November 21, 2016

December graduation

Thursday, December 1 is the last day for graduates to RSVP if they plan to attend the December 17 commencement ceremony. This can be done by calling the Registrar's Office at (269) 387-4300, or in GoWMU by clicking on "Graduation Ceremony RSVP" under "Academic Services." Graduates can pick up their four guest tickets in Textbook Alley on the lower level of the Bernhard Center starting on December 5.

Summer 2017 working reports

Summer I and Summer II 2017 working reports were due Friday, November 18. If you have not returned your updated and signed working report, please do so as soon as possible. Final room scheduling will begin this week.

Undergraduate students in graduate courses

Undergraduate students are only permitted to enroll in 6000 level courses, or in 5000 level courses for graduate credit, if they have been granted dual enrollment or they are in an Accelerated Graduate Degree Program (AGDP).  

Here is the language in the Graduate Catalog regarding dual enrollment:

Dual enrollment applicants (that is, consideration for admission to a master’s program while yet enrolled in a baccalaureate program) may be granted to any WMU senior who has an acceptable academic record (with a grade point average of 3.0 or better for the two years prior to admission date) and who has no more than 15 credit hours remaining for completion of the bachelor’s degree.

Once granted dual enrollment status, the student may enroll in a maximum of 12 credit hours of graduate course work that has been approved by the appropriate departmental advisor in addition to those undergraduate courses required to complete the bachelor’s degree.

Dual enrollment is permitted on a semester-by-semester basis, and no graduate credit earned in this way may be used to meet undergraduate requirements. If the bachelor’s degree is not completed in the period of one calendar year, the student may not continue on dual enrollment.

Fun facts

The largest general purpose classroom on campus is 2000 Schneider Hall (Brown Auditorium) with a capacity of 350, followed by 1301 Wood Hall with a capacity of 306.

Upcoming dates

  • 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