Office of the Registrar

The Registrar is committed to providing professional and timely service for your requests.

Our mission is to provide accurate and timely academic, registration and record services to students, faculty and staff in a welcoming and helpful environment; to advocate for student educational achievement to the highest standard and support student goals; and to 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 2018:

Desired ChangeDeadlinesWithin DeadlinesAfter Deadlines
Add Course

Full term - August 30
Early 10 week - August 29
Late 10 week - October 10
Early 12 week - August 29
Late 12 week - September 26
Early 8 week - August 28
Mid-start 8 week - September 25
Late 8 week - October 23
1st 5 week - August 28
2nd 5 week - October 2
3rd 5 week - November 6
Four week - August 28

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.

Drop Course

Full term - September 13
Early 10 week - September 7
Late 10 week - October 18
Early 12 week - September 10
Late 12 week - October 8
Early 8 week - September 4
Mid-start 8 week - October 2
Late 8 week - October 30
1st 5 week - August 31
2nd 5 week - October 5
3rd 5 week - November 9
Four week - August 31

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)

Withdraw from a Course

Full term - November 8
Early 10 week - October 12
Late 10 week - November 16
Early 12 week - October 22
Late 12 week - November 26
Early 8 week - October 3
Mid-start 8 week - October 31
Late 8 week - December 5
1st 5 week - September 19
2nd 5 week - October 24
3rd 5 week - December 5
Four week - September 14

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.