A student may drop a course(s) during the drop/add periods (first five days of classes) and no entry of the course(s) will appear on any permanent academic records. No tuition or fees will be assessed for course(s) dropped within that period.

Students may also withdraw from courses between the second and tenth week of the semester, except for summer sessions. All applicable registration fees must be paid for the course(s) and a “W” grade will reflect on the permanent academic record. Students who withdraw may not continue attending class. Withdrawal deadlines for summer sessions are listed in the Academic Calendar and are published in the USF System Schedule of Classes for Summer Terms. Appeals for withdrawals after the tenth week of the semester must be made to the Academic Regulations Committee representative in the Student Services office.

Undergraduate students are limited to a total of five course withdrawals while enrolled as a degree-seeking or non-degree seeking undergraduate student at USF System institutions. Course withdrawals are limited to three course drops for students with less than or equal to 60 semester credit hours, and two courses for students with more than 60 semester credit hours. Only in extenuating circumstances will approval be granted for more than five course drops. Appeals for additional withdrawals due to extenuating circumstances must be submitted to the Academic Regulations Committee in the college of the student’s academic major.