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Graduate Advising

Drop and Withdrawal Request Forms

If you need to drop one or more courses after the late registration period, please follow the steps below:

  1. Be aware of the drop date for the current semester in the Graduate Calendar found on the graduate school website.
  2. Download the form you need below.
  3. Carefully read the form in its entirety and fill in all the requested information.
  4. After the form is completed and signed, submit it to your graduate advisor for processing. You can fax it to 817-272-7624, e-mail it as an attachment, or bring it to the advising office in 501 Carlisle Hall between 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Mon - Fri.

NOTE: According to the Graduate Catalog: "A student dropping a graduate course after the Census Date but on or before drop date has passed may with the agreement of the instructor, receive a grade of W but only if passing the course with a C or better average. A grade of W will not be given if the student does not have at least a C average. In such instances, the student will receive a grade of F if he or she withdraws from the class."

Course Drop Request

This form should be used by graduate students requesting to drop one or more courses, but remain enrolled in at least one course, after the late registration period and no later than the last drop date.

Download the Course Drop Request Form

Withdrawal Request

This form should be used by graduate students requesting to withdraw from all coursework after the first day of class and no later than the last drop date.

Students requesting to drop all coursework after the last drop date must submit a petition to the Office of Graduate Studies. This petition can be found on the graduate school website.

Download the Withdrawal Request Form