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 2018:

Desired ChangeDeadlinesWithin DeadlinesAfter Deadlines

Full term - January 11
Early 10 week - January 10
Late 10 week - February 22
Early 12 week - January 10
Late 12 week - February 7
Early 8 week - January 9
Mid-start 8 week - February 6
Late 8 week - March 6
1st 5 week - January 9
2nd 5 week - February 13
3rd 5 week - March 27
Four week - January 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 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 - January 25
Early 10 week - January 19
Late 10 week - March 2
Early 12 week - January 22
Late 12 week - February 19
Early 8 week - January 16
Mid-start 8 week - February 13
Late 8 week - March 13
1st 5 week - January 12
2nd 5 week - February 16
3rd 5 week - March 30
Four week - January 12

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 - March 29
Early 10 week - February 23
Late 10 week - April 13
Early 12 week - March 9
Late 12 week - April 6
Early 8 week - February 14
Mid-start 8 week - March 13
Late 8 week - April 18
1st 5 week - January 31
2nd 5 week - March 6
3rd 5 week - April 18
Four week - January 26

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.