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Course Adds, Drops, and Changes Policies and Procedures

Add:
Courses may be added without academic approval through the end of the second week of instruction; these changes are made via WebReg. Between the third and sixth week of instruction, students may add courses with the approval of the dean from both the student’s major and the dean or equivalent of the school or unit offering the course. These changes are made via Enrollment Exceptions, which is available in Student Access.

Drop:
Courses may be dropped without academic approval through the end of the second week of instruction; these changes are made via WebReg. Between the third and sixth week of instruction, students may drop courses with the approval of the dean from both the student’s major and the dean or equivalent of the school or unit offering the course. These changes are made via Enrollment Exceptions, which is available in Student Access.

Changing Units:
Changes to the unit value of variable unit courses may be made through the end of the second week of instruction without academic approval; these changes are made via WebReg. Between the third and sixth week of instruction, students may change the unit value with the approval of the dean of the student’s major; these changes are made via Enrollment Exceptions, which is available in Student Access.

Change Grading Option:
Changes to the grading option may be made through the end of the second week of instruction without academic approval; these changes are made via WebReg. Between the third and sixth week of instruction, students change the grading option with the approval of the dean of the student’s major; these changes are made via Enrollment Exceptions, which is available in Student Access.

Refer to our Quarterly Academic Calendar for all enrollment deadlines.

The UC Irvine add, drop, change policy is governed by Regulation 440 of the Irvine Division of the Academic Senate.

Enrollment Responsibility

You are responsible for your official enrollment. Remember to:

  • Enroll in or add classes for which you expect to receive credit.
  • Officially drop classes you have stopped attending.
  • Verify your enrollment via WebReg, StudentAccess, or at the Registrar's Office.