Course Drop/Add and Refund Schedule

Fall 2021

To Add a Course to Your Schedule

Dates

Signatures & Forms Required

Important Information

Before 5 p.m. on September 3

Registration can be completed in myBanner or by using the Registration Drop/Add Form

No signatures are required during registration unless a student has a hold on their account.

Students can check on their assigned registration date by reviewing our When To Register information. New students will register at Orientation.

In some instances students may need to request a registration override to register for a particular course.

After 5 p.m. on September 3

Students must obtain the signature of their instructor, department chair, and the dean of their college on the Registration Drop/Add Form to register.

To register for classes students must submit a Registration Drop/Add form. Late registration is subject to late fees.

Please note that courses within the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the Seidman College of Business have additional late registration requirements. 


To Drop a Course from Your Schedule

Date

Signatures & Forms Required

Important Information

Before 5 p.m. on September 3

Drops can be completed in myBanner or by using the Registration Drop/Add Form

Courses dropped before this time do not appear on a student's transcript.

Before 5 p.m. on October 29
 

Drops can be completed in myBanner or by using the Registration Drop/Add Form

Courses dropped during this period will receive a grade of 'W' which means "withdrawal" and are included on transcripts, but not calculated into a student's GPA.

Before 5 p.m. on December 10
 

Drops can be completed using the Complete Withdrawal Form (to drop all of your classes) or the Late withdrawal Request (to drop one or more of your classes). Late withdrawal request requires the signature of the instructor, chair of the department and the Director of the Student Academic Success Center, and a letter of support from the instructor or chair.

During this period students can drop their entire schedule using the complete withdrawal form or students can drop a particular course by following the Late withdrawal process. The late withdrawal process requires the signature of the instructor, chair of the department, and a letter of support from the instructor or chair. It should be submitted to the Director of the Director of the Student Academic Success Center (SASC).

Students with financial aid are advised to speak with the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships before dropping a course.

Students living in campus housing are advised to speak with Housing if dropping below full-time.


Tuition Refund Schedule (full semester courses)

Date

Refund Percentage

Important Information

Before 5 p.m. on September 3

100%

This is the last day a student can drop a course for the semester and receive a 100% refund on their tuition.

After 5 p.m. on September 3 to 5 p.m on September 24

75%

This period is the last time a student can withdraw from a course and receive a 75% tuition refund.

This includes changing sections of the same course number.

After 5 p.m. on September 24

No Refund 

 

Additional information regarding tuition may be found on the Student Accounts webpage.

The posted refund deadlines apply to courses that meet the entire semester/session. Classes that meet for only part of the session/semester have different refund deadlines. Those refund deadlines can be found by using the searchable course schedule or by contacting the Registrar’s Office at (616) 331-3327 or email regdept@gvsu.edu.

All deadlines listed on this page are at 5:00 p.m. on the day listed and apply to full session courses. For part of term courses, please contact the Registrar's Office for more information on tuition refund dates.