Purdue Polytechnic Drop/Add Dates Fall 2021

For Indianapolis and Vincennes

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To Add or Modify a Course

 Dates Authorizations Required
August 16 - August 22 Students may add courses with their Student Services Coordinator.
August 23 - September 13 Advisor and instructor. Take completed Form 23 to the Student Services Coordinator.
August 27 Last day to audit a course; an Audit Form is required.
September 14 - October 19 Advisor, Instructor and Head of Department in which the course is listed. Take completed form to the Student Services Coordinator.

To Drop a Course

Dates Authorizations/Acknowledgements Required
August 16 - August 27 Students may drop courses with their Student Services Coordinator. (Course not recorded on transcript.)
August 28 - September 13 Advisor approval. (Course recorded with a grade of "W.") Take completed Form 23 to the Student Services Coordinator.
September 14 - October 19 Advisor approval and Instructor shall indicate whether passing or failing at time of withdraw. Grades of "W," "WF," or "WN" will be recorded. Students with a classification of 1 or 2 do not need the instructor's acknowledgement; grades will be "W." Take completed Form 23 to the Student Services Coordinator.

Refund Percentage of Fees and Tuition for Full Withdrawals

Date* Refund Amount
Before August 23 100%
August 23 - August 29 75%
August 30 - September 5 50%
September 6 - September 12 25%
After September 12 0%

*These refund dates are not final and are subject to change.

  • Information on refunds or withdrawing 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 click on 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.).  For assistance, please contact Customer Service at 494-6165.

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