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Term or Part of Term Withdrawal

WITHDRAWALS

Students may withdraw without any academic penalty until the ‘Last Day to Withdraw Without Academic Penalty.’ After this date if the student is passing, the permanent record will reflect the notation “withdrew passing,” which indicates good standing and the privilege of readmission. If a student is failing, the permanent record will show the notation “withdrew failing.” This is equivalent to a grade of “F” for calculation of grade point average. Refer to the academic calendar for deadline dates for withdrawals without penalty. No withdrawals will be processed after the ‘Last Day to Withdraw;’ see the academic calendar for dates. Students must notify the Registrar’s Office by completing the withdrawal form online. For mailed requests, the postmark will be used to determine the withdrawal date. Students who withdraw during a semester may not petition for reinstatement during the semester in which the withdrawal occurred.

Any student who has registered, but does not wish to attend, must notify the Registrar’s Office by completing the withdrawal form online by the last day to register for the semester to receive a full refund of tuition charged. For mailed requests, the postmark will be used to determine the withdrawal date. Failure to assure this notification may result in academic and financial penalty. Please contact housing for residence hall refund policy. Students who are scheduled to receive financial aid must also notify the Office of Student Financial Services in writing (fax or mail) or JSU email by the last day to register for the semester to cancel their financial aid. Students who fail to notify the Office of Student Financial Services will be subject to financial penalty.

Students wishing to withdraw online must complete the following steps:

  • Logon to your MyJSU
  • Under Student Links select Withdrawal
  • Select the Term
  • Select Submit
  • You will receive a confirmation to your JSU email

Click here for detailed instructions

Additional information:

  • If you live in University Housing, please note: Housing refunds are processed in accordance with tuition refunds. Students who withdraw must immediately notify the Department of University Housing and Residence Life. You are required to properly vacate your housing assignment within 24 hours of the withdrawal. Failure to properly vacate within the allotted 24 hours may result in a hold over charge.
  • If you are receiving a Logan Walker Loan or State Nursing Scholarship, you must clear through Loan Collections, http://www.jsu.edu/bursar/loans.html.
  • If you are receiving a Federal Direct/Stafford Loan, you must clear through Student Financial Services. They can be reached by phone at (256) 782-5006 or in person at 107 Bibb Graves Hall.
  • If you receive Financial Aid, please note: If you withdraw prior to completing 60 percent of a term, you could be required to repay a proportionate amount of the funds you received. Withdrawal could also affect the repayment status of loans you received this semester and/or prior terms. Please read the information provided in the following link prior to submitting your form: 1415R2T4Policy. Should you have any questions regarding this, please contact the Financial Aid Office PRIOR TO SUBMITTING A REQUEST!
  • If you are an International Student under a F1/J1 visa category, please obtain clearance from the International House & Programs prior to submitting a request.

Deadline dates (both Academic and Financial) are listed on the Academic Calendar.

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