Excused Withdrawal Policy COVID 19

We understand that many of our students continue to face challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, we are here to help.  Students enrolled in the Fall 2020 semester are encouraged to continue their educational journey.  Faculty, staff, and administration at Fullerton College are here to support you.

The Excused Withdrawal may impact your educational and transfer plans.  We encourage you to speak to a counselor. They can advise you on your best options toward degree/certificate completion and transfer.  https://vpss.fullcoll.edu/student-services-remote/

Financial Aid Students – The Excused Withdrawal may impact students receiving financial aid.  If you are a financial aid recipient, we strongly encourage you to contact the Financial Aid Office, there are options to appeal for future semesters.  Go to https://financialaid.fullcoll.edu/staff.html

Please visit the following link for more information regarding student resources: https://vpss.fullcoll.edu/student-services-remote/

Questions regarding excused withdrawals for all other terms please visit: https://admissions.fullcoll.edu/extenuating-circumstances-petition/

Fall  2020 – Excused Withdrawal steps

  • Login to myGateway
  • Click ‘Add/Drop’ in the Registration Tools box
  • Click on the drop down arrow located next to the course you want to withdraw
  • Choose “Excused Withdrawal – Refund” and click submit
    • Students who have paid fees will receive a refund within 4 to 5 weeks.