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: Fall 2016

Desired ChangeDeadlinesWithin DeadlinesAfter Deadlines
Add Course

Full term - Aug 25
Early 10 week- Aug 24
Late 10 week- Oct 5
Early 12 week- Aug 24
Late 12 week- Sep 21
Early 8 week- Aug 23
Mid-start 8 week- Sep 22
Late 8 week- Oct 18
1st 5 week- Aug 23
2nd 5 week- Sep 27
3rd 5 week- Nov 1
Four week- Aug 23
Pre-Session- Aug 9

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 - Sep 8
Early 10 week- Sep 2
Late 10 week- Oct 14
Early 12 week- Sep 6
Late 12 week- Oct 3
Early 8 week- Aug 8
Mid-start 8 week- Sep 27
Late 8 week- Oct 25
1st 5 week- Aug 26
2nd 5 week- Sep 30
3rd 5 week- Nov 5
Four week- Aug 26
Pre-Session- Aug 10 

 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**No refunds are issued for withdrawn courses.**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 - Nov 3
Early 10 week- Oct 7
Late 10 week- Nov 18
Early 12 week- Oct 17
Late 12 week- Nov 21
Early 8 week- Sep 28
Mid-start 8 week- Oct 26
Late 8 week- Nov 30
1st 5 week- Sep 14
2nd 5 week- Oct 19
3rd 5 week- Nov 30
Four week- Sep 9
Pre-Session- Aug 16

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.