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  Graduate School-New Brunswick 2005-2007 Academic Policies and Procedures Registration and Course Information Change of Registration and Withdrawal  

Change of Registration and Withdrawal

After the add-drop period ends, the only routinely permissible changes of registration are withdrawals from individual courses or withdrawal from all courses. Both actions are allowed without academic penalty until the end of the seventh week, and either may be accomplished with a form that is available from the Office of the Graduate Registrar and the Office of the Graduate School. The date on which the graduate registrar receives notice of withdrawal from the student governs the academic and financial consequences of the withdrawal. Students withdrawing from a course after the seventh week need the approval of the dean's office, are required to provide a letter indicating academic status in the course from the course instructor, and could receive failing grades at the discretion of the instructor. A student who stops attending a course without notifying the registrar will receive a grade of Fin that course.

No refunds of tuition are given for individual course withdrawals after the drop period ends. A student who withdraws from all courses may receive a partial refund, however, according to the rules described in the section on refunds in the Tuition and Fees chapter. Withdrawal of any sort is not permitted during the last two weeks of classes.

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