Dropping a class after the drop deadline will result in a 'W' on the transcript and applicable tuition charges.
The mission of the Office of the Registrar at James Madison University is to support the educational purpose and institutional values of the University. In carrying out this mission, the Office of the Registrar is committed to the goals and beliefs of the Division of Academic Affairs and strives to serve the diverse and changing needs of the campus community by capturing, preserving and providing information in a manner consistent with ethical and legal standards.
The staff of the Office of the Registrar is dedicated to promoting access to campus services and to maintaining timely and accurate records of the progress and accomplishments of students and alumni. In its role as custodian of records, the office guards the integrity and security of those documents as well as the students' legitimate rights to access information from them. The Office of the Registrar supports the instructional and administrative responsibilities of faculty, staff and administrators by gathering and disseminating needed data efficiently and expediently and by designing and implementing registration and course adjustment procedures that will ensure the consistent, equitable application of institutional policies and regulations. In all areas, the Office of the Registrar strives to investigate and utilize advanced technologies to accomplish its goals.