Schedule Change and Course Withdrawal Periods

Summer Session 2018 schedule change and course withdrawal periods for each course will be listed in several places:

  • On the class schedule.
  • In RAMweb. Once you are registered, you can find these dates on your “Weekly Class Schedule”:
    • Select the “Registered Course Details” link for deadline specifics
  • In the tables below, which are being updated.

Dropping Summer Session Courses

  • You must drop your summer course(s) before the specific term begins or during the designated schedule change period.
  • If you do not drop within the designated time frame, you will be charged 100% tuition and fees.
  • For details about course cancellation, add-drop, and withdrawal by each term, see Tuition Assessment Deadlines.

Online Classes

  • CSU Online Course Drop and Withdrawal deadlines differ from University deadlines. For additional information, please see CSU Online Drop Policies.
  • If you are enrolled in an online course with a section ID 401 (or 40x) or section ID 801 (or 80x), you  must drop your online course using your RAMweb account.

Using RAMweb to Drop Courses

  • Visit RAMweb and log in;
  • In the “Registration” box, choose the “Go to Registration” link;
  • Continue to the Registration page and select the “Register for Classes” link
  • On the “Select a Term” page, select the drop-down list:
    • Choose “Summer Session 2018” and “Continue”;
  • On the “Register for Classes” screen, find the”Summary” area, then:
    • Choose the “Drop on web” action for the course you wish to drop, and
    • Select “Submit.”

Course Withdrawal Period

  • During the Course Withdrawal Period, which begins after the Add/Drop Period ends, courses may be dropped and a “W” (withdrawal) will be recorded on the academic record.
  • Tuition and fees are not adjusted for course withdrawals during this period.
  • Course withdrawals are made on the registration system.
  • No course withdrawals may be made after this period.

Course Cancellation, Add/Drop and Withdrawal by Term

Specific dates and tuition assessments for common terms within Summer Session 2018 are in the process of being updated:

First 4-Week Term: May 14 - June 8, 2018

 DeadlineFinancial ImplicationTranscriptProcess
Course cancellation prior to start of first 4-week termMay 13No tuition and fees chargedNothing recordedRAMweb
Course Add During Schedule Change PeriodMay 14 - 16Tuition and fees adjusted if applicableCourse is added to transcriptRAMweb
Course Drop During Schedule Change PeriodMay 14 - 16No tuition and fees charged for the courseNothing recordedRAMweb
Course Withdrawal PeriodMay 17 - May 28100% tuition assessment"W" recordedRAMweb

First 8-Week Term: May 14 - July 6, 2018

 DeadlineFinancial ImplicationTranscriptProcess
Course cancellation prior to start of first 8-week termMay 13No tuition and fees chargedNothing recordedRAMweb
Course Add During Schedule Change PeriodMay 14 - 21Tuition and fees adjusted if applicableCourse is added to transcriptRAMweb
Course Drop During Schedule Change PeriodMay 14 - 21No tuition and fees charged for the courseNothing recordedRAMweb
Course Withdrawal PeriodMay 22 - June 11100% tuition assessment"W" recordedRAMweb

12-Week Term: May 14 - August 3, 2018

 DeadlineFinancial ImplicationTranscriptProcess
Course cancellation prior to start of 12-week termMay 13No tuition and fees chargedNothing recordedRAMweb
Course Add During Schedule Change PeriodMay 14 - 24
Tuition and fees adjusted if applicableCourse is added to transcriptRAMweb
Course Drop During Schedule Change PeriodMay 14 - 24No tuition and fees charged for the courseNothing recordedRAMweb
Course Withdrawal PeriodMay 25 - June 25100% tuition assessment"W" recordedRAMweb

Second 4-Week Term: June 11 - July 6, 2018

 DeadlineFinancial ImplicationTranscriptProcess
Course cancellation prior to start of second 4-week termJune 10
No tuition and fees chargedNothing recordedRAMweb
Course Add During Schedule Change PeriodJune 11 - 13Tuition and fees adjusted if applicableCourse is added to transcriptRAMweb
Course Drop During Schedule Change PeriodJune 11 - 13No tuition and fees charged for the courseNothing recordedRAMweb
Course Withdrawal PeriodJune 14 - date confirmation pending100% tuition assessment"W" recordedRAMweb

Second 8-Week Term: June 11 - August 3, 2018

 DeadlineFinancial ImplicationTranscriptProcess
Course cancellation prior to start of second 8-week termJune 10No tuition and fees chargedNothing recordedRAMweb
Course Add During Schedule Change PeriodJune 11 - 18Tuition and fees adjusted if applicableCourse is added to transcriptRAMweb
Course Drop During Schedule Change PeriodJune 11 - 18No tuition and fees charged for the courseNothing recordedRAMweb
Course Withdrawal PeriodJune 19 - July 9100% tuition assessment"W" recordedRAMweb

Third 4-Week Term: July 9 - August 3, 2018

 DeadlineFinancial ImplicationTranscriptProcess
Course cancellation prior to start of third 4-week termJuly 8No tuition and fees chargedNothing recordedRAMweb
Course Add During Schedule Change PeriodJuly 9 - 11Tuition and fees adjusted if applicableCourse is added to transcriptRAMweb
Course Drop During Schedule Change PeriodJuly 9 - 11No tuition and fees charged for the courseNothing recordedRAMweb
Course Withdrawal PeriodJuly 12 - 22100% tuition assessment"W" recordedRAMweb

After Course Withdrawal Period: Appeals Process

  • No course withdrawals may be made after the course withdrawal period.
  • If extenuating circumstances beyond your control have occurred and you are able to provide documentation of extenuating circumstances, you may request an appeal.
  • The Summer Session withdrawal period equals the same percentage of time as the spring and fall semester withdrawal periods.
    • The shorter the period, the fewer the days for course withdrawal.

Appeal Requests

The following information is required for the appeal request:

  1. Registration Appeal Cover Sheet from the Registrar’s website under “Forms“.  Download “Registration Appeal“.
  2. Student letter to the Registration Appeals Committee explaining the reason for the appeal.
  3. Instructor document on “Documentation from…”  (page 3 of the Registration Appeal download) or  letter on departmental letterhead providing information on the student’s academic performance or attendance that is relevant to the appeal.
  4. Documentation of extenuating circumstances beyond the student’s control (e.g.medical documentation, accident report, advisor’s statement, etc.)

Appeal Submission and Notification

Submit your appeal to the Registrar’s Office, Centennial Hall.

  • An e-mail notification of the appeal decision will be sent to your RAMS e-mail account within two to four weeks of receipt of the appeal.
  • All appeal decisions are final.