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Important:

If you receive financial aid, remember that a change in your enrollment status may result in a reduction or cancellation of your financial assistance, including any exemptions and waivers applied to your account. Speak with your financial aid advisor to discuss the risks of losing current and/or future aid.

Possible additional consequences of dropping or withdrawing:

Dropping/withdrawing count in your attempted hours. Proceeding with these changes may result in:

  • impact on medical and/or other insurance coverage.
  • change in academic status, especially if you are already on probation.
  • requirement to move out of on-campus residence hall.
  • excessive attempted hours, resulting in higher tuition fees and/or loss of financial aid.

Know the difference

Are you dropping all registered courses for a specific semester?

No, only specific courses Yes, all courses this semester

Dropping specific courses

Refer to the Dates and Deadlines page to determine if you are eligible to drop a course through the automated "Add/Drop Courses" feature in mySFA. If this deadline has passed, you will need to complete a request to drop: 

  1. Log in to mySFA.
  2. Select the "Registration" tab.
  3. Locate the "Registration Forms & Tools" block.
  4. Select the "Drop Request Form/Request to Withdraw" link.

Follow the instructions to complete and submit the required documentation. Submitted requests may result in a grade of W6, which counts toward your six-drop limit. Read HOP policy 04-103 for complete details on course add/drop.

Student athletes: You must complete a request with the Department of Athletics for permission to drop before your drop request form will be processed with the Office of the Registrar.

International students: You must complete a request with the Office of International Programs for permission to drop before your drop request form will be processed with the Office of the Registrar.

High-school students taking SFA classes: You must complete a request with your high school counselor for permission to drop. They will submit your drop request form to the Office of the Registrar.

 

Refund eligibility

If you are dropping a course, you may be eligible for a refund of applicable tuition and fees for the course dropped, provided the you remain enrolled for that semester or term.

More information is available on the Student Business Services refunds page, or by calling 936.468.6960.

Withdrawing from all courses

Refer to the Dates and Deadlines page to determine specific withdraw deadlines and the impact it will have on your transcript. 

To complete the withdrawal process, you will need to complete a request to withdraw: 

  1. Log in to mySFA.
  2. Select the "Registration" tab.
  3. Locate the "Register" block.
  4. Select the "Drop Request Form/Request to Withdraw" link.

If you live on campus, you need to contact Residence Life for information on move out procedures.

Withdrawal after applying to graduate

If you need to withdraw after applying for graduation, you must contact graduation@sfasu.edu. Include your name and campus ID number.

Financial obligations after withdrawing

You may have a balance on your eBill after withdrawing. It's important to note that transcripts will not be released unless your account shows a balance of zero.

If you have questions regarding this matter, contact Student Business Services at 936.468.6960.

Withdrawal processed: what's next?

After your withdrawal has been processed, you should notify offices on campus that may have an impact on your ability to receive a transcript. Consider the following offices when determining your checklist:

Student Business Services936.468.6960sbs@sfasu.edu
Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships936.468.2403finaid@sfasu.edu
Residence Life936.468.2601reslife@sfasu.edu
Steen Library936.468.1497email a librarian

Other areas to address:

Do you need to update your meal plan or close your on-campus P.O. Box? Complete these changes through mySFA:

  1. Log in to mySFA.
  2. Select the "Campus Life" tab.
  3. Locate the "Other Information" block.

Contact

Office of the Registrar
936.468.2501
registrar@sfasu.edu

Physical Address:
Rusk Building, Room 202

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 13050 SFA Station
Nacogdoches, TX 75962


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