August 30, 2010
Fall Welcome Week
Welcome week activities for our new freshmen kick off today. For the complete schedule see: http://www.wmich.edu/fye/fallwelcome.
- Please continue to provide textbook information for those fall courses still missing this information.
- Note that all spring 2011 textbook information must available when the spring schedule is opened for viewing on October 4. This means instructors and departments must have provide this information, using the bookstore online request form, no later than September 27, 2010.
Future scheduling dates and deadlines
Fall is the busy semester when schedules for summer I, II and next fall are built. The dates are:
- Sept. 20 – summer I/II 2011 schedules available for update
- Oct. 8 – summer I/II 2011 schedules due by 5:00 pm
- Nov. 1 – fall 2011 schedules available for update (round one)
- Nov. 19 – fall 2011 schedules due by 5:00 pm (round one)
- Jan. 18-25 – fall 2011 schedule final review
A complete list of registration and scheduling dates for the coming year can be found on: http://www.wmich.edu/registrar/faculty-staff/calendars/ID-10-11.html
Start up – fall 2010
Startup information for faculty is found online: http://www.wmich.edu/registrar/faculty-staff/instructors/SemesterStart-up.html
The four-digit keypad codes to rooms in Dunbar, Kohrman, Moore, Sangren and Wood have been changed. Building coordinators will be notifying department staff and instructors. If there are any questions, please let me know.
Upcoming dates – fall 2010
- Monday, Sept 6 – Labor Day recess
- Tuesday, Sept 7 – Classes begin at 8:00 am
- Monday, Sept 13 – Last day of drop/adds
- Tuesday, Sept 14 – Census
- Wednesday, Sept. 15 – Late add fee of $100 for course(s) added if none on the schedule
- Thursday, Sept. 16 – Last day for 90% tuition refund for complete withdrawal
- Monday, Sept. 20 – Last day for 50% tuition refund for partial withdrawal
- Friday, Oct. 1 – Last day for 50% refund for complete withdrawal
- Monday, Oct 4 – First work grades to be submitted
- Mon.-Wed., Oct. 18-20 – HLC visit
- Wednesday, Oct. 27 – Last day for 25% refund for Fall complete withdrawal
- Sunday, Oct 31 – Midterm grades due
- Monday, Nov 8 – Last day for students to withdraw from fall
- Wednesday, Nov 24 – Thanksgiving recess begins at noon
- Wednesday, Dec. 1 – Last day to apply for April 2011 commencement
- Monday, Dec. 13 – Friday, Dec. 17 – Final exam week
- Saturday, Dec. 18 – Commencement
- Tuesday, Dec. 21 – Grades due at noon
Fall is in the air, enjoy the week.