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Fall 2017

Residence halls open: August 31-September 4, 2017
Classes Begin: September 5, 2017
Mid-Semester: October 23, 2017
Special Class Days:
Thursday classes will be held on Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Friday classes will be held on Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Holidays: November 23, 2017
Semester Break: November 24-26, 2017
Graduate Theses Deadline:    November 24, 2017
Last Day of Class: December 13, 2017
Study Day: December 14, 2017
Finals: December 15-20, 2017
Residence halls close: 10:00 am Thursday, December 21, 2017
Commencement: Sunday, December 17, 2017
Grades Due: 8:00 am Thursday, December 28, 2017

Registration (Fall)

Class Timetable Available: March 1, 2017
Fall Registration Appointment:

     Graduates/Undergraduates on WINGSappointments start April 10, 2017

     New Freshmen: June 2017
     Special/Non-Degree Students: May 2017

Textbook Rental Opens: August 22, 2017

Drop/add calendar (Fall)

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 2017

  Full Semester Course 1st Half Semester Course 2nd Half Semester Course
Add via WINGS ends September 11 September 7 October 26
Last day to drop a class without a W* September 18 September 11 October 30
Last day to drop a class with a W* October 30 October 2 November 20

*What is a 'W'?

Other dates: Drop/Add dates for other class formats/lengths 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. How to find other Drop/Add dates

Financial aid disbursement/tuition refunds (Fall)

Financial Aid Disbursement: September 6, 2016

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

See Cashier's office for complete tuition refund schedules, and more information on tuition refunds and billing

Withdrawal from UWL (Fall)

Last day to withdraw from UWL: November 17, 2017

More information on withdrawal from the university

Winter 2018

Residence halls open: N/A
Classes Begin: January 2, 2018
Mid-Semester: January 10, 2018
Special Class Days:
N/A
Holidays: January 15, 2018
Semester Break: N/A
Graduate Theses Deadline: N/A
Last Day of Class: January 19, 2018
Study Day: N/A
Finals: January 19, 2018
Commencement: N/A
Grades Due: 8 a.m. Friday, January 26, 2018

REGISTRATION (Winter)

Class Timetable Available: October 2, 2017

Winter Registration Appointments:

     Graduates/Undergraduates on WINGS: appointments start November 9, 2017

     New Freshmen: November 13, 2017
     Special/Non-Degree Students: November 13, 2017

Textbook Rental Opens: December 19, 2017

DROP/ADD CALENDAR (Winter)

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 2018

  Winter Intersession
Drop/Add via WINGS ends January 3
Last day to drop a class without a W*    January 3
Last day to drop a class with a W* January 11

*What is a 'W'?

Other dates: Drop/Add dates for other class formats/lengths 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. How to find other Drop/Add dates

FINANCIAL AID DISBURSEMENT/TUITION REFUNDS (Winter)

Financial Aid disbursementMore information on financial aid

Tuition Refund Dates

    Last day for 100% refund: January 5, 2018

    Last day for 25% refund: January 12, 2018

See Cashier's office for complete tuition refund schedules and more information on tuition refunds and billing

WITHDRAWAL FROM UWL (Winter)

Last day to withdraw from UWL: January 12, 2018

More information on withdrawal from the university

Spring 2018

Residence halls open: 11:00 am Saturday, January 20, 2018
Classes Begin: January 22, 2018
Mid-Semester: March 9, 2018
Special Class Days: N/A
Holidays: N/A
Semester Break: March 10-18, 2018
Graduate Theses Deadline:    April 20, 2018
Last Day of Class: May 4, 2018
Study Day: N/A
Finals: May 7-11, 2018
Residence halls close: 2:00 pm Saturday, May 12, 2018
Commencement: May 13, 2018
Grades Due: 8:00 am Friday, May 18, 2018

REGISTRATION (Spring)

Class Timetable available: October 2, 2017

Spring registration appointment:

     Graduate Students with Program Director: starts October 27, 2017
     Graduates/undergraduates on WINGS: appointments start November 13, 2017

     New freshmen: December 8, 2017
     Special/Non-degree students: December 11, 2017

Textbook Rental Opens: January 8, 2018

DROP/ADD CALENDAR (Spring)

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 2018

  Full Semester Course 1st Half Semester Course 2nd Half Semester Course
Add via WINGS ends January 26 January 24 March 21
Last day to drop a class without a W*   February 2 January 26 March 23
Last day to drop a class with a W* March 23 February 9 April 13

*What is a 'W'? 

Other dates: Drop/Add dates for other class formats/lengths 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. How to find other Drop/Add dates

FINANCIAL AID DISBURSEMENT/TUITION REFUNDS (Spring)

Financial Aid disbursement: January 22, 2018

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 2 January 26 March 23
Last day for 50% refund February 16 February 2 April 7
Last day for 25% refund N/A N/A N/A

See Cashier's office for complete tuition refund schedules and more information on tuition and billing.

WITHDRAWAL FROM UWL (Spring)

Last day to withdraw from UWL: April 13, 2018

More information on withdrawal from the university

Summer 2017

Residence halls open: N/A
Classes Begin: Summer I: May 22, 2017
Summer II: June 19, 2017
Summer III: July 17, 2017
Mid-Semester: N/A
Special Class Days: N/A
Holidays: May 29, 2017 (Memorial Day)
July 4, 2017
Semester Break: N/A
Graduate Theses Deadline:    July 28, 2017
Last Day of Class: Summer I: June 16, 2017
Summer II: July 14, 2017
Summer III: August 11, 2017
Study Day: N/A
Finals: Summer I: June 16, 2017
Summer II: July 14, 2017
Summer III: August 11, 2017
Commencement: N/A
Grades Due: 8:00am Wednesday, August 16, 2017

REGISTRATION (Summer)

Class Timetable Available: January 20, 2017

Summer Registration Appointment:

     Graduates/Undergraduates on WINGS: appointments start April 3, 2017

     Special/Non-Degree Students: April 10, 2017

Textbook Rental Opens: May 8, 2017

DROP/ADD CALENDAR (Summer)

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 2017

  Summer I Summer II Summer III
Drop/Add via WINGS ends ** ** **
Last day to drop a class without a W*    May 23** June 20** July 18**
Last day to drop a class with a W* June 6** July 5** July 31**

*What is a 'W'?

Other dates: Drop/Add dates for other class formats/lengths 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. How to find other Drop/Add dates

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

FINANCIAL AID DISBURSEMENT/TUITION REFUNDS (Summer)

Financial Aid Disbursement: May 22, 2017

More information on financial aid

Tuition Refund Dates

  Summer I Summer II Summer III
Last day for 100% refund May 26 June 23 July 21
Last day for 50% refund ** ** **
Last day for 25% refund June 2 June 30 July 28

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 and more information on tuition refunds and billing.

WITHDRAWAL FROM UWL (Summer)

Last day to withdraw from UWL: (Prorated by class dates)

More information on withdrawal from the university