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2023 SPRING SEMESTER

 PRIORITY REGISTRATION BEGINS THROUGH TOPNET
October 17
Graduate Students, Seniors and Post-Baccalaureate Students (90 or more hours earned)  
  LAST NAME REGISTRATION DATE
  A - F October 17
  G - N October 18
  O - Z October 19
October 20
Special Groups
  TIER 1 October 20
  TIER 2 October 21
October 24
Juniors (60  - 89 earned hours)
  LAST NAME REGISTRATION DATE
  A - K October 24
  L - Z October 25
October 26
Sophomores (30 - 59 earned hours)
  LAST NAME REGISTRATION DATE
  A - K  October 26
  L - Z  October 27

October 28

Returning Freshmen (0 - 29 earned hours)
  LAST NAME REGISTRATION DATE
  A - Z October 28

 

SPRING 2023 DATES TO REMEMBER

First day of classes Tuesday, January 17
Last day to add a full semester course Tuesday, January 24
Last day to drop a full semester course Tuesday, January 24
Last day to receive a 100% refund for a full semester course Tuesday, January 24
$50 Schedule change fee begins for full semester courses Wednesday, January 25
Last day to opt-out of Big Red Backpack and last day to charge WKU Store purchases to university bill.  Friday, January 27
Last day to receive a 50% refund for a full semester course Monday, January 30
Last day to receive a 25% refund for a full semester course Monday, February 6
Priority Registration for Summer 2023 begins Monday, March 6
Spring Break -  No Classes (WKU Offices closed March 15-17) Monday-Friday, March 13-17
Priority Registration for Fall 2023 begins Monday, March 27
Last day to withdraw from a full semester course Thursday, March 30
Finals week Monday-Thursday, May 1-4
Final grades due Tuesday, May 9 at Noon

 

SPRING 2023 ACADEMIC CALENDAR 

October 17-28

Priority registration through TopNet for Spring 2023. 
January 12 Tuition and fees deadline for students who registered through December 12.
January 13
Residence halls open at 8:00 a.m.
January 13

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.

January 16
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (University closed)
January 17 Day and evening classes begin for full semester, 1st bi-term or five week (Session I) courses. Students initially registering on or after this date will be subject to a late registration penalty of $50.
January 19 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 19 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.
January 20 First Bi-Term Classes: $50 Schedule Change Fee begins.
January 20 Five-Week Classes (Session I): $50 Schedule Change Fee begins.
January 22 Five-Week Classes (Session I): Last day to receive 50% refund. 
January 23 Five-Week Classes (Session I): Last day to receive 25% refund.
January 23 First Bi-Term Classes: Last day to receive 50% refund.
January 24 Last day to register for a full-time course load (12 or more hours for undergraduates and 9 or more for graduates).
January 24 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. 
January 25 Full Semester Classes: $50 Schedule Change Fee begins.
January 25 First Bi-Term Classes: Last day to receive 25% refund.
January 30 Full Semester Classes: Last day to receive 50% refund.
February 4 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.
February 5

Five-Week Classes (Session I): 60% point.

February 6 Last day to file for change in residency for fee assessment purposes for the 2023 spring semester.
February 6 Full Semester Classes: Last day to receive 25% refund.
February 7 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.
February 15 First Bi-Term Classes: 60% point.
February 15 Tuition and fees deadline for students who registered December 13-January 31 and balance due for students who have not paid fees in full (including late payment fees). A financial obligation hold will be placed on the student’s account which prohibits receipt of transcript and may prohibit registration activity until balance is paid in full.
February 16 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.
February 17 Five-Week Classes (Session I): Final examinations.
February 20 Five-Week Classes (Session II): Classes begin. Students initially registering on or after this date will be subject to a late registration penalty of $50. 
February 22 Five-Week Classes (Session II): 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. 
February 23 Five-Week Classes (Session II): Last day to receive 50% refund; $50 Schedule Change Fee begins.
February 24 Five-Week Classes (Session II): Last day to receive 25% refund.
March 6-7 First Bi-Term Classes: Final examinations.
March 6 Priority registration for summer 2023 session begins.
March 10 Five-Week Classes (Session II): 60% point.
March 13-17 Spring Break: No Classes. University closed March 15-17.  
March 14 First Bi-Term Classes: Final grades due by noon.
March 20 Second Bi-Term Classes: Classes begin. Students initially registering on or after this date will be subject to a late registration penalty of $50. 
March 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.
March 21 Tuition and fees deadline for students who registered February 1-March 1 and balance due for students who have not paid fees in full, including late payment fees.
March 22 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 23 Second Bi-Term Classes: $50 Schedule Change Fee begins.
March 26 Second Bi-Term Classes: Last day to receive 50% refund.
March 26 Full Semester Classes: 60% point.
March 27 Priority registration for 2023 fall term begins.
March 28 Second Bi-Term Classes: Last day to receive 25% refund.
March 30 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.
March 31 Five-Week Classes (Session II): Final examinations.
April 3 Five-Week Classes (Session III): Classes begin. Students initially registering on or after this date will be subject to a late registration penalty of $50. 
April 5 Five-Week Classes (Session III): Last day to add a class. Last day to receive 100% refund. Last day to change from audit to credit or drop a class without a grade.
April 6 Five-Week Classes (Session III): Last day to receive 50% refund; $50 Schedule Change Fee begins.
April 7 Five-Week Classes (Session III): Last day to receive 25% refund.
April 7 Deadline to apply for December 2023 graduation. 
April 14 Due date for outstanding coursework from fall 2022 and winter 2023 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.
April 16 Second Bi-Term Classes: 60% point.
 April 19 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.
April 22 Five-Week Classes (Session III): 60% point.
April 24 Five-Week Classes (Session III): Last day to drop a class with a W. Last day to change from credit to audit or drop a class without a grade. Last day to submit form for Pass/Fail Grading Option.
April 28
Roster freeze date (No late adds or withdrawals for extenuating circumstances will be processed after this date.)
May 1-4 Full Semester Classes: Final examinations.
May 3-4 Second Bi-Term Classes: Final examinations. 
May 4 Five-Week Classes (Session III): Final examinations. 
May 4 Commencement
May 5 College Recognition Ceremonies
May 9

Final Grades due by noon


 


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