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Add/Drop/Withdrawal Procedures

Students may add a course during the official add/drop period as indicated on the Academic Calendar. Students are responsible for ensuring that their request is processed by the specified deadline.

Students may drop a course according to the deadlines indicated on the Academic Calendar. Courses dropped after the official record date (ORD) count against these totals:

If Class Is Dropped Grade Assigned
Before the official record date No grade on transcript
After the official record date but prior to the “deadline to withdraw” Grade of “W” on transcript

Add/drops must be requested through one of the methods below; no add/drops can be completed via telephone.

  1. Online: Log in to UTB Online
  2. Office: Visit Registrar in Main 1.100 at The Tower
  3. Email: Send an email to and include your name, UTB ID, and the course(s).

It is your responsibility to retain registration documents as proof of course changes.

Six Drop Limit


Complete Withdrawal (Disenrollment)

Refunds for Minicourses or Flex-entry Courses

Course Cancellations

Impacts of Dropping Courses after the Official Record Date

Academic Standing

Dropping a course(s) after the official record date may impact a student's academic standing. Under UTB's Undergraduate Satisfactory Academic Progress policy, a student must maintain an overall grade point average of 2.000 or risk being placed on probation or suspension. See the Satisfactory Academic Progress page for more information.

Financial Aid

Students' financial assistance may be affected when dropping a class and should contact Financial Aid (956) 882-8277.

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Enrollment Center @
The Tower, Main 1.100

One West University Boulevard Brownsville, Texas 78520

Phone: (956) 882-8254
Fax: (956) 882-8832

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