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To Drop or Withdraw From a Course

To Drop a Course

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

  • logging in to my.purchase.edu with your Purchase user name and password, then go to MyHeliotrope, located in the top left corner on the page. Click on the “Student” box and go to “Registration,” then to “Add or Drop Classes.” Refer to the Visiting Student Registration Instructions as needed.
  • Get Adobe 
Acrobat Readeror submitting an add/drop form (PDF):
    – Scan and email it to reg@purchase.edu
    – Fax it to (914) 251-6373
    – Deliver in person to: Office of the Registrar

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

Last Day to Drop Courses:

SUMMER 2014:

  • Session I: Tues., May 20
  • Session II: Wed., June 11
  • Session III: Tues., June 10
  • Session IV: Tues., July 8

FALL 2014: Fri., Aug. 29


To Withdraw From a Course

UNDERGRADUATE CREDIT COURSES:

Get Adobe 
Acrobat ReaderSubmit a withdrawal form (PDF):
– Scan and email it to reg@purchase.edu
– 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

SUMMER 2014 Withdrawal Periods:

  • Session I: May 21–30
  • Session II: June 12–July 9
  • Session III: June 11–23 (for courses ending June 27) and
    June 11–26 (for course ending July 3)
  • Session IV: July 9–18 (for courses ending July 25) and
    July 9–25 (for courses ending on Aug. 1)

FALL 2014 Withdrawal Period: Aug. 30–Oct. 31

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 tuition refund policy and credit tuition refund schedule 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.

NONCREDIT COURSES:

You must formally withdraw, using the add/drop form. Please refer to the tuition refund policy and noncredit tuition refund schedule for further information.

SUMMER 2014 Youth and Precollege Programs have separate procedures, described on the program sites:

Summer Youth Programs
Summer Precollege Programs

Updated June 10, 2014

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