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 2015

Desired ChangeDeadlinesWithin DeadlinesAfter Deadlines
Add Course

Full Term - January 15
Early 10 Week - January 13
Early 12 Week - January 13
Late 10 Week - February 18
Late 12 Week - February 03
Early 8 Week - January 13
Late 8 Weeks March 10
1st 5 Week - January 13
2nd 5 Week - February 18
3rd 5 Week - April 01
Four Week Term - January 13

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 - January 27
Early 10 Week - January 21
Early 12 Week - January 23
Late 10 Week - February 27
Late 12 Week - February 13
Early 8 Week - January 19
Late 8 Weeks - March 18
1st 5 Week - January 16
2nd 5 Week - February 21
3rd 5 Week - April 03
Four Week Term - January 16

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 - April 1
Early 10 Week - February 26
Early 12 Week - March 06
Late 10 Week - April 17
Late 12 Week - April 03
Early 8 Week - February 16
Late 8 Week - April 21
1st 5 Week - February 03
2nd 5 Week - March 11
3rd 5 Week - April 21
Four Week Term - February 03

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.