Withdrawal From All Classes for the Current Term
If you are considering an academic withdrawal from the current term, please discuss your situation with your academic advisor to consider all of your options .
When you withdraw from ALL your classes during a term:
- You will not receive a grade or credit for those classes.
- You will receive a “W” for all passing or failing coursework for each withdrawn class on your transcript
- Your GPA is not affected.
- Your hours attempted will include the classes from which you withdrew after the Last Day to Add or Drop Without a “W” Deadline.
However, there are other implications associated with withdrawing from courses including:
- Financial Aid eligibility for this and future terms
- Residence hall eligibility
The last day to withdraw from all classes for the Spring and Fall Term is during the thirteenth week of the semester, the same day as the last day to withdraw from a course. To see the dates for the current term, go to the Academic Calendar.
To withdraw from all classes, please use one of the following methods:
- Complete the Student Withdrawal Form and email to PSC-Records@mail.wvu.edu, fax to 304-788-6939 or mail to Office of Enrollment Services, 75 Arnold Street, Keyser, WV 26726
- Email from your MIX Email Account to PSC-Records@mail.wvu.edu
Please include the following:
· Full Name
· WVUID number
· Permanent Address
· Telephone number
· Reason for withdrawal
If you live in college housing, you should vacate housing and turn in keys via the proper procedure. Check with Housing Office at 304-788-7407 or firstname.lastname@example.org for procedural details.
If you still have a Mountie Bounty balance 125 days after withdrawing from the College, you will be charged a $10 account processing fee. To avoid this, go to mymountaineercard.wvu.edu to check your balance. You can either spend it at participating locations or request a refund.
If you receive financial aid, please discuss the impact of the withdrawal prior to submitting, with the Financial Aid staff in the Office of Enrollment Services at 75 Arnold Street or by calling 304-788-6820 or emailing PSC-FinAid@mail.wvu.edu
recipients who withdraw from all courses before sixty percent of the term is
completed may be required to return a portion of any financial aid disbursed
for the term. Grades of W are counted in Attempted Hours and affect student
completion rate, one of the standards for determining financial aid
satisfactory academic progress. Students who do not receive at least one
passing grade in a term may be required to return a portion of any financial
aid disbursed for that term according to their last date of attendance or
participation on record. If a student, whose financial aid has been impacted,
believes this date is incorrect, they may provide documentation that supports
attendance or participation beyond the last date of attendance or participation
Students who are
called to active military service during a term must submit a copy of their
deployment orders to the appropriate institutional officer. For additional
information relative to military withdrawals, or if students are being deployed
after the 13th week of instruction of the fall or spring terms and want to keep
their grades earned at the time of deployment, please refer to the Military Leave section of the catalog.