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Dropping/Withdraw a Class

Dropping a course means a student wishes to drop an individual course but remains registered in other courses for the current semester. 

Withdrawing means a student wishes to drop ALL courses they are enrolled in for the semester.

Students who will not be attending for the semester and wish to drop ALL courses for the semester, MUST submit a drop/withdraw form to the Registrar's Office in order to officially withdraw from the university for the semester. 

 Drop/Withdraw deadlines for the Fall 2014 semester


Drop without a grade

(will not be recorded on academic transcript)

Last day drop/withdraw

(will be recorded on academic transcript; no refund of tuition/fees)

16 week (Aug 25-Dec 10)

Wednesday, Sept. 10

Friday, Nov. 14

1st 8 week (Aug 25-Oct 17)

Tuesday, Sept. 2

Thurs, Oct. 9

2nd 8 week (Oct 20- Dec 10)

Monday, Oct. 27

Friday, Nov. 21


Through Late Registration (August 27 for 16 week and 1st 8 week classes; October 20 for 2nd 8 week classes):  Students can drop individual courses through Web for Students.  Students will need their student ID (CWID) and PIN to access this system; use the options in the action pull-down list through Web for Students.

Students CANNOT DROP/WITHDRAW from ALL classes through Web for Students. Prior to the first class day of the semester, students may submit an email to the Registrar's Office if they wish to withdraw from all of their classes for the semester.  Once classes begin for the semester, students must submit drop/withdraw form by deadline above.

  • Please note: To drop ALL courses for the semester is considered a withdraw.  Depending on the date of the withdraw, students may be financially responsible for a portion or all of the charges on their account. Please visit the Business Service website to view the University's Refund Policy for dropping and withdrawing from classes.

 Things to Consider before Dropping:

STEP 1:  Complete the Form

Beginning with the census date (drop without a grade) as listed above, students will need to submit the drop/withdraw form in order to drop an individual course or withdraw from all courses for the semester.

Step 2: Get Approval

  • Obtain the instructor's signature for each course you wish to drop/withdraw.  The date of last attendance/participation must also be noted on the form where indicated.
  • If student's are utilizing services from the departments below, they will need to obtain a signature from that department before the withdraw form can be processed.  This is to ensure the student is aware of any academic or financial consequences due to their dropping or withdrawing from their classes for the current semester. 

Step 3:  Submit the form

There are several options for students to submit their completed, signed drop form:

  • In person:  University Center, Suite 260D
  • Fax:  (903) 223-3140
  • Email:
  • Mail: 7101 University Ave., Texarkana, TX  75503

Student Responsibility

It is the Student’s Responsibility to submit the completed form to the Registrar’s Office, via mail, fax, email or in person. Your request to drop/withdraw will be processed as of the date the request is received in the Registrar’s office.  Incomplete forms will not be accepted or processed by the Registrar's Office.  It is the responsibility of the student to ensure all required information is provided on the form, and is submitted to the Registrar's Office by the deadline.


Any student that has questions regarding this process should contact the Registrar's Office at or (903) 334-6601.