Refund, Drop/Add Deadlines

Fall 2016

Days of Term Refund Percentage Change Grade Base Required to Cancel Required to Add
Limited Drop Classes (Trial Practice, Judicial Externship, or Clinic) through September 12 100% Not allowed after September 12 No approval required (may not cancel after September 13) Trial Practice, Clinic, or Externship Coordinator approval required
Through September 12 100% Allowed No approval No approval
September 13-19 75% Not allowed after September 17 No approval required; “W” recorded on transcript beginning September 18 No approval through September 16; after this date, Law School Registrar approval required
September 20-26 50% Not allowed No approval required; “W” recorded on transcript Law School Registrar approval required
September 29-October 5 25% Not allowed No approval required; “W” recorded on transcript Law School Registrar approval required
October 6-November 13 0% Not allowed No approval required; “W” recorded on transcript Law School Registrar approval required
November 14 and after 0% Not allowed Law School Dean of Students approval required; “W” recorded on transcript Law School Registrar approval required

Summer 2016

Days of Term Refund Percentage Change Grade Base/Variable Credits Required to Cancel Required to Add
May 31 through June 3 100% No approval required No approval required No approval required
June 4 through June 7 50% No approval required No approval required Instructor approval required starting June 8
June 8 25% Last day to change grade base/variable credits is June 8 Last day to drop a class without a “W” on transcript is June 8 Instructor approval required
June 9 25% Not allowed No approval required; “W” on transcript Instructor approval required
June 10 through July 5 No Refund Not allowed No approval required; “W” on transcript Law School Registrar approval required
July 6 and after No Refund Not allowed Law School Dean of Students approval required; “W” recorded on transcript Law School Registrar approval required

Spring 2016

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 25 100% Allowed Approval may be required depending on course. (May not cancel after January 25) Trial Practice, Clinic, or Externship Coordinator approval required
Through January 25 100% Allowed No approval No approval
January 26-February 1 75% Not allowed after January 30 No approval required (“W” recorded on transcript beginning January 31) No approval through January 29; then Law School Registrar approval required
February 2-8 50% Not allowed  No approval required (“W” recorded on transcript) Law School Registrar approval
February 9-15 25% Not allowed No approval required (“W” recorded on transcript) Law School Registrar approval
February 16-March 27 0% Not allowed No approval required (“W” recorded on transcript) Law School Registrar approval
March 28 and after 0% Not allowed Law School Dean of Students approval required (“W” recorded on transcript) Law School Registrar approval

Fall 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 September 14 100% Allowed No approval required  (May not cancel after September 14) Trial Practice, Clinic, or Externship Coordinator approval required
Through September 14 100% Allowed No approval required No approval required 
September 15-21 75% Not allowed after September 19 No approval required (“W” recorded on transcript beginning September 20) No approval through September 18;  then Law School Registrar approval required
September 22-28 50% Not allowed  No approval required (“W” recorded on transcript) Law School Registrar approval
September 29-October 5 25% Not allowed No approval required (“W” recorded on transcript) Law School Registrar approval
October 6-November 15 0% Not allowed No approval required (“W” recorded on transcript) Law School Registrar approval
November 16 and after  0% Not allowed Law School Dean of Students approval required (“W” recorded on transcript) Law School Registrar approval

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