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Winter Session 2014


Use your myUMBC account to swap, add or drop a course up through the end of the schedule adjustment period.

How to swap a course(s)

  • 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.

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.

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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