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Dropping Classes

How to Drop Classes

Log into MyUTK and use the Add/Drop Classes link under Academic Resources.

All Students Taking Full Term Classes in Fall or Spring

After the 84th day, no drops are permitted.

From the 85th day to the last day of classes, you still have the option to withdraw from the university for the term.

Charges for Dropped Classes

If you decrease the number of hours you are taking, it may change the amount you owe and affect your financial aid.

Full-time undergraduate charges are based on 12 semester hours.

Full-time graduate, law, and veterinary medicine charges are based on nine semester hours.

If you drop hours and go from full-time to part-time status during a term, a percentage charge may be applied. It is based on the number of days between the first day of classes and the day you drop your hours.

The UT Board of Trustees determines fees for hourly maintenance, tuition, technology, facility, transportation, library, study abroad, health, and UT programs, along with service fees. The charges are assessed according to the number of hours you are taking when your student account statement is generated.

Spring 2017

Full Term First Session Second Session Percentage Charged
January 11-15 January 11-15 March 2-6 No Charge
January 16-21 January 16-21 March 7-12 20%
January 22-26 40%
January 27-31 60%
February 1 – End of Term January 22 – End of Term March 13 – End of Term 100%

Mini-term 2017

Percentage Charged
May 10 No Charge
May 11 20%
May 12 40%
May 13 60%
May 14 – End of Term 100%

Summer 2017

Full Term First Session Second Session Percentage Charged
June 1-5 June 1-5 July 10-14 No Charge
June 6-11 June 6-11 July 15-20 20%
June 12-16 June 12-16 July 21-25 40%
June 17-21 June 17-21 July 26-30 60%
June 22 – End of Term June 22 – End of Term July 31 – End of Term 100%

Fall 2017

Full Term First Session Second Session Percentage Charged
August 23-27 August 23-27 October 16-20 No Charge
August 28-September 2 August 28-September 2 October 21-26 20%
September 3-7 40%
September 8-12 60%
September 13 – End of Term September 3 – End of Term October 27 – End of Term 100%

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