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Changing Sections of a Course

Following the deadline to drop/add a course until the end of the last day to withdraw from a course with a grade of "W", a student may request to change to any open section of the same course. Acceptable reasons for changing sections may include class conflict with work schedule, childcare, transportation, or health issues.

to change to a different course section, the student must:

  • First, discuss their situation with the instructor teaching the course section in which the student is currently enrolled to determine if accommodations can be made.
  • Speak with the appropriate department chair for assistance with changing course sections, if the instructor does not believe a reasonable accommodation can be made.
  • Present a letter from their employer verifying a work schedule change, or other official documentation regarding qualifying reasons, to the appropriate academic department chair for approval.
  • If the change is approved, the student will forward the approval form, with the department chair's signature, to the office of registration.

    • Last Revised: 06/25/2013