College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Advising - Zulauf Hall 201 - 815-753-0114

Course Drops and Withdrawals

Schedule Change Process for 16 week courses (full semester) 
Action Dates Start with First Week of Semester Steps
Dropping all courses Prior to the first day of classes Self-Service MyNIU
Adding a course Week  1 Self-Service MyNIU
Adding a course Week  2 Contact Department of Course
Dropping a course Week  1 Self-Service MyNIU
Dropping a course Week  2 Contact Major College or Academic Advising Center
Withdrawing from a course Week 3 through end of week 8 Contact Major College or Academic Advising Center
Withdrawing from the university Week 1 through end of week 8 Contact Major College or Academic Advising Center
Withdrawing from the university Week 9 through end of week  12 (with academic jeopardy) Contact Major College or Academic Advising Center








Schedule Change Process for 8 week sessions (first and last half semester)
Action Dates Start with First Week of Semester Steps
Dropping all courses Prior to the first day of semester Self-Service MyNIU
Adding a course Week  1 of session Self-Service MyNIU
Dropping a course Week  1 of session Self-Service MyNIU
Dropping a first-half course Week  2 of session Contact Major College or Academic Advising Center
Withdrawing from a first-half course Week 3 of session through end of week 4 of session Contact Major College or Academic Advising Center
Withdrawing from a second-half course Week 2 of session through end of week 4 of session Contact Major College or Academic Advising Center
Withdrawing from the university Week 1 of session through end of week 4 of session Contact Major College or Academic Advising Center
Withdrawing from the university Week 5 of session through end of week 6 of session (with academic jeopardy) Contact Major College or Academic Advising Center







Withdrawing from all courses/withdrawing from the university
If your major is in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and you want to withdraw from a class or all of your classes for a semester, please contact our office.
Both individual course and university withdrawal policies are explained in the online catalog