Adding, Dropping and Withdrawing from Classes
If you want to modify your class schedule either by adding, dropping or withdrawing from a class, you can do so via the web. Keep the following key points in mind:
- Make sure you have your student ID and PIN.
- Go to e-Services, use your PIN and follow the directions. (If you are "blocked" from registering for a class, you may need to complete a Prerequisite Waiver Form.) To better serve our students, MCTC is updating the special registration form previously called the "Prerequisite Waiver Form."
- Make sure all your changes are recorded and your class schedule is changed.
- Print out your modified class schedule for reference.
Note: MCTC will drop you from classes for nonpayment of tuition and fees. The Drop for Nonpayment policy has further details.
Adding a class
You must add a class via the web. The class you add will appear on your transcript and must be paid for.
Adding a short-term class
The add deadline for short-term classes (less than 13 weeks in length) varies. Please refer to the information below. [Exception: Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide classes must be added before the first class meeting.]
- Classes 1-3 weeks in length: can be added up until the day before the class begins. This includes classes that begin on Saturday that are 1-3 weeks in length.
- Classes 4-6 weeks in length: one day after the class begins. This includes classes that begin on Saturday that are 4-6 weeks in length.
- Classes 7-13 weeks in length: two days after the class begins.
- Saturday classes that are 6-9 weeks in length have one day to add.
Dropping a class
When you drop a class, it is removed from your transcript as if you never registered and your tuition will be refunded. You must drop the class via the web; otherwise, you will receive a grade of "F". You will not be dropped automatically from classes that you do not attend.
Dropping a short-term class
The drop deadline for short-term classes (less than 13 weeks in length) is midnight of the business day following the first day of classes. [Exceptions: 1) classes that begin on a Saturday are midnight of the following business day; 2) Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide classes must be dropped before the first class meeting.]
Withdrawing from a class
When you withdraw from a class, you'll receive a "W" on your transcript and it will be calculated in your class completion rate. If this rate falls below 67 percent of your registered classes, you may face academic probation and suspension and it may affect your financial aid eligibility. If you believe that special circumstances entitle you to a refund, you must apply for a refund under MCTC refund policy guidelines.
At the time of registering for any class, the last date to withdraw is found in the course description. The last date a student may self-withdraw from a course varies on the length and start date of the course.
The deadline calculation to withdraw from short-term classes is shown below. The class schedule shows the withdraw deadline in each course’s description.
- Classes 1-3 weeks in length: two days after the class begins.
- Classes 4-6 weeks in length: ten days after the class begins.
- Classes 7-9 weeks in length: four weeks after the class begins.
- Classes 10-13 weeks in length: six weeks after the class begins.
When a student accidently withdraws themself from a course(s), they have 24 hours to contact the Records Office (T.2200) (612-659-6250) to be reinstated. After review of the student’s registration log, a determination will be made by the Registrar regarding reinstatement into a course. D2L access for any course will be available within 24 hours of a reinstatement into a course.
The Office of Academic Affairs reserves the right to cancel a course or course section after the schedule has been published if the associate vice president of academic affairs determines that it would be in the best interest of the College. Students who registered for a course that has been cancelled will be notified via phone and mail.
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