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Overview

(green star) Any changes to a student's schedule must be completed by the Drop/Add period deadline as published in the Academic Calendar.

(green star) It is highly recommended that the student see their Academic Advisor prior to requesting adjustments to ensure that course selection aligns with degree planning.

(green star)See Understanding Parts of Term as the submission periods and deadlines below are based on the requested course's Part of Term.


After the Drop/Add Deadline

 Use the Request for Schedule Adjustment form to process the following requests. All requests must be submitted during the second week of classes:

All requests must be submitted during the second week of classes to the Office of the Registrar.

Academic Appeals

Please abstain from submitting Academic Appeals for Late Adds and/or Late Drops for the current semester during the Schedule Adjustment Period (2nd Week of Classes). 

Academic Appeals for Late Adds and/or Late Drops for the current semester may only be submitted starting on the 3rd Week of Classes.

The Office of the Registrar will review these Requests for Schedule Adjustment and approve or disapprove depending on the individual circumstances. Depending on the type of request, additional information may be required.

Instructors and Department Chairs MUST approve ALL LATE ADD requests.

Students whose adjustment increases the total number of credit hours of enrollment or whose fees increase will be assessed any/all additional/ applicable fees, including, but not limited to the $100 late payment fee.

Requests for Schedule Adjustment MUST have a Reason for Request on the form before submission.

Instructions

Step 1 - Access the appropriate form

image of arrow - right, green Request for Schedule Adjustment or by searching "Request for Schedule Adjustment" in your MyUWF account. 

Step 2 - Complete the Student information portion

Complete this portion of the form with your UWF ID, Name, UWF Email, and Phone Number.

Step 3 - Indicate if you receive Financial Aid and/or VA Benefits

(red star) You MUST indicate whether or not you receive any type of financial aid. If you are receiving either VA benefits or financial aid (of any kind), a signature from the corresponding office is requiredThe Registrar's Office will NOT review forms that leave this section blank or incomplete.

If your credit total increases or decreases, be sure to discuss this change with Financial Aid.

Step 4 - Complete the Reason for Request portion

All Requests for Schedule Adjustment must have the Reason for Request portion completed. Appropriate documentation and additional pages may be attached.

Step 5 - Include the courses you wish to Late Drop and/or Late Add

Students whose adjustment increases the total number of credit hours of enrollment or whose fees increase will be assessed any/all additional/applicable fees, including, but not limited to, a $100 Late Payment Fee.

Please include the course CRN for faster processing.

Make sure that there are open seats/seats available for the course section(s) you wish to late add. If sections are closed, it will require Departmental Approval for an additional override.

Step 6 - Sign and submit the form. 

Once you have signed and submitted the electronic form Financial Aid will review the information whether you have financial aid or not. Financial will make notes pertaining to any financial aid you may have with UWF. 

Step 7 - Review financial aid comments and choose to proceed or rescind request. 

You will be prompted to choose to either move forward with your request or rescind you request after Financial Aid has reviewed your request. You will select Yes or No from the drop down box to indicate your choice and sign and submit the form again. Example below: 

Step 8 - Instructor and Department Chair Signatures

For all Late Adds, the Instructor and Department Chair of the course MUST approve via signature. Electronic signatures will be collected through the electronic form so please ensure you have the correct contact information for each required signer.

Late Drops do not require Instructors and Department Chair signatures.

Step 9 - Registrar Review

Once all signatures are collected the Registrar's office will review the submitted form. 


Step 10 - Monitor your email for decision

Watch your UWF email account for a response from the Office of the Registrar with the decision regarding your request or appeal.

FAQs

 Do I have to have Instructor and Department Chair signatures if I'm late dropping form ALL courses?

No. Instructor and Department Chair signatures are not required for any late drops. Financial Aid and/or MVRC signatures are required if you qualify.

 Does the Office of the Registrar accept Schedule Adjustment forms during the third week of classes?

The Office of the Registrar will accept the Request for Schedule Adjustment form only if the Reason for the Request is of an extenuating circumstance.

 Can I submit and Academic Appeal for a Late Add or Late Drop?

The Office of the Registrar encourages students to submit the Request for Schedule Adjustment during the second week of courses.

During the third week of classes, students may begin submitting Academic Appeals via MyUWF.

 How often are Schedule Adjustments reviewed?

The Registrar's Office reviews Schedule Adjustments daily during the second and third week of classes.