November 16, 2015

Fall 2016 academic schedule edits

Departments have until Friday to update Banner with changes to their fall 2016 schedules. All edits must be completed in Banner by the end of the day on November 20. If you have schedule building questions or need assistance, please contact Laura Thomas.

Faculty regalia

Faculty participating in the December 19 commencement ceremony may order regalia online through the Willsie Cap and Gown Company. Orders must be submitted by Friday, December 4.

Regalia will be available for pickup on commencement day beginning at 8 a.m. in the York Arena Theatre and should be returned to the same room immediately following the ceremony.

MACRAO outstanding professional team service award

WMU Graduation Auditors

Front row: Mike Roe, Judy Carroll, Christine Warner, Gloria Culp
Back row: Stacey Doxtator, Dawn Burghardt, Richard Carbonneau.
Not pictured: Ann Stockwell

Congratulations to Mike Roe, Stacey Doxtater, Christine Warner, Dawn Burghardt, Gloria Culp, Judy Carroll, Richard Carbonneau, and Ann Stockwell on receiving  the 2015 MACRAO Outstanding Professional Team Service Award. MACRAO (Michigan Association of Collegiate Registrars & Admissions Officers) recognized these individuals for their work improving the graduation auditing process using Degree Works.

Fall 2015 grading

Grading for the Fall 2015 semester will open this week. Grades are due no later than noon on Tuesday, December 22. As a reminder, instructors will be required to enter the last date of attendance or academic activity when submitting all "E" or "X" grades.

Upcoming dates

  • Wednesday, Nov. 25—Thanksgiving recess begins at noon
  • Monday, Nov. 30—Classes resume
  • Dec. 14 - 18—Final exam week
  • Saturday, Dec. 19—Semester ends; Commencement
  • Tuesday, Dec. 22—Final grades due by noon