Purdue Polytechnic Drop/Add Dates Fall 2021

For Anderson, Columbus, Kokomo, Lafayette, New Albany, Richmond, and South Bend

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To Add or Modify a Course

 Dates Authorizations Required
August 23 - August 27 Students may add courses with their Student Services Coordinator.
August 28 - September 20 Advisor and instructor. Take completed Form 23 to the Student Services Coordinator.
September 3 Last day to audit a course; an Audit Form is required.
September 21 - October 26 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 23 - September 3 Students may drop courses with their Student Services Coordinator. (Course not recorded on transcript.)
September 4 - September 20 Advisor approval. (Course recorded with a grade of "W.") Take completed Form 23 to the Student Services Coordinator.
September 21 - October 26 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 31 100%
August 31 - September 6 80%
September 7 - September 20 60%
September 20 - October 4 40%
After October 4 0%
  • 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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