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Add/Drop and Withdrawal

The following is specific information about policies related to adding or dropping from courses, Add/Drop Adjustments and Leave of Absence.

Last Modified: Monday, May 3, 2021 12:30 pm

Spring 2021 Drop / Withdrawal / Adjustment Calendar
Term & Description # of Weeks Start Date End Date Last Day to Add OR Drop 100% Withdrawal Period Begins (W Grade) Last Day WD 50% No Adjustments Final Day to WD
1: Full Term 15 2/8 5/21 2/15 2/16 3/6 3/7 4/15
15W: Fifteen Week Session 15 1/19 5/4 1/26 1/27 2/14 2/15 3/26
16W: Sixteen Week Session 16 1/4 4/26 1/11 1/12 2/1 2/2 3/15
1ST: 1st Half 8 2/8 4/2 2/15 2/16 2/11 2/23 3/16
2ND: 2nd Half 7 4/5 5/21 4/12 4/13 4/17 4/18 5/7
3WK: Three Week Session 3 5/3 5/21 5/6 5/7 5/8 5/9 5/10
5W1: 1st Five Week 5 2/8 3/15 2/15 2/16 2/16 2/17 3/4
5W2: 2nd Five Week 5 3/22 4/26 3/29 3/30 3/30 3/31 4/15
6W1: Six Week Session 6 1/23 3/6 1/30 1/31 2/2 2/3 2/20
7W2: Seven Week Session 7 3/20 5/8 3/27 3/28 4/1 4/2 4/21
8W1: Eight Week Session 8 1/4 2/28 1/11 1/12 1/18 1/19 2/9
8W2: Eight Week Session 8 3/1 4/25 3/8 3/9 3/15 3/16 4/6
8W3: Eight Week Session 8 1/19 3/16 1/26 1/27 2/2 2/3 2/24
8W4: Eight Week Session 8 3/17 5/13 3/24 3/25 3/31 4/1 4/22
Summer 2021 Drop / Withdrawal / Adjustment Calendar
Term & Description # of Weeks Start Date End Date Last Day to Add OR Drop 100%
Withdrawal Period Begins (W Grade) Last Day WD 50% No Adjustment Final Day to WD
1: Full Term 14 5/24 8/26 5/31 6/1 6/17 6/18 7/24
16W: Sixteen Week Session 16 5/3 8/22 5/10 5/11 5/31 6/1 7/12
14W: Fourteen Week Session 14 5/15 8/21 5/22 5/23 6/8 6/9 7/15
13W: Thirteen Week Session 13 6/1 8/31 6/8 6/9 6/23 6/24 7/28
12I: Twelve Week Session 12 5/3 7/25 5/10 5/11 5/24 5/25 6/25
12W: Twelve Week Session 12 5/24 8/13 5/31 6/1 6/14 6/15 7/16
8W1: Eight Week Session 8 6/14 8/9 6/21 6/22 6/28 6/29 7/20
8W2: Eight Week Session 8 6/28 8/22 7/5 7/6 7/12 7/13 8/3
8WK: Eight Week Session 8 5/3 6/27 5/10 5/11 5/17 5/18 6/8
7WK: Seven Week Session 7 5/3 6/21 5/10 5/11 5/15 5/16 6/4
6W1: Six Week Session 6 5/24 7/3 5/31 6/1 6/3 6/4 6/21
6W3: Six Week Session 6 6/28 8/5 7/5 7/6 7/8 7/9 7/26
6W4: Six Week Session 6 7/6 8/12 7/13 7/14 7/16 7/17 8/3
6W5: Six Week Session 6 7/10 8/21 7/17 7/18 7/20 7/21 8/7
5W1: 1st Five Week 5 5/22 6/26 5/29 5/30 5/30 5/31 6/15
5W2: 2nd Five Week 5 7/24 8/28 7/31 8/1 8/1 8/2 8/17
5W3: 3rd Five Week 5 7/6 8/5 7/13 7/14 7/14 7/15 7/30
5W4: Five Week Session 5 5/24 6/24 5/31 6/1 6/1 6/2 6/17
5WK: Five Week Session 5 5/10 6/10 5/17 5/18 5/18 5/19 6/3
4W2: Four Week Session 4 6/14 7/8 6/17 6/18 6/21 6/22 6/23
4W3: Four Week Session 4 7/12 8/5 7/15 7/16 7/19 7/20 7/21
4W4: Four Week Session 4 6/21 7/15 6/24 6/25 6/28 6/29 6/30
4WK: Four Week Session 4 5/24 6/17 5/27 5/28 5/31 6/1 6/2
3W1: Three Week Session 3 8/9 8/26 8/12 8/13 8/14 8/15 8/16
3W2: Three Week Session 3 6/1 6/24 6/4 6/5 6/6 6/7 6/8
3WK: Three Week Session 3 5/24 6/10 5/27 5/28 5/29 5/30 5/31
Fall 2021 Drop / Withdrawal / Adjustment Calendar
Term & Description # of Weeks Start Date End Date Last Day to Add OR Drop 100% Withdrawal Period Begins (W Grade) Last Day WD 50% No Adjustment
Final Day to WD
1: Full Term 15 9/2 12/20 9/9 9/10 9/29 9/30 11/10
16W: Sixteen Week Session 16 8/30 12/19 9/6 9/7 9/28 9/29 11/10
ALL 15 9/2 12/20 9/9 9/10 9/29 9/30 11/10
14W: Fourteen Week Session 14 9/18 12/24 9/25 9/26 10/12 10/13 11/18
8WK: Eight Week Session 8 8/30 10/24 9/6 9/7 9/13 9/14 10/5
1ST: 1st Half 8 9/2 10/27 9/9 9/10 9/16 9/17 10/8
8W1: Eight Week Session 8 10/25 12/19 11/1 11/2 11/8 11/9 11/30
7WK: Seven Week Session 7 9/18 11/5 9/25 9/26 9/30 10/1 10/20
2ND: 2nd Half 7 10/28 12/20 11/4 11/5 11/9 11/10 11/29
7W1: Seven Week Session 7 11/6 12/24 11/13 11/14 11/18 11/19 12/8
6WK: Six Week Session 6 9/13 10/24 9/20 9/21 9/23 9/24 9/30
5WK: Five Week Session 5 9/2 10/7 9/9 9/10 9/12 9/13 9/15
5W1: 1st Five Week 5 9/18 10/23 9/25 9/26 9/28 9/29 10/1
5W2: 2nd Five Week 5 10/11 11/14 10/18 10/19 10/21 10/22 10/24
5W3: 3rd Five Week 5 11/8 12/12 11/15 11/16 11/18 11/19 11/21
Winter 2021-2022 Drop / Withdrawal / Adjustment Calendar
Term & Description # of Weeks Start Date End Date Last Day to Add OR Drop 100% Withdrawal Period Begins (W Grade) Last Day WD 50% No Adjustment Final Day to WD
1: Full Term 4 12/21 1/14/2022 12/24 12/25 12/28 12/29 1/6/2022

Important

  • The last day to add a class for the spring 2021 semester is Monday, February 15, 2021. View More Important Dates.
  • Students who drop a course through NEST are responsible for reviewing their schedule to make certain that they have indeed dropped the course.
  • If you have a hold that is preventing your withdrawal, contact registrar@montclair.edu for assistance. Withdrawals are completed by returning to your current term registration in NEST and requesting the WD option.

Please Note: Notification to the instructor or a “stop payment” of a check does not constitute an official withdrawal from the University or withdrawal from individual courses.

Drop/Withdrawal Policy
New first-year students, please visit your college advising office or faculty advisor for assistance with drop/add.

Courses dropped through the Final Add/Drop deadline will be removed from the records. Courses withdrawn after the Final Add/Drop deadline through the tenth week of the semester will be recorded as WD’s.

Leave of Absence/Withdrawal

Undergraduate Students may take a leave of absence for two semesters (fall and/or spring) by filling out the Withdrawal/Leave of Absence form. Students who plan to be away for three or more semesters must officially withdraw from the University.

Students who take a leave of absence for two semesters do not need to apply for readmission and can simply register for the next upcoming semester during the registration period. Students who have officially withdrawn or been away for more than two semesters, must apply for readmission.

Students must withdraw from all of their classes via NEST prior to submitting the Withdrawal/Leave of Absence form

Graduate Students requesting a leave of absence or withdrawal from the University must contact The Graduate School.

Please Note: Notification to University College or The Graduate School does not constitute an official withdrawal from individual courses.