Spring 2021 Drop/Add Dates

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16 Week Session

Signatures Required - Add or Modify a Course

Date Signatures Required
Jan. 19 - Jan. 25 Students may add courses via myPurdue Scheduling Assistant. (Course space availability required)
Jan. 26 - Feb. 12 Advisor and Instructor.  Submit using Scheduling Assistant.
Feb. 1 Last day to audit a course. Submit request using Scheduling Assistant after officially registered.
Feb. 13 - Mar. 22 Advisor, Instructor and Head of Department in which the course is listed. Submit using Scheduling Assistant.
**Jan. 27 -- Prepayment and $200 late registration fee begins**

Signatures Required – Drop a Course

Date Signatures Required
Jan. 19 - Feb. 1 No signatures. (Course not recorded.) Student may drop course via myPurdue Scheduling Assistant.
Feb. 2 - Feb. 12 Advisor. (Course recorded with a grade of "W".) Submit using Scheduling Assisant.
Feb. 13 - Mar. 22 Advisor and 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 need the instructor action; grades will be “W”.  Submit using Scheduling Assistant.

Refund Percentage of Fees and Tuition

Date Percent Refund Fees/Tuition
Before Jan. 27 100%
Jan. 27 - Feb. 2 80%
Feb. 3 - Feb. 15 60%
Feb. 16 - Mar. 1 40%
After Mar. 1 0%

8 Week Sessions

Signatures Required - Add or Modify a Course

First 8 Weeks Second 8 Weeks Signatures Required
Jan. 19 - Jan. 20 Mar. 15 - Mar. 17 Students may add via myPurdue scheduling Assistant. (Course space availability required)
Jan. 21 - Feb. 1 Mar. 18 - Mar. 29 Advisor and Instructor.  Submit using Scheduling Assistant.
Jan. 25 Mar. 22 Last day to audit a course. Submit request using Scheduling Assistant after officially registered.
Feb. 2 - Feb. 16 Mar. 30 - Apr. 13

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

Signatures Required – Drop a Course

First 8 Weeks Second 8 Weeks Signatures Required
Jan 19 - Jan. 25 Mar. 15 - Mar. 22 No signatures. (Course not recorded.) Student may drop course via myPurdue Scheduling Assistant.
Jan. 26 - Feb. 1 Mar. 23 - Mar. 29 Advisor. (Course recorded with a grade of "W".) Submit using Scheduling Assistant.
Feb 2 - Feb. 16 Mar. 30 - Apr. 13 Advisor and 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 need the instructor action; grades will be “W”.  Submit using Scheduling Assistant.

Refund Schedule for Cancellation of Assignment to Courses

First 8 Weeks Second 8 Weeks Percent Refund Fees/Tuition
Before Jan. 27 Before Mar. 15 100%
n/a Mar. 15 - Mar. 22 80%
Jan. 27 - Feb. 1 Mar. 23 - Mar. 29 60%
Feb. 2 - Feb. 8 Mar. 30 - Apr. 5 40%
After Feb. 8 After Apr. 5 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 have their own deadlines (2-week courses, etc.). 

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