Western Kentucky University

Office of the Registrar

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Academic

2013-2014 Academic Year
Fall Semester, Winter Term, Spring Semester,
Summer Term

Final Exam

Fall Finals, Winter Finals, Spring Finals,
Summer Sessionspdf icon

Semester At-A-Glance

Fall, Winter, Spring, Summerpdf icon

Registration Guide

Fall, Winter and Spring, Summer

Schedule of Classes

2014 Spring Semester

 Priority registration begins through TopNet  
 November 4 Graduate Students, Seniors and Post-Baccalaureate Students
(90 or more hours earned)  
  LAST NAME REGISTRATION DATE
  A - F November 4
  G - N November 5
  O - Z November 6
November 7 Special Groups
  TIER 1 November 7
  TIER 2 October 8
November 11 Juniors (60  - 89 earned hours)
  LAST NAME REGISTRATION DATE
   A - F  November 11
  G - N November 12
  O - Z November 13
November 14 Sophomores (30 - 59 earned hours)
  LAST NAME REGISTRATION DATE
  A - F  November 14
  G - N  November 15
  O - Z  November 18
 Novenber 19 Returning Freshmen (0 - 20 earned hours)
  LAST NAME REGISTRATION DATE
  A - F November 19
  G - N November 20
  O - Z November 21

November 22- 
January 26

 

OPEN REGISTRATION:
Continuing and readmission undergraduate students and all graduate students who did not participate in Priority Registration may register using TopNet through January 26. Eligibility requirements for Open Registration are the same as for Priority Registration. Undergraduate degree-seeking students should read Advising Requirement for Undergraduate Degree-Seeking Students regarding advising requirements for clearance to register.
January 17   Tuition and fees deadline for students who registered through December 1.
January 20    MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY -- UNIVERSITY CLOSED
January 23   Residence halls open at 8:00 a.m.
January 24   Residual refunds disbursement will be made to students through Higher One/WKU Debit Card. Please note that enrollment changes, outstanding holds or additional charges on your account could result in a delay in release of your residual funds.
January 27   Day and evening classes begin. Students initially registering on or after this date will be subject to a late registration penalty of $50.
January 29   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 30   First bi-term classes: $50 Schedule Change Fee begins.
February 2   First bi-term classes: Last day to receive 50% refund.
February 3   Last day to register for a full-time course load (12 or more hours for undergraduates and 9 or more for graduates).
February 3   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. (Refer to Tuition and Fee Refund Policy)
February 3   Deadline to apply for spring 2014 graduation. Students planning to graduate in August 2014 must apply by this date to participate in the spring commencement ceremony.
February 3   Tuition and fees deadline for students who registered December 2-January 20.
February 4   Full semester classes: $50 Schedule Change Fee begins.
February 4   First bi-term: Last day to receive any refund.
February 9   Full semester classes: last day to receive 50% refund.
February 16   Full semester classes: last day to receive any refund for the 2014 spring semester.
February 19   First bi-term classes: last day to drop a class with a W. Last day to change a class from credit to audit.
February 24   First bi-term classes: 60% point.
February 25   Deadline to receive balance of registration fees, including late payment fees.
February 25   Last day to file for change in residency for fee assessment purposes for the 2014 spring semester.
March 10-14   Spring Break
March 17   Priority registration for 2014 summer term begins.
March 20, 21    First bi-term classes: Final examinations.
 March 21   Full semester classes: Last day to drop a class with a W. Last day to change a class from credit to audit.
March 24   Second bi-term classes begin.
 March 25   First bi-term classes: final grades due by noon.
 March 26   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 27   Second bi-term classes: $50 Schedule Change Fee begins.
 March 30   Second bi-term classes: last day to receive 50% refund.
 April 1   Second bi-term classes: last day to receive any refund.
 April 7   Full semester classes: 60% point of the fall semester.
 April 14   Priority registration for 2014 fall semester begins.
 April 16   Second bi-term classes: last day to drop a class with a W.  Last day to change a class from credit to audit.
 April 18   Last day students may remove an incomplete from the 2013 Fall Semester or 2014 Winter Term.
 April 25   Second bi-term classes: 60% point.
 April 25   Last day to apply for August 2014 graduation.
 May 5   Roster freeze date (No late adds or withdrawals for extenuating circumstances will be processed after this date.)
 May 12 - 16   Final examinations.
 May 16   2014 Spring Commencement for graduate students at 5:00 p.m. in E.A. Diddle Arena.
 May 17   2014 Spring Commencement, E.A. Diddle Arena, for the following undergraduate students:
   

9:30 a.m.
College of Education and Behavioral Sciences
Ogden College of Science and Engineering
2:00 p.m.
Potter College of Arts and Letters
University College
6:00 p.m.
Gordon Ford College of Business
College of Health and Human Services

May 20  

Final Grades due by noon.

Day and Evening Classes -- January 27, 2014

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 Last Modified 2/13/14