Administrative Drop is a procedure that offers instructors the option of making enrollment in a course contingent upon the following:
Instructors are not required to drop students for non-attendance or lack of enrollment requirements; however, there are important benefits for both the individual student, as well as the campus community:
Requests are only accepted during the add/drop period from faculty. After the add/drop period, students will need to Withdraw from the class. For more information on how students withdraw (or request a withdrawal), visit the Course Withdrawal page.
To request an administrative drop, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org from your csusm.edu email address, with the following information:
The process for requesting an Administrative Drop will not change. However, the process for identifying students who are not meeting attendance requirements may need to be different in your class.
The university suggests using an assignment the first day or week of class for this. It is strongly recommended that the assgnment require active participation from the student, such as a short “Getting to know you” discussion board, writing prompt, or syllabus quiz.
Please see the Faculty Center's Checklist to Prepare for Fall 2020 for additional tips on managing your roster this semester.
Subject Line: Administrative Course Drop Subject/Catalog Number (example: Administrative Course Drop GEL 101)
Note: Administrative Course Drop requests received by 5:00pm will be processed by 12:00pm the next day during the add/drop period.