|Definition:||This policy governs the add/drop policy on or after the first day of instruction but prior to the published deadline.|
|Authority:||Executive Order 792 (Grading Symbols, Assignment of Grades, and Grade Appeals)|
|Scope:||The enrollment of new and continuing students at CSU San Marcos.|
|Responsible Division:||Academic Affairs|
|Signature Page/PDF:||View Signatures for Add/Drop & Withdrawal Policy|
California State University San Marcos requires instructor permission for adds beginning with the first day of instruction. Currently, students are required to complete a form, secure instructor permission, and hand deliver to Cougar Central for processing prior to the last day of the add/drop period. To become more efficient in delivering timely service to students, instructors will be provided permission numbers for students to enroll online. The student self service system will enforce prerequisites, and therefore, an add form will be used for students who receive permission to enroll along with approval to override course restrictions and prerequisites.
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