The regulations listed below apply to courses that meet the full semester or summer session. Courses that do not meet the full term will have different deadlines. For more information on courses with irregular dates contact the Registrar’s Office or view the online schedule.
Pre-enrollment: Students may add or drop courses prior to the semester starting. Students that drop courses prior to the semester will not be charged and classes will not be recorded.
Free add and drop: Students may add during the first week of classes for fall/spring and the first three days of classes for summer semester. Students may drop without additional charges or grading penalties anytime up through the end of the second week of classes in fall or spring, or the first week of classes in summer session. Classes will not show up on transcripts and no grades will be recorded for dropped courses.
Note on tuition charges for dropped courses: You will be required to pay tuition and fees for any course dropped after the second week of classes in fall or spring semesters or after the first week of summer session, even if you add another course at the same time.
For 16-week courses the third through twelfth week of fall and spring; summer 8-week courses second through the sixth weeks of summer session: Students may withdraw from full term courses with an action of “W”. A “W” is GPA neutral and payment is still required for the course.
To register for courses students may enroll on the Hillcat Hub or take their completed enrollment form with required signatures to the enrollment office in any of the three campuses.
Understand How to Drop Courses or Withdraw from Courses
Many students become confused by the difference between “dropping” and “withdrawing” and how these affect tuition charges and grades.
Drop is the term RSU uses if a student drops all of the classes before the final drop date. Dropping courses removes all tuition charges and all record of enrollment. No grades are recorded.
Withdrawal occurs when a student withdraws from one or all of their classes after the final drop date. When a withdrawal occurs students receive an action of “W” for the given courses and payment is still required for the courses. Please review the course schedule for the last drop date and withdrawal dates (calendar).
Adding or Dropping a Class
Cancelation of Enrollment
Withdrawing from All Classes