Adds, Drops, and Refunds

Adds: Students may register for a Summer course online or with the Division of Online and Continuing Studies. Once the classes start, student may still register through the third class meeting of the course with the instructor’s permission.

Drops: The last day to drop or change to audit without academic penalty is the midpoint of scheduled meeting times of the course.

Withdrawals: After the midpoint of scheduled meeting times of the course, students must submit a withdrawal form to the Undergraduate Studies office describing the extenuating circumstances arising after the withdrawal period has ended, such as, but not limited to the following:

  • Documented learning disability
  • Documented medical circumstances
  • Care of family during an emergency
  • Military duty
  • Jury duty

Failure to attend a class is not a reason for a withdrawal after the deadline.

(Please see the Academic Catalog for more information.)


Refunds:Tuition, mandatory fees, and course fees will be issued according to the following schedule:


Prior to the 2nd class meeting: 100% Prior to the 3rd day of the term: 100%
Prior to the 3rd class meeting: 50% Prior to the 5th  day of the term: 75%
After the 3rd class meeting: 0% Prior to the 7th day of the term: 50%
N/A On/after the 7th day of the term: 0%

Course fees for academic trips are non-refundable. Learn more about the refund policy online  by clicking here. Students in canceled classes will be notified by email so they may register for other courses or request a refund. Requests for refunds must be made to Gail Carr (, Director of Continuing Education. Course charges, fees, and academic regulations are subject to change without advance notice. PSU reserves the right to cancel, postpone, or combine class sections, and to limit registrations and change instructors.