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Key impacts of a course withdrawal

Consider these important factors in your course withdrawal decision-making


  • Withdrawn courses do not impact your GPA
  • Withdrawing may assist with meeting GPA requirements for financial awards, academic standing, or other GPA-based requirements
  • Eliminates course(s) from your class schedule
  • Frees up time to seek support and focus on any remaining courses

Other Impacts

  • Does not result in a refund of tuition and fees for withdrawn courses
  • The course attempt permanently remains on your academic record
  • Withdrawn courses required for degree completion must be retaken in future semesters
  • May negatively impact Satisfactory Academic Progress and renewal of certain types of financial aid
  • May result in financial consequences for the current semester