There are various registration requirements for recipients of financial awards. It is your responsibility to ensure that the requested transaction does not jeopardize your award. The registration requirements for awards administered by the Graduate College are listed on the front of this form. Consult the Office of Financial Aid regarding registration requirements for loans.
Registration After the Late Registration Period Has Ended
If you missed the late registration period without registering for any courses and you need to be registered, you must obtain a Petition to Register After the Deadline from the Office of Registration and Records in SSB. Complete that petition along with the Graduate College Registration Revision Form, obtain signatures as needed, and bring both to the Graduate College for review. If approved, you will take the forms to the Office of Registration and Records in SSB for their final review. Approval is not guaranteed, and if approved, a late registration charge will be added to your bill.
Adding a Course to Your Existing Schedule After the Close of Late Registration
Adding a course to your existing schedule after the registration period has closed requires that a Graduate College Registration Revision Form be submitted to the Graduate College by the sixth week of fall or spring and the fifth week of summer. Approval is needed from the department offering the course, your director of graduate studies, and the Graduate College. The form must be submitted to the Graduate College immediately after your director of graduate studies approves the transaction. Course adds after the sixth week of fall or spring and the fifth week of summer must be accompanied by a Graduate Student Petition form.
Corrections to Sections of the Same Course or to Hours for Variable-Credit Courses
Corrections for entry errors require that a Graduate College Registration Revision Form with required signatures be submitted to the Graduate College immediately upon discovery of the error. After the sixth week of fall or spring and the fifth week of summer, a Graduate Student Petition form must accompany this form.
Dropping Courses After the Deadline
There are various deadlines for dropping courses, and each have different procedures. All drops after the second week of fall and spring and the first week of summer receive a W.
Dropping all courses through the official tenth day (fifth day in summer) of the term
You must must drop all but your last class using the online registration system. The system does not allow you to drop the last class, so select the Withdraw from Term/Cancel Registration link on the Registration menu to notify the Office of Registration and Records of your intent to withdraw from the last class. If this is done before the official first day of classes, you will receive a 100 percent refund. Consult the UIC Schedule of Classes for complete information and the refund percentage for once classes begin.
Dropping all courses after the official tenth day (fifth day in summer) of the term and through the last business day before the designated final exam period
Complete a University Withdrawal form and obtain signatures from your director of graduate studies (except nondegree students), International Services if on a visa, and the Graduate College. A pro-rata reduction of tuition may apply. Withdrawals will not be approved once the final exam period (the official week for final exams in fall and spring, or the last two days of summer session) has begun. Consult the UIC Schedule of Classes for complete information.
Dropping a course while remaining in other courses
Students may drop courses, with their advisors approval, online through the second week of fall or spring and the first week of summer. To drop a course in weeks three to six (two to five in summer) degree-seeking students, and nondegree students assigned to a program, must complete a Graduate College Registration Revision Form, obtain signature approval from the director of graduate studies of the students program (not the department of the course), and submit the form to the Office of Registration and Records in SSB immediately and no later than the end of the sixth week (fifth in summer). Unassigned nondegree students only need to complete the form (no approval required) and submit to the Office of Registration and Records as stated directly above. For any attempted drop after the sixth week of fall and spring and the fifth week of summer, students need to submit a completed Graduate College Registration Revision Form (unless dropping all coursessee above) and a Graduate Student Petition. Approval is not guaranteed.
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