Extra Credit Hours 2021 - 22

Extra Credit Hours Charge  $825  per credit hour  

2021-22 dates to drop a course are as follows:

Term Course Type Last Day to Drop
Fall Semester Full Term 9/10/2021
1st 7 Weeks 9/6/2021
2nd 7 Weeks 10/26/2021
J-term Full Term 1/4/2022
Spring Semester Full Term 2/11/2022
1st 7 Weeks 2/7/2022
2nd 7 Weeks 3/31/2022


An extra credit hours fee ($825 per credit hour) is charged for each hour in excess of 36 credit hours.  Extra credit hours are determined based on the total number of credit hours a student has registered for in the academic year which includes the fall, January, and spring terms, including the transfer credits earned in Luther off-campus study programs.

Luther Off-Campus Study Programs Include

  • Malta and the Mediterranean
  • Nottingham Year program
  • Lutheran Colleges China Consortium in Hangzhou
  • Münster Semester
  • ACM programs
  • Washington Consortium
  • Rochester Hub and Nursing Programs

Credit hours for dropped courses are excluded from this calculation.  (Check schedule above for specific dates).  Also excluded from the extra hours calculation are credit hours for applied music lessons, class music or piano lessons, vocal coaching, the first HP-100, and the first ES-110 Skills course. 

The extra credit hours calculation does include courses that receive a withdrawal (“W”), incomplete (“I”) or credit/no credit (“CR/NC”) grade, with the exception of senior projects.  Senior projects are included in the extra credit hour calculation only if that course receives an A-F, incomplete (“I”), or credit/no credit (“CR/NC”) grade.