Student Affairs Office

(920) 424-4000

800 Algoma Blvd.
Dempsey Hall 148

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Withdrawal & Cancellation Process

A withdrawal refers to a request to drop all courses after the term has started. A cancellation refers to a request to drop all courses before the term has started.

If you want to request a withdrawal from your courses for the current term, please consult the Add/Drop Calendar to determine which form to complete. See the links below for more information.

If you are requesting to cancel enrollment for a future term, please complete the Withdrawal Form.

Before the deadline to drop/withdraw without late drop request

If the student is requesting a withdrawal before the Last Day to Drop/Withdraw Without Late Drop Request, the student should complete the online Withdrawal Form, which is processed by the Retention & Intervention Specialist in the Division of Student Affairs.

After submitting the online form, students will be emailed information about the next step in the process. Any questions about this process should be directed to Annie Duchek, Retention and Intervention Specialist at ducheka@uwosh.edu or (920) 424-2403.

After the deadline to drop/withdraw without late drop request

If the student is requesting a withdrawal after the Last Day to Drop/Withdraw Without Late Drop Request, the student should complete the Late Withdrawal form, which is processed by the Dean of Students Office. Students must have extenuating circumstance to warrant a Late Withdrawal, including but not limited to, a medical emergency, family emergency, mental health emergency resulting in counseling or other professional help before the appeal, or a severe personal circumstance that impacted the student’s ability to be academically successful. Late Withdrawal applications must be accompanied by supporting documentation to substantiate the request.

Refunds for Drops/Withdrawals

The drop/withdrawal deadlines are different than the refund schedule. Please consult the Student Financial Services website for specific refund deadlines.

 

Withdrawal & Related Definitions

Withdrawal: occurs when a student decides to drop all courses in a term after the first day of that term.

Cancellation: occurs when a student decides to drop all courses in a term before the first day of the term.

Drop: occurs when a student removes themselves from one or more courses but remains enrolled in one or more courses. Students can drop courses themselves through TitanWeb before the session’s drop deadline. Learn how to drop a course here.