If you are considering this option, please see your advisor to discuss the impact of this decision.
For more information please see the 2012-2013 Registration Guide at http://registrar.umd.edu/reg_guide_2012-13finalv3.pdf
A withdrawal is available anytime between the first and last day of classes. Students must submit written notice of withdrawal to the Office of the Registrar. Withdrawal becomes effective on the date the form is filed with the Office of the Registrar. A notation of withdrawal and the effective date will be posted to the student’s academic record.