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Registrar’s Notes – April 28, 2014

Grades

Spring semester grades are due tomorrow, April 29, at noon. The grading system will be turned off soon after the deadline and we will begin processing. Grades will be available for students to view as soon as processing has been completed, which we anticipate will be sometime in the late afternoon or early evening tomorrow.

Students will be notified through their wmich.edu e-mail account if their academic standing changes to probation, extended probation, final probation or dismissal. The e-mail will explain what the standing means and what impact it has on future registration. If the student has been academically dismissed, a hard copy letter will also be mailed to their permanent/home address. Students who have been academically dismissed will be dropped from their Summer I courses on Thursday, May 1.

As a reminder, instructors are required to provide a last date of attendance for students receiving a grade of “E” or “X”. If attendance information is not available, the instructor can use the last date of recorded academic activity. In cases where the student does not come to even one class session or does not complete any work, the first day of the semester should be used (1/06/2014). Despite the weather closure at the beginning of the semester, January 6 is considered the official start date for the spring 2014 semester.

Registrar Office Website

A few months ago, I mentioned that the Registrar’s Office has been working to update our website. I am happy to announce that we are nearing the completion of that project and plan to launch our new and improved website on May 12.

Summer I

The Summer I session starts next Monday, May 5. In preparation, please ensure that all sections have an instructor of record and that all sections on hold are either canceled or made active.

Spring 2015 Schedule Building

Spring 2015 working reports are now available in Cognos for departments to review. Instructions on how to generate the working report were sent last week. Working reports do not have to be returned this round; all editing may be done in Banner through 5 p.m. on May 30.

Upcoming Dates:

  • Tuesday, April 29--Spring grades due at noon

  • Monday, May 5—Summer I classes begin at 8 a.m.

  • Friday, May 9—Drops/add ends

  • Monday, May 12—Census

  • Monday, May 19—Last day to receive 50% refund for complete withdrawal

  • Monday, May 26—Memorial Day Recess

  • Friday, May 30—Last day to receive 25% refund for complete withdrawal

  • Monday, June 2—Last day to withdraw

  • Wednesday, June 25—Session ends