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To Drop or Withdraw From a Credit Course

To Drop a Credit Course

You may drop credit courses without academic penalty or late fees during the dates listed below by:

Please refer to the refund policy for further information. Dropped courses are not included on transcripts.

Last Day to Drop Credit Courses:

WINTER 2016: Wed., Dec. 30, 2015

SPRING 2016: Tues., Jan. 26, 2016

To Withdraw From a Credit Course

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Acrobat ReaderSubmit a withdrawal form (PDF):
– Scan and email it to
– Fax it to (914) 251-6373
– Mail or deliver in person to:

Office of the Registrar
Purchase College, State University of New York
735 Anderson Hill Road
Purchase, NY 10577

FALL 2015 Withdrawal Period: Sept. 5–Nov. 3

WINTER 2016 Withdrawal Period: Dec. 31, 2015–Jan. 8, 2016

SPRING 2016 Withdrawal Period: Jan. 27–Mar. 29

Withdrawal Policy
To withdraw from credit courses without academic penalty after the add/drop period, you must formally apply for a withdrawal by submitting a withdrawal form during the dates listed above. Please refer to the refund policy for further information.

A grade of W (withdrawal) will be entered on your transcript. Students who stop attending credit courses without formally withdrawing by the published deadline will receive a grade of WF, which equals an F when computing grade point averages.

If you have questions about the withdrawal policy, please contact the Office of Enrollment Services, (914) 251-7000, or the School of Liberal Studies & Continuing Education, (914) 251-6500.

Updated Oct. 1, 2015

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