On Wednesday, July 24 at 10:00 a.m., users already using two-factor authentication (2FA) for their email accounts will also receive 2FA prompts when logging in to Quest and LEARN. Protect your accounts with 2FA and learn more about it here: https://uwaterloo.ca/2fa.

How do I drop classes?

Note: See Drop/Add Period for important details on dropping courses.


  1. Log in to Quest.
  2. Select the Enroll tile.                                                                                                                Enroll tile in quest  
  3. Select the Drop tab. If prompted select the term, then Continue.Drop tab in studnent Quest
  4. Select the course(s) you want to drop and then select the Drop Selected Classes button.Select classes to drop page in student Quest
  5. View the message and status results of your drop request. If you have errors, select Fix Errors to make changes to your request. View results - dropped courses page in student Quest
  6. Select the My Class Schedule button. Your revised schedule for the term is displayed. Note the absence of the dropped course(s).

Important: If you drop a course after the drop deadline date, "Enrolled" will appear under the Status column and a "WD" or "WF" will appear under the Grade column.