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2021 FALL SEMESTER

 PRIORITY REGISTRATION BEGINS THROUGH TOPNET
March 29 Graduate Students, Seniors and Post-Baccalaureate Students
(90 or more hours earned)  
  LAST NAME REGISTRATION DATE
  A - F March 29
  G - N March 30
  O - Z March 31
April 1 Special Groups
  TIER 1 April 1
  TIER 2 April 2
April 5 Juniors (60-89 Hours Earned) 
  LAST NAME REGISTRATION DATE
  L - Z April 5
  A - K April 6
April 7
Sophomores (30-59 hours earned) 
  LAST NAME REGISTRATION DATE
  L - Z  April 7
  A - K  April 8
April 9
Returning Freshmen (0-29 hours earned) 
  LAST NAME REGISTRATION DATE
  A - Z  April 9

 

FALL 2021 DATES TO REMEMBER

First day of classes Monday, August 23
Last day to add a full semester course Monday, August 30
Last day to drop a full semester course Monday, August 30
Last day to receive a 100% refund for a full semester course Monday, August 30
$50 Schedule change fee begins for full semester courses Tuesday, August 31
Labor Day (University Closed) Monday, September 6
Last day to receive a 50% refund for a full semester course Monday, September 6
Last day to receive a 25% refund for a full semester course Monday, September 13
Priority Registration for Winter 2022 begins Monday, October 11
Fall Break – No Classes. WKU Offices open. Thursday-Friday, October 14-15
Priority Registration for Spring 2022 begins Monday, October 18
Last day to withdraw from a full semester course Monday, November 1
Thanksgiving Break (University Closed) Wednesday-Friday, November 24-26
Finals Week Monday-Friday, December 6-10
Final grades post Tuesday, December 14 at Noon

 

FALL 2021 ACADEMIC CALENDAR

March 29 - April 9

Priority registration through TopNet for Fall 2021.

April 16

Deadline to apply for 2021 August graduation.

August 17

Tuition and fees deadline for students who registered through August 1. 

August 20

Residual funds disbursement for credit balances for students with scholarships only will be made through the student's refund preference selected with BankMobile Disbursements. Please note that enrollment changes, outstanding holds or additional charges on your account could result in a delay in the release of your residual funds.

August 20

Residence halls open at 8:00 a.m.

August 23

Day and evening classes begin for full semester, 1st bi-term, and five-week (Session I) courses. Students initially registering on or after this date will be subject to a late registration penalty of $50.

August 25

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 25

Five-week classes (Session I): Last day to add a class. Last day to receive 100%
refund. Last day to change a class from audit to credit or drop a class without a grade.

August 26

First bi-term classes: $50 Schedule Change Fee begins.

August 26

Five-week classes (Session I): $50 Schedule Change Fee begins.

August 26

Five-week classes (Session I): Last day to receive 50% refund. 

August 27

Five-week classes (Session I): Last day to receive 25% refund.

August 29

First bi-term classes: Last day to receive 50% refund.

August 30

Last day to register for a full-time course load (12 or more hours for undergraduates and 9 or more for graduates).

August 30

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. 

August 31

First bi-term: Last day to receive 25% refund.

August 31

Full semester classes: $50 Schedule Change Fee begins.

September 6

Labor Day (University Closed)

September 6

Full semester classes: Last day to receive 50% refund.

September 7

Last day to file for change in residency for fee assessment purposes for the 2021 fall semester.

September 10

Residual funds disbursement for credit balances resulting from federal and state grants and loans will be made to students through the student’s refund preference selected with BankMobile Disbursements. Please note that enrollment changes, outstanding holds or additional charges on your account could result in a delay in the release of your residual funds. 

September 11

Five-week classes (Session I): 60% point.

September 13

Full semester classes: Last day to receive 25% refund.

September 14

Five-week classes (Session I): Last day to drop a class with a W. Last day to change from credit to audit. Last day to submit form for Pass/Fail Grading Option. 

September 16

Tuition and fees deadline for students who registered August 2-August 31 and balance due for students who have not paid fees in full, including late payment fees.

September 17

Last day to apply for 2021 December graduation.

September 20

First bi-term classes: 60% point.

September 22

First bi-term classes: Last day to drop a class with a W. Last day to change a class from credit to audit. Last day to submit form for Pass/Fail Grading Option. 

September 24

Five-week classes (Session I): Final examinations.

September 27

Five-week classes (Session II): Classes begin.

September 29

Five-week classes (Session II): Last day to add a class. Last day to receive 100% refund. Last day to change from credit to audit or drop a class without a grade.

September 30

Five-week classes (Session II): Last day to receive 50% refund; $50 Schedule Change Fee begins.

October 1

Five-week classes (Session II): Last day to receive 25% refund.

October 7-8

First bi-term classes: Final Examinations. 

October 11

Priority registration for winter 2022 term begins.

October 12

First bi-term classes: Final grades due by noon. 

October 14-15

Fall Break: No Classes. WKU Offices open.

October 16

Five-week classes (Session II): 60% point.

October 18

Priority registration for  spring 2022 semester begins.

October 19

Tuition and fees deadline for students who registered September 1-October 3 and
balance due for students who have not paid fees in full, including late payment fees.

October 20

Five-week classes (Session II): Last day to drop a class with a W. Last day to change from credit to audit. Last day to submit form for Pass/Fail Grading Option. 

October 20

Second bi-term classes: Classes begin.

October 24

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 25

Second bi-term classes: $50 Schedule Change Fee begins.

October 26

Second bi-term classes: Last day to receive 50% refund.

October 27

Full semester classes: 60% point of the fall semester.

October 28

Second bi-term classes: Last day to receive 25% refund. 

October 29

Five-week classes (Session II): Final examinations.

November 1

Full semester classes: Last day to drop a class with a W. Last day to change a class
from credit to audit. Last day to submit form for Pass/Fail Grading Option. 

November 3

Five-week classes (Session III): Classes begin.

November 7

Five-week classes (Session III): Last day to add a class. Last day to receive 100% refund. Last day to change a class from audit to credit or drop a class without a grade. 

November 8

Five-week classes (Session III): Last day to receive 50% refund; $50 Schedule Change Fee begins.

November 9

Five-week classes (Session III): Last day to receive 25% refund.

November 12

Due date for outstanding coursework from spring 2021 and summer 2021 incompletes. If coursework is not turned in by deadline, the grade will be updated from an X to an F when final grades are posted for the term.

November 17

Second bi-term classes: Last day to drop a class with a W.  Last day to change a class from credit to audit. Last day to submit form for Pass/Fail Grading Option. 

November 20

Second bi-term classes: 60% point.

November 24-26

Thanksgiving Break (University Closed)

November 25

Five-week classes (Session III): 60% point.

November 29

Five-week classes (Session III): last day to drop a class with a W. Last day to change from credit to audit. Last day to submit form for Pass/Fail Grading Option. 

December 3

Roster freeze date (No late adds or withdrawals for extenuating circumstances will be processed after this date.)

December 6-10

Full semester classes: Final examinations.

December 9-10

Second bi-term classes: Final examinations. 

December 10

Five-week classes (Session III): Final examinations.

December 11

College Recognition Ceremonies

December 14

Final grades due by noon.


 


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