drop-add

drop-add

n
1. (Education)
a. the period at the beginning of a term when students can sign up for new courses and drop courses for which they were previously registered
b. (as modifier): the drop-add period.
2. (Education) (as modifier): the drop-add period.
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Bell: Everything was done online; students did drop-add and declarations of intent to return.
Administrators can access all classes, and districts can update the database as students go through drop-add or change schools within the district.
Brett Thompson, Monroe's director of network systems & applications development, explains that the Exchangebased system automatically creates student e-mail distribution lists for the school's more than 5,000 sections, with drop-add and other changes made automatically each evening.
If there are long lines at the campus bookstore, a crowd at the drop-add office and cars prowling the parking lot, looking for an empty space, it must be the first day of school.
My heart sank the first two times around, as I entered a classroom crammed to its capacity of 40 and more, with waiting lists making havoc of any order until drop-add.