Adding, Dropping, & Withdrawing From Courses

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Adding Courses

A student may add a course to their existing schedule during the add period. The student needs the instructor's written permission to add a course. Please contact the Office of Registration and Records, at (585) 395-2531 for Special Session course add period dates. There is no fee to add a course to an existing schedule during the add period for that course. Instructions for adding a course online.

Session Deadline for Adding Courses
Session I Monday, May 20
Session II Wednesday, June 5
Session III Wednesday, July 10
Special Sessions Deadlines Vary

Late Add Period

In exceptional circumstances, with instructor's written permission, students may be permitted to register for a course after the add period ends. In such cases, a student is subject to a $20 late add fee. Late fees totaling $60 are assessed if the student is not registered already for any courses.

Session Late Add Period Deadlines
Session I Wednesday, May 22
Session II Monday, June 10
Session III Monday, July 15
Special Sessions Deadlines Vary

Dropping Courses

Just as you can register for courses in a number of different ways, you have similar options if you need to drop a course: in-person, mail, online, or fax. You are responsible for dropping by the indicated deadline. Students are responsible for verifying their drop has been completed.

Online

Instructor approval is not necessary to drop a course. Be sure that you drop your course(s) no later than the drop deadlines listed below. Students are responsible for verifying their drop has been completed. Instructions for dropping courses online.

In Person

  • Submit (stop by the Office of Registration and Records) a brief letter to the Office of Registration and Records clearly explaining your intentions
  • Include your name, Social Security Number or Banner ID number, and the specific course information.
  • Verify that your drop has been completed by contacting the Office of Registration and Records. Students are responsible for verifying their drop has been completed.

Students adding and dropping courses after the 100 percent refund period for a session is over will be assessed tuition and fee liability for courses which have been dropped, as well as any new courses that have been added. The percentage of tuition and fees assessed for the courses dropped is shown in the section refunds. The total tuition assessed will not exceed full-time tuition rates for full-time students.

Session Drop Period Deadlines
Session I Monday, May 27
Session II Monday, June 17
Session III Monday, July 22
Special Sessions Contact the Office of Registration and Records at (585) 395-2531.

Tuition Liability

Class nonattendance does not excuse financial obligation. If you are registered for a class, you will be responsible for full payment of your course schedule whether or not you attend class(es).

You are responsible for dropping by the indicated deadline. Students are responsible for verifying their drop has been completed.

Students who are adding and dropping courses after the 100 percent refund period is over for a session, will be assessed tuition and fee liability for both the courses which have been dropped, as well as any new courses that have been added. See Tuition Refund Schedule.

Withdrawing from Courses

The information below summarizes the policy and deadlines for dropping and withdrawing from Session I, II and III courses. Please be advised that students will not receive a refund if they withdraw from a course.

You are responsible for getting the Withdrawal Form to the Office of Registration and Records by the indicated deadline. Students are responsible for verifying their drop/withdrawal has been completed.

Drop and Withdraw Deadlines

Session I (May 20 - 31)
Monday, May 20 - Monday, May 27 Student drops course online or by visiting the Office of Registration and Records. Tuition Refund Schedule
No departmental permission needed to drop most courses.
Course does not appear on student's permanent transcript.
Tuesday, May 28-Wednesday, May 29 Student submits Withdrawal Form to the Office of Registration and Records.
No departmental permission needed. $20 withdrawal fee charged.
Course remains on permanent transcript with W in grade column.
Thursday, May 30 Demonstration of extraordinary circumstances required.
Student submits Withdrawal Form with department chair's signature (permission) to the Office of Registration and Records.
$20 withdrawal fee charged.
Course remains on permanent transcript with W in grade column.
After Thursday, May 30 No withdrawals approved.
Course remains on permanent transcript with grade as submitted by instructor.

Session II (June 3 - July 3)
Monday, June 3-Monday, June 17 Student drops course online or by visiting the Office of Registration and Records. Tuition Refund Schedule
No departmental permission needed to drop most courses.
Course does not appear on student's permanent transcript.
Tuesday, June 18- Monday, June 24 Student submits Withdrawal Form to the Office of Registration and Records.
No departmental permission needed. $20 withdrawal fee charged.
Course remains on permanent transcript with W in grade column.
Tuesday, June 25-Thursday, June 27 Demonstration of extraordinary circumstances required.
Student submits Withdrawal Form with department chair's signature (permission) to the Office of Registration and Records.
$20 withdrawal fee charged.
Course remains on permanent transcript with W in grade column.
After Thursday, June 27 No withdrawals approved.
Course remains on permanent transcript with grade as submitted by instructor.

Session III (July 8 - August 10)
Monday, July 8- Monday, July 22 Student drops course online or by visiting the Office of Registration and Records. Tuition Refund Schedule
No departmental permission needed to drop most courses.
Course does not appear on student's permanent transcript.
Tuesday, July 23 -
Friday, August 2
Student submits Withdrawal Form to the Office of Registration and Records.
No departmental permission needed.
$20 withdrawal fee charged.
Course remains on permanent transcript with W in grade column.

Monday, August 5 -
Tuesday, August 6 

Demonstration of extraordinary circumstances required.
Student submits Withdrawal Form with department chair's signature (permission) to the Office of Registration and Records.
$20 withdrawal fee charged.
Course remains on permanent transcript with W in grade column.
After Tuesday,
August 6
No withdrawals approved.
Course remains on permanent transcript with grade as submitted by instructor.

Special Session Courses

Dates and deadlines vary. Please contact the Office of Registration and Records at (585) 395-2531 for withdrawal deadlines for Special Session summer courses.

How to Add or Drop a Course Online

  1. Go to www.brockport.edu
  2. Click on Quick Links
  3. Click on Web Banner
  4. Enter your User ID and PIN
  5. Click on Student Services
  6. Click on Registration
  7. Select Term (SUMMER)
  8. Enter CRN #
  9. Click on Registration/Add/Drop Classes

Your current schedule will appear

To Add

Enter the CRN of the course you want to add
Click on Submit Changes

To Drop

Select the course(s) you want to drop
Click on the drop down box under the Action Heading
Click on Web Drop
Click on Submit Changes

Students are responsible for verifying their drop has been completed. To do so, log into your Banner account and view your schedule.

Last Updated 5/7/19

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