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Extended Course Withdrawal Period Spring 2020

By Mary C. Bergstrom
Posted on 3 April 2020 | 12:21 pm

As announced in earlier emails from President Hsu, the College of Charleston is offering an extended course withdrawal period.  Students may withdraw from a full-term or Express II course in Banner Self Service from 12:01 am (EST) April 7, 2020 through 11:59 pm (EST) April 22, 2020.  Instructions are included below.

Students who wish to initiate withdrawal from a course are expected to discuss the decision with their instructor and advisor.  Students who withdraw from a course will receive a status indicator of a “W” for the course.  A “W” is not a grade.  It is a non-punitive status indicator which indicates the course was started but not completed.  Withdrawing from a course, or even all courses, during this extended withdrawal period will not make you eligible for a tuition refund.

Instructions on Withdrawing from a Course in Banner Self-Service April 7-22, 2020

Note:  Students with an active advising hold must have the hold expired to be able to withdraw from a course.  Contact your advisor.

  • Login to MyCharleston (
  • Click on the Academic Services tab.
  • Look for the Registration Tools channel.
  • Click on the Add or Drop Classes link
  • Select 2020 Spring as the Registration Term and click submit
  • Locate the course for which you would like to withdraw.
  • Under the Action column, click the drop-down menu to select Web Withdrawal.
  • Click Submit.
  • Make sure you check your college-issued email account for a withdrawal receipt. The course should also appear on your schedule as “Web Withdrawal”.
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