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The withdrawal period begins after late registration and add/drop ends. Students may withdraw from courses without penalty until the date noted in the UCF Academic Calendar. The official date of withdrawal is the date the withdrawal is received by the University.

Withdrawing from classes may have financial aid, NCAA eligibility, or International Visa consequences. Students should seek appropriate advisement before withdrawing from a class.

A student may withdraw from courses through myUCF at, or by visiting the Registrar's Office (Millican Hall 161), the college advising offices, or an area campus records office.

Students may withdraw by fax at 407-823-5652. Faxed requests must be received by 5 p.m. on the last day to withdraw and must include the student's identification number, the course(s) to be dropped and his or her signature.

Students also may send a written request to the Registrar's Office by mail (to P.O. Box 160114, Orlando, FL 32816-0114). Requests received by mail are processed using the postmark as the official date of withdrawal.

Students who desire to withdraw in person must sign their request and show photo identification.

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The University of Central Florida is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award degrees at the associate, baccalaureate, master’s, specialist, and doctoral levels. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call (404) 679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of the University of Central Florida.

Please note the commission's expectation that contact occur only if there is evidence to support significant non-compliance with a requirement or standard. For other information about UCF’s SACSCOC accreditation, please contact the university's SACSCOC liaison in UCF's Office of Academic Affairs.

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