A withdrawal is when you drop all courses for the semester/term. If you add and/or drop classes but will still be enrolled in coursework the term, you'll complete a schedule revision. If you are enrolled in any special length courses that have already ended at the time you wish to withdraw, you must complete a schedule revision. If you have any questions about what process to follow, contact the Office of the Registrar for assistance.
you must withdraw from the semester/term, you must do so officially by the
procedure outlined below.
you do not assume this responsibility, you may jeopardize your record with the
possibility of incurring an F in a course not properly dropped.
Merely not attending a course does not automatically remove the course
from your record.
Students are responsible for their enrollment! Effective fall 2006, enrolled
students must take action to drop/withdraw themselves from any classes.
The University no longer cancels students' classes for failure to settle their account.
If you drop or withdraw from one or more courses through the first week of a fall or spring semester, you will receive a 100 percent credit; during the second week, a 75 percent credit. During the third week of the semester, a 50 percent credit; and during the fourth week, a 25 percent credit.* No refund will be made thereafter. Refund checks, if applicable, will be issued by the Cashierís Office subsequent to the refund period. See the spring 2013 refund calendar for specific dates.
1. Through the first week of the semester (100 percent credit*): After early registration and through the first week of the semester, students may withdraw from all classes online via myUSI, using the Add or Drop Classes function (refer to the Schedule of Classes for Web registration details). Computer stations are also available in the Office of the Registrar for students who need assistance with the withdrawal process. Students may also withdraw from the term in person at the Office of the Registrar; only the student's signature is required.
the second week of semester, through 4:30 p.m. on the last business day before final exams (75
percent credit or less*):
Online withdrawals are not available
beyond the first week of the
may withdraw from the
in person at the Office of the
Registrar by submitting a
Withdrawal From All Classes form; only the
studentís signature is required. A withdrawal request will also be accepted
by fax to 812/464-1911. Students who are unable to visit the
office or print out the withdrawal form can type/write a letter requesting to be
withdrawn. The letter must include the student's full name,
USI Student ID number,
address, phone/email, the semester for which the student wishes to be withdrawn,
and student signature.
withdrawal request will also be accepted by fax to 812/464-1911. Students who are unable to visit the office or print out the withdrawal form can type/write a letter requesting to be withdrawn. The letter must include the student's full name,
USI Student ID number,
address, phone/email, the semester for which the student wishes to be withdrawn, and student signature.Until all steps in the procedure have been completed, the student is still enrolled in their courses.
Grading: No grades
are recorded for classes when withdrawing prior
to the second week of the
semester*. A student who completes a Withdrawal From the Semester/term procedure
beginning the second week of the
semester through the ninth week of the
receive the grade of W for all courses dropped.
Students who complete the Withdrawal From the Semester/Term procedure
during the 10th week of the
through the last day of classes preceding final exam week will receive
of W if passing at the time of withdrawal.
However, if failing at the time of withdrawal, the student may receive a
grade of F.
Financial Aid: If a student receives financial aid but is
unsure of the impact a Withdrawal From the Semester/Term will have on that
financial aid, it is recommended that the student contact the Student Financial
Assistance Office. Students with a
Stafford Loan must schedule an
counseling session. Failure to
complete the exit counseling session will prevent the release of the studentís academic
Additional Steps: If you live in University housing, contact the Residence Life office (O'Daniel North) to properly check out. If you have a meal plan, contact Food Services (UC lower level) to cancel your plan. If you owe money to the University, settle your account at the Cashier's window (OC lower level); an unpaid balance will prevent the release of your academic transcript.
* Courses meeting less than a complete semester have different drop/refund/grading dates. View the spring 2013 refund calendar or contact the Office of the Registrar with questions; 812/464-1762 or 800/467-1965 (option #3). Online schedule changes or withdrawals for special length courses can only be processed through the course's 100 percent credit period (but no later than the first week of the semester). Thereafter, students must submit the appropriate form to the Office of the Registrar for processing.
Transactions must be completed by 4:30
Transactions must be completed by 4:30 p.m. on the final day of
any registration, schedule revision, withdrawal, or refund period.
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