Registrar's Notes

September 5, 2006

Welcome to the start of the Fall 2006 semester! If the numbers of students returning to campus doesn't make us feel it's fall, the crispness in the air and the start of leaves beginning to turn certainly does!

A reminder on dates

Sept. 11-The end of the drop/add period. Students can add and drop classes online until midnight on the 11th.

Sept. 12-Dept clean-up day. Department staff can adjust student schedules, with no academic or financial penalty to students.

Sept. 12-Census will be taken at the end of the day to give us our formal Fall enrollment numbers.

Sept. 13-The late add fee begins. Students with no courses, who wish to add will be charged $100 per course as a late add fee.

Sept. 18-Summer I and II schedules will be available to departments for review and update.

Oct. 2-Summer I/II 2007 schedules due in the Registrar's Office.

Oct. 6 - 9-Upgrade to SIS7.3. Note that SISwill be unavailable during this time.


Training on what's new in SIS7.3 is now scheduled! These one-hour, hands-on sessions begin on Sept. 14th. Please see the bannertraining website, which can be found on: www.wmich.edu/bannertraining, for times and locations. No reservation for these sessions is necessary.

And, for those staff who need training in the Accounts Receivable screens, training sessions begin Sept. 12th. Reservations are required for these sessions; dates and times can also be found on the bannertraining site.

One-Stop hours

  • Tuesday, Sept. 5th - 9:00 - 7:00
  • Wednesday, Sept. 6th - 9:00 - 6:00
  • Thursday, Sept 7th - 9:00 - 6:00
  • Friday, Sept. 8th - 9:00 - 4:00

Advising information

For locations of advising offices, phone numbers, names of advisors, please see the updated Advising website: www.wmich.edu/registrar/advising.html.

Thanks for all you do to help our students get a good start to the semester. Please let me know if there is anything this office can do to assist!

Visit related WMU sites

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Office of the Registrar
1903 W Michigan Ave
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5256 USA
269 387-4300 | 269 387-3545