August 14, 2017

One Stop

The One Stop Center will be available for students again this year at the start of the fall 2017 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. 30 to 31; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Sept. 1; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Sept. 4; closed
  • Sept.  5  to 7; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Sept.  8; 10 a.m. to noon

Spring 2018 textbook orders

The Spring 2018 textbook deadline is only one month away.  All textbook orders must be submitted by September 15 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.

Important dates for faculty and staff

The Important Dates Calendar for Faculty and Staff has been updated on the Registrar’s Office website to reflect dates for the 2017-2018 academic year.   In addition to providing important academic dates, this calendar also includes information specific to faculty and staff such as schedule building dates, course fee deadlines and textbook submission deadlines. 

Fact of the week

According to the Kalamazoo Promise, this fall they will award to their 5,000th student and pass the $100 million mark in scholarships awarded.  Between fall 2006 and summer II 2017, over 1,600 Kalamazoo Promise students have enrolled at WMU. 


18 Summer II session ends
22 Summer II session final grades are due by noon
29 Tuition and fees due for fall 2017 semester
30 One Stop Center begins 10 a.m.
31 Advising Days begin
1 Advising Days end
4 Labor Day - University Closed
5 Classes begin at 8 a.m.
8 One Stop Center closes at noon
11 Last day to drop and add classes
Last day to receive 100% refund
12 Department clean-up day
13 $100 late add fee begins
Begin recording withdraws at "W" on the transcript
14 Last day to receive 90% refund for a complete withdrawal
18 Last day to receive 50% refund for a partial withdrawal
25 Spring 2018 Course Offerings open for viewing
29 Last day to receive 50% refund for a complete withdrawal
9 Spring 2018 registration begins
25 Last day to receive 25% refund for a complete withdrawal
30 Midterm grades due
6 Last day to withdraw from classes
22 Thanksgiving break begins at noon (University open until 5 p.m.)
27 Classes resume
11 - 14 Final exams 
16 Semester ends
19 Final grades due by noon
22 University closed for winter closure through January 2, 2018