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 2017:

Desired ChangeDeadlinesWithin DeadlinesAfter Deadlines

Full term - August 24
Early 10 week - August 23
Late 10 week - October 4
Early 12 week - August 23
Late 12 week - September 20
Early 8 week - August 22
Mid-start 8 week - September 22
Late 8 week - October 17
1st 5 week - August 22
2nd 5 week - September 26
3rd 5 week - October 31
Four week - August 22

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 is required through the drop deadline (see section below).  Adding a class after the drop deadline requires department chair approval.  A signed add form must be turned in to the Office of the Registrar in Taylor Hall.


Full term - September 7
Early 10 week - September 1
Late 10 week - October 12
Early 12 week - September 5
Late 12 week - October 2
Early 8 week - August 29
Mid-start 8 week - September 26
Late 8 week - October 24
1st 5 week - August 25
2nd 5 week - September 29
3rd 5 week - November 3
Four week - August 25

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 is required to drop a course.  A refund will be given if applicable.  Drops are completed through MyWestern.

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)


Full term - November 2
Early 10 week - October 6
Late 10 week - November 17
Early 12 week - October 16
Late 12 week - November 19
Early 8 week - September 27
Mid-start 8 week - October 25
Late 8 week - November 29
1st 5 week - September 13
2nd 5 week - October 18
3rd 5 week - November 29
Four week - September 8

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.


Handled in the Students Affairs Office, located in Taylor Hall


Same as add deadline

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

Not Permitted.