College of Liberal Arts

COVID-19 Updates



All CoLA advising will be done online until further notice. Please contact your advisor with any questions.

Deadlines and Grading

The deadlines for summer registration changes are below. Please note the special policies adopted during spring 2020 where only applicable to that semester; they have not been extended and they do not apply to the current or future terms. It is important students read the policies on pass/fail, Q-dropping, and withdrawing, the potential consequences of these actions below carefully, and discuss their questions with an academic advisor before making a request.

Pass/fail deadline

  • First-session, nine-week, and whole-session: Wednesday, June 24, 2020
  • Second-session courses: Friday, July 31, 2020

Q-drop deadline

  • First-session: Thursday, July 9, 2020
  • Nine-week session: Tuesday, July 28, 2020
  • Whole-session: Friday, August 14, 2020
  • Second-session: Friday, August 14, 2020

Withdraw deadline: last class day or before a final grade is posted, whichever comes first. Since students may be enrolled in courses across different sessions with different last class days, you should email and schedule an appointment with a Student Division advisor as soon as possible to discuss options and deadlines for withdrawing.

Consequences of a Registration Change (Q-Drop, Withdrawal, or Pass/Fail)

If any of the following apply to you, please be sure to connect with the appropriate contact before requesting a registration change.

  • if you are a recipient of financial aid, scholarships, or fellowships, consult with Texas One Stop
  • if you are an international student, consult with Texas Global (on visa and immigration matters)
  • if you are not sure how making a change will affect your timeline to degree completion, consult your Academic Advisor
    • of particular importance to students planning to graduate in spring 2020 or summer 2020
  • if you are not sure how making a change will affect your eligibility to earn honors distinctions, consult your Academic Advisor
  • if you are a recipient of Veteran’s Benefits, consult with Student Veteran Services
  • professional certification (appropriate contact varies based on each student’s situation)
  • employment eligibility (appropriate contact varies based on each student’s situation)
  • if you are planning to attend graduate or professional school, consult with the Health Professions Office (pre-health) or Liberal Arts Career Services (law, grad)
  • if you are an athlete, check with your Academic Coordinator regarding athletic eligibility

Advising: Students are urged to consult with their academic advisor and investigate alternatives and consequences before requesting a change to their spring registration.

To submit a registration change request click here, log in with your EID and password and complete the online form.