Registration Information

To find term specific registration information, including important dates and add/drop or withdrawal deadlines, please select a semester below:

Summer 2019 Registration Information and Dates

Registration Information for Continuing Students
  • Registration for new and continuing students begins on March 4, 2019.
  • Your bill is due the 1st day of the semester.  Pay by the deadline to avoid late fees.
Registration Information for New Students

The Academic Resource Center (ARC) is available for additional information on advising and registration for new students.

Important Dates and Deadlines:

Desired ChangeDeadlinesWithin DeadlinesAfter Deadlines
Add Course

May term – May 13
10 week – June 3 
1st 5 week – June 3
2nd 5 week – July 8

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.

 Drop Course

May term – May 16
10 week – June 13
1st 5 week – June 7
2nd 5 week – July 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 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

May term – May 27
10 week – July 18
1st 5 week – June 26
2nd 5 week – July 31
 
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.

Summer 2019 Academic Calendar

Session:Start Date:End Date:
May SemesterMay 13, 2019May 31, 2019
10 Week SessionJune 3, 2019Aug 9, 2019
1st 5 WeekJune 3, 2019July 5, 2019
2nd 5 WeekJuly 8, 2019Aug 9, 2019

Fall 2018 Registration Information and Dates

Registration for Continuing Students
  • Continuing students schedule an appointment to meet with your faculty advisor.  Advising begins on March 5.
  • Registration for continuing students begins April 2. Your specific time relates to the number of credits you have completed.
  • Your bill is due the first day of the semester.  Pay by the deadline to avoid late fees.
Registration for New Students

Registration for new students begins May 1.
The Academic Resource Center (ARC) is available for additional information on advising and registration for new students.

Important Dates and Deadlines:

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 26
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.

Fall Semester 2018 Academic Calendar

Classes begin - August 27
Labor Day - No classes - September 3
Mid-Fall Break - No classes - October 19
Thanksgiving Break - No classes - November 19-23
Final Exams - December 17-20

Spring 2019 Registration Information and Dates

Registration Information for Continuing Students
  • Continuing students schedule an appointment to meet with your faculty advisor.  Advising begins on October 15.
  • Registration for continuing students begins on November 5, 2018.
  • Your bill is due the 1st day of the semester.  Pay by the deadline to avoid late fees.
Registration Information for New Students

Registration for new students begins on November 12, 2018.
The Academic Resource Center (ARC) is available for additional information on advising and registration for new students. 

Important Dates and Deadlines:

Desired ChangeDeadlinesWithin DeadlinesAfter Deadlines
Add Course

Full term - January 17
Early 10 week - January 16
Late 10 week - February 27
Early 12 week - January 16
Late 12 week - February 13
1st 8 week - January 15
2nd 8 week - March 12
1st 5 week - January 15
2nd 5 week - February 20
3rd 5 week - April 2
Four week - January 15

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.

 Drop Course

Full term - January 31
Early 10 week - January 25
Late 10 week - March 8
Early 12 week - January 28
Late 12 week - February 25
1st 8 week - January 22
2nd 8 week - March 19
1st 5 week - January 18
2nd 5 week - February 25
3rd 5 week - April 6
Four week - January 18

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 4
Early 10 week - March 1
Late 10 week - April 19
Early 12 week - March 15
Late 12 week - April 15
1st 8 week - February 20
2nd 8 week - April 24
1st 5 week - February 6
2nd 5 week - March 14
3rd 5 week - April 24
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.

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.

Spring Semester 2019 Academic Calendar 

Classes begin - January 14
Martin Luther King Day - No classes - January 21
President's Day - No classes - February 18
Final Exams - May 7-10