Catalog 2019-2020

Withdrawal from the College

What is withdrawal from the College?  Students who withdraw from the College are no longer enrolled at Hendrix and are expected to leave the campus upon submission of a withdrawal form.  No courses can be continued that are in progress when the withdrawal occurs.  Under certain circumstances, the College may require a student to withdraw.  Such action is warranted if, in the judgement of the Provost and the Dean of Students, a student poses a threat to the safety of others or has behavior that seriously interferes with the student's ability to function and/or interferes with the educational pursuits of others.

How do I apply to withdraw from the College?

  • Obtain a withdrawal form from the Office of Advising and Academic Success. 
  • Schedule an exit interview with the Director of Advising, the Dean of Students, the Director of Academic Success or the Director of Student Outreach to discuss the student’s particular situation. 
  • Following this interview, the student should complete the withdrawal form, secure the signatures required by the form, and submit the completed form to the Office of the Registrar.
  • The student will receive a copy of the accepted withdrawal form from the College.
  • Students who complete a given semester at the College but do not return for the subsequent semester are considered to have withdrawn voluntarily from the College.

What happens to my grades if I withdraw?

  • Hendrix deadlines for withdrawal from courses apply to students who withdraw from the College.
  • Final course grades for the semester just completed are not subject to modification for students who withdraw in the interim period between semesters.  Grades of I (incomplete) and NR (no report) are not available to students who withdraw.
  • Students who have NR and/or grades on the transcript on the date the withdrawal is approved will retain those existing NR and/or I grades subject to the associated policy deadlines for conversion of these grades.  If any of these grades remain as or NR upon return to Hendrix, the student will have one semester to resolve how these grades, as well as any in progress capstone project grades, will be resolved using a new deadline. 

    What are other implications of a withdrawal?

    • A withdrawal during a semester may have a negative impact on academic grades, credits, financial aid, student charges and access to housing and other College facilities. 
    • Students who voluntarily withdraw forfeit their security deposit.
    • It is the responsibility of the student to understand the ramifications of withdrawal and to incorporate that information into the decision making process.

    How do I come back to Hendrix?

    • To reapply, students must submit the appropriate application to the Office of Admission no later than July 1 for the fall semester or December 1 for the spring semester. 
    • Students who withdraw or are withdrawn from the College for serious medical or psychological reasons will require additional documentation with their application for readmission and may be required to meet certain conditions and attend meetings with appropriate college personnel if granted re-enrollment.

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