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English Add/Drop Process

All drops after census date need to use this form/petition and follow the instructions.

Add/Drop Petition Form

Census Date:

Monday, September 28th

NOTE: After census date a W will be posted. For more information please review the University Drop Policy:

https://catalog.csus.edu/financial-registration-information/registration/#text


Weeks 5 and 6:

Monday, September 28th – Friday, October 9th

  • To add or drop an ENGL course use the University add/drop petition.
  • Students must complete the petition and email it to their instructor for approval. Electronic signature or email approval is acceptable.
  • Emailed the competed petition with written reason for late add/drop to english@csus.edu and copy your instructor on the email.
  • The Department Chair will review, approve, and forward the petition to the College of Arts & Letters for Dean approval.
  • Approved petitions will be forwarded to the Registrar’s office to process the add/drop.
  • Adds – Late fee $10.

Weeks 7 through 12:

Beginning Monday, October 12th

  • Same as week 5 and 6 except the Deans signature is now required for Drops as well.
  • Reasons for withdrawal during this period include only medical or work related circumstances clearly beyond the control of the student; a student initiated job change, carrying an excessive course load, or inadequate preparation do not qualify.

After week 12:

Friday, November 20th

  • No Drops except in cases of accident or serious illness – doctor’s note required. All signatures are required and the student must meet with an Academic Advisor in the Academic Advising Center.

Finals Week:

Monday, December 14th – Friday, December 18th

  • Absolutely NO drops.