Adding and Dropping Classes

Classes can be added up until the day before the first day of class on a space-available basis. Dropping classes can be done all the way up until "W Day."

Add/Drop Form

Can I change classes? 

After initialing enrolling in classes for the upcoming quarter, you can change classes. If you registered online you can make changes through ctcLink until the day before classes start. You can also use an Add/Drop Form to make changes.

How do I add and drop classes? 

To add or drop a class after the quarter starts, complete an Add/Drop Form and return to the Student Service Center (

When you have selected a class to add, fill out the information under the Add section and take it to the instructor of the class to see if you can enroll. You may also email the instructor. If approved, the instructor will sign the form. Return the form to the Student Service Center ( You may also forward an email approval from your instructor.

To drop a class, use the same form and simply fill in the appropriate class information under the Drop section and return the form to the Student Service Center (

Dropping a class may have a negative impact on your financial aid or other funding. Check with the Financial Aid office regarding your individual situation. A representative can be found at the Student Service Center or you can email

If you would like help identifying a class to add or questions on which to drop, see your advisor or visit Advising in room 3220 of the tulalW Student Center (3000) for help. You may also call us at 360-538-4099 or email

When can I drop a class?

You can drop a class, while remaining enrolled in others, anytime up to W day (check the academic calendar for dates) and receive a W grade, which does not affect your grade point average.

Can I get a refund? 

A 100% refund will be given for the first five days of the quarter in fall, winter and spring quarter, and for the first three days of summer quarter (includes weekends and holidays). You can receive a 50% refund for the first 20 days of the fall, winter and spring quarters and for the first 15 days of summer quarter (includes weekends and holidays).