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    Fall 2015

    Residence halls open: September 3-September 7, 2015
    Classes Begin: September 8, 2015
    Mid-Semester: October 26, 2015
    Special Class Days:
    Thursday classes will be held on Tuesday, November 24, 2015
    Friday classes will be held on Wednesday, November 25, 2015
    Holidays: November 26, 2015
    Semester Break: November 26-27, 2015
    Graduate Theses Deadline:    November 27, 2015
    Last Day of Class: December 16, 2015
       
    Finals: December 17-22, 2015
    Commencement: Sunday, December 20, 2015
    Grades Due: 8:00am Monday, December 30, 2015

    REGISTRATION

     Advising Begins: March 30, 2015

     Fall Registration Appointments:

         Graduate Students w/Program Director: starting March 30, 2015
         Graduates/Undergraduates on WINGS: appointments start April 13, 2015
         New Freshmen: June 2015
         Special/Non-Degree Students: July 13, 2015

    Textbook Rental Opens: August 25, 2015

    DROP/ADD CALENDAR

    After Drop/Add via WINGS ends, you need a signed Change of Schedule (Drop/Add) form. Forms must be returned to Records and Registration, 117 Graff Main Hall.

    Drop dates on this calendar DO NOT MATCH the tuition refund dates. See the Cashier's Office for information regarding payment and refund deadlines.

    Thinking about repeating a course? See the Course Repeat Policy.

    Fall 2015
      Full Semester Course 1st Half Semester Course 2nd Half Semester Course
    Drop/Add via WINGS ends September 14 September 10 October 29
    Last day to drop a class without a W* September 14 September 10 October 29
    Last day to drop a class with a W* November 2 October 5 November 23

    *What is a 'W'?

    Please Note: Drop/Add dates for other class formats can be found in WINGS, or by contacting Records and Registration. Examples of these "other" courses may include ESS courses that are only one weekend long, or courses that are shorter than the traditional 7-week half-semester course. Finding other Drop/Add dates

    FINANCIAL AID DISBURSEMENT/TUITION REFUNDS

    Financial Aid Disbursement: September 8, 2015

    More information on financial aid

    Tuition Refund Dates
      Full Semester Course 1st Half Semester Course 2nd Half Semester Course
    Last day for 100% refund September 18 September 11 October 30
    Last day for 50% refund October 2 September 18 November 6
    Last day for 25% refund N/A N/A N/A

    More information on tuition refunds and billing

    See Cashier's office for complete tuition refund schedules.

    WITHDRAWAL FROM UW-L

    Last day to withdraw from UW-L: November 20, 2015

    More information on withdrawal from the university

    Winter 2016

    Residence halls open: January 3, 2016
    Classes Begin: January 4, 2016
    Mid-Semester: January 12, 2016
    Special Class Days:
    N/A
    Holidays: January 18, 2016
    Semester Break: N/A
    Graduate Theses Deadline: N/A
    Last Day of Class: January 22, 2016
    Study Day: N/A
    Finals: January 22, 2016
    Commencement: N/A
    Grades Due: 8:00am Friday, January 29, 2016

    REGISTRATION

    Winter Registration Appointments:

         Graduate Students w/Program Director: starts October 30, 2015
         Graduates/Undergraduates on WINGSappointments start November 12, 2015

         New Freshmen: November 16, 2015
         Special/Non-Degree Students: November 16, 2015

    Textbook Rental Opens: December 17, 2015

    DROP/ADD CALENDAR

    After Drop/Add via WINGS ends, you need a signed Change of Schedule (Drop/Add) form. Forms must be returned to Records and Registration, 117 Graff Main Hall.

    Drop dates on this calendar DO NOT MATCH the tuition refund dates. See the Cashier's Office for information regarding payment and refund deadlines.

    Thinking about repeating a course? See the Course Repeat Policy.

    Winter 2015
      Winter Intersession
    Drop/Add via WINGS ends January 5
    Last day to drop a class without a W*    January 5
    Last day to drop a class with a W* January 12

    *What is a 'W'?

    Please Note: Drop/Add dates for other class formats can be found in WINGS, or by contacting Records and Registration. Examples of these "other" courses may include ESS courses that are only one weekend long, or courses that are shorter than the traditional 7-week half-semester course. Finding other Drop/Add dates

    FINANCIAL AID DISBURSEMENT/TUITION REFUNDS

    Financial Aid Disbursement: January 25, 2016

    More information on financial aid

    Tuition Refund Dates

        Last day for 100% refund: January 8, 2016

        Last day for 25% refund: January 15, 2016 

    More information on tuition refunds and billing

    See Cashier's office for complete tuition refund schedules.

    WITHDRAWAL FROM UW-L

    Last day to withdraw from UW-L: January 15, 2016

    More information on withdrawal from the university

    Spring 2015

    Residence halls open: January 25, 2015
    Classes Begin: January 26, 2015
    Mid-Semester: March 13, 2015
    Special Class Days:
    N/A
    Holidays: N/A
    Semester Break: March 14-22, 2015
    Graduate Theses Deadline:    April 24, 2015
    Last Day of Class: May 8, 2015
    Study Day: N/A
    Finals: May 11-15, 2015
    Commencement: May 10, 2015
    Grades Due: 8:00am Friday, May 22, 2015

    REGISTRATION

    Spring Registration Appointment:

         Graduate Students w/Program Director: starts October 31, 2014
         Graduates/Undergraduates on WINGSappointments start November 10, 2014

         New Freshmen: December 5, 2014
         Special/Non-Degree Students: December 8, 2014

    Textbook Rental Opens: January 12, 2015

    DROP/ADD CALENDAR

    After Drop/Add via WINGS ends, you need a signed Change of Schedule (Drop/Add) form. Forms must be returned to Records and Registration, 117 Graff Main Hall.

    Drop dates on this calendar DO NOT MATCH the tuition refund dates. See the Cashier's Office for information regarding payment and refund deadlines.

    Thinking about repeating a course? See the Course Repeat Policy.

    Spring 2015
      Full Semester Course 1st Half Semester Course 2nd Half Semester Course
    Drop/Add via WINGS ends January 30 January 28 March 25
    Last day to drop a class without a W*   January 30 January 28 March 25
    Last day to drop a class with a W* March 27 February 13 April 17

    *What is a 'W'? 

    Please Note: Drop/Add dates for other class formats can be found in WINGS, or by contacting Records and Registration. Examples of these "other" courses may include ESS courses that are only one weekend long, or courses that are shorter than the traditional 7-week half-semester course. Finding other Drop/Add dates

    FINANCIAL AID DISBURSEMENT/TUITION REFUNDS

    Financial Aid Disbursement: January 27, 2014

    More information on financial aid

    Tuition Refund Dates
      Full Semester Course 1st Half Semester Course 2nd Half Semester Course
    Last day for 100% refund February 6 January 30 March 27
    Last day for 50% refund February 20 February 6 April 10
    Last day for 25% refund N/A N/A N/A

    More information on tuition refunds and billing

    See Cashier's office for complete tuition refund schedules.

    WITHDRAWAL FROM UW-L

    Last day to withdraw from UW-L: April 17, 2015

    More information on withdrawal from the university

    Summer 2015

    Residence halls open: N/A
    Classes Begin: Summer I: May 26, 2015
    Summer II: June 22, 2015
    Summer III: July 20, 2015
    Mid-Semester: N/A
    Special Class Days:
    N/A
    Holidays: July 4, 2015
    Semester Break: N/A
    Graduate Theses Deadline:    July 31, 2015
    Last Day of Class: Summer I: June 19, 2015
    Summer II: July 17, 2015
    Summer III: August 14, 2015
    Study Day: N/A
    Finals: Summer I: June 19, 2015
    Summer II: July 17, 2015
    Summer III: August 14, 2015
    Commencement: N/A
    Grades Due: 8:00am Wednesday, August 19, 2015

    REGISTRATION

    Summer Registration Appointment:

         Graduates/Undergraduates on WINGSappointments start February 9, 2015

         Special/Non-Degree Students: February 16, 2015

    Textbook Rental Opens: May 11, 2015

    DROP/ADD CALENDAR

    After Drop/Add via WINGS ends, you need a signed Change of Schedule (Drop/Add) form. Forms must be returned to Records and Registration, 117 Graff Main Hall.

    Drop dates on this calendar DO NOT MATCH the tuition refund dates. See the Cashier's Office for information regarding payment and refund deadlines.

    Thinking about repeating a course? See the Course Repeat Policy.

    Summer 2015
      Summer I Summer II Summer III
    Drop/Add via WINGS ends ** ** **
    Last day to drop a class without a W*    May 27** June 23** July 21**
    Last day to drop a class with a W* June 5** July 6** July 31**
    *What is a 'W'?

    Please Note: Drop/Add dates for other class formats can be found in WINGS, or by contacting Records and Registration. Examples of these "other" courses may include ESS courses that are only one weekend long, or courses that are shorter than the traditional 7-week half-semester course. Finding other Drop/Add dates

    **Based on dates of each course. Check the class schedule (timetable) for more information.

    FINANCIAL AID DISBURSEMENT/TUITION REFUNDS

    Financial Aid Disbursement: May 26, 2015

    More information on financial aid

    Tuition Refund Dates
      Summer I Summer II Summer III
    Last day for 100% refund May 29 June 26 July 24
    Last day for 50% refund ** ** **
    Last day for 25% refund June 5 July 2 July 31

    Please note: The above dates are based on the dates of each course. Check the timetable (class schedule) for more information.

    **See Cashier's office for complete tuition refund schedules.More information on tuition refunds and billing

    WITHDRAWAL FROM UW-L

    Last day to withdraw from UW-L: (Prorated by class dates)

    More information on withdrawal from the university