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winter session

January 5 – 23

Winter Session 2014

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Registration for Winter Session 2105 begins on Monday, October 27.

  • Current UMBC students - no additional application is necessary (advising is recommended, but not required)
  • Visiting UMBC students - must apply to UMBC and be admitted before registering for courses.
  • Incoming UMBC students - no additional application is necessary, but you will need to contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions to change your semester start date to Winter 2015.
  • Use your myUMBC account to add, drop or swap a course. 
  • Once registration begins, you can add, drop, or swap courses until the end of the schedule adjustment period.

 

How to add a course(s):

  • Courses with prerequisites may require permission before they can be added
  • During the schedule adjustment period, check with the instructor before adding a course to ensure missed course work can be completed.
  • Courses added during the schedule adjustment period will be assessed a non-refundable $20 late registration fee.


How to drop a course(s)
:

  • Courses dropped during the schedule adjustment period will receive a pro-rated refund based on the date the course is dropped.
  • If a course is dropped after the schedule adjustment period, the transcript will reflect a "W" for the course.


How to swap courses
:

  • Allows you to simultaneously add and drop a class (with the same number of credits) with no financial penalty.
  • The class you wish to remove will not be dropped until you are successfully enrolled in the added course.
  • During the schedule adjustment period, check with the instructor before swapping courses to ensure missed course work can be completed.


After the schedule adjustment period:

  • Once the schedule adjustment period ends, you can no longer use myUMBC to make schedule adjustments, except to drop a course for a limited period of time (a grade of "W" will appear on your transcript).
  • If you would like to change your course grade method from "regular" to "pass/fail" you must submit a myUMBC Help Ticket to the Registrar's Office before the deadline.


How to withdraw from the session
:

  • Submit a myUMBC Help Ticket to the Registrar's Office requesting a "semester withdraw" (i.e., drop all courses in the session) before the deadline.
  • A notation of "Session Withdrawal" will appear on your transcript.
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