Office of the Registrar
CANCEL/ADD DATES
SPRING TERM 2012
IMPORTANT NOTE: all courses should be added on or before January 30 for Financial Aid Eligibility--including second half semester classes, directed studies, internships, etc. Most cancel/add deadlines extend thru Sunday for web registration activity and are subject to system availability.
 
SPRING SEMESTER 2012
  January 17 to May 04
 

Week of Class

Requirement to Cancel Classes

Requirement to Add Classes

Change Grade Basis

[For example, changing from A/F grading to S/N]

Week 1:
Jan 17-Jan 23
No approval required No approval required Allowed
Week 2:
Jan 24-Jan 30
No approval required Instructor approval Allowed
Weeks 3rd-9th:
Jan 31-Mar 26*
No approval required; W begins posting on transcript Instructor and Scholastic Committee* Not Allowed
Weeks 10-15 (last day of class):
Mar 27-May 04*
Scholastic Committee* (W still posts on transcript) Instructor and Scholastic Committee* Not Allowed
Finals week or after: No classes may be canceled No classes may be added Not allowed
 
1st 7.5 WEEK SESSION, SPRING 2012
  January 17 - March 09
Week of Class Required to Cancel Required to Add Change Grade Basis
Week 1:
Jan 17-Jan 23
No approval required No approval required Allowed
Week 2:
Jan 24-Jan 30
No approval required Instructor approval Allowed
Weeks 3 & 4:
Jan 31-Feb 13*
No approval required. W begins posting on transcript Instructor and Scholastic Committee* Not Allowed
Weeks 5 - 7.5:
Feb 14-Mar 09*
Scholastic Committee approval* Instructor and Scholastic Committee* Not Allowed
After week 7.5 No classes may be canceled No classes may be added Not allowed

 
2nd 7.5 WEEK SESSION, SPRING 2012
March 19 - May 04

Week of Class Required to Cancel Required to Add Change Grade Basis
Week 1:
Mar 19-Mar 23
No approval required No approval required Allowed
Week 2:
Mar 26-Mar 30
No approval required Instructor approval Allowed
Weeks 3 & 4:
Apr 02-Apr 13*
No Approval Required. W begins posting on transcript Instructor and Scholastic Committee* Not Allowed
Weeks 5 - 7.5:
Apr 16-May 04*
Scholastic Committee approval* Instructor and Scholastic Committee* Not Allowed
After week 7.5 No classes may be canceled No classes may be added Not Allowed
 
* Scholastic Committee approval begins in the Office of the Registrar, 212 Behmler Hall

In accordance with the University of Minnesota Grading and Transcript Policy, approval to withdraw after the deadline is only allowed for extenuating circumstances. Supporting documentation must be present.

"one time drop" - a request to cancel a class, ONE CLASS ONLY, after the deadline without approval may be used only once during a student's enrollment at the University of Minnesota as an undergraduate student and must be requested on or before the last day of instruction. This Form must be submitted, preferrably in person. The registration symbol 'W' is used to represent this cancelled class on the transcript.



Last Modified Wednesday, February 22, 2012

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