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Late Course Withdrawal Petition

This form is for students with a Primary Major in the College of Humanities and Fine Arts (including Exploratory Track students).

Prior to submitting this form, please review and explore the following:
If you are a full time student and this course withdrawal will put you below 12 credits, you should speak with the following applicable campus offices to understand the possible implications for your student status:

  • University Health Services
  • Bursar’s Office
  • Financial Aid