Skip to table of contents

Skip to main content

The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center Student Handbook 2018-2019

3.8.8.2 - Grading Regulations Relative to Withdrawals and Drops

Complete withdrawal from the University:  All students dropping all courses for a semester (including the summer session) receive the grade of “W” in each course of enrollment. 

Undergraduate students dropping one or more courses, but not all courses, in the first two weeks of class (first week of summer), will have no grade recorded. From the third week through the twelfth week of class (sixth week of summer), a "W" will be assigned to each dropped course. From the thirteenth week through the last day of classes, courses may be dropped only by direct petition to the dean of the student's college. Students who drop a course with permission of the dean will receive a final grade of "W" or "F" at the discretion of the instructor of the course. 

Graduate and Professional students dropping one or more courses, but not all courses, in the first two weeks of class (first week of summer), will have no grade recorded. From the third week through the tenth week of class (fifth week of summer), a "W" will be assigned to each dropped course. From the eleventh week through the last day of classes, courses may be dropped only by direct petition to the dean of the student's college. Students who drop a course with permission of the dean will receive a final grade of "W" or "F" at the discretion of the instructor of the course. 

For regulations relative to drops and withdrawals for courses that deviate from the Academic Calendar, please contact the Office of Admissions and Records at (405) 271-2359.

Return to top