Office of the Registrar


Welcome to the Office of the Registrar


Our 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.

Important Dates and Deadlines: Spring 2017

Desired ChangeDeadlinesWithin DeadlinesAfter Deadlines
Add Course

Full term - Jan 12
Early 10 week- Jan 11
Late 10 week- Feb 23
Early 12 week- Jan 11
Late 12 week- Feb 8
Early 8 week- Jan 10
Mid-start 8 week- Feb 7
Late 8 week- Mar 7
1st 5 week- Jan 10
2nd 5 week- Feb 14
3rd 5 week- Mar 28
Four week- Jan 10
Pre-Session- Jan 3 

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.

 Drop Course

Full term - Jan 26 
Early 10 week- Jan 20
Late 10 week- Mar 3
Early 12 week- Jan 22
Late 12 week- Feb 19
Early 8 week- Jan 16
Mid-start 8 week- Feb 14
Late 8 week- Mar 14
1st 5 week- Jan 14
2nd 5 week- Feb 18
3rd 5 week- April 1
Four week- Jan 13
Pre-Session- Jan 3 

 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.

Not Permitted

(see Withdraw from a Course)

Withdraw From a Course

**No refunds are issued for withdrawn courses.**

Full term - Mar 30
Early 10 week- Mar 2
Late 10 week- April 14
Early 12 week- Mar 11
Late 12 week- April 8
Early 8 week- Feb 22
Mid-start 8 week-Mar 21
Late 8 week- April 19
1st 5 week- Feb 8
2nd 5 week- Mar 14
3rd 5 week- Apr 26
Four week- Feb 3
Pre-Session- Jan 14

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.

Not permitted.

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

Not Permitted.