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.


  • Fall 2014 classes are underway. 

*The withdraw deadline for full term courses is November 5th.*

  • Registration for Spring 2015 begins on November 3rd for continuing students and November 10th for new students.
  • Continuing students must schedule an advising appointment with their advisor between October 13th and October 30th.

Important Dates and Deadlines: Fall 2014

Desired ChangeDeadlinesWithin DeadlinesAfter Deadlines
Add Course

Full term - August 28
Early 10 week - August 27
Late 10 week - September 30
Early 12 week - August 26
Late 12 week - September 17
Early 8 week - August 26
Mid-start 8 week - September 23
Late 8 week - October 21
1st 5 week - August 26
2nd 5 week - September 30
3rd 5 week - November 4
Four week - August 27

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 - September 10
Early 10 week - September 4
Late 10 week - October 9
Early 12 week - September 6
Late 12 week - September 28
Early 8 week - September 2
Mid-start 8 week - September 30
Late 8 week - October 27
1st 5 week - August 29
2nd 5 week - October 4
3rd 5 week - November 7
Four week - August 29

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 - November 5
Early 10 week - October 10
Late 10 week - November 14
Early 12 week - October 19
Late 12 week - November 10
Early 8 week - September 29
Mid-start 8 week - October 27
Late 8 week - December 2
1st 5 week - September 17
2nd 5 week - October 22
3rd 5 week - December 3
Four week - September 11

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.