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One Stop for University Withdrawal
Please read all of this before dropping all of your courses!

Per federal regulation, the date of the institution's determination that the student withdraws varies depending on the type of withdrawal. For example, if a student begins the official withdrawal process or provides official notification to the school of his or her intent to withdraw, the date of the institution's determination that the student withdraws would be the date the student begins the official withdrawal process or the date of the student's notification, whichever is later.

If you have any questions, email


Student Checklist for Withdrawing (Some or all of these may apply):

1. Graduate Students
Have you met with your Graduate Program Coordinator? If not, you should do so before dropping your last class.

2.Student Financial Aid
If a student withdraws prior to completing over 60% of a term, a pro-rated portion of the federal financial aid dollars must be considered "unearned" and returned to the federal programs and could cause students to owe the university a significant amount upon withdrawal. In addition to the amount of federal aid that Clemson must return, students who received financial aid for other educational costs, including off-campus living expenses, may be required to repay a portion of those funds to the federal programs. Failure to return aid due to the federal aid programs will result in loss of eligibility for federal aid assistance. For more information, please contact Financial Aid directly at (864) 656-2280 or

3.Student Financial Services
Any adjustments to your tuition/fees and financial aid will be based on the date on which you’ve completed the withdrawal process. Please see the refund schedule at If you are entitled to a refund, it will be automatically sent by direct deposit or a check to your permanent home address. However, students who drop all classes after the semester begins may find that their financial aid has been decreased or cancelled, and a repayment of some aid or payment plan may be due. Please contact the Student Financial Aid Office at (864) 656-2280 to address your questions about your aid or contact Student Financial Services at for questions about your balance.

4.Parking Services
Parking decals must be returned to Parking Services. If you purchased an annual parking permit, a partial refund may be given up to March 15. For more questions, please contact Parking Services directly at 656-2270 or

Please contact the Resident Assistant of your housing facility, schedule a time to check out, and return your key prior to leaving campus. If you have any additional questions, please contact University Housing at (864) 656-2295 or

6.Veteran's Benefits
If you are receiving Veteran's Benefits, you may be responsible for returning funds to the VA. If you have any additional questions, please contact Jennifer Elliott at (864) 656-5280 or email VA Benefits.

7.International Services
If you are an international student, you are required to contact International Services at (864) 656-3614 or stop by 108 Long Hall.

8.Withdrawing from Classes
Students can drop all their classes via the iROAR registration portal. Please contact the Registrar's Office with questions.

*If you are in need of a medical withdrawal, please contact the following for assistance:

9.Returning to Clemson University
If you are withdrawing from the Spring or Fall semester, you will be classified as a former student if and when you decide to return. You must complete an Application for Re-Entrance to return to Clemson.


Military Duty

Students called to military duty click here for withdrawal options.


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