Key Dates for Everything Outlier

Whether you are a prospective or current student, here is a list of key dates/deadlines to keep in mind when enrolling in an Outlier course.

For the important deadlines specific to your course/cohort, refer to your Course Toolkit.


Enroll in a Cohort

The deadline to enroll in an upcoming cohort is 11:59 pm EST the day before the cohort starts.

Learn more about enrolling in a course here

Drop a Course

Deadline

  • For 14 Week Standard Cohorts: 14 days after the course start date.
  • For 39 Week Extended Cohorts: 8 weeks after the course start date.

Students may choose to drop a course at any point before 11:59 pm EST on this deadline.

Learn more about dropping a course here.

Exit Current Cohort and Start at a Later Date

Deadline

  • For 14 Week Standard Cohorts: 14 days after the course start date.
  • For 39 Week Extended Cohorts: 8 weeks after the course start date.

Students may choose to exit and start later at any point before 11:59 pm EST on this deadline.

Learn more about exiting here.

Switch to a Different Course

Deadline

  • Changes to enrollment must be completed no later than 11:59 pm EST on the course start date.

Any changes requested after this time will require you to exit the course and enroll in the next available cohort.

Learn more about switching to a new course here.

Switch from For-Credit to Audit

Deadline

  • For 14 Week Standard Cohorts: 14 days after the course start date.
  • For 39 Week Extended Cohorts: 8 weeks after the course start date.

Students may choose to switch from for-credit to audit at any point before 11:59 pm EST on this deadline.

Learn more about switching from for-credit to audit here.

Administrative Drops

Deadline

Students who do not meaningfully participate by the time 20% of the term has passed will be administratively dropped from the course.

  • For 14 Week Standard Cohorts: The 20% mark occurs during the 4th week of the course.
  • For 39 Week Extended Cohorts: The 20% mark occurs during the 10th week of the course.

Learn more about administrative drops here.

Withdraw from a Course

Deadline

  • For 14 Week Standard Cohorts: 9 weeks after the start date.
  • For 39 Week Extended Cohorts: 27 weeks after the start date.

Students enrolled in a for-credit course can withdraw from their course at any point after the drop deadline but before 11:59 pm on the withdrawal deadline.

Learn more about withdrawing here.

 

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