August 15, 2016

course fee requests

As a reminder, today is the deadline to submit course fee requests for the Summer I and Summer II 2017 sessions.  This includes requests for new fees, renewal of fees or changes to current fees.   

September 30, 2016 is the due date for Fall 2017 course fee requests.

One Stop

The One Stop Center will be available for students again this year at the start of the Fall 2016 semester. As in the past, it will be located on the second floor of the Bernard Center and will provide students with one convenient location to take care of all their semester start up needs.

Dates and times are as follows:

  • Aug. 29 – Sept. 2; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Sept. 5; closed
  • Sept.  6 – 8; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Sept.  9; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Graduation fee increase

Starting on September 6, 2016, the fee for students to apply for graduation will increase from $45 to $55. The graduation fee will continue to be applied to the student account when the application for graduation is submitted.  Graduation applications will be updated on September 6 to reflect the $55 fee. 

Spring 2017 textbook orders

The Spring 2017 textbook deadline is only a month away.  All textbook orders must be submitted by September 16 to keep WMU in full compliance with the Higher Education Opportunity Act.  Instructions on the textbook requisition process can be found on the Registrar's Office website.

Fun facts

The Registrar’s Office has received 978 Section Change Forms (Pink Sheets) for the Fall 2016 semester since January 26.

Upcoming Dates

  • August 19—Term ends
  • August 23—Final grades due by noon
  • August 29—One Stop Center opens - West Ballroom, Bernhard Center
  • August 30—Fall tuition and fees due
  • September 1-2—Advising days
  • September 5—Labor Day recess - University closed
  • September 6—Classes begin at 8 a.m.
  • September 12—Last day to drop and add
  • September 13—Census
  • September 14—$100 late add fee begins; begin recording withdraws as "W" on transcripts
  • September 15—Last day to receive a 90% refund for a complete withdrawal
  • September 16—Last day to apply for December graduation
  • September 19—Last day to receive a 50% refund for a partial withdrawal
  • September 26—First work grades due
  • September 30—Last day to receive a 50% refund for a complete withdrawal
  • October 24—Midterm grades due
  • October 26—Last day to receive a 25% refund for a complete withdrawal
  • November 7—Last day to withdraw from classes
  • November 23—Thanksgiving recess - classes dismissed at noon; University open until 5 p.m.
  • December 12-16—Final exam week
  • December 17—Semester ends; Commencement
  • December 20—Final grades are due by noon