Western Kentucky University

Office of the Registrar

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Academic

2014-2015 Academic Year
Fall Semester, Winter Term, Spring Semester,
Summer Term

Final Exam

Fall Finals, Winter Finals, Spring Finals,
Summer Sessionspdf icon

Semester At-A-Glance

Fall, Winter, Spring, Summerpdf icon

Registration Guide

Fall, Winter and Spring, Summer

Schedule of Classes

Academic Year Calendars
2013-2014 Academic Year
2014-2015 Academic Year
2015-2016 Academic Year


2014 Fall Semester

see 1st bi-term   see 2nd bi-term
 Priority registration begins through TopNet  
April 14 Graduate Students, Seniors and Post-Baccalaureate Students
(90 or more hours earned)  
  LAST NAME REGISTRATION DATE
  O - Z April 14
  A - F April 15
  G - N April 16
April 21
Juniors (60-89 Hours Earned) 
  LAST NAME REGISTRATION DATE
  O - Z April 21
  A - F April 22
  G - N April 23
April 24
Sophomores (30-59 hours earned) 
  LAST NAME REGISTRATION DATE
  O - Z  April 24
   A - F  April 25
   G - N  April 28
April 29 Returning Freshmen (0-29 hours earned) 
  LAST NAME REGISTRATION DATE
  O - Z  April 29
  A - F  April 30
  G - N  May 1
     
April 14 - May 1   Priority registration through TopNet.
April 28   Deadline to apply for 2014 August graduation.
August 19
  Tuition and fees deadline for students who registered through August 3.
August 21   Residence halls open at 8:00 a.m.
August 22   Residual funds 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 25   Day and evening classes begin. Students initially registering on or after this date will be subject to a late registration penalty of $50.
August 27   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 28
  First bi-term classes: $50 Schedule Change Fee begins.
August 29
  First bi-term classes: Last day to receive 50% refund.
September 1
  Classes dismissed for Labor Day.
September 2
  Last day to register for a full-time course load (12 or more hours for undergraduates and 9 or more for graduates).
September 2
  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 2
  Tuition and fees deadline for students who registered August 4-17.
September 3
  Full semester classes: $50 Schedule Change Fee begins.
September 3
  First bi-term: Last day to receive any refund.
September 8
  Full semester classes: last day to receive 50% refund.
September 15   Full semester classes: last day to receive any refund for the 2014 fall semester.
September 17   First bi-term classes: last day to drop a class with a W. Last day to change a class from credit to audit.
September 23   Last day to file for change in residency for fee assessment purposes for the 2014 fall semester.
September 23   Deadline to receive balance of registration fees, including late payment fees.
September 23   First bi-term classes:  60% point.
September 25   Last day to apply for 2014 December graduation.
October 2-3
  Fall Break.
October 6   Classes resume.
October 6
  Priority registration for 2015 winter term begins.
October 14, 15
  First bi-term classes: Final examinations.
October 15   Full semester classes: Last day to drop a class with a W. Last day to change a class from credit to audit.
October 16   Second bi-term classes begin.
October 17   First bi-term final grades due by noon.
October 20   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 21   Second bi-term classes: $50 Schedule Change Fee begins.
October 22   Second bi-term classes: last day to receive 50% refund.
October 24   Second bi-term classes: last day to receive any refund.
October 27   Full semester classes: 60% point of the fall semester.
November 3
  Priority registration for 2015 spring semester begins.
November 6
  Second bi-term classes: last day to drop a class with a W.  Last day to change a class from credit to audit.
November 14   Last day students may remove an incomplete from the 2014 spring or summer term.
November 15   Second bi-term classes: 60% point.
November 26   Thanksgiving break begins.
December 1
  Classes resume.
December 5
  Roster freeze date (No late adds or withdrawals for extenuating circumstances will be processed after this date.)
December 8-12
  Final examinations.
December 13   2014 Fall Commencement
   

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

2:00 p.m.
Business
Health and Human Services
University College

December 16   Final grades due by noon.
     FIRST BI-TERM
August 27   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 28
  First bi-term classes: $50 Schedule Change Fee begins.
August 29
  First bi-term classes: Last day to receive 50% refund.
September 3
  First bi-term: Last day to receive any refund.
September 17   First bi-term classes: last day to drop a class with a W. Last day to change a class from credit to audit.
September 23    First bi-term classes:  60% point.
October 14, 15
   First bi-term: Final examinations
October 17    First bi-term final grades due by noon.
    SECOND BI-TERM
October 16   Second bi-term classes begin.
October 20   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 21   Second bi-term classes: $50 Schedule Change Fee begins.
October 22   Second bi-term classes: last day to receive 50% refund.
October 24    Second bi-term classes: last day to receive any refund.
November 6
  Second bi-term classes: last day to drop a class with a W.  Last day to change a class from credit to audit.
November 15   Second bi-term classes: 60% point.
     

 


Day and Evening Classes Begin August 25, 2014Centennial Statue

 Last Modified 6/30/14