calendar day of
|2)||A student may drop a maximum of one course each academic year (defined as
September through August) after the 14th calendar day of the quarter. This drop
is available through the seventh week of the quarter. A grade of W followed
by a number indicating the week in which the drop occurred will be recorded for the
dropped course. Unused drops do not accumulate from year to year.
|3)||Hardship Withdrawal—After the 14th calendar day, a student
may petition the Registrar's Office in writing to drop a course. The Registrar will grant
such a petition if in his or her judgment the student is unable to complete the course in
question because of physical and/or mental debilitation or unusual and extenuating
circumstances, beyond the student's control, which have arisen after the 14th calendar day
of the quarter. Petitions must be filed with the Registrar's office promptly after the
occurrence of the event that gave rise to the need for dropping. Approved drops will be
entered on the transcript with a grade of HW.
|4)||A student may drop all courses through the last day of classes by withdrawing from the
University for that quarter.
|B.||Drops from a course not officially transacted with the Registrar's Office are not
official, and result in a grade of 0.0 (E) for the course.
|C.||Proportional drop schedules will be publicized in the Time Schedule for
Summer Quarter a and b terms.
|D.||Drops from a course accomplished by any other method are not official, and result in
the grade of 0.0 (E) for the course.
|E.||For DL courses that do not follow the quarter schedule, the drop deadline is the 14th day after the official start of the course. A DL course may be used for the once-yearly drop described in Subsection 3.A, but not within two weeks of the end of the maximum term for completion of the course, as specified at the time of registration. All other provisions of Subsections 3.A—3.D apply.|
S-B 124, May 1975; S-B 150, April 9, 1990; S-B 164, April 1997; S-B 167, November 26, 2001; S-B 173, April 6, 2007: all with Presidential approval.