Regent Policy Documents

SECTION IV: ACADEMIC POLICIES AND PROGRAMS

4-7 ADD/DROP POLICY FOR COURSES

(Formerly 88-10)

The Board of Regents directs the University of Wisconsin System Administration to:
  1. Monitor course drop rates at all University of Wisconsin System Institutions.
  2. Require all University of Wisconsin System Institutions to reduce or maintain course drop rates during any academic year at no more than five percent of credit hours registered at the close of the tenth day of classes at the beginning of the fall and spring terms.
  3. Effective in the fall of 1989, direct all University of Wisconsin System Institutions whose drop rates exceed five percent to develop and implement plans to reduce the drop rate to five percent or less. Such plans will be subject to the review and approval of System Administration.
  4. Report to the Board of Regents annually on the drop rates of each Institution.

History: Res. 5045 adopted 9/9/88.


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The Regent Policy Documents were adopted and are maintained pursuant to the policy-making authority vested in the Board of Regents by Wis. Stats. § 36. The Regent Policy Documents manifest significant policies approved by the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents. This document is a ready reference for those charged with carrying out these policies. Unless noted otherwise, associated documents and reports may be obtained from the Office of the Secretary of the Board of Regents, 1860 Van Hise Hall, 1220 Linden Drive, Madison, WI 53706, ph 608-262-2324. http://www.uwsa.edu/bor/policies/