Western Kentucky University

Office of the Registrar

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Academic

2013-2014 Academic Year
Fall Semester, Winter Term, Spring Semester,
Summer Term

Final Exam

Fall Finals, Winter Finals, Spring Finals,
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Semester At-A-Glance

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Registration Guide

Fall, Winter and Spring, Summer

Schedule of Classes

2013 Spring Semester

 Priority registration begins through TopNet  
 October 29 Graduate Students, Seniors and Post-Baccalaureate Students
(90 or more hours earned)  
  LAST NAME REGISTRATION DATE
  A - M October 29
  N - Z October 30
November 2 Juniors (60-89 Hours Earned) 
  LAST NAME REGISTRATION DATE
  O - Z October 31
  A - F November 1
  G - N November 2
November 7 Sophomores (30-59 hours earned) 
  LAST NAME REGISTRATION DATE
   O - Z  November 5
  A - F November 6
  G - N November 7
November 10 Returning Freshmen (0-29 hours earned) 
  LAST NAME REGISTRATION DATE
  R - Z  November 8
  A - C  November 9
  D - J  November 12
  K - Q November 13

November 14- 
January 21

 

OPEN REGISTRATION:
Continuing and readmission undergraduate students and all graduate students who did not participate in Priority Registration may register using TopNet through January 21. 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.
January 11   Tuition and fees deadline for students who registered through December 2.
January 17   Residence halls open at 8:00 a.m.
January 20   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.
January 22   Day and evening classes begin. Students initially registering on or after this date will be subject to a late registration penalty of $50.
January 24   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.
January 25   First bi-term classes: $50 Schedule Change Fee begins.
January 28   First bi-term classes: Last day to receive 50% refund.
January 29   Last day to register for a full-time course load (12 or more hours for undergraduates and 9 or more for graduates).
January 29   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)
January 29   Deadline to apply for spring 2013 graduation. Students planning to graduate in August 2013 must apply by this date to participate in the spring commencement ceremony.
January 29   Tuition and fees deadline for students who registered December 3-January 13.
January 30   Full semester classes: $50 Schedule Change Fee begins.
January 30   First bi-term: Last day to receive any refund.
February 4   Full semester classes: last day to receive 50% refund.
February 11   Full semester classes: last day to receive any refund for the 2013 spring semester.
February 13   First bi-term classes: last day to drop a class with a W. Last day to change a class from credit to audit.
February 19   First bi-term classes: 60% point.
February 19   Deadline to receive balance of registration fees, including late payment fees.
February 20   Last day to file for change in residency for fee assessment purposes for the 2013 spring semester.
March 7, 8   First bi-term: Final examinations
March 11-15   Spring Break
 March 18   Full semester classes: Last day to drop a class with a W. Last day to change a class from credit to audit.
 March 18   First bi-term classes: final grades due by noon.
 March 18   Priority registration for 2013 summer term begins.
 March 18   Second bi-term classes: classes begin.
 March 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.
 March 21   Second bi-term classes: $50 Schedule Change Fee begins.
 March 24   Second bi-term classes: last day to receive 50% refund.
 March 26   Second bi-term classes: last day to receive any refund.
 April 1   Full semester classes: 60% point of the fall semester.
 April 10   Priority registration for 2013 fall semester begins.
 April 10   Second bi-term classes: last day to drop a class with a W.  Last day to change a class from credit to audit.
 April 12   Last day students may remove an incomplete from the 2012 fall semester.
 April 19   Second bi-term classes: 60% point.
 April 26   Last day to apply for August 2013 graduation.
 April 29   Roster freeze date (No late adds or withdrawals for extenuating circumstances will be processed after this date.)
 May 6- 10   Final examinations.
 May 10   2013 Spring Commencement for graduate students at 5:00 p.m. in E.A. Diddle Arena.
 May 11   2013 Spring Commencement, E.A. Diddle Arena, for the following undergraduate students:
   

9:30 a.m.
Arts & Letters
University College

2:00 p.m.
Health & Human Services
Business

6:00 p.m.
Education & Behavioral Sciences
Science & Engineering

 May 14   Final grades due by noon.
    FIRST BI-TERM
 January 24   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.
January 25   First bi-term classes: $50 Schedule Change Fee begins.
 January 28   First bi-term classes: Last day to receive 50% refund.
 January 30   First bi-term: Last day to receive any refund.
 February 13   First bi-term classes: last day to drop a class with a W. Last day to change a class from credit to audit.
 February 19   First bi-term classes:  60% point.
 March 7, 8   First bi-term: Final examinations
March 18   First bi-term: final grades due by noon.
    SECOND BI-TERM
 March 18   Second bi-term: classes begin.
 March 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.
 March 21   Second bi-term classes: $50 Schedule Change Fee begins.
 March 24   Second bi-term classes: last day to receive 50% refund.
 March 26   Second bi-term classes: last day to receive any refund.
 April 10   Second bi-term classes: last day to drop a class with a W.  Last day to change a class from credit to audit.
 April 19   Second bi-term classes: 60% point.
     

 

Day and Evening Classes Begin January 22, 2013

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 Last Modified 7/23/13