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In light of the circumstances surrounding COVID-19, below are the adapted Q-drop, Pass/Fail, and Withdrawal Procedures for the remainder of the Spring 2020 semester.

All requests listed below MUST include picture of state issued photo ID (UT ID, driver’s license or passport)

Q-drop requests

Send to: CNSinfo@austin.utexas.edu

Subject: drop request

Include: Name, Eid, Course (i.e., M408C), Unique #

If you have questions about your drop, please send request and question to your advisor

Withdrawal requests

Student should e-mail brandon.crabtree@austin.utexas.edu

Subject: withdrawal request

Include: name and eid.  All students that withdraw must have a brief appointment with a non-academic counselor.  Brandon will contact you to schedule the virtual appointment.


Student must have completed 30 hours credit on record at time of request.

Student will e-mail assigned academic advisor to request –

Subject: pass/fail request

Include: Name, Eid, Course (i.e., UGS 303), Unique #

Student must agree to the following:

Student understands that changing to pass/fail only allows for elective credit.  If course is a degree requirement, it must be taken again for letter grade.

Student understands that a D- or above will earn credit, F = F.

Only 2 courses per semester may be changed to P/F.

If you are receiving Veteran’s Benefits, please let your advisor know so they can verify if this change will affect your benefits.

If you would like to schedule an appointment with a non-academic counselor, e-mail Brandon Crabtree (brandon.crabtree@austin.utexas.edu) with several days/times you are available and include your UT EID.

For any questions, please e-mail your advisor or CNSinfo@austin.utexas.edu

All forms can be picked up and filled out at the Human Ecology Advising Office in GEA 37. Please schedule an appointment with your academic advisor in order to fill out the necessary form(s). 


Form Notes Deadline
Over Max Hours  Request to clear bar and take 18+hours Rolling
Letter Grade to Pass/Fail Change course grade to P/F


Pass/Fail to Letter Grade Change a Pass/Fail to letter grade 5/2920
Time Conflict Override Request permission to take two courses with overlapping times During registration
Q-Drop Used to drop a course after add/drop period 5/29/20
One Time Exception Form Also known as an emergency Q-Drop. Used to drop a course after the regular Q-Drop deadline. May only be used ONCE during entire academic career at UT. IS counted towards the total 6 Q-Drops a student may use. Last meeting class day of each semester. Students cannot take the final exam for the course they intend to use the One Time Exception form.