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Academic Advising


There may come a time during your enrollment at the University of South Carolina when you have a need to withdraw from a course, multiple courses, or from the university.


Upcoming Petition Submission & Decision Dates

(Please note: dates may be subject to change)

Current Semester WF Period Petitions

Please email your withdrawal requests to 

Past Semester Petition Deadline: August 1, 2018

Online petitions will be released soon. To prepare for the petition and to access the petition link when it becomes available, visit here

Submitted Petition Decisions
  • Students who submitted petitions by the July 11, 2018 deadline should expect a decision by USC email by July 31, 2018. If you have turned in a petition by the July 11, 2018 deadline, inquiries about petition receipts or missing items may not be answered until after the deadline when petition processing begins.
  • Students who submitted petitions by the June 6, 2018 deadline have been notified by USC email.