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Graduate Students: Withdrawal Information

Complete Withdrawal From the University

To withdraw from the university, graduate students should first contact the Program Coordinator of their respective program. Students may withdraw from their courses online through the 5th day of the quarter. After the 5th day, students will need to withdraw from the courses through Student Academic Services. Students may come to the office in DH 151 or may submit a Withdrawing from the University form indicating which courses they need to be withdrawn from. Refunds and adjustments to the student's account are governed be the financial policies listed in the Costs and Financial Aid section of the Graduate catalog for the current academic year.

A student who registers but does not attend classes must notify Student Academic Services in writing to cancel his or her registration and related charges. The date this notice is received will determine the amount of refund where applicable. After the 5th day of the quarter the student must submit the appropriate withdrawal form.

If a student fails to withdraw through Student Academic Services by the last drop date of the quarter, the student will receive the grade earned.

To be eligible for a refund of parking fees, the student must inform the Office of Safety and Security. Parking refunds are calculated in accordance with the tuition refund policy.

Administrative Withdrawals Requested by Instructors

If an instructor or advisor receives notification that an SPU student will not be attending, the instructor may contact Student Academic Services and request that the student be administratively withdrawn from the course.

If a student does not attend class within the first two days of the quarter, an instructor may ask Student Academic Services to administratively withdraw a student from the class. If a student knows that he or she will miss the first class, it is best to notify the instructor to avoid being withdrawn from the class.

Administrative Withdrawals Requested by Student Financial Services

Student Financial Services has the right to have a student completely withdrawn from classes due to an unpaid balance.

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