Drop Courses

Last updated: April 30, 2024


Students cannot drop a course through MyPlan, but can drop a course through the Registration page available via MyUW and view their updated schedule in MyPlan.

On the MyUW homepage, select UW Resources at the bottom of the navigation bar on the left of the page. Under the Academics section, select Registration.

Screenshot of the UW Resources page on MyUW. Highlighted is the registration link.

How to Drop Courses

From the registration page, select the boxes to the left of the SLNs of the courses to drop.

Screenshot of the Registration page. A checkbox is marked on the first row under the header “drop from schedule”

After selecting classes to drop, scroll to the bottom of the registration page and select Update Schedule. The schedule should confirm that the courses have been dropped. Any courses that have not been dropped will be reflected under “Your Current Schedule.”

Screenshot of the Registration page with a confirmation “Schedule updated”

View Updated Schedule

The new schedule is reflected upon selecting Display Visual Schedule on the bottom right of the registration page.

To see the new schedule reflected in MyPlan, navigate back to the MyUW home page and select MyPlan under Quick Links.

Screenshot of home page of MyUW. Highlighted is the link to MyPlan under Quick Links.

On the MyPlan homepage, your current schedule will have a purple heading and your new schedule will be visible under the title “Registered.”

Screenshot shows the Academic Year page with the current quarter highlighted with registered courses
To see more details about your updated schedule, you can select your current quarter from the top of the MyPlan homepage. If you are already logged in to MyPlan in another window, you can refresh the page to see your current registered courses.