Dear students,

In recognition of the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, OSU’s Faculty Senate approved an extension of the Change of Grading Basis (S/U) and Withdraw from a Course deadlines. The new deadlines for spring 2021 are:

  • Change the Grading Basis of a Course:  June 1st at 5:00 PM PST
  • Withdraw from a Course: June 4th at 11:55 PM PST


Since implementing a digital Change of Grading Basis submission process for undergraduate students, students are encouraged to submit their requests well in advance of the deadline to ensure their academic advisor has ample time to respond to the request.


See this page to learn more about how to change the grading basis of a course.


See this video to learn more about the difference between dropping a course, withdrawing from a course, and withdrawing from the term.


For more information on student resources and guidance, please see the following sites:


Corvallis and Ecampus students:  COVID-19 Safety & Success for Students

OSU-Cascades students: Your Safety, Your Success


For prompt assistance or answers to specific COVID-19 questions, call the OSU COVID-19 hotline: 547-737-7211.




The Office of the Registrar



Oregon State University

Office of the Registrar




Send Date: 
Friday, April 23, 2021