Add, Drop, Withdrawal

How to Drop or withdraw from your class

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UT Arlington has enabled Validation Appointments. This feature allows you to plan ahead of your Enrollment Appointment. Using course validation, you will know in advance if you are eligible to enroll in the classes you have selected. It will check for things such as missing prerequisite requirements, holds, time conflicts, etc. This feature is called the "Shopping Cart Appointment"

Validating your shopping cart does not enroll you in classes. Once your enrollment appointment is open, you will need to register for your classes. Validation only shows you whether you meet the requirements to enroll in the classes selected.

Students may add courses, swap courses, drop courses and withdraw from all courses prior to the first class day of the session. In all of these cases, no charges will be incurred and no transactions will be recorded on the student's transcript. However, swapping between sessions within the same term may incur additional charges; please check with your advisor and refer to Student Financial Services webpage for Refunds of Registration Charges.

*If you are in one of the Accelerated Online Programs, please see the Accelerated Online Programs page for Add/Drop and withdrawal procedures.

From the first day of classes through the late registration period (also called add/drop), students can add, drop and swap classes through self-service.

However, to drop his or her LAST class, the student must see his/her academic advisor in his/her major department. (This procedure remains in place through the last drop date. For additional information, see the section "Procedure for Dropping or Withdrawing through the Last Drop Date" below.)

For additional information on Adding, Dropping, Swapping and Withdrawing through late registration, please see the MyMav Fluid Resource Guide.

Adding classes after late registration is not recommended.

The student MUST meet with their academic advisor to understand the impact of their enrollment action, as well as the specific procedures required to add a class after the late registration period ends. Adding after late registration requires the permission of the faculty teaching the course, permission of the academic department offering the course and the final approval of the academic advisor of the student’s major department. The department offering the course has final decision authority.

After late registration through the last date to drop, students must work with their academic advisor to drop a class or fully withdraw from classes. Students who wish to drop during this time period will access the electronic drop form in MyMav. In some cases, the approval of the faculty teaching the course(s) will be required. The student's academic advisor will process the drop or withdrawal transaction. For additional information about the post-census drop process and where to locate the form, please review the MyMav Drop Form video and article.

After the late registration deadline, once a drop request has been submitted and/or processed, students are not eligible to be added back into the course in which they requested to be dropped from. All drops are final.

From the first official day of class through the last day to drop, students cannot drop his or her last class. This must be done by the student’s academic advisor. As a result, the deadline for drops is 4:00 pm on the last drop date. Students must submit the e-drop form through MyMav by 4:00 PM CT or your request may not be reviewed or processed by the deadline and will be subject to the next business day's refund and drop deadline policies.