Residential Students - Adding and Dropping Courses

Residential Students - Adding and Dropping Courses


Issuing Office

Registrar's Office

Affected Parties


Policy Language

No course can be added after the first week of classes without signed approval from the course instructor and the Registrar’s Office. A Fall/Spring course may be dropped up to and during Drop/Add Week.

Policy Rationale

To ensure that students clearly understand the options for, and ramifications of, adding and dropping courses.

Definition of Glossary Terms

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No course is considered officially added or dropped until the add/drop form is submitted to the Registrar’s Office and processed. This form may require the written approval of the instructor of the course.


· A student may not withdraw from or drop MENT 100 and CLST 101, 102, 103 or 105 without permission of the Director of the Academic Success Center.

· A student may not withdraw from or drop BWVW 101 or BWVW 102 without the permission of the Christian/ Community Service Office.

Students who do not attend their intensive(s), will be dropped from the course roster. An intensive may be dropped without a grade or a tuition charge prior to the start date of the course.

Resident students desiring to take an online course must enroll in the course during the prescribed Liberty University Online registration period.  A cumulative Liberty GPA of 2.00 or higher is needed before a residential student may register for an online course. Note: Residential courses that are available to resident students as either a hybrid or in a strictly online format do not fall under these restrictions. Resident students taking online courses will be charged resident tuition.


For information regarding Withdrawing from classes, please see the, “Withdrawing from Courses for Resident Students” policy in the Policy Directory.


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