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How to Drop a Class Online

How to Drop a Class Online


Instructions for how to drop a curriculum (for college credit) class online in Self-Service


You may only drop a class through the first 10 percent point of the class. After the 10 percent point, you'll need to follow the withdrawal procedures. Below are the instructions for dropping a class online through Self-Service.


  1. Go to abtech.edu, select "Online Services" in the upper-right corner, and select "Self-Service."

  2. Enter your A-B Tech username and password.

  3. Select the "Registration" tile from the Self-Service Main Menu.
    Self-Service Main Menu

  4. Click on "Schedule and Register for Classes."
    Schedule and Register for Classes link location

  5. Find the class you wish to drop down the left side of the screen and click "Drop" under "Meeting Information."
    Drop location

  6. A dialog box will open with the course section you have selected to drop. Make sure the selected course section is the one you wish to drop and then click "Update."
    Update dropped section

  7. Click on the "X" next to the section to completely remove it from your Schedule. This will prevent you from accidentally re-registering for it again in the future.
    Remove Scheduled section "X" button
  8. Confirm that your class was dropped by checking your class schedule. Click on "View & Print My Class Schedule."
    View and Print My Class Schedule Location


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