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Student Center - Swapping a class

This document explains how to swap a class in the Student Center.

Swap is a Drop Action and an Add Action combined into one transaction, allowing you to swap from one section to another section within the same course, or swap one course for another course.

Some cautions related to swapping courses

  • Because Swap is a DROP and an ADD, the Refund and Assessment Schedules and the Dropped DR Grade Notation on the Transcript deadline dates apply to drops done via a Swap transaction.

  • All session Add/Drop deadlines are adhered to as detailed in the Key Deadlines chart located at

  • Class eligibility controls and prerequisites will be adhered to: If the class you are Swapping Into is 'closed' or you are 'not eligible' for that class, then the swap will NOT occur. No classes are dropped and no classes are added.

Consult the Office of the Registrar homepage for detailed information regarding Swap functionality.


The Office of the Registrar

333 East Campus Mall #10101, Madison, WI 53715-1384;

(608) 262-3811;

Keywords:swap class section change exchange class   Doc ID:15257
Owner:Katie G.Group:Enrollment
Created:2010-10-11 19:00 CDTUpdated:2019-01-11 11:47 CDT
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