Registrar's Notes

January 20, 2009

Grading for fall 2008

Fall grading is now closed, any student for which a grade was not reported now has an incomplete for that course. Instructors wishing to remove incompletes for these or any other courses should use the remove incomplete link on the faculty menu in GoWMU. Please contact the Registrar’s Office with any questions.

Spring 2009 census

Spring enrollment reports can be viewed on the institutional research website, see: http://www.wmich.edu/ir/reports/enrollment/dose/200910dose.pdf.

We are up 168 students from the spring of 2008, or 0.7%. More information on the census counts, including a breakdown by class, and by campus, is available on this website.

A breakdown of current students by college, then by major and minor is also available on the IR website, see http://www.wmich.edu/ir/reports/enrollment/mm/200910mmUG.pdf.

Please note refund dates for complete withdrawals for this spring:

  • February 2 - last day for 50% refund for complete withdrawal from all spring courses.
  • February 27 - last day for 25% refund for complete withdrawal from all spring courses.

Midterm grading

Midterm grading will open on Monday, February 16, and will remain open thru March 8.

Registrar’s Office staffing change

Laurie Foster, whom many of you know as the room scheduling guru and expert, has now accepted the position of curriculum/catalog editor, the position formerly held by Michele. Michele will continue to oversee this area, so questions on the curriculum process or on the catalog should go to either Michele, 7-3869, michele.mclaughlin@wmich.edu or Laurie, 7-4306, laurie.foster@wmich.edu.

Laurie will continue to assist with room scheduling issues until her position, which is currently posted, is filled.

Upcoming Dates:

Tuesday, January 20 – Final review of fall schedules
Tuesday, January 27 – Fall schedule corrections due in Registrar’s Office by 5:00 pm.
Monday, February 2 – Summer schedules available for student viewing
Monday, February 16 – Midterm grading opens; remains open thru March 8.
Monday, February 16 – Summer registration opens
Friday, February 27 – Spirit day – no classes
Monday, March 2 – Spring break begins
Tuesday, March 3 – Fall schedule open for viewing
Monday, March 9 – classes resume
Monday, March 16 – last day students can withdraw from Spring classes
Monday, March 16 – Fall registration opens
Monday-Friday, April 20-24 – Final exam week
Saturday April 25 – Commencement
Tuesday, April 28 – Grades due at noon.

Office of the Registrar
1903 W Michigan Ave
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5256 USA
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