Partial Withdrawal Information

Partial Withdrawal Information

Emory College of Arts and Sciences allow students to withdraw from courses without academic penalty before the end of the sixth week of the relevant semester. (Note that new Emory College students (first year students, Oxford continuees, or transfer students) may use the later Extended Partial Withdrawal deadline during one of their first two semesters). Outlined below is the process by which a student can withdraw from a course under the provisions of the Withdrawal policy.

  1. Read the Partial Course Withdrawal Policy in the Emory College Catalog to determine eligibility - http://catalog.college.emory.edu/academic/policies-regulations/withdrawal.htmlStudents are required to remain enrolled in at least 12 credit hours after withdrawal. If withdrawing from a course would place you under 12 credit hours you are not eligible to use a partial withdrawal.
  2. Confirm the relevant withdrawal deadline on the College Academic Calendar
  3. Download the Partial Withdrawal form from the College website or pick a copy from White Hall 300.
  4. Complete the form and get two appropriate signatures on the form. The first signature will be from the instructor of the course you wish to withdraw from. The second signature can come from your advisor of record (Pre-Major or Major advisor) or from an OUE Advisor. (Please note - signatures from the instructor and your advisor do not necessarily indicate their approval of your decision to withdraw. Their signatures only indicate that you have informed them of your decision). Students should carefully consider the advice of their instructor(s) and advisor(s) when deciding whether to withdraw.
  5. Return the form to White Hall 300 by 4pm on the relevant withdrawal deadline.
  6. When your form has been received, the Office for Undergraduate Education will process the form. A grade of “W” will appear on your transcript beside the course you have withdrawn from. Students should review their schedules on OPUS to confirm the withdrawal has been processed correctly.

To read the full withdrawal policy please refer to the College Catalog site: http://catalog.college.emory.edu/academic/policies-regulations/withdrawal.html

Students are responsible for any academic or financial consequences of any change to their schedule. Students who have academic questions can call the Office for Undergraduate Education at (404) 727-6069 or e-mail oue.advising@emory.edu. Student with financial questions should contact Student Financial Services at (404) 727-6095 or Financial Aid at (404) 727-6039. 

Extended Partial Withdrawal Information

Emory College of Arts and Sciences allow new students to withdraw from courses without academic penalty before the end of the tenth week of the relevant semester. "New students" is defined as first year, Oxford continuees, or transfer students who are in their first two semesters at Emory College.) Note that if a student uses this withdrawal in their first semester at Emory College then they are ineligible to use this extended deadline in their second semester at Emory College. The Extended Partial Withdrawal is not applicable during summer session and cannot be used for summer session courses.

Outlined below is the process by which a student can withdraw from a course under the provisions of the Extended Partial Withdrawal policy.

  1. Read the Partial Course Withdrawal Policy in the Emory College Catalog to determine eligibility - http://catalog.college.emory.edu/academic/policies-regulations/withdrawal.htmlStudents are required to remain enrolled in at least 12 credit hours after withdrawal. If withdrawing from a course would place you under 12 credit hours you are not eligible to use a partial withdrawal.
  2. Confirm the relevant withdrawal deadline on the College Academic Calendar
  3. Download the Extended Partial Withdrawal or pick up a copy from White Hall 300.
  4. Complete the form and get two appropriate signatures on the form. The first signature will be from the instructor of the course you wish to withdraw from. The second signature can come from your advisor of record (Pre-Major or Major advisor) or from an OUE Advisor. (Please note - signatures from the instructor and your advisor do not necessarily indicate their approval of your decision to withdraw. Their signatures only indicate that you have informed them of your decision). Students should carefully consider the advice of their instructor(s) and advisor(s) when deciding whether to withdraw.
  5. Return the form to White Hall 300 by 4pm on the relevant withdrawal deadline.
  6. When your form has been received, the Office for Undergraduate Education will process the form. A grade of “W” will appear on your transcript beside the course you have withdrawn from. This course will not count toward’s a student’s GPA. Students should review their schedules on OPUS to confirm the withdrawal has been processed correctly.

To read the full withdrawal policy please refer to the College Catalog site: http://catalog.college.emory.edu/academic/policies-regulations/withdrawal.html

Students are responsible for any academic or financial consequences of any change to their schedule. Students who have academic questions can call the Office for Undergraduate Education at (404) 727-6069 or e-mail oue.advising@emory.edu. Student with financial questions should contact Student Financial Services at (404) 727-6095 or Financial Aid at (404) 727-6039.