February 4, 2019

Summer I and summer II priority registration

Summer I and Summer II 2019 registration begins Monday, February 11. The registration schedule is as follows: 

Day Date Level Credit Hours
(or above)
Monday Feb. 11 Graduate Students   7:30 a.m.
Tuesday Feb. 12 Athletes
Military Service Members
  7:30 a.m.
Wednesday Feb. 13 Seniors 88 7:30 a.m.
Thursday Feb. 14 Juniors 56 7:30 a.m.
Friday Feb. 15 Sophomores 26 7:30 a.m.
Friday Feb. 15 Freshmen 0 Noon

Please note: registration begins at 7:30 a.m.

Graduation application deadlines

The deadline for students to submit their application for June graduation has been extended to March 1 and the deadline for students to submit their application for August graduation has been extended to April 1. 

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

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Pro Tip

CTRL + Shift + L = Help

Banner 9 has a robust help section. When you are working in a form (i.e. SIAASGN), and you either run into a problem or have a general question, you can click the question mark in the left navigation column or press Ctrl+Shift+L to launch the online help content. The results will be related to the particular form that is currently displayed. 

Question from the field

How do I add/remove forms from the "My Banner" list? 

In Application Navigator, search for the form GUAPMNU. In this form, you will see two columns. The columns on the left are all the possible forms that you can add to your "My Banner" list. The column on the right shows all the forms that are currently on your "My Banner" list. 

  • To remove a form from your list, double-click on the form name to select it. Then click "Remove Selection". 
  • To add a form, find the form name in the left column, double click to select it and then click "Insert Selection". 
  • Click the "Save" button located in the lower right corner of your screen.  

Meet the Registrar's OfficeRwan Sabuch

Originally from the Middle East, Rwan has lived in the US for 15 years. She is proficient in four languages (with the intent to learn more). She has lived in Traverse City, Ann Arbor, and Kalamazoo. 

Rwan began her career at WMU as a temporary employee helping with the scanning project, which consisted of scanning thousands of student files. She was eventually hired full-time as a transcript clerk. She also served as a representative at the customer service counter and is now, the Coordinator of Academic Records. In this position, she assists and supports the Office Supervisor and the Veterans Affairs clerk. Additionally, she processes grades changes, incomplete grades, academic forgiveness, AP/IB credits, study abroad credits, and hardship appeals. She also supervises our student employees, assists with answer phone calls, and helps manage the National Student Clearinghouse. 

Rwan earned an Associate's degree from NMC in Traverse City and then transferred to WMU in 2009 to pursue a Bachelor's degree. She majored in Interdisciplinary Health with a focus on Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences. She earned her Bachelor of Science from WMU in 2012. 

In her spare time, Rwan enjoys spending time with her husband (whom she met while attending WMU) and close friends. She likes to cook, plan trips, watch movies, try new things, learn about health and wellness, play board games, and work on puzzles. 



11 – Summer 2019 registration begins

18 – Fall 2019 courses open for viewing 


1 – Last day to receive a 25% tuition refund for a complete withdrawal*; Spirit Day – No classes (University is open during normal business hours); Last day to apply for June graduation

4-8 – Spring Recess – No classes (University is open during normal business hours)

11 – Midterm grades are due; Fall 2019 registration begins

18 – Final day to withdraw from spring classes


1– Last day to apply for August graduation

22-25 – Final exam week

27 – Semester ends; commencement

29 – Tuition and fees are due for the Summer I term

30 – Final grades are due at noon.