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Refund, Drop/Add Deadlines

Spring 2015

Calendar Days of Term Refund Percentage Change Grade Base/Variable Credits Required to Cancel Required to Add
Limited Drop Classes (Trial Practice, Judicial Externship, or Clinic) through January 26 100% Allowed No approval required  (May not cancel after January 26) Trial Practice, Clinic, or Externship Coordinator approval required
Through January 26
100% Allowed No approval required No approval required 
January 27-February 2
75% Not allowed after January 31
No approval required ("W" recorded on transcript beginning February 1) No approval through January 30; then Law School Registrar approval required
February 3 - 9
50% Not allowed  No approval required ("W" recorded on transcript) Law School Registrar approval
February 10 - 16 25% Not allowed No approval required ("W" recorded on transcript) Law School Registrar approval
February 17 - March 30
0% Not allowed No approval required ("W" recorded on transcript) Law School Registrar approval
March 31 and after
0% Not allowed Law School Dean of Students approval required ("W" recorded on transcript) Law School Registrar approval

Fall 2014

Calendar Days of Term Refund Percentage Change Grade Base/Variable Credits
Required to Cancel Required to Add
Limited Drop Classes (Trial Practice, Judicial Externship, or Clinic) through September 8 100% Allowed No approval required  (May not cancel after September 9) Trial Practice, Clinic, or Externship Coordinator approval required
Through September 9
100% Allowed No approval required No approval required 
September 10 - 15 75% Not allowed after September 13 No approval required ("W" recorded on transcript beginning September 14) No approval through September 12;  then Law School Registrar approval required
September 16 - 22 50% Not allowed  No approval required ("W" recorded on transcript) Law School Registrar approval
September 23 - 29
25% Not allowed No approval required ("W" recorded on transcript) Law School Registrar approval
September 30 - November 9
0% Not allowed No approval required ("W" recorded on transcript) Law School Registrar approval
November 10 and after  0% Not allowed Law School Dean of Students approval required ("W" recorded on transcript) Law School Registrar approval

Summer 2014

Calendar Days of Term Refund Percentage Change Grade Base/Variable Credits Required to Cancel Required to Add
May 27 through
May 31
100% No approval required No approval required No approval required
June 1 through
June 2
50% No approval required No approval required Instructor approval required starting
June 2
June 3
25% Last day to change grade base is June 3
Last day to drop a class without a "W" on transcript is June 3
Instructor approval required
June 4 through June 7
25% Not allowed  No approval required ("W" recorded on transcript) Instructor approval required
June 8 through July 5
No refund
Not allowed No approval required ("W" recorded on transcript) Law School Registrar approval required
July 6
No refund
Not allowed Last day to drop without approval; "W" on transcript
Law School Registrar approval required
July 7 and after
No refund
Not allowed Law School Dean of Students approval required ("W" recorded on transcript) Law School Registrar approval required