Registrar Will Accept Drop Forms until Tuesday
Sharon N. Young Pong -- The Tech
Richard A. Mayus '97 hands in his form to drop a class yesterday afternoon. Drop Date was supposed to be today, but it has been postponed to Tuesday.
By Daniel C. Stevenson
Drop cards will be accepted by the Registrar's Office until Tuesday without any fine or need for petition, said Registrar David S. Wiley '61. The original deadline was today.
"Drop date has not been moved," Wiley said; only the deadline has been extended.
The extension was offered this term because the new records system in the Registrar's Office took longer than expected to get started, Wiley said. Students may not have received their registration status reports in the mail until yesterday, and would have only one day to make decisions if the deadline had been kept at Friday, he said.
In the past, if the status reports came out late, the drop deadline was extended, Wiley said. Normally, students have a grace period until the Monday following drop date anyway, he said.
Students can turn in their drop cards at the Registrar's Office in Room E19-335 or the Satellite Registrar's Office in Room 3-123.
The new status report lists a student's registered courses for the term, any incomplete courses, and which requirements for a major will be fulfilled by the student's current courses, Wiley said.