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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 credit tuition refund policy and schedule for further information. Dropped courses are not included on transcripts.

Last Day to Drop Credit Courses:

FALL 2015: Fri., Sept. 4

SUMMER 2015:

SPRING 2015: Due to the severe winter storm, the add/drop period was extended through Friday, Jan. 30. Students could continue to use myHeliotrope through 11:59 p.m. on Jan. 30.


To Withdraw From a Credit Course

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Acrobat ReaderSubmit a withdrawal form (PDF):
– Scan and email it to registrar@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 2015 Withdrawal Period: Sept. 5–Nov. 3

SUMMER 2015 Withdrawal Periods:

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 March 16, 2015

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