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Undergraduate students who wish to withdraw for an individual course should review the course withdrawal information contained in the Academic Catalog. In addition, students should consult with their faculty advisor before making a final decision about withdrawing from a course.
A student who would like to drop a course after the “add/drop” deadline indicated on the Academic Calendar, may also do so by withdrawing from a course. If a student is failing a course at the time of their withdrawal, they will receive a “withdrawal/failure” or “W/F” designation, which may affect their academic standing.
Students intending to withdraw from a course must complete a Regis Course Withdrawal Form (available on SPIKE - the Student Portal for Information, Knowledge and Education) and obtain all required signatures.
Students who drop below 12 credits as a result of withdrawing from a course must consult with Residential Life, Health Services, Financial Aid, and Athletics regarding the potential impact associated with course withdrawal and dropping below full-time status.
Graduate, doctoral and professional students who wish to withdraw from an individual course after the “add/drop” deadline may do so until the end of the withdrawal period deadline listed on the Academic Calendar. Prior to submitting the required Graduate Course Withdrawal Form, located on SPIKE (the Student Portal for Information, Knowledge and Education), students should contact their academic advisor to review academic status and contact the offices of Student Financial Planning and Student Accounts.
If a student is failing a course at the time of their withdrawal, they will receive a “withdrawal/failure” or “W/F” designation, which may affect their academic standing.
Refer to the academic catalog for details on the course withdrawal policy.
Online students who wish to withdraw from an individual course must fill out the Graduate Course Withdrawal Form (available on SPIKE).
Online students who intend to withdraw or take a leave of absence from Regis College must complete the Graduate Program Withdrawal Form or the Petition for Graduate Leave of Absence (available on SPIKE).
Prior to submitting the required Withdrawal or Leave of Absence Form, available on SPIKE. Students should contact their academic advisor to review academic status and contact the offices of Student Financial Planning and Student Accounts.
The online course participation is explained in the Academic Catalog (page 36). To be considered active, students are expected to log in to their online course(s) in the Moodle Learning Management System (LMS), participate on at least two different days and complete at least two “Academic Activities” in each weekly module. Students not participating in classes for more than a full week during the term will be administratively withdrawn from Regis College (page 40, Academic Catalog).
A withdrawal is a permanent separation of the student from Regis where the student has no intention to return. Students may withdraw for a variety of reasons including health, finances, distance from home, academic interests not available at Regis, etc.
A leave of absence is a temporary separation of the student from Regis for a specified length of time.
A student may choose to take a voluntary leave due to a personal matter.
A student may choose to take a voluntary medical leave for reasons such an illness, surgery, or a family medical concern.
Undergraduate students must contact the Director of Academic Advising no later than three (3) weeks prior to the start of the term they wish to return.
Graduate students must complete the Return from Leave of Absence form which can be found on the Academic Forms page of SPIKE.
More details about the return policy are available in the Academic Catalog.
An undergraduate student intending to withdraw or take a leave from Regis should contact the Director of Academic Advising. If coming to campus for a meeting to discuss an intended university withdrawal is not possible, students should log into their Regis Access account and fill out the Considering Withdrawal form.
Any graduate, doctoral, professional, Regis North student seeking to withdraw from a course or take a leave of absence should consult with the academic advisor to review policies regarding academic status prior to taking the leave or withdrawing. The Graduate Leave of Absence, Return from Leave, and Graduate Course Withdrawal forms which can be found on the Academic Forms page on SPIKE. Details about these polices are available in the Academic Catalog.
Please note: Regis will automatically withdraw any graduate student who does not take a course for three (3) consecutive semesters. If students wish to return at any time please contact the Assistant Dean of Graduate and Professional Academic Affairs.