Course Add/Drop/Withdrawal

HOW TO ADD, DROP, OR WITHDRAW FROM COURSES

ADD/DROP

Deadlines

  • After you have registered for courses for the upcoming term, you may change your schedule on NEST through the Add and Drop deadlines
  • See Academic Calendars for the Add and Drop deadlines for your program and the term in question.

Need a reminder of your PIN to make changes? 

  • On your NEST account, go to Student Services>Registration>Forgot Registration PIN?
  • Your PIN will appear there as long as you have already registered for at least one class. 
  • If you lost your PIN and have not registered for at least one class, you need to contact your advisor.

Undergraduate Instructions: After Add/Drop Deadlines

If you need to change your schedule after the deadline, you may do so with approval, as follows:

Send an email that includes: 

  • Your Name, NET ID, College (e.g., College of Arts and Sciences, Heider College of Business, College of Nursing) and class (e.g., FR, SO, JR, SR).
  • Your specific request.
  • The CRN, Subject, Course Number and Section of the course.

NOTE: students in other Colleges must contact their Dean's Office for assistance with Add/Drop.

To ADD a course after the deadline, send your email as follows based on the college you are enrolled in:

College of Arts and  Sciences

Heider College of Business

College of Nursing

Send email
to:

Course Instructor, COPY Your Advisor*

Course Instructor, COPY Business Deans' Office

Course Instructor, COPY Nursing Dean's Office

What happens next:

1. Instructor replies-all with response.

2. Advisor emails approval to Arts & Sciences Dean's Office.

3. Dean's Office emails approval to Registrar@creighton.edu.

3. Registrar's Office processes request.

1. Instructor replies-all with response.

2. Dean's Office emails approval to Registrar@creighton.edu.

 3. Registrar's Office processes request.

1. Instructor replies-all with response.

2. Dean's Office emails approval to Registrar@creighton.edu.

3. Registrar's Office processes request.

* Instructor and Advisor emails available on Outlook or AMI.

NOTE: Advisors/Dean's Offices must email approval directly to the Registrar's Office. We will NOT accept approval directly from the student.

To DROP a course, send your email as follows based on the college you are enrolled in

College of Arts and Sciences

Heider College of Business

College of Nursing

Send email
to:

Your Advisor*

Your Dean's Office

Your Dean's Office

What happens next:

1. Advisor emails approval to Registrar@creighton.edu.

2. Registrar's Office processes request.

1. Dean's Office emails approval to Registrar@creighton.edu.

2. Registrar's Office processes request.

1. Dean's Office emails approval to Registrar@creighton.edu.

2. Registrar's Office processes request.

* Advisor emails available on Outlook or AMI.

NOTE: Advisors/Dean's Offices must email approval directly to the Registrar's Office. We will NOT accept approval directly from the student.


WITHDRAWING FROM INDIVIDUAL COURSES

When you withdraw from a course, you receive a grade of "W" for that course. See the Creighton catalog for details.

Withdrawal deadlines depend on the start date and length of the course you are taking. See the academic calendar for your school for details or contact the Registrar's Office.

Undergraduate Withdrawal Instructions

Send an email that includes: 

  • Your Name, NET ID, College (e.g., College of Arts and Sciences, Heider College of Business, College of Nursing) and class (e.g., FR, SO, JR, SR).
  • Your specific request.
  • The CRN, Subject, Course Number and Section of the course.

NOTE: students in other Colleges must contact their Dean's Office for assistance with Individual Course Withdrawal.

Send your email as follows based on the college you are enrolled in:

College of Arts and Sciences

Heider College of Business

College of Nursing

Send email to:

Your Advisor* (Please discuss this option with your advisor!  IF your advisor is unavailable, email your Dean's Office.)

Your Dean's Office

Your Dean's Office

What happens next

1. Advisor emails approval to Registrar@creighton.edu.

2. Registrar's Office processes request.

1. Dean's Office emails approval to Registrar@creighton.edu.

2. Registrar's Office processes request.

1. Dean's Office emails approval to Registrar@creighton.edu.

2. Registrar's Office processes request.

* Advisor emails available on Outlook or AMI.

NOTE: Advisors/Dean's Offices must email approval directly to the Registrar's Office. We will NOT accept approval directly from the student.


WITHDRAWING FROM THE UNIVERSITY

  • Undergraduate Students: contact Mary Ann Tietjen, Director of Retention, or your Dean's Office.
  • Graduate, Medical, Dental, Pharmacy and Health Professions, and Law Students:  contact your Dean's Office.