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All School Withdrawal Process

All-school withdrawals refer to a student removing all of their currently enrolled courses from their registration. Students who wish to reduce their overall enrollment, but remain in one or more classes, can withdraw individually from courses through WyoWeb. If a student is enrolled in only one course, an all-school withdrawal is needed to remove that one course.

Students enrolled entirely in online courses can complete an all-school withdrawal by emailing the Registrar's office from the student's @uwyo.edu email address, requesting the all-school withdrawal.

STEP 1 - Dean of Students Office:

To initiate an all school withdrawal, you must come to the Dean of Students Office in Knight Hall 128 or call the Dean of Students Office at 307-766-3296. Only the student is able to initiate and complete the withdrawal, except in extraordinary circumstances where the student is incapacitated to the point of being unable to engage in the withdrawal process. 

Students requesting an all-school withdrawal through the Dean of Students office will be provided a form to complete, and will be referred to the next step in the process (below).

STEP 2 - Student Financial Aid:

All students who are withdrawing must visit with the Office of Student Financial Aid (OSFA) to discuss the impact of withdrawal on your scholarships, loans, federal financial aid, or any other form of financial aid. If you are receiving federal financial aid, the Student Financial Aid office will need verification of your last class attendance or activity for each course from each of your instructors. OSFA staff will discuss this process and provide the form needed to meet this requirement after the student has initiated their withdrawal with the Dean of Students Office. This step may require additional time so please give yourself ample time to complete the withdrawal process before the deadline.

STEP 3 - Registrar's Office:

After steps 1 and 2 are complete, you will be referred to the Registrar's Office in the west wing of Knight Hall along with the withdrawal form. At that point, your withdrawal will be entered in the computerized registration system to change your academic record for the semester and record your withdrawal. The day your information is entered into the computer will be considered your official withdrawal date from UW.

Note: Process must be completed prior to the semester deadline in order to withdraw.


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