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Term Withdrawal

Dates contained within this website may differ based upon session start dates. The official WSU Academic Calendar lists dates and deadlines for the full (15 week) semester/term. Drop and withdrawal deadlines for less than full semester sessions can be found at Academic Calendar: Session Deadlines.

Has instruction for the term started?

If yes, do a Current Term Withdrawal. If no, do a Future Term Withdrawal.

  • Example 1: It is August 14, 2021 and you want to withdraw from the term Fall 2021, which starts August 23, 2021. This is a Future Term Withdrawal.
  • Example 2: It is September 5, 2021 and you want to withdraw from the term Fall 2021, which started August 23, 2021. This is a Current Term Withdrawal.

Current Term Withdrawal

Instruction has started for the term. Submit your request in myWSU.

You may not withdraw from the current term if grades exist for any classes in which you are currently enrolled, including sessions courses that may have different start/end dates than the regular term OR if the session has ended.

Tuition Owed Chart


Student Homepage > Manage Classes  > Withdraw from Current Term

Tuition Owed (Fall/Spring)

You will be charged a Term Withdrawal fee of 5% of the assessed tuition (up to $100) in addition to other amounts due. If you withdraw after the first five days of instruction, you will owe tuition and mandatory fees according to the schedule below.

  • For courses less than the 15 week regular session, the tuition adjustment with be prorated based on the weeks and dates of enrollment.

Week of Term Withdrawal

Term Withdrawal submitted by Sunday 11:59pm 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th+
Tuition Owed 0% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 100%

Tuition Owed (Summer)

Future Term Withdrawal

Instruction has not started for the term. If you are registered for classes, you can drop your classes in myWSU and notify the appropriate agencies, such as financial aid, housing, etc. The checklist below will walk you through all the necessary steps to withdraw from a term that has not yet begun instruction.

Future Term Withdrawal Checklist

Use this handy checklist to help you take all the needed steps to cancel housing, notify financial aid, etc.






Term Withdrawal
Office of the Registrar