Registration Information

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

Spring 2018 Registration Information and Dates

Registration Information for Continuing Students
  • Continuing students schedule an appointment to meet with your faculty advisor.  Advising begins on October 9.
  • Registration for continuing students begins on October 30, 2017.
  • 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 6, 2017.
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 11
Early 10 week - January 10
Late 10 week - February 22
Early 12 week - January 10
Late 12 week - February 7
1st 8 week - January 9
2nd 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 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 25
Early 10 week - January 19
Late 10 week - March 2
Early 12 week - January 22
Late 12 week - February 19
1st 8 week - January 16
2nd 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 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 - March 29
Early 10 week - March 1
Late 10 week - April 13
Early 12 week - March 9
Late 12 week - April 6
1st 8 week - February 14
2nd 8 week - April 18
1st 5 week - January 31
2nd 5 week - March 6
3rd 5 week - April 25
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 2018 Academic Calendar 

Classes begin - January 8
Martin Luther King Day - No classes - January 15
President's Day - No classes - February 19
Final Exams - May 1-4

Summer 2018 Registration Information and Dates

Registration Information for Continuing Students
  • Registration for new and continuing students begins on March 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

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 9
10 week – June 1
1st 5 week – May 31
2nd 5 week – July 5

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 10
10 week – June 8
1st 5 week – June 4
2nd 5 week – July 6

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 21
10 week – July 13
1st 5 week – June 21
2nd 5 week – July 25
 
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 2018 Academic Calendar

Session:Start Date:End Date:
May SemesterMay 7, 2017May 25, 2017
10 Week SessionMay 29, 2017August 3, 2017
1st 5 WeekMay 29, 2017June 29, 2017
2nd 5 WeekJuly 2, 2017August 3, 2017

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 6.
  • Registration for continuing students begins April 3. 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