Academic Policies

Course Changes (Add/Drop/Swap)

Registration adjustments in which individual courses are added, dropped, or swapped may be made without penalty during the periods specified:

  • February 3-May 9 for Maymester
  • February 3-May 19 for first session courses
  • February 3-June 30 for second session courses

The registrar's office closes at 4:30 p.m. on each deadline day.

Letter-grade Changes

Changes from a letter grade to the satisfactory/unsatisfactory (S/U) grading basis may be made before the following deadlines:

  • May 10 for Maymester
  • May 24 for first session courses
  • July 5 for second session courses

Degree candidates in Oxford College may not enroll in courses on the S/U basis.

Please refer to the 2017 Summer School Bulletin** for complete information regarding academic policies.

Credit and Load

The unit of credit is a semester hour. Registration should not exceed ten semester hours during any six-week session unless the student is enrolled in an internship program or receives permission for an overload from the appropriate class dean. Contact the Office for Undergraduate Education, 404-727-6069, to make an appointment with an academic advisor or dean.

Students enrolled in a three-week Maymester course may not enroll in the first six-week summer session while enrolled in a Maymester course, but may enroll in the second session.

The Honor Code

For more than half a century, academic integrity has been maintained at Emory through the student-nitiated and student-regulated Honor Code. The Honor Code may be viewed online at http://catalog.college.emory.edu/academic/policy/honor code.html

Please familiarize yourself with the Honor Code.

Every student who applies and is accepted by Emory College agrees, as a condition of attendance, to abide by the provisions of the Honor Code as long as he or she reamins a student at Emory. By his or her continued attendance at Emory, a student reaffirms his or he pledge to adhere to the provisions of the Honor Code. Student who violate the Honor Code are subject to a letter grade of "F" in the course in question, suspension, dismissal, or a combination of thse sanctions and/or other sanactions as appropriate.

Cancellation

Maymester: Students may cancel their course enrollment on or before May 9, 2017 to receive a full refund. After May 9, tuition refunds are prorated according to the refund schedule set by Student Financial Services.

First and Second Summer Session: Registration/Course Enrollment may be cancelled through May 19 for first session courses and June 30 for second session courses. Students may drop a course or courses during the add/drop period and receive a full refund. Visiting students must notify the Summer Programs office if they no longer plan to attend.

Please refer to the 2017 Summer School Bulletin** for complete information regarding academic policies and refund schedule for summer sessions.

Withdrawal

Maymester: Students who wish to withdraw from a Maymester course after May 11 must request permission from the Summer School Programs office and the  Associate Dean. After May 10 tuition refunds are prorated according to the refund schedule set by Student Financial Services. The refund schedule is published in the Summer School Bulletin.

First and Second Summer Session: After the add/drop period, a student may withdraw from one or more courses only with permission from the dean's office. Please contact the Office for Undergraduate Education, 300 White Hall to request a withdrawal. Complete or partial tuition refunds are prorated according to the refund schedule set by Student Financial Services.

Please refer to the 2017 Summer School Bulletin** for complete information regarding academic policy and refund schedule.

Course Cancellation Due to Low Enrollment

Please note that course offerings are subject to change/cancellation. Sometimes courses are cancelled or sections combined due to insufficient enrollment, or on the need of the faculty.

If a course is cancelled, students will be given the opportunity to register for an available course. Students will be notified of course changes/cancellation at the earliest opportunity.