All deadlines fall on Friday of the week(s) indicated. If that Friday is a University holiday, the deadline is Thursday of that week.

Graduate students can add, drop, change grading basis, or change variable units through the end of the last day of instruction. Fees are assessed through BruinBill after Friday of second week.

Graduate Study List Changes and Fees

Change Period Action Method Fee
Weeks 1-2 Add course
Drop course
Change variable units
Change grading basis
MyUCLA No Fee
Week 3

Add course
Drop course
Change variable units
Change grading basis
MyUCLA $ 5.00
Weeks 4-10 Add course MyUCLA 20.00
Weeks 4-10 Drop course
Change variable units
Change grading basis
MyUCLA 5.00
Finals week (retroactive) Add course
Drop course
Change variable units
Change grading basis
Petition 35.00

Study List Fee Summary

Fee Name           Amount
Breakage fee Replacement cost
Change in study list (per course) 5.00
Change in study list after published deadline (per course) 20.00
Late study list filing 50.00
Penalty fee (exception to published deadline) 15.00
Removal of I grade No fee
Retroactive change of official study list 35.00
Retroactive drop—College of Letters and Science 50.00
Retroactive drop—HSSEAS, SOAA, TFT, Graduate Division 35.00

Sample Transcript Notation

Retroactive adds and drops receive a transcript notation. The entry records the week the course was dropped using the following format:

BIO-LEARNING & MEMORY PSYCH M208 4.0 B+
ITEM RESPONSE THRY PSYCH 255B 4.0
06/09/2016 RETROACTIVE DROP