Course Adds, Drops, and Withdrawals

The act of registration is confirmation of your schedule. No further confirmation is required. If you have questions regarding your schedule, call 866-344-1687 or 719-587-7321 or RegistrarsOffice@adams.edu Remember to keep your registration PIN for processing any adds or drops online. Graduate students do not need a registration PIN.

Check Deadlines in the Academic Calendar

Add, Drop Prior to the start of the semester

All dropped courses for the semester will be removed from the student’s transcript as well as all tuition and fees.

Complete Drop

  • Drop all courses online on the Onestop, Student Account
  • or email notification to the Records Office RegistrarsOffice@adams.edu, include student name, student ID number (900#) and contact information
  • or fax notification to 719-587-7416, include student name, student ID number (900#) and contact information

Add, Drop from semester start date through add, drop census date

Course Add

Course adds for regular session courses will require a special permission label from the instructor of the course beginning the second week of classes.

Course Drop

Students may drop courses during this timeframe without instructor permission. Dropped courses will not appear on student transcripts, and all tuition and fees for dropped courses will be removed if the student remains in at least one other course.

Complete Drop

Students who decide to drop all courses once the semester has begun must do so by completing an official drop through their One Stop Student Account. Students may be eligible for a partial refund of tuition/fees and housing/meal ticket depending upon when the drop is processed. All courses for the semester will be removed from the student’s transcript.

Withdrawals

After the Add, Drop census date through the semester withdrawal date

  • Students may withdraw from individual courses after the deadline for adding/dropping and receive a non-punitive grade of W.
  • Tuition is charged, and a W will appear on the student’s transcript.
  • Course withdrawal online on the Onestop, Student Account
  • or visit One Stop Student Services Center in the Student Union Building and give them a completed Registration Add/Drop Form

Complete Withdrawal

  • Undergraduate students who decide to withdraw from all courses during this timeframe must do so by completing an official withdrawal through their One Stop Student Account.
  • Students will receive a non-punitive grade of W for all withdrawn courses which will appear on the transcript.
  • Refund Schedule for Complete Drops/Withdrawals

COF eligible students

Course Add(s) by approval only

  • A course may be added during the withdrawal time-frame only with the approval of the instructor, department chair and associate provost for Academic Affairs.
  • Please be aware that although approval may be granted to process a late add, financial aid and the COF stipend will not apply to courses added after census date as identified in the registration calendar.
  • Graduate students must secure authorization from the associate provost for the Graduate School.