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Stop Taking a Course - Later in the Semester

I want to stop taking a course I am taking right now and it’s been awhile since the class started. I think it’s now after midterms. I want to leave because of something related to the course (grade, performance, etc.).

There is no mechanism for a student to withdraw late in the semester if the reason pertains to something about the course. You may not like the grade you think you'll get, or maybe you don't like the course content or the way it's delivered. Now would be an excellent time time for you to contact your professor and let them know what is going on. The professor may be able to offer you ways to improve your grades on remaining assignments, or help you understand the material through different sources, like videos or different readings. The best thing you can do is contact your professor and set up a time to meet, or drop by during office hours.

If you don't want to contact your professor directly, try checking in with your academic advisor. UK offers educational assistance in the way of peer tutoring and study groups. Your advisor can let you know which groups and offices can best help you.

If you don't want to contact your professor or your advisor, maybe you could talk with your residence hall's RA or with a classmate. Everyone has had trouble in one class or another - you may feel like you're the only one, but you are not. A heart-to-heart talk with someone you trust may not change circumstances, but it may change how you feel about them.