Withdrawing from a Class
Processes Governing the Withdrawal from Classes Spring 2014
Several of you have asked, so here are some important notes on the process governing withdrawing from a class:
· Talk to your professor to get a clear picture of where you stand and what can be done to move forward
· Adjust the rest of your life to allow more time for more and better studying.http://www2.siena.edu/pages/
Please note the following:
· A "W" does not count in your GPA and you do not earn the credits
· You can withdraw from a class on your own by using Web for Students until March 21st - though it is also good to talk to an advisor before you do this
· If there is a "Hold" on your account preventing withdrawal, let us know and we can do it for you
· You can withdraw from as many classes as you need to – chat with me if you are dropping more than one.
· At this point in the semester if you drop below 12 credits:
There is no problem with Federal or Siena aid.
There is no problem with health insurance. Under the new federal law all dependent children continue to be covered under the parents health insurance until age 26 regardless of enrollment status.
There is no problem with NYS TAP Award – if you get this – for this semester.
There could be a problem with NYS TAP for next semester – it depends on how many semesters you have had the award. Ask me if you are not sure.
There could be an effect on your ability to hold Work Study job for the rest ofthis semester.
The Pass/Fail Option
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