Dropping or Withdrawing From Courses


If a student's personal circumstances dictate the need to reduce his or her academic load, that student should confer with an advisor for assistance in adjusting the number of courses being taken.

Prior to the official date of record, a student may drop a course without it showing as a withdrawal or "W" on their academic transcript.  A student should go to the Office of Admissions to complete the required drop form or they may drop eligible courses online through MyNCTC by going to Student Services and then Add/Drop Courses.

A grade of "W" will be given to students who officially withdraw from a course by the deadline noted in the academic calendar. Any course withdrawals after this will be made with the approval of the instructor and the Division Chair.

It is the student's responsibility to initiate the action necessary to withdraw from courses under the conditions outlined above. This requires the completion of a petition for a course withdrawal form available in the Office of Admissions on any NCTC Campus or by going to the NCTC website at www.nctc.edu and then Admissions. Online withdrawals may be completed in a student's MyNCTC account  by going to Student Services and then Course Withdrawal Request.  The request for course withdrawal must be submitted on or before the last day to withdraw with a "W" (see Academic Calendar in front of catalog for specific date), and it is not available until the official date of record.

Students who register for courses are required to drop or withdraw from any courses they no longer wish to attend or a final grade will be assigned.  Instructors may drop or withdraw students from courses for non-attendance.