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Drop/Withdraw/Appeal

Course Drop or Withdraw to Zero Credits

This allows students to discontinue enrollment in a particular course, but to maintain enrollment in some courses for the semester or withdraw to zero credits for the semester.  All course drops must be completed in CampusConnection.  Students withdrawing completely from Bismarck State College must complete the Withdraw to Zero Credits Form.

Course Drop or Withdraw to Zero Credits Appeal

The allows students the opportunity to appeal a transcript record following a course drop, a withdraw to zero credits, or past the last day to drop with record due to extenuating circumstances (medical, military, death in immediate family, natural disasters, etc). Tuition and fee refunds are calculated in compliance with policy set by the State Board of Higher Education. Students, who wish to appeal tuition and fee charges due to extenuating circumstances (medical, military, death in immediate family, natural disasters, etc), may do so by following an appeal process and submitting the Student Finance Drop/Withdraw Appeal Form to the Student Finance Office.

Reverse Withdraw

  • After withdrawing to zero credits a student no longer has access to re-enroll into courses within CampusConnection for the term they withdrew.  
  • To re-enroll in the same term, contact the Academic Records Office to initiate a reverse withdraw. 
  • Phone: 701-224-5420
  • Email: bsc.records@bismarckstate.edu
  • Reverse withdraw may affect account balance.  Contact Student Finance if questions.
    701-224-5533 (last name A-H)
    701-224-5691 (last name I-R)
    701-224-5706 (last name S-Z)

Collaborative Student Information

  • If you are a BSC degree-seeking collaborative student who is enrolled in classes at another North Dakota University System (NDUS) institution, please review the Collaborative Drop or Collaborative Withdraw Process sections prior to submitting the Withdraw to Zero Credits form. If applicable, please DO submit both the Withdraw to Zero Credits form & Collaborative form.  
  • If you are a collaborative student who is degree-seeking at another North Dakota University System (NDUS) institution and enrolled in classes at BSC, you will need to contact your HOME institution for their withdraw process. If applicable, please DO NOT submit the Withdraw to Zero Credits form & Collaborative form.