February 6, 2017

Summer Registration

Summer I and Summer II 2017 registration opened this morning for graduate students. The registration schedule for the week is as follows:

Day Date Level Credit Hours
(or above)
Monday   Feb 6   Graduate Students       8 a.m.
Tuesday   Feb 7   Athletes
      8 a.m.
Wednesday   Feb 8   Seniors   88   8 a.m.
Thursday   Feb 9   Juniors   56   8 a.m.
Friday   Feb 10   Sophomores   26   8 a.m.
Friday   Feb 10   Freshmen   0   Noon

Student information systems security re-authorization

The semi-annual Student Information Systems Security re-authorization is quickly approaching. If you have access to one of these systems, you will receive an email next week containing instructions on how to access the digital form for re-authorization.  The re-authorization process must be completed no later than February 28. Automated notification reminders will be sent out following the initial notification until the form has been approved by both the user and their supervisor. For any questions please contact the Registrar’s Office at (269) 387-4300.

Summer I and Summer II Graduation Application Deadlines

The deadline for students to submit their application for Summer I graduation has been extended to February 28 and the deadline for students to submit their application for Summer II graduation has been extended to March 31. 

Please encourage students planning to graduate this summer to complete their application in GoWMU as soon as possible.  Instructions can be found on the Registrar’s Office website.

April commencement

Planning for the April commencement is underway. Four ceremonies will be held in Miller Auditorium on Saturday, April 29.

Time College
9 a.m.   College of Aviation
Haworth College of Business
12:30 p.m.   College of Engineering and Applied Sciences
College of Health and Human Services
4 p.m.   College of Education and Human Development
College of Fine Arts
Extended University Programs
7:30 p.m.   College of Arts and Sciences

The RSVP system will be available for students to reserve their four guest tickets in GoWMU through Thursday, April 13. Additional information can be found on the commencement website.

Fun Facts

One Spring 2017 graduate will be receiving three degrees; Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Business Administration and Bachelor of Arts. This student will have completed 304 credit hours at WMU at the end of the semester, the highest number earned by any student enrolled this term. In addition, she is graduating Summa Cum Laude.

Upcoming dates

  • Feb. 6—Last day to receive 50% refund for a complete withdrawal
  • Feb. 6—Summer I/Summer II 2017 opens for registration
  • Mar. 3—Last day to receive 25% refund for a complete withdrawal
  • Mar. 3—Spirit Day (no classes, University open)
  • Mar. 6 - 10—Spring Break (no classes, University open)
  • Mar. 13—Midterm grades due
  • Mar. 20—Last day to withdraw from classes
  • Apr. 24 - 28—Final exam week
  • Apr. 29—Semester ends; Commencement
  • May 2—Final grades due by noon