- Friday, May 17 – Drop/Add for Term 1 ends at 11:59 p.m.
- Wednesday, July 3 – Drop/Add for Term 2 ends at 11:59 p.m.
- Wednesday, June 12 – Last day to withdraw with W from Term 1 classes (undergraduates only).
- Monday, July 29 – Last day to withdraw with W from Term 2 classes (undergraduates only).
Students may add a course or courses before the beginning of the term or during the official Drop/add period. Currently enrolled Duke students must use DukeHub; all other students must contact the Summer Session office.
Drop/add (dropping one class and adding another class in its place) may be done prior to the beginning of the term and during the first three days of the term. There are no financial charges for dropping and adding during this period. Currently enrolled Duke students must use DukeHub to drop and add; all other students must contact the Summer Session office.
Important Reminder for Currently Enrolled Duke Students:
Registering for a class but never attending, or registering but not paying prior to the beginning of the term, will not drop you from the class. Non-attendance does not constitute an official drop and it will not release you from payment.
Dropping, Withdrawals, and Refunds:
There is no financial obligation of tuition and fees for students who officially drop their course(s) by the end of the Drop/add period. Currently enrolled Duke students must use DukeHub; all other students must contact the Summer Session office. Nonpayment and/or never attending a class for which you have registered will not drop you from the class and it will not release you from payment. Course withdrawal fees will be assessed.
After the first three days of the term when Drop/add ends, students may withdraw from their course(s) for compelling reasons with the permission of their academic dean and by turning in a completed course withdrawal form to the Office of the University Registrar by the final withdrawal date. Visiting students should contact the Summer Session Office.
Students will receive a W for each course withdrawn on their official transcript and are obligated to pay full tuition and fees. No refunds are possible. Students who stop attending a course without officially withdrawing are responsible for full payment and may receive a failing grade on their official transcript.
Summer Session reserves the right to withdraw students from classes if they never attend, have not paid tuition and fees, or if they fail to clear with the bursar by the end of the Drop/add period. Attendance in classes after the first three days of the term financially obligates the student for 100% of the tuition charge, the Student Health Fee, and the Transcript Fee (for visiting students).
If a student is withdrawn from a class for financial reasons and later clears with the Bursar’s Office, they may be reinstated in their classes no later than the mid-point of the summer term with written permission of their academic dean. The student will be liable for full tuition and fees. Under no circumstances will a student be reinstated or permitted to register after the mid-point of the summer term.