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Undergraduate University Withdrawal Procedures

Students seeking a withdrawal from the university must initiate the withdrawal process with their major college advising office during the semester in which the student wishes to withdraw.

International students are required to comply with SEVIS Rules and Regulations by providing documentation to the International Student and Faculty OfficePrior to requesting a withdrawal through their college advisement office, all international-status students must contact the International Student and Faculty Office at 815-753-1346.

All other students withdrawing from the university are required to: 

  1. Withdraw from the university through their college advisement office by filling out the withdrawal form. 

  2. Check out from university residence halls within 24 hours of withdrawal from the university. (Check-out includes removing personal belongings, signing the room condition report, and returning keys, and must be done with a residence hall staff member. Students will continue to accrue charges if belongings are not removed)

College Advisement Offices

College of Business
Barsema Hall 201
Lori Marcellus, Director
Undergraduate Studies
815-753-1325

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Zulauf Hall 201
Steve Estes, Director
Academic Advising
815-753-0114


College of Visual and Performing Arts
Music Building 141
Melanie Parks
Acting 
Associate Dean
815-753-1635

College of Law
Swen Parson
Christina Raguse, Director
Budgets and Records

815-753-6580

College of Education
Gabel Hall 138
Margaret (Margee) Myles, Director
COE Student Services
815-753-8352


College of Health & Human Sciences
Wirtz 227 Sandi Splansky, Director
Academic Advising
815-753-1891


College of Engineering and Engineering Technology
Engineering Building 331 
Shanthi Muthuswamy, Acting Associate Dean 
815-753-1442

Undeclared Major
Academic Advising Center
Michelle Pickett, Director
815-753-2573