Information given in this section reflects minimum campus standards for
graduate students' changes of enrollment. Because each academic unit has the
prerogative to set more stringent rules, students should consult the principal
graduate adviser or graduate officer in their major area of study for unit or
discipline-specific rules. All changes in enrollment by graduate students must
be initiated in the office of the principal graduate adviser (Arts and
Sciences) or graduate officer of the respective unit and completed in the
Students who want to enroll in an additional course may do so during the
first week of the term provided they have the approval of the faculty adviser.
Course additions or late enrollments after the first week of the term generally are not allowed.
Graduate students may withdraw from a course at any time prior to the
first day of the final examination period, provided the permission of the
faculty adviser has been obtained and notification to the instructor has been
made. However, after the mid-term, students will be academically assessed. If
failing at the time of withdrawal, students will be graded "WF" (withdrawn
failing). [Note: Individual academic units may have earlier deadlines for
Change from Audit to Credit
Graduate students may change status in a course from audit to credit
during the first week of the term, provided they have the approval of the
faculty adviser and have notified the course instructor.
Change from Credit to Audit
Graduate students may change status in a course from credit to audit any
time prior to the final examination period, provided they have the consent of
the course instructor and the approval of the faculty adviser.
[Note: Individual academic units may have earlier deadlines
and may have program-specific restrictions on retaking audited
courses for credit.]
Withdrawal for Financial Delinquency
If students fail to fulfill financial obligations with the University
after adequate notice, withdrawal from all courses during that term will