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How Do I Drop a Course?

Summer Session 2020 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 Add Course(s) without Petition.
Last day to Drop Course(s) with a Refund.

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

WebReg

UC San Diego students: April 13 - June 22

All other students: April 20 - June 22

June 22

June 23 -

July 6

July 6
Summer Session II

WebReg

UC San Diego students: April 13 - July 27

All other students: April 20 - July 27

July 27

July 28 - August 7

August 7

Special Session

WebReg

For 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 22 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 system as an undergraduate freshman.

UCSD Students (All incoming and continuing students)

Students drop classes through WebReg on TritonLink.

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).

All students dropping to zero units in Special 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 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.

The online withdrawal form takes 3-5 business days to process. However, the drop is dated on the date of submission. Once submitted, a confirmation message will appear on screen. You also will not be able to submit a second withdrawal form. If you with to be reinstated, 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 AcademicRecords@ucsd.edu

Please check 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.

Visiting UC Students

Students drop classes through WebReg on TritonLink.

All students dropping to zero units in Special Session will need to complete the online withdrawal form. You can read more about this on the Withdrawal page

To drop 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.

The online withdrawal form takes 3-5 business days to process. However, the drop is dated on the date of submission. Once submitted, a confirmation message will appear on screen. You also will not be able to submit a second withdrawal form. If you with to be reinstated, 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 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.

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

All students dropping to zero units in Special Session will need to complete the online withdrawal form.  You can read more about this on the Withdrawal page.

To drop 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.

The online withdrawal form takes 3-5 business days to process. However, the drop is dated on the date of submission. Once submitted, a confirmation message will appear on screen. You also will not be able to submit a second withdrawal form. If you with to be reinstated, 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 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.

If you have questions, please contact the Student Affairs Manager at summer@ucsd.edu or (858) 534-5258.

High School Students

Students drop classes through WebReg on TritonLink.

All students dropping to zero units in Special Session will need to complete the online withdrawal form.  You can read more about this on the Withdrawal page.

To drop 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.

The online withdrawal form takes 3-5 business days to process. However, the drop is dated on the date of submission. Once submitted, a confirmation message will appear on screen. You also will not be able to submit a second withdrawal form. If you with to be reinstated, 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 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.

Visiting Students (Other College or University Students and the General Public)

Students drop classes through WebReg on TritonLink.

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 will need to complete the online withdrawal form. You can read more about this on the Withdrawal page.

To drop 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.

The online withdrawal form takes 3-5 business days to process. However, the drop is dated on the date of submission. Once submitted, a confirmation message will appear on screen. You also will not be able to submit a second withdrawal form. If you with to be reinstated, 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 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 the student to submit the drop request via EASy, please follow directions to EASy for the drop request.

If WebReg prompts the student to file a withdrawal, please follow the withdrawal instructions below.

Graduate students must follow this process to withdraw:

  1. Contact their graduate coordinator and submit a request to withdraw. The coordinator will have the proper forms available.
  2. Then submit the form 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. 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.