Fall 2021 Drop and Add Dates

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16-Week Session

To Add or Modify or Change Grade Mode for a Course

Date Authorizations Required
Aug. 23 - Aug. 29 Students may add courses via Scheduling Assistant. (Course space availability required)
Aug. 30 - Sept. 20 Advisor and Instructor.  Submit via the Scheduling Assistant.
Sept. 3 Last day to audit a course; submit change of grade mode to audit after officially enrolled.
Sept. 21 - Oct. 26 Advisor, Instructor and Head of Department in which the course is listed. Submit via the Scheduling Assistant.
**August 31 -- Prepayment and $200 late registration fee begins**

To Drop a Course

Date Authorizations Required
Aug. 23 - Sept. 6 No authorizations required. (Course not recorded.) Students may drop courses via Scheduling Assistant.
Sept. 7 - Sept. 20 Advisor. (Course recorded with a grade of "W".) Submit request via Scheduling Assistant.
Sept. 21 - Oct. 26 Advisor. Instructor (Instructor shall indicate whether passing or failing.) Grades of "W", "WF", or "WN" will be recorded. Students with a semester classification of 1 or 2 do not require response from instructor; grades will be "W". Submit via Scheduling Assistant.

Refund Percentage of Fees and Tuition

Date Percent Refund Fees/Tuition
Before Sept. 1 100%
Sept. 1 - Sept. 7 80%
Sept. 9 - Sept. 22 60%
Sept. 23 - Oct. 6 40%
After Oct. 6 0%

8-Week Sessions

To Add or Modify or Change Grade Mode for a Course

First 8 Weeks Second 8 Weeks Authorizations Required
Aug. 23 - Aug. 24 Oct. 20 - Oct. 22 Students may add via Scheduling Assistant. (Course space availability required)
Aug. 25 - Sept. 3 Oct. 25 - Nov. 2 Advisor and Instructor.  Submit request via Scheduling Assistant.
Aug. 27 Oct. 26 Advisor. (Course recorded with a grade of "W".) Submit request via Scheduling Assistant.
Sept. 7 - Sept. 22 Nov. 3 - Nov. 19

Advisor, Instructor, and Head of Department in which the course is listed. Submit via the Scheduling Assistant.

To Drop a Course

First 8 Weeks Second 8 Weeks Authorizations Required
Aug. 23 - Aug. 27 Oct. 20 - Oct. 26 No authorizations required. (Course not recorded.) Student may drop courses via Scheduling Assistant.
Aug. 30 - Sept. 3 Oct. 27 - Nov. 2 Advisor. (Course recorded with a grade of "W".) Submit request via Scheduling Assistant.
Sept. 7 - Sept. 22 Nov. 3 - Nov. 19 Advisor. Instructor (Instructor shall indicate whether passing or failing.) Grades of "W", "WF", or "WN" will be recorded. Students with a semester classification of 1 or 2 do not require response from instructor; grades will be "W". Submit via Scheduling Assistant.

Refund Schedule for Cancellation of Assignment to Courses

First 8 Weeks Second 8 Weeks Percent Refund Fees/Tuition
Before Aug. 24 Before Oct. 21 100%
Aug. 24 - Sept. 1 Oct. 21 - Oct. 28 80%
Sept. 2 - Sept. 7 Oct. 29 - Nov. 4 60%
Sept. 8 - Sept. 14 Nov. 5 - Nov. 11 40%
After Sept. 14 After Nov.11 0%

Information on refunds from the University may be found at the following Web site: https://www.purdue.edu/bursar/tuition/refund-withdrawals/policies.php.

Students withdrawing from ALL course assignments after classes have begun should go to myPurdue, Academic tab, and look for Withdraw Information.

The revision/refund dates on this calendar apply to courses that exactly fit the time frames listed. Courses offered outside of these time frames (2-week courses, etc.) have their own deadlines. For assistance, please contact Customer Service at (765) 494-6165.

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