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Health Advisory Regarding Coronavirus COVID-19

Online Classes: Columbia will remain open, but all classes for the remainder of the semester will be conducted online. Visit the link below for important information about the virus’s symptoms and current recommendations. Learn More
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Adding or Dropping Courses

Professional Studies students who wish to add or drop a course or make any other change in their program must do so by following the procedures and deadlines below. Simply ceasing to attend a class or telling the instructor you no longer wish to attend does not constitute dropping the class.

There is no refund of tuition for courses dropped after the last day of late registration/the change of program period, unless you withdraw from the University—that is, drop all of the courses for which you are registered (see calendar).

Students may not drop a course after the deadline to drop an individual course. A mark—either a UW (unofficial withdrawal), or a grade averaging uncompleted work (as F) with grades received on completed work—will be assigned to any student who stopped attending class but did not drop the course before the designated date for the term (see calendar).