October 18, 2019

Fall 2019 midterm grade reporting

There was a 5.8 percent increase from last fall in the number of midterm grades submitted, resulting in a total of 39 percent of sections reported. The College of Arts and Sciences set a new record with grades reported in 50 percent of its sections (the Department of Statistics alone reported 87.7 percent). Congratulations, CAS! Here is a breakdown of the grade reporting:
Arts and Sciences: 758 of 1,527 sections (50 percent)
Aviation: 21 of 91 sections (23 percent)
Education and Human Development: 159 of 600 sections (26 percent)
Engineering and Applied Sciences: 130 of 391 sections (33 percent)
Fine Arts: 184 of 491 sections (38 percent)
Haworth College of Business: 104 of 356 sections (29 percent)
Health and Human Services: 143 of 441 sections (32 percent)

Other: 60 of 128 sections (47 percent)
Total: 1,559 of 4,025 sections (39 percent)

Reminder: Spring 2020 priority registration begins Oct. 21

Students received a reminder email from the Registrar's Office earlier this week. We reiterated start dates/times and provided a link to the registration instructions on our webpage.

Banner 8 INB will be turned off next week

Banner 8 will no longer be available as of Friday, Oct. 25. Please direct questions to the Help Desk at (269) 387-4357. 

Last day for students to withdraw from fall classes is Oct. 28

GoWMU will be available for students to withdraw until 11:59 p.m. on Oct. 28. Students with a registration hold who are unable to use GoWMU may request a withdrawal through the Registrar's Office until 5 p.m. on Oct 28. We will share this information with all registered students via email next week.

Grad Fair in Textbook Alley on Oct. 29 and 30

The WMU Bookstore will be hosting Grad Fair for graduates on Oct. 29 and 30 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Textbook Alley, located on the lower level of the Bernhard Center. In addition to purchasing regalia, Grad Fair is a great time for students to order their class ring and invitations, receive GPA and military honor cords, meet with WMU Alumni Association staff and have a photograph taken in their cap and gown. If students have any questions, please direct them to call the WMU Bookstore at (269) 387-3930.

Spring 2020 course material submissions

If you are teaching a course next spring and you have not submitted your course materials, please do so as soon as possible. Materials can be submitted through the Discover submission program or via email to Mark Kuepfer (mark.kuepfer@wmich.edu). If you are using the same materials from previous semesters, simply share that information with Mark. According to the Higher Education Opportunity Act, WMU is required to publish textbook information with our course offerings. As of Tuesday, textbooks were submitted in only 56 percent of spring 2020 sections offered.

Spring 2020 final exam schedule now available

Monday, April 20, marks the beginning of final exam week. Exams conclude on Thursday, April 23. See the schedule online.

Did you know? A fun fact from the Registrar...

The Registrar's Office has archived WMU course catalogs from 1904 to present.