Office of the Registrar
Welcome to the Office of the RegistrarOur mission is to provide accurate and timely academic, registration, and record services to students, faculty, and staff in a welcoming and helpful environment; advocate for student educational achievement to the highest standard and support student goals; uphold the mission of the institution to graduate citizens prepared to assume constructive roles in local, national, and global communities.
- Fall course registration began on April 6th for continuing students.
- Registration for new students begins on May 1st.
- Spring commencement will be held on May 9th at 10a.m. in the Mountaineer Bowl. Please take a look at the Graduation Information (link to http://www.western.edu/current-students/office-registrar/graduation-information). Contact Ginny Hayes with questions.
Important Dates and Deadlines: Spring 2015
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Full Term - January 15
Weekend classes must be added no later than the close of business day prior to the class date.
Online instructor permission required only if class is closed or requires special permission. Should be done online – MyWestern.
Instructor permission required through drop deadline. Should be done online via MyWestern. After drop deadline also requires Department Chair approval. Must be done in the Office of the Registrar, Taylor Hall 300.
Full Term - January 27
Weekend classes must be dropped by contacting the Office of the Registrar at 943-7003, by the close of business day prior to the start of class.
Students must drop a course during the first 15% of the class meetings.
No permission required. Refund will be given if applicable.
Should be done online – MyWestern, except weekend classes which must be done through the Office of the Registrar.
(see Withdraw from a Course)
Withdraw From a Course
Full Term - April 1
Weekend classes are ineligible for withdrawal.
Students must withdraw before two-thirds of class has occurred.
Advisor and instructor signatures required on a withdraw slip. Will appear on record as a “W”. No Refund. Withdraw slip must be turned in to the Office of the Registrar.
Total Withdrawal from the University
Handled in the Students Affairs Office, Taylor Hall 301
Credit/No Credit Option (Audit)
Same as add deadline
Must be done in the Office of the Registrar, Taylor Hall 300