Fall & Winter

Change of Registration Period Add/Drop — see academic regulation 10.4.1. Change of Registration Period (Add/Drop)

  • Students may drop 3 credit Fall and Winter term courses until the Friday of the fourth week in each term.
  • Students may drop 1, 3, and 6 credit full year courses until the Friday of the fourth week in the Fall term

Withdrawal Period Without Penalty — see academic regulation 10.4.3. Withdrawal Period Without Penalty

  • All students registered during the Fall and Winter terms may withdraw without academic penalty from a 3 credit course by the last day of classes in the term.
  • A ‘W’ notation will be recorded on the transcript for withdrawal from a course after the change of registration period as outlined in section 10.4.1. A 'W’ notation carries no academic penalty and is not factored into GPA calculations. Students may not petition to have a ‘W’ removed from the transcript.

Consult the academic calendar's calendar of events for specific registration deadlines.
  

Spring/Summer

Change of Registration Period Add/Drop — see academic regulation 10.4.1. Change of Registration Period (Add/Drop)

  • Registration changes for Spring/Summer term courses are allowed until the first Friday of the term.

Withdrawal Period Without Penalty — see academic regulation 10.4.3. Withdrawal Period Without Penalty

  • Students registered for non-correspondence courses during Spring/Summer term may withdraw without academic penalty before the date on which a final exam is scheduled or by the last day of classes if there is no final exam. Students wishing to withdraw from these courses must notify the Registrar's Office in writing. Please see section 4.5.3 for financial information.
  • For specific intensive study courses the Registrar's Office will designate the deadline for withdrawal without penalty.
  • Students registered in a correspondence course in the Spring/Summer term may withdraw without academic penalty by notifying the Registrar's Office in writing provided that such withdrawal occurs by August 31 or before the final exam has been written or final paper/assignment has been submitted.
  • A ‘W’ notation will be recorded on the transcript for withdrawal from a course after the change of registration period as outlined in section 10.4.1. A 'W’ notation carries no academic penalty and is not factored into GPA calculations. Students may not petition to have a ‘W’ removed from the transcript.

Consult the academic calendar's calendar of events for specific registration deadlines.
  

Correspondence Courses

  • You cannot drop or withdraw from a correspondence course using Connect.
  • To drop these courses students must notify the registrar’s office by emailing regoffice@mta.ca by the deadline outlined in 10.4.1
  • To withdraw from these courses students must notify the registrar’s office by emailing regoffice@mta.ca by the deadline outlined in 10.4.3

Consult the academic calendar's calendar of events for specific registration deadlines.
  

Late Course Withdrawal

  • A student who wishes to withdraw from a course after the deadline outlined in 10.4.3 will require permission from the Registrar (or direct delegate)by completing the Deans' Permission Request form on Connect.
  • see academic regulation 10.4.4. Late Course Withdrawal After the End of the Withdrawal Period
  • If your request is denied, you will remain registered in the course and a final grade will be calculated and entered on your transcript.

Please note:

  • If you experience difficulties completing the course DROP or WITHDRAW process on Connect, contact reghelp@mta.ca .
  • Non-attendance does not constitute withdrawal from a course.
  • It is your responsibility to ensure that you have properly dropped or withdrawn from a course by the timelines outlined above if you do not wish to remain registered in a course.
  • Students who are contemplating full withdrawal from university should complete the withdrawal form in Connect and contact studentlife@mta.ca . (See regulation 10.4.5. Withdrawal from University and  4.5.1. Withdrawals Fall and Winter )