Withdrawal from Classes

Fall and Spring

After the end of the add/drop period and up to the seventh week of classes, a student may withdraw from one or more courses without instructor approval, by completing a withdrawal form.  To access the withdrawal form:

  1. Login to the connect.oldwestbury.edu portal.
  2. Click on the "Registration" icon.
  3. Use the withdrawal form located in the "Forms" webpart.

After the seventh week of classes, the online withdrawal process will require instructor approval.

The deadline to withdraw from classes is published in the Fall or Spring semester Dates, Deadlines and General Information.

Summer and Winter

A student may withdraw from one or more courses by completing a withdrawal form.  To access the withdrawal form:

  1. Login to the connect.oldwestbury.edu portal. 
  2. Click on the "Registration" icon.
  3. Use the withdrawal form located in the "Forms" webpart.

The dates, deadline and rules to withdraw from classes is published in the Summer or Winter term Dates, Deadlines and General Information.

General

  • Any student who has not withdrawn officially from a course will remain on the final grade roster and will be assigned a final grade of “F” from the instructor or “NC” if the student has filed the appropriate CR/NC contract.  
  • Withdrawals may affect a student’s subsequent eligibility for financial aid awards.
  • A $20 per withdrawal fee (A/D) is assessed at the time of withdrawal.

Please Note: Nonattendance in classes does not constitute withdrawal.