The schedule for any change of registration and of withdrawals without academic penalty is as follows:
1. Adding courses: from registration through the ninth calendar day of the semester.
2. Dropping courses: from registration through the ninth week of
classes. Courses dropped through the eighth calendar day of the semester are deleted from the student's record. Courses dropped from the ninth
calendar day of the semester through the ninth week result in a
Withdrawal from the Graduate School-Newark.
may withdraw from the school through the 12th week of classes as long as they have obtained signed permission to do so from the dean of the Graduate School-Newark. A student who drops a
course without notifying the registrar automatically receives a grade
of F in that course. A student who withdraws from school without
notifying the registrar automatically receives a grade of F in all
courses. No withdrawals of any sort are permitted during the last two
weeks of classes. Students who leave the university during this period
are still considered officially enrolled and receive final grades for
the semester. Students are encouraged to speak to their program directors and/or course faculty to discuss alternative options and obtain appropriate advisement. See https://www.gsn.newark.rutgers.edu/forms.