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Office of the Registrar

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Schedule of Classes


2012 Fall Semester

see 1st bi-term   see 2nd bi-term
 Priority registration begins through TopNet  
April 11 Graduate Students, Seniors and Post-Baccalaureate Students
(90 or more hours earned)  
  LAST NAME REGISTRATION DATE
  N - Z April 11
  A - M April 12
April 13 Juniors (60-89 Hours Earned) 
  LAST NAME REGISTRATION DATE
  A - F April 13
  G - N April 16
  O - Z April 17
April 18 Sophomores (30-59 hours earned) 
  LAST NAME REGISTRATION DATE
  A - F  April 18
   G - N  April 19
   O - Z  April 20
April 23 Returning Freshmen (0-29 hours earned) 
  LAST NAME REGISTRATION DATE
  A - C  April 23
  D - J  April 24
  K - Q  April 25
  R - Z April 26


April 27
thru 
August 26

 


OPEN REGISTRATION:
Continuing and readmission undergraduate students and all graduate students who did not participate in Priority Registration may register using TopNet through August 26. Eligibility requirements for Open Registration are the same as for Priority Registration. Undergraduate degree-seeking students should read Advising Requirement for Undergraduate Degree-Seeking Students regarding advising requirements for clearance to register.
 
April 30
 
Deadline to apply for 2012 August graduation.
 August 21   Tuition and fees deadline for students who registered through August 5.
August 23   Residence halls open at 8:00 a.m.
 August 24   Residual refunds disbursement will be made to students through Higher One/WKU Debit Card. Please note that enrollment changes, outstanding holds or additional charges on your account could result in a delay in release of your residual funds.
 August 27   Day and evening classes begin. Students initially registering on or after this date will be subject to a late registration penalty of $50.
August 29   First bi-term classes: last day to add a class, last day to drop a class without a grade, last day to change class from audit to credit, last day to receive 100% refund for a  class.
August 30   First bi-term classes: $50 Schedule Change Fee begins.
 August 31   First bi-term classes: Last day to receive 50% refund.
September 3   Classes dismissed for Labor Day.
September 4   Last day to register for a full-time course load (12 or more hours for undergraduates and 9 or more for graduates).
September 4   Full semester classes: last day to add a class. Last day to drop a class without a grade. Last day to change a class from audit to credit.  Last day to receive 100% refund for a class. (Refer to Tuition and Fee Refund Policy)
September 4   Tuition and fees deadline for students who registered August 6-19.
September 5   Full semester classes: $50 Schedule Change Fee begins.
September 5   First bi-term: Last day to receive any refund.
September 11   Full semester classes: last day to receive 50% refund.
 September 18   Full semester classes: last day to receive any refund for the 2012 fall semester.
 September 19   First bi-term classes: last day to drop a class with a W. Last day to change a class from credit to audit.
September 25   Last day to file for change in residency for fee assessment purposes for the 2012 fall semester.
September 25   Deadline to receive balance of registration fees, including late payment fees.
September 27   First bi-term classes:  60% point.
September 27   Last day to apply for 2012 December graduation.
October 1    Priority Registration for 2013 winter term begins.
October 4-5   Fall Break
October 8   Classes resume
October 15,16   First bi-term: Final examinations
October 17   Full semester classes: Last day to drop a class with a W. Last day to change a class from credit to audit.
October 17   Second bi-term classes begin.
October 18   First bi-term final grades due by noon.
October 21   Second bi-term classes: last day to register for a class.  Last day to drop a class without a grade.  Last day to change a class from audit to credit.  Last day to receive 100% refund for a class.
October 22   Second bi-term classes: $50 Schedule Change Fee begins.
October 23   Second bi-term classes: last day to receive 50% refund.
October 25   Second bi-term classes: last day to receive any refund.
October 29   Full semester classes: 60% point of the fall semester.
October 29   Priority registration for 2013 spring semester begins.
November 6    Presidential Election Day. (University Closed)
November 8   Second bi-term classes: last day to drop a class with a W.  Last day to change a class from credit to audit.
November 16   Last day students may remove an incomplete from the 2012 spring or summer term.
November 19   Second bi-term classes: 60% point.
November 21   Thanksgiving break begins.
November 26   Classes resume.
December 3   Roster freeze date (No late adds or withdrawals for extenuating circumstances will be processed after this date.)
December 10-14   Final examinations.
December 15   2012 Fall Commencement
   

9:30 a.m.
Arts & Letters
Business
Education & Behavioral Sciences

2:00 p.m.
Science & Engineering
Health and Human Services
University College

December 18   Final grades due by noon.
     FIRST BI-TERM
August 29   First bi-term classes: last day to add a class, last day to drop a class without a grade, last day to change class from audit to credit, last day to receive 100% refund for a  class.
August 30   First bi-term classes: $50 Schedule Change Fee begins.
 August 31   First bi-term classes: Last day to receive 50% refund.
September 5   First bi-term: Last day to receive any refund.
 September 19   First bi-term classes: last day to drop a class with a W. Last day to change a class from credit to audit.
September 27    First bi-term classes:  60% point.
October 15,16    First bi-term: Final examinations
October 18    First bi-term final grades due by noon.
    SECOND BI-TERM
October 17   Second bi-term classes begin.
October 21   Second bi-term classes: last day to register for a class.  Last day to drop a class without a grade.  Last day to change a class from audit to credit.  Last day to receive 100% refund for a class.
October 22   Second bi-term classes: $50 Schedule Change Fee begins.
October 23   Second bi-term classes: last day to receive 50% refund.
October 25    Second bi-term classes: last day to receive any refund.
November 8   Second bi-term classes: last day to drop a class with a W.  Last day to change a class from credit to audit.
November 19   Second bi-term classes: 60% point.
     

 


Day and Evening Classes Begin August 27, 2012

Centennial Statue

 Last Modified 7/23/13