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Course Drop Policy for Undergraduate Students

Undergraduate students may drop courses using my.UIC through the end of the second week of classes for fall and spring semesters (Click here for policy for drop deadlines for part of term courses),or through the first Wednesday of Summer Session 1 and the first Friday of Summer Session 2. During weeks 3 through 10 of the fall and spring semesters (third Wednesday of Summer Session 1 and fifth Friday of Summer Session 2) students may drop courses with the permission of their major College. If the drop occurs between 0-2 weeks in fall and spring (between the first day of instruction through the first Wednesday of Summer Session 1 and the first Friday of Summer Session 2), there will be no notation on the transcript. If the drop occurs during weeks 3 through 10 in fall and spring (between the third Wednesday of Summer Session 1 and fifth Friday of Summer Session 2), a W is noted on the transcript. Undergraduate students may drop a maximum of 4 UIC individual courses that result in a W notation on their transcript during their entire undergraduate degree program.

Note: International students in F-1 or J-1 status are required to be registered full-time (12 credit hours) every semester. Graduate students with assistantships may register for less than 12 credit hours if appropriate criteria has been met. If you wish to register for less than 12 credit hours, please speak with an advisor in the Office of International Services (OIS) prior to dropping courses or under-enrolling. In order to maintain your immigration status, permission must be granted by OIS in advance of dropping below full time. OIS is located at 1200 W. Harrison St. Suite 2160/ phone: (312) 996-3121 e-mail: ois@uic.edu

Fall/Spring Semester Drop Method
Weeks 0 through 2 Student Self-Service
Weeks 3 through 10 Obtain College permission

Summer Session 1 Drop Method
First Monday through first Wednesday Student Self-Service
First Thursday through third Wednesday Obtain College permission

Summer Session 2 Drop Method
Weeks 0 through 1 Student Self-Service
Weeks 2 through 5 Obtain College permission

To process a drop request with College permission: