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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:

  • going to my.purchase.edu, then logging in with your Purchase user name and password to myHeliotrope, located under “Quick Links.” 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 credit tuition refund policy and schedule for further information. Dropped courses are not included on transcripts.

Last Day to Drop Credit Courses:

WINTER 2015: Tues., Jan. 6
SPRING 2015: Tues., Jan. 27


To Withdraw From a Credit Course

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

FALL 2014 Withdrawal Period: Aug. 30–Oct. 31
WINTER 2015 Withdrawal Period: Jan. 7–13
SPRING 2015 Withdrawal Period: Jan. 28–Mar. 24

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 credit tuition refund policy and 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.

Updated Dec. 9, 2014

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