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Withdrawals & Withdrawal in Extenuating Circumstances

When and why should a student withdraw?

If you believe you are not going to complete a course successfully, you may be able to formally withdraw to avoid a failing grade.

You can withdraw from a course after the add/drop deadline up to the withdrawal deadline without a refund. A grade will not be issued, but a "W" will appear on your transcript. This will not affect your Grade Point Average (GPA).

What is a withdrawal in extenuating circumstances?

Prior to the last day of the term, enrolled domestic students who completely withdraw from all of their courses due to extenuating circumstances may be refunded 80% of tuition fees. For those programs assessed on a monthly basis, students will be refunded a portion of any full months not attended.

If you need to withdraw due to extenuating circumstances, submit a completed withdrawal in extenuating circumstances form to Enrolment Services.

Withdrawals Policy ED 3-0

International students

As outlined in the international student refund policy, there is no provision for extenuating circumstances. We encourage international students who wish to withdraw due to extenuating circumstances to visit their academic advisor to complete a withdrawal in extenuating circumstances form, which allows the student to withdraw without obtaining a "DNC" on their academic record.