After the fifth week of classes, a student may withdraw from a course with the permission of the Office of Academic Advising & Registrar and the instructor of the course, or on the recommendation of a physician for health reasons. If the student is passing the course at the time of withdrawal, or if she withdraws from all classes upon recommendation of a physician for reasons of health, the grade of “W” is recorded.
If the student is failing the course at the time of withdrawal, or withdraws without permission, a grade of “F” is recorded. The last class day of the semester is the last day to withdraw from a course.
A student wishing to withdraw from the College before the completion of a semester is required to notify the Office of Academic Advising & Registrar. The date of official written notification will determine if any refund is due. When a student withdraws from the College during the semester, the transcript will read as follows:
A student who is not intending to return to Saint Mary’s for the next semester should also notify the Office of Academic Advising & Registrar in writing.