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Drop Classes

How to Drop Classes

On MyUTK in My Resources select Add/Drop Classes.

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Taking Full-Term Classes in Fall or Spring?

After the 84th day of class, 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.

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Charges for Dropped Classes

If you decrease your hours, it may change what 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 9 semester hours.

If you 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 hours.

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


Summer 2021

Full Term First Session Second Session Percentage Charged
June 1-5 June 1-5 June 30-July 4 No Charge
June 6-11 June 6-11 July 5-10 20%
June 12-16 June 12-16 July 11-15 40%
June 17-21 June 17-21 July 16-20 60%
June 22 – End of Term June 22 – End of Term July 21- End of Term 100%

Mini-Term 2021

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


Spring 2021

Full Term First Session Second Session Percentage Charged
January 20-24 January 20-24 March 10-14 No Charge
January 25-30 January 25-30 March 15-20 20%
January 31-February 4 40%
February 5-9 60%
February 10 – End of Term January 31 – End of Term March 21 – End of Term 100%

Fall 2020

Full Term First Session Second Session Percentage Charged
August 19-23 August 19-23 October 7-11 No Charge
August 24-29 August 24-29 October 12-17 20%
August 30-September 3 40%
September 4-8 60%
September 9 – End of Term August 30 – End of Term October 18 – End of Term 100%