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How Do I Drop a Course?

Summer Session 2021 How do I drop? Enrollment Period
(Adding and Dropping courses without penalty)
Fee Deadline Late Enrollment Period
(Adding and Dropping courses with late fees)

Last day to Drop Course(s) with tuition reversal or refund. Last day to Add Course(s) without Petition.

Lab courses may differ. Refer to the Schedule of Classes for exceptions.
Summer Session I

WebReg

UC San Diego students: April 12 - June 21

All other students: April 19 - June 21

June 21

June 22 -

July 2

July 2
Summer Session II

WebReg

UC San Diego students: April 12 - July 26

All other students: April 19 - July 26

July 26

July 27 - August 6

August 6

Special Session

WebReg

For Education Studies (EDS) classes only in Special Session, please use EASy to submit a drop request if WebReg does not allow you to drop by yourself.

Varies by Course - Refer to the Calendar for details June 21 Varies by Course - Refer to the Calendar for details Varies by Course - Refer to the Calendar for details

 

Please view your student type below for further details on dropping a class. All visiting students are entered into the enrollment and registration system as an undergraduate freshman since transcripts are not required for enrollment.                                                                                  

UCSD Students (All incoming and continuing students)

Students drop classes through WebReg on TritonLink per session. 

Please note: dropping a course is a 2-step process. A confirmation of the drop can provide proof if you later need verification.

If you are a financial aid student and you are dropping to zero units (withdrawing from the Session), you will need to complete the online withdrawal form.  *Note: Your withdrawal is applicable only to the Summer term, not the academic year (Fall, Winter, Spring). Refer to the Calendar to verify if a "W" will be posted to your record. 

All students dropping to zero units in Special Session (withdrawing from the Session) will need to complete the online withdrawal form*Note: Your withdrawal is applicable only to the Summer term, not academic year (Fall, Winter, Spring). You can read more about this on the Withdrawal page

To drop Education Studies (EDS) classes in Special Session,  please drop your class on WebReg first.  If WebReg does not allow for the drop, then submit the drop request on EASy for the Registrar Office to process. If the EDS class is your only class in Special Session, please complete the online withdrawal form. You can read more about this on the Withdrawal page. View the Calendar to see deadlines for dropping without a "W" posted to your record. 

The online withdrawal form takes 3-5 business days for the Registrar's Office to process. However, the drop is dated on the date you submit your form. Once submitted, a confirmation message will appear on screen. One withdrawal form per session will drop all courses in the session. If you want to be reinstated in your courses after submitting the withdrawal form, please email summer@ucsd.edu. If a 'W' is posted to the transcript, a reinstatement cannot happen without a petition through Academic Senate. For questions on the process, please contact the Registrar's Office at AcademicRecords@ucsd.edu

Please check the deadlines calendar to ensure you are within the timeline allowed to drop your course, to understand the timeline for a "W" posted/not posted to your record, and to verify all dates and deadlines for your session.

Visiting UC Students

Students drop classes through WebReg on TritonLink per session.

Please note: dropping a course is a 2-step process. A confirmation of the drop can provide proof if you later need verification.

All students dropping to zero units in Special Session (withdrawing from the Session) will need to complete the online withdrawal form. You will need to submit a new withdrawal form for each session; each form is processed for the specific session noted on the form. You can read more about this on the Withdrawal page

To drop Education Studies (EDS) classes in Special Session,  please drop your class on WebReg first.  If WebReg does not allow for the drop, then submit the drop request on EASy for Registrar Office to process.  If the EDS class is your only class in Special Session, please complete the online withdrawal form. You can read more about this on the Withdrawal page. View the Calendar to see deadlines for determining if a "W" will be posted to your record. 

The online withdrawal form takes 3-5 business days for the Registrar's Office to process. However, the drop is dated on the date you submit your form. Once submitted, a confirmation message will appear on screen. One withdrawal form per session will drop all courses in the session; you cannot submit two forms. If you want to be reinstated in your courses after submitting the withdrawal form, please email summer@ucsd.edu. If a 'W' is posted to the transcript, a reinstatement cannot happen without a petition through Academic Senate. For questions on the process, please contact the Registrar's Office at AcademicRecords@ucsd.edu

Please check the Schedule of Classes and the deadlines calendar to ensure you are within the timeline allowed to drop your course, to understand the timeline for a "W" posted/not posted to your record, and to verify all dates and deadlines for your session.

International Students (Visiting students only, i-20 required)

Students drop classes through WebReg on TritonLink per session.

Please note: dropping a course is a 2-step process. A confirmation of the drop can provide proof if you later need verification.

All students dropping to zero units in Special Session (withdrawing from the Session) will need to complete the online withdrawal formYou will need to submit a new withdrawal form for each session; each form is processed for the specific session noted on the form. You can read more about this on the Withdrawal page

To drop Education Studies (EDS) classes in Special Session,  please drop your class on WebReg first.  If WebReg does not allow for the drop, then submit the drop request on EASy for Registrar Office to process.  If the EDS class is your only class in Special Session, please complete the online withdrawal form. You can read more about this on the Withdrawal page. Refer to the Calendar to verify if a "W" will be posted to your record.

The online withdrawal form takes 3-5 business days for the Registrar's Office to process. However, the drop is dated on the date you submit your form. Once submitted, a confirmation message will appear on screen. One withdrawal form per session will drop all courses in the session; you cannot submit two forms. If you want to be reinstated in your courses after submitting the withdrawal form, please email summer@ucsd.edu. If a 'W' is posted to the transcript, a reinstatement cannot happen without a petition through Academic Senate. For questions on the process, please contact the Registrar's Office at AcademicRecords@ucsd.edu

Please check the Schedule of Classes and the deadlines calendar to ensure you are within the timeline allowed to drop your course, to understand the timeline for a "W" posted/not posted to your record, and to verify all dates and deadlines for your session.

If you have questions, please contact the Student Affairs Manager at summer@ucsd.edu or (858) 534-8277.

High School Students

Students drop classes through WebReg on TritonLink per session.

Please note: dropping a course is a 2-step process. A confirmation of the drop can provide proof if you later need verification.

All students dropping to zero units in Special Session (withdrawing from the Session) will need to complete the online withdrawal form. You will need to submit a new withdrawal form for each session; each form is processed for the specific session noted on the form. You can read more about this on the Withdrawal page.

To drop Education Studies (EDS) classes in Special Session,  please drop your class on WebReg first.  If WebReg does not allow for the drop, then submit the drop request on EASy for Registrar Office to process.  If the EDS class is your only class in Special Session, please complete the online withdrawal form. You can read more about this on the Withdrawal page. Refer to the Calendar to verify if a "W" will be posted to your record.

The online withdrawal form takes 3-5 business days for the Registrar's Office to process. However, the drop is dated on the date you submit your form. Once submitted, a confirmation message will appear on screen. One withdrawal form per session will drop all courses in the session; you cannot submit two forms. If you want to be reinstated in your courses after submitting the withdrawal form, please email summer@ucsd.edu. If a 'W' is posted to the transcript, a reinstatement cannot happen without a petition through Academic Senate. For questions on the process, please contact the Registrar's Office at AcademicRecords@ucsd.edu

Please check the Schedule of Classes and the deadlines calendar to ensure you are within the timeline allowed to drop your course, to understand the timeline for a "W" posted/not posted to your record, and to verify all dates and deadlines for your session.

Visiting Students (Other College/University Students, UC Alumni, and the General Public)

Students drop classes through WebReg on TritonLink per session.

Please note: dropping a course is a 2-step process. A confirmation of the drop can provide proof if you later need verification.

All students dropping to zero units in Special Session (withdrawing from the Session) will need to complete the online withdrawal form. You will need to submit a new withdrawal form for each session; each form is processed for the specific session noted on the form. You can read more about this on the Withdrawal page.

To drop Education Studies (EDS) classes in Special Session, please drop your class on WebReg first. If WebReg does not allow for the drop, then submit the drop request on EASy for Registrar Office to process. If the EDS class is your only class in Special Session, please complete the online withdrawal form. You can read more about this on the Withdrawal page. Refer to the Calendar to verify if a "W" will be posted to your record.

The online withdrawal form takes 3-5 business days for the Registrar's Office to process. However, the drop is dated on the date you submit your form. Once submitted, a confirmation message will appear on screen. One withdrawal form per session will drop all courses in the session; you cannot submit two forms. If you want to be reinstated in your courses after submitting the withdrawal form, please email summer@ucsd.edu. If a 'W' is posted to the transcript, a reinstatement cannot happen without a petition through Academic Senate. For questions on the process, please contact the Registrar's Office at AcademicRecords@ucsd.edu

Please check the Schedule of Classes and the deadlines calendar to ensure you are within the timeline allowed to drop your course and to verify all dates and deadlines for your session.

Graduate Students (Current UCSD students)

Graduate students can visit WebReg to drop all of their courses. 

  • If WebReg prompts you to submit the drop request via EASy, please follow directions to EASy for the drop request.
  • If WebReg prompts you to file a withdrawal, please follow the withdrawal instructions below.

Graduate students must follow this process to withdraw:

  1. Contact your graduate coordinator and submit a request to withdraw. The coordinator will have the required forms.
  2. Submit the forms to the Graduate Division for approval.
  3. Once approved, the Graduate Division will submit the form to the Registrar for processing.
  4. If you have questions about the process please call the Graduate Division at (858) 534-3555.

Please check the deadlines calendar to ensure you are within the timeline allowed to drop your course.

How Do I Drop My Class After the Drop Deadline?

Once the drop deadline has passed, you will need to petition to drop your course. See Calendar for deadline dates. For more information regarding petitions, please see the Academic Senate regulations regarding withdrawing after the deadline to verify if you are eligible.

Visiting students should contact Summer Session Student Services Manager for more information on the petition process for visitors at summer@ucsd.edu or (858) 534-8277.

The last day to file a petition for the summer term is the last day of the fall quarter. After fall quarter has passed, no request for an exception to policy will be considered. Students are encouraged to check their academic record prior to the end of the summer term.