Add Procedure

Through Thursday of the first week of the semester, students may add courses provided that seats are still available. Adding courses which are full requires the approval of the instructor teaching the course. If approved, the instructor will enter permission to override the course capacity on My.NMU and the student may then add the course via My.NMU.  

Drop Procedure

Students may drop courses in accordance with the schedule below. Students desiring to drop a course should contact the Student Service Center, C.B. Hedgcock, Room 2201, 906-227-1221, for processing. No instructor signatures are required. All deadlines occur at 5 p.m. on the date shown in the table below.Students desiring to drop ALL classes must contact the Dean of Students Office , C.B. Hedgcock, Room 2001, 906-227-1700. See Withdrawal Procedure Deadlines and Refunds.

Fall Semester 2020 Add/Drop Deadlines

(Deadlines for withdrawing from all courses - Click here.)

Type of Course

Last Day to Add a Class

Last Day to Drop for a 100% Refund and No Grade

Last Day to Drop a Course with a “W” Grade

Full Semester

Thursday, August 20

by 5 p.m.*

Tuesday, August 25

by 5 p.m.

Tuesday, November 24

by 5 p.m.

First Block

Tuesday, August 18

by 5 p.m.*

Friday, August 21

by 5 p.m.

Friday, September 18

by 5 p.m.

Second Block

Tuesday, October 6

by 5 p.m.*

Friday, October 9

by 5 p.m.

Friday, November 6

by 5 p.m.

 

Winter Semester 2021 Add/Drop Deadlines

(Deadlines for withdrawing from all courses - Click here.)

Grading for the winter semester will continue to be based on the standard grading scale. There will not be a Credit/No Credit option, which was implemented for the winter 2020 semester only, based on the timing of the initial onset of the pandemic.

Type of Course

 

Last Day to Add a Class

Last Day to Drop for a 100% Refund and No Grade

Last Day to Drop a Course with a “W” Grade

Full Semester

Thursday, January 21

by 5 p.m.*

Tuesday, January 26

by 5 p.m.

Friday, March 26

by 5 p.m.

First Block

Tuesday, January 19

by 5 p.m.*

Friday, January 22

by 5 p.m.

Friday, February 19

by 5 p.m.

Second Block

Tuesday, March 9

by 5 p.m.*

Friday, March 12

by 5 p.m.

Friday, April 9

by 5 p.m.

Note: To receive a refund for courses that meet for less than six weeks, the student must drop on or before the last business day prior to the first day of the course. Business hours during the fall/winter semesters are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

For weekend, extension, and courses scheduled to meet during non-conforming dates, please contact the Student Service Center, C.B. Hedgcock, Room 2201, 906-227-1221, for drop, refund and withdrawal deadlines.

No refunds are given for reduced credit hours within the 12-16 credit hour flat rate tuition range.

*Instructor signature required to add a course after these dates.

Definitions:

Withdrawal from All Courses: Withdrawing from all courses.

Dropping a Course to Reduce Course Load: Reducing enrollment course load by dropping a course(s) but remaining in at least one other course.

"W" Grade: A grade of "W" (Withdrawal) is placed on the NMU transcript when a student officially withdraws from a course. Courses graded with a "W" are included in attempted hours but not included in the computation of the NMU GPA.