Drop Versus Withdrawal
Drop - You wish to drop a course or courses but will remain registered for one or more courses for the semester.
Withdrawal – You wish to drop all the courses that you are registered for, you will not remain in any courses for the semester.
The decision to drop a course or withdraw can greatly impact a student’s success in meeting their educational goals. Additionally, dropping or withdrawing can impact a student’s financial eligibility.
To drop a course, first communicate with your academic advisor to begin the drop process. Reaching out to their advisor will assist you in making the best decision for your enrollment. If unsure of your assigned advisor, use the following steps to confirm who your advisor is:
- Log onto Cardinal Apps
- Click the Student Information link
- Click View General/Advisor record
- Select the current term
- Click Submit
- Your advisor’s name can be found next to the Primary Advisor field.
Next, contact the Financial Aid office to discuss potential financial aid implications by Phone: (210) 829-6008 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are a student athlete or using Veteran Educational Benefits to help pay for school be sure to also reach out to your athletic advisor and the Veterans Affairs Office respectively.
Lastly, follow up with your advisor and complete a drop form. The completed drop form should be submitted to the Registrar’s Office by email: email@example.com or in person (Administration Building, Room 129).
For a complete withdrawal from all courses (SPS and Main campus) First, contact the Financial Aid office at (210) 829-6008 to discuss potential financial aid implications. If you are a student athlete or using Veteran Educational Benefits to help pay for school be sure to also reach out to your athletic advisor and the Veterans Affairs Office respectively. Then, contact the office of Academic Support Services, firstname.lastname@example.org, to complete a withdrawal form.