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Health Sciences Calendar
2005 - 2006


1.3.2 Change of Course and Withdrawal Policy

1.3.2.1 Course Withdrawal

Withdrawal (W) deadlines dates are listed in the Calendar of Dates, see section section 1.4 "Calendar of Dates 2005-2006".

Note:
1. The health profession programs described in this Calendar are highly structured and students should consult their adviser or Student Affairs Office to determine what course changes, if any, are allowed.
2. The responsibility for initiating withdrawal rests solely with the student. Neither notification of the course instructor nor discontinuance of class attendance will suffice. The date on which a student's withdrawal is entered on Minerva is the official date of withdrawal, even if the student stopped attending lectures earlier.
3. Fee refunds, if any, will be in accordance with section 1.5.8 "Fees and Withdrawal from the University".

1.3.2.2 Regulations Concerning University Withdrawal

Students considering University withdrawal are strongly urged to consult with their adviser and student affairs office before making a final decision.

Student's responsibility
The responsibility for initiating University withdrawal rests solely with the student. Neither notification of the course instructor nor discontinuance of class attendance will suffice. The date on which a student drops or withdraws from all courses on Minerva or the date the request for withdrawal is submitted to the student affairs office is the official date of withdrawal, even if the student stopped attending lectures earlier.
DEADLINES FOR UNIVERSITY WITHDRAWAL
All students who have accessed Minerva to register must officially withdraw within deadlines if they decide not to attend the term(s) for which they have registered. See Withdrawal (W) deadline dates in the Calendar of Dates. Students who drop their last Fall
or Winter course by the end of the add/drop period of that term are considered withdrawn from the University. They must follow the procedures for readmission.

Students who wish to withdraw from the University by the deadlines indicated below must drop or withdraw from all courses on Minerva.

Fall Term:

Deadline for University withdrawal with refund (minus $100 for returning and $200 for new students):

Sunday, September 18, 2005

Deadline for University withdrawal without refund:

Sunday, October 9, 2005

Winter Term:

Deadline for University withdrawal with refund (minus $100 for returning and $200 for new students):

Sunday, January 22, 2006

Deadline for University withdrawal without refund:

Sunday, February 12, 2006

Students who are blocked from dropping or withdrawing from their last course on Minerva are required to contact their student affairs office. The student affairs office will supply any forms necessary to complete the University withdrawal where the deadline for
University withdrawal has not been passed.
CONSEQUENCES OF UNIVERSITY WITHDRAWAL

Fee refunds, if any, for the term in which the student withdraws will be in accordance with section 1.5.8 "Fees and Withdrawal from the University".

Upon withdrawal, students are required to return their ID card to the University as stated in section 1.2.5 "Identification (ID) Cards".

Students who withdraw from the University and wish to re-enroll in a subsequent term must follow the procedures for readmission, if applicable to their faculty, by contacting their faculty Student Affairs Office.

Students who withdraw during the Fall term are considered withdrawn from the entire academic year, regardless of whether Winter term courses are dropped. If they wish to return for the Winter term, they must follow the procedures for readmission.

Withdrawal (W) deadlines dates are specified in the Calendar of Dates.

Students considering withdrawal are strongly urged to consult with their adviser and Student Affairs Office before making a final decision.
Students who decide to withdraw from the University are required to follow the following procedures.
Students who withdraw from the University before the deadlines for course withdrawal must drop or withdraw from all courses that can be dropped or withdrawn from on Minerva.
Students who are blocked from dropping or withdrawing from their last course on Minerva are required to contact their Student Affairs Office. The Student Affairs Office will supply any forms necessary to complete the University withdrawal.
Students who withdraw after the deadline for course withdrawal on Minerva must contact their Student Affairs Office for information on policies and procedures.
Note:
1. All students who have accessed Minerva to register must officially withdraw within appropriate deadlines if they decide not to attend the Term(s) for which they have registered.
2. The responsibility for initiating withdrawal rests solely with the student. Neither notification of the course instructor nor discontinuance of class attendance will suffice. The date on which a student drops or withdraws from all courses on Minerva or the date the request for withdrawal is submitted to the Student Affairs Office is the official date of withdrawal, even if the student stopped attending lectures earlier.
3. Fee refunds, if any, for the term in which the student withdraws will be in accordance with section 1.5.8 "Fees and Withdrawal from the University".
4. Upon withdrawal students are required to return their ID card to the University as stated in section 1.2.5 "Identification (ID) Cards".

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