Refund, Drop/Add Deadlines

Fall 2016

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 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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