The University of Texas at Austin
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Add & Drop Classes

At the beginning of each semester, you can add and drop classes without penalty. Check the academic calendar for specific dates. Refer to the General Information Catalog for all official add/drop policies and procedures.

Add Courses

Before the fourth class day (second class day in summer): Add courses using the registration system.

After the fourth class day (second class day in summer): Obtain departmental approval to add a course. Each department has different procedures regarding the next step.

Drop Courses

Consult with your academic advisor about how dropping classes might impact your academic progress, financial aid, or access to campus resources. If you drop below 12 hours, you will be considered a part-time student. If you wish to drop all of your courses after the semester begins, you must