Withdrawal refers to withdrawing from a class or classes after the fifth business day from the start of the term through the withdrawal deadline. A "W" grade will appear on your transcript for all withdrawals after this date and no refund provided for partial withdrawals.
Refunds are only provided if you withdraw from all your classes; refunds are reduced according to the Withdraw/Refund Schedule above. Withdrawals may be submitted:
- Online through e-Services or
- In writing via e-mail, fax or in person at the Enrollment Center in College Center
- If submitting in writing, please fill out the Withdrawal Form. You may download here or get a copy at the Enrollment Center.
The effective date for refund purposes is the date the withdrawal request is received.
Last day to withdraw
The last day to withdraw from a course is calculated as the day on which 80 percent of the course has elapsed. To view the last day to withdraw for a specific course, visit the Course Search page on e-Services. Once you search for a course, click on the course title to view additional details about the course, including last day to withdraw. See additional information about course withdrawals below under "Withdrawal."
Confirming your add or withdrawal
For online adds, drops and withdrawals, all transactions must be completed through the confirmation phase to be considered processed. The transaction is completed when you receive a confirmation message in red that reads: "Your request was processed successfully." To assure that your request is processed successfully, view your schedule below the confirmation message. If your schedule has not been changed, repeat the process. If you need assistance, call 651-450-3503 during business hours.
How withdrawal affects satisfactory academic progress (SAP)
You are strongly encouraged to meet with an academic counselor or advisor before withdrawing from classes. Course withdrawals appear as a grade of "W" on a transcript and count against a your course completion rate, which can negatively impact satisfactory academic progress. For more information about satisfactory academic progress, see the Inver Hills Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) policy.