V530.06 ADD / DROP COURSE POLICY

Any student desiring a change of course schedule after completing the initial registration for the term must complete the process in ConnectND Student Self-Service or at the Office of the Registrar. Veterans receiving financial aid or benefits from the G.I. Bill must inform the veteran's service office of any change in class schedule. Failure to comply may result in the discontinuance of further financial benefits.

A. ADDING A COURSE

Students may add a course through ConnectND Student Self-Service or the Office of the Registrar during the first 10 days of a full semester if the course load is then in compliance with policy. The last day to add for part term courses will be prorated based on the length of the class session. Specific dates are listed in the academic calendar located at URL http://www.vcsu.edu/registrar/.

After the first 10 days of a full semester, students are required to complete the Add/Drop Card and petition to the Academic and Scholastic Standing Committee according to Section C. of this policy.

B. DROPPING A COURSE

A student may drop from a full semester course any time during the first 10 days of the semester by accessing their ConnectND Student Self-Service or at the Office of the Registrar. The last day to drop from part term courses will be prorated based on the length of the session. Specific dates are listed in the academic calendar located at URL http://www.vcsu.edu/registrar/.

After the first 10 days of the full semester, students are required to complete the Add/Drop Card available in the Office of the Registrar.

After the first 50 days of a full semester, students are required to complete the Add/Drop Card and petition to the Academic and Scholastic Standing Committee according to Section C. of this policy.

No entry of the course will appear on the permanent record when a course is dropped with in the first 50 days.

C. LATE ADD / DROP OF A COURSE

After the last day to add or drop a course in a semester, no changes in schedule are permitted except in highly unusual circumstances which require the student to submit a petition to the Academic and Scholastic Standing Committee. A student may be requested to appear for a hearing. Petitions (AA-8-2004) are available in the Office of the Director of Student Academic Services.

Any student who drops a course during the first seven instructional days of a term will receive a 100% refund of tuition and fees for the credit hours attributable to the course or courses dropped. Refund for part-term sessions are prorated. There will be no refund for a courses which is dropped.


Sponsored by: Curriculum Committee
Effective: Fall, 1986
Reviewed: Spring, 1992
Reviewed: Winter 1996
Reviewed: Winter 2004-2005
Revised Number: February 2010