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English Add/Drop Process

Spring 2021

Please carefully read the information below about the English Dept. add/drop process for the Spring 2021 Semester.

All English coursework will be taught remotely during the Spring 2021 semester; because of this we will not be using the yellow add/drop slips we have used in past semesters.

Weeks 1 and 2

Monday, January 25th – Friday, February 5th

Use your Student Center on MySacstate to drop and add classes in the English Department from 01/25 to 02/05. Other than exceptions listed below, you do not need instructor permission to add or drop a course during this period.

Note the following exceptions:

To add ENGL 110A, ENGL 125B, ENGL 198T, ENGL 120A, and ENGL WI courses (120T, 150B, 180B, and 180L) during weeks 1 and 2 of the semester students are required to request permission from the instructor by e-mail. Students should include student id# (SID) with all requests. Enrollment is dependent on instructor permission.

To drop ENGL 110A, ENGL 125B, ENGL 198T, ENGL 120A and ENGL WI courses (120T, 150B, 180B, and 180L) students should use their student center on MySacstate until 02/05.

Errors or Holds?

Class Prerequisites:

If you are unable to register for a course because of a class requisite error and have proof you meet the requisites email your name, SID, the 5 digit course ID number (ex. 86502) along with proof of requisite and if there is space available a staff member will add you. Send your support material and request to english@csus.edu.

Holds:

If you are unable to register for a class please contact the appropriate office and work to remove the hold. Once the hold has been removed then add yourself to the class if space is still available.

Weeks 3 and 4

Monday, February 8th – Friday, February 19th

During weeks 3 and 4 of the semester students are required to request permission from the instructor by e-mail to Add or Drop a class. Students should include student id# (SID) with all requests. Enrollment is dependent on instructor permission.

Census Date

Friday, February 19th

All drops after census date need to use the following form/petition. Follow the form’s instructions carefully.

Add/Drop Petition Form

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, February 22nd – Friday, March 5th

  • To add or drop an ENGL course use the University Add/Drop Petition Form.
  • 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, March 8th

  • 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, April 16th

  • 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, May 17th – Friday, May 21st

  • Absolutely NO drops.

Errors or Holds?

Class Prerequisites:

If you are unable to register for a course because of a class requisite error and have proof you meet the requisites email your name, SID, the 5 digit course ID number (ex. 86502) along with proof of requisite and if there is space available a staff member will add you. Send your support material and request to english@csus.edu.

Holds:

If you are unable to register for a class please contact the appropriate office and work to remove the hold. Once the hold has been removed then add yourself to the class if space is still available.