Course Drop Dates

College of Arts and Sciences Graduate Programs

Department of Education - Graduate

M.Ed. Educational Leadership - A course may be dropped without academic penalty prior to the third day of class. 

M.Ed. Exceptional Student Education - This program follows the University Calendar.

Ed.S. Education Specialist - A course may be dropped without academic penalty prior to the third day of class.

Modified Education Leadership - A course may be dropped without academic penalty prior to the third day of class. 

Department of Counselor Education

M.S. Clinical Mental Health Counseling - This program follows the University Calendar.

M.S. Marriage, Couple and Family Counseling - This program follows the University Calendar.

M.S. School Counseling -  This program follows the University Calendar.

Department of English - Graduate 

MFA Creative Writing - A course may be dropped before completion of the sixth week in any term without academic penalty.

School of Business Administration Graduate Programs


M.Acc. or M.B.A. (DeLand Cross-Listed):  Follows the standard University calendar for the academic year and summer.

M.Acc.:  All terms (5 weeks, starting on Mondays):  A course may be dropped without academic penalty through the completion of the fourth week of the term.

M.B.A. Fall, Spring, and Summer terms (7 or 8-week half-terms):  A course may be dropped without academic penalty through the completion of the fourth week of the term.

M.B.A. Summer term (3 or 4 weeks):  A course may be dropped without academic penalty through the completion of the third week of the term for a four-week course or the second week of the term for a three-week course.

E.M.B.A. – All terms (4 full-day or 8 half-day meetings, starting on Fridays or Saturdays):  A course may be dropped without academic penalty prior to the fourth day of class of an eight half-day course module or prior to the second day of class of a four full-day course module.  From an academic standpoint, given that the Executive MBA is a lock-step program, withdrawal means that you are terminating your status with the program. Completed course credit may be transferable to another institution.