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.


  • Summer registration began Monday, March 3.
  • Advising for Fall 2014 begins March 10. Make sure to schedule an appointment with your academic advisor to retrieve your Registration Code. Fall registration for continuing students begins April 7.
  • The withdrawal deadline for regular full-term courses is March 26.
  • Spring 2014 Commencement will be held May 10 at 10am in the Mountaineer Bowl.

Important Dates and Deadlines: Spring 2014

Desired ChangeDeadlinesWithin DeadlinesAfter Deadlines
Add Course

Full term - January 16
Early 10 week - January 14
Late 10 week - February 19
Early 12 week - January 14
Late 12 week - February 4

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.

 Drop Course

Full term - January 28
Early 10 week - January 22
Late 10 week - March 6
Early 12 week - January 24
Late 12 week - February 14

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

Full term - March 26
Early 10 week - February 27
Late 10 week - April 4
Early 12 week - March 6
Late 12 week - March 28

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, located in Taylor Hall 

Credit/No Credit Option (Audit)

Same as add deadline

Must be done in the Office of the Registrar, located in Taylor Hall

Not Permitted.