Fall 2020 Drop/Add Dates

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16-Week Session

To Add or Modify a Course -- All Approvals are Required in System By Deadline

Date Authorizations Required
Aug. 24 - Aug. 28 Students may add courses via myPurdue Scheduling Assistant. (Course space availability required)
Aug. 29 - Sept. 18 Advisor and Instructor.  Students submit request via myPurdue Scheduling Assistant.
Sept. 4 Last day to audit a course. Student submit request to change grade option to Audit via myPurdue Scheduling Assistant after officially enrolled.
Sept. 19 - Oct. 26 Advisor, Instructor and Head of Department in which the course is listed. Student submit request via myPurdue Scheduling Assistant.
**Sept. 1 -- Prepayment and $200 late registration fee begins**

To Drop a Course -- All Approvals/Acknowledgements Required in System by Deadline

Date Approval/Acknowledgements Required
Aug. 24 - Sept. 4 No signatures. (Course not recorded on transcript.) Students may drop courses via myPurdue.
Sept. 5 - Sept. 18 Advisor approval. (Course recorded with a grade of "W".) Student submit request via myPurdue Scheduling Assistant.
Sept. 19 - Oct. 26 Advisor approval and 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 need the instructor's acknowledgement; grades will be "W". Student submit request via myPurdue Scheduling Assistant.

Refund Percentage of Fees and Tuition

Date Percent Refund Fees/Tuition
Before Sept. 1 100%
Sept. 1 - Sept. 7 80%
Sept. 8 - Sept. 22 60%
Sept. 23 - Oct. 6 40%
After Oct. 6 0%

8-Week Sessions

To Add or Modify a Course -- All Approvals are Required in System By Deadline

First 8 Weeks Second 8 Weeks Authorizations Required
Aug. 24 - Aug. 25 Oct. 16 - Oct. 19 Students may add courses via myPurdue Scheduling Assistant. (Course space availability required)
Aug. 26 - Sept. 4 Oct. 20 - Oct. 29 Advisor and Instructor.  Students submit request via myPurdue Scheduling Assistant.
Aug. 28 Oct. 22 Last day to audit a course. Student submit request to change grade option to Audit via myPurdue Scheduling Assistant after officially enrolled.
Sept. 5 - Sept. 22 Oct. 30 - Nov. 13 Advisor, Instructor and Head of Department in which the course is listed. Student submit request via myPurdue Scheduling Assistant.

To Drop a Course -- All Approvals/Acknowledgements Required in System by Deadline

First 8 Weeks Second 8 Weeks Approval/Acknowledgements Required
Aug. 24 - Aug. 28 Oct. 16 - Oct. 22 No signatures. (Course not recorded on transcript.) Student may drop courses via myPurdue.
Aug. 29 - Sept. 4 Oct. 23 - Oct. 29 Advisor approval. (Course recorded with a grade of "W".) Student submit request via myPurdue Scheduling Assistant.
Sept. 5 - Sept. 22 Oct. 30 - Nov. 13 Advisor approval and 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 need the instructor's acknowledgement; grades will be "W". Student submit request via myPurdue 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 - Aug. 30 Oct. 21 - Oct. 27 80%
Aug. 31 - Sept. 4 Oct. 28 - Nov. 3 60%
Sept. 5 - Sept. 11 Nov. 4 - Nov. 10 40%
After Sept. 11 After Nov. 10 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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