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Withdrawing from Courses LUO

Policy Information

Issuing Office

Registrar's Office

Affected Parties


Policy Language

Beginning on the first day of the sub-term through the last day of the sub-term, students who have begun attending a course may withdraw with a grade of “W” and receive a pro-rated tuition credit based on the date of the withdrawal and attendance in the course.

Policy Rationale

To ensure that Liberty University Online students understand the expectations set forth by the University for withdrawing from an online course.

Definition of Glossary Terms

None specified

Procedural Information


Liberty University Online students requesting to withdraw from courses during the semester must submit a request to the Liberty University Online Academic Advising Office. Generally, the withdrawal date will be the date the students submitted the email to Academic Advising. A grade of W will be assigned to all courses from which the student withdraws. Students are subject to not being refunded for withdrawn courses and/or being charged a $50 withdrawal fee based on pre-set, University criteria. Students should consult with their advisor before withdrawing from a course.


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