October 9, 2017

Spring 2018 registration

Registration for the Spring 2018 semester opens this morning for graduate students. Priority registration goes through Thursday, October 26. Here is the registration schedule for the week: 

Day Date Level Credit Hours
(or above)
Monday   Oct. 9   Graduate Students       8 a.m.
Tuesday   Oct. 10   Athletes
Military Service Members
      8 a.m.
Wednesday   Oct. 11   Seniors   122   8 a.m.
Thursday   Oct. 12   Seniors   104   8 a.m.
Friday   Oct. 13   Seniors   88   8 a.m.

The complete registration schedule can be found on the Registrar's Office website.  

The first time a student accesses the schedule of course offerings or registers for courses in GoWMU for a fall or spring semester, they are prompted to update or validate their contact information. In addition to entering a permanent/home address and emergency contact information, students are required to enter a cell phone number. If they do not have a cell phone, they are directed to enter their primary phone number in the field.


An email was sent to employees on October 1 that provides instructions on how to complete the electronic security reauthorization process.  As a reminder, employees and supervisors have until October 15 to complete the process. 

December commencement

Times for the December 16, 2017 commencement ceremony have been set.  Three ceremonies will be held in Miller auditorium as follows: 

Time   College
9 a.m.   Haworth College of Business
College of Education and Human Development
Noon   College of Engineering and Applied Sciences
College of Health and Human
Extended University Programs
3 p.m.   College of Arts and Sciences
College of Aviation
College of Fine Arts

Graduates will be able to reserve commencement tickets starting on November 13.  Ticket reservations will be accepted through December 8.  Additional information regarding the December commencement ceremony can be found on the commencement website.

Degree works

We typically see an increase in Degree Works usage during the month of October.  Last year, over 8,000 students used Degree Works in October.  Help us reach a new Degree Works record by encouraging undergraduate students to use Degree Works to plan their schedules for next semester. 

Click here for 10 ways Degree Works can help students during registration.

Fact of the week

Within the first five days of October, over 3,000 students have logged in to Degree Works. 


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 1, 2018