Courses must be dropped on or before the deadline to drop a course. These academic deadlines are not to be confused with refund deadlines which are separate and are done by the Cashier's office. 

The deadlines to drop regular full term, 7-week semester, 3-week winter, and 4-week summer courses are listed above. The deadlines can also be found on your WINGS Student Center. The deadlines for uniquely dated courses are only found on your WINGS Student Center.

The Provost office lists the official academic calendars. The next two academic years are available for review. 

Fall 2021

Classes Begin: September 7, 2021
Extended Wellness Weekend:* October 16-18
Mid-Semester: October 25, 2021
Thanksgiving week:
Thursday classes will be held on Tuesday, November 23, 2021
Friday classes will be held on Wednesday, November 24, 2021
Holidays: November 25, 2021 (Thanksgiving Day)
Semester Break: November 25-28, 2021
Last Day of Class: December 15, 2021
Study Day: December 16, 2021
Finals: December 17-22, 2021
Commencement: Sunday, December 19, 2021
Grades Due: 8:00 am Thursday, December 30, 2021
Final Fall bill paid in full to avoid cancellation of Spring classes January 7, 2022

*Extended Wellness Weekend: no due dates for exams, papers, and other assignments on any of the three days. Monday, October 18 class meetings are to be canceled, with the significant exceptions of labs and other once-per-week (Monday-only) classes. Also exempted from this policy are graduate/clinical programs and performances, exhibits, etc. for which there are contractual obligations.

Do you live in the residence halls? View the opening and closing dates.

Registration (Fall) expanding section

Class Timetable Available: April 5, 2021

Change major or add a minor before registration starts: March 19, 2021

Fall Registration Appointment:

     Graduates/Undergraduates on WINGSappointments start April 19, 2021

     New Fall 2021 first year students: June 2021
     Special/Non-Degree Students: July 2021

Fall registration temporarily closed to undergraduates: May 26 - July 11, 2021.
Fall registration reopens to all undergraduates: July 12, 2021 at 7:00am

Textbook Rental Opens: August 23, 2021

Registration cancellation deadline -  July 1, 2021

Students will be dropped from their Fall courses prior to the start of the semester if Spring charges are not paid in full by July 1, 2021. This includes any fees/charges added at the end of the term by Textbook Rental, the Health Center, Parking Services, etc.

Students may apply for a Bridge Loan to cover charges owed until financial aid or other financing is available. Bridge Loans are available up to $250. Please contact the Financial Aid Office, 215 Graff Main Hall, for more information.

Drop/add calendar (Fall) expanding section

After the add/drop without permission periods end, you need permission to add or drop a course. Permission to add or drop can be given electronically in WINGS. Instructors or departments can give the permission to add. Instructors or advisors can give the permission to drop. After permission is given, you must finish the add or drop process by logging back into WINGS and adding or dropping the course. Please note that the deadline to add with permission is not the same as the deadline to drop with permission.

If done on paper, blank add/drop forms can be picked up from the Records and Registration Office at 117 Graff Main Hall. Completed forms must be returned to that office.

Drop dates on this calendar MAY 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 2021

  Full Semester Course 1st Half Semester Course 2nd Half Semester Course
Add without permission ends September 13 September 9 October 28
Add with instructor permission ends September 20 September 13 November 1

Last day to drop a class without a W* (drop without permission)

September 20 September 13 November 1
Last day to drop a class with a W* (drop with permission) November 8 October 5 November 23

*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) expanding section

Financial Aid Disbursement: September 7, 2021

More information on financial aid

Tuition Refund Dates for Fall

Refund dates are set up separately from the academic drop deadlines and may not be the same. Review both dates when deciding whether to drop.

  Full Semester Course 1st Half Semester Course 2nd Half Semester Course
Last day for 100% refund September 20 September 13 November 1
Last day for 50% refund October 5 September 20 November 8

The refund dates for classes with different begin and end dates are different than the above. See Cashier's office for complete tuition refund schedules, and more information on tuition refunds and billing.

Winter 2022

Classes Begin: January 3, 2022
Mid-Semester: N/A
Special Class Days:
N/A
Holidays: January 17, 2022
Semester Break: N/A
Last Day of Class: January 21, 2022
Study Day: N/A
Finals: January 21, 2022
Commencement: N/A
Grades Due: 8 a.m. Friday, January 28, 2022
REGISTRATION (Winter) expanding section

Class Timetable Available: October 4, 2021

Change major or add a minor before registration starts: October 25, 2021

Winter Registration Appointments:

     Graduates/Undergraduates on WINGS: appointments start November 11, 2021

   Special/Non-Degree Students: November 15, 2021

Textbook Rental Opens: December 16, 2021

DROP/ADD CALENDAR (Winter) expanding section

After the add/drop without permission periods end, you need permission to add or drop a course. Permission to add or drop can be given electronically in WINGS. Instructors or departments can give the permission to add. Instructors or advisors can give the permission to drop. After permission is given, you must finish the add or drop process by logging back into WINGS and adding or dropping the course. Please note that the deadline to add with permission is not the same as the deadline to drop with permission.

If done on paper, blank add/drop forms can be picked up from the Records and Registration Office at 117 Graff Main Hall. Completed forms must be returned to that office.

Drop dates on this calendar MAY 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 2022

  Winter Intersession
Add without permission ends January 4
Add with instructor permission ends  January 6
Last day to drop a class without a W* (drop without permission)  January 6
Last day to drop a class with a W* (drop with permission) January 13

*What is a 'W'?

Other dates: Drop/Add dates for other class formats/lengths can be found in your schedule in WINGS, or by contacting Records and Registration. Examples of these "other" courses may include ESS courses that are only one weekend long. How to find other Drop/Add dates in WINGS

FINANCIAL AID DISBURSEMENT/TUITION REFUNDS (Winter) expanding section

Financial Aid disbursementMore information on financial aid

Tuition Refund Dates for Winter Intersession

Refund dates are set up separately from the academic drop deadlines and may not be the same. Review both dates when deciding whether to drop.

    Last day for 100% refund: January 7, 2022

    Last day for 25% refund: January 14, 2022

The refund dates for classes with different begin and end dates than the normal session are different. See Cashier's office for complete tuition refund schedules and more information on tuition refunds and billing

Spring 2022

Classes Begin: January 24, 2022
Mid-Semester: March 11, 2022
Special Class Days: N/A
Holidays: N/A
Semester Break:

Break begins 5:30pm, Friday, March 11, 2022
Classes resume Monday, March 21, 2022

Last Day of Class: May 6, 2022
Study Day: N/A
Finals: May 9-13, 2022
Commencement: Sunday, May 15, 2022
Grades Due: 8:00 am Friday, May 20, 2022

Do you live in the residence halls? View the opening and closing dates.

REGISTRATION (Spring) expanding section

Class Timetable available: October 10, 2021

Change major or add a minor before registration starts: October 25, 2021

Spring registration appointment:

     Graduates/undergraduates on WINGS: appointments start November 15, 2021

     New Spring 2022 first year students: December 10, 2021
     Special/Non-degree students: December 13, 2021

Textbook Rental Opens: January 10, 2022

Registration cancellation deadline - January 7, 2022

Students will be dropped from their Spring courses prior to the start of the semester if Fall charges are not paid in full by January 7, 2022. This includes any fees/charges added at the end of the term by Textbook Rental, the Health Center, Parking Services, etc.

Students may apply for a Bridge Loan to cover charges owed until financial aid or other financing is available. Bridge Loans are available up to $250. Please contact the Financial Aid Office, 215 Graff Main Hall, for more information.

DROP/ADD CALENDAR (Spring) expanding section

After the add/drop without permission periods end, you need permission to add or drop a course. Permission to add or drop can be given electronically in WINGS. Instructors or departments can give the permission to add. Instructors or advisors can give the permission to drop. After permission is given, you must finish the add or drop process by logging back into WINGS and adding or dropping the course. Please note that the deadline to add with permission is not the same as the deadline to drop with permission.

If done on paper, blank add/drop forms can be picked up from the Records and Registration Office at 117 Graff Main Hall. Completed forms must be returned to that office.

Drop dates on this calendar MAY 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 2022

  Full Semester Course 1st Half Semester Course 2nd Half Semester Course

Add without permission ends

 

January 28

January 26

March 23

Add with instructor permission ends February 4 January 28 March 25
Last day to drop a class without a W*  (drop without permission) February 4 January 28 March 25
Last day to drop a class with a W* (drop with permission) April 1 February 21 April 18

*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) expanding section

Financial Aid disbursement: January 24, 2022

More information on financial aid

Tuition refund dates for Spring

Refund dates are set up separately from the academic drop deadlines and may not be the same. Review both dates when deciding whether to drop.

  Full semester course 1st half semester course 2nd half semester course
Last day for 100% refund February 4 January 29 March 25
Last day for 50% refund February 18 February 4 April 1

The refund dates for classes with different begin and end dates are different than the above. See Cashier's office for complete tuition refund schedules and more information on tuition and billing

Summer 2022

Classes Begin:

Summer Session I: May 23, 2022
Summer Session II: June 20, 2022
Summer Session III: July 18, 2022

Mid-Semester: N/A
Special Class Days: N/A
Holidays: May 30, 2022 (Memorial Day)
July 4, 2022 (Independence Day)
Semester Break: N/A
Last Day of Class:

Summer Session I: June 17, 2022
Summer Session II: July 15, 2022
Summer Session III: August 12, 2022

Study Day: N/A
Finals:

Summer Session I: June 17, 2022
Summer Session II: July 15, 2022
Summer Session III: August 12, 2022

Commencement: N/A
Grades Due:

8:00am Wednesday, August 17, 2022

 

REGISTRATION (Summer) expanding section

Class Timetable Available: January 21, 2022

Change major or add a minor before registration starts: March 11, 2022

Summer Registration Appointment:

     Graduates/Undergraduates on WINGS: appointments start April 4, 2022

     Special/Non-Degree Students: April 11, 2022

Textbook Rental Opens: May 9, 2022

DROP/ADD CALENDAR (Summer) expanding section

After the add/drop without permission periods end, you need permission to add or drop a course. Permission to add or drop can be given electronically in WINGS. Instructors or departments can give the permission to add. Instructors or advisors can give the permission to drop. After permission is given, you must finish the add or drop process by logging back into WINGS and adding or dropping the course. Please note that the deadline to add with permission is not the same as the deadline to drop with permission.

If done on paper, blank add/drop forms can be picked up from the Records and Registration Office at 117 Graff Main Hall. Completed forms must be returned to that office.

Drop dates on this calendar MAY 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 2022

  Summer  Session I Summer Session II Summer Session III Full 12 weeks
Add without permission ends May 24** June 21** July 19** May 27**
Add with instructor permission ends  May 26** June 23** July 21** June 3**
Last day to drop a class without a W* (drop without permission) May 26** June 23** July 21** June 3**
Last day to drop a class with a W*(drop with permission) June 8** July 6** Aug 2* July 12**

*What is a 'W'?

**Date applies to this session only. Each summer session is four-weeks in length; therefore only classes that are four-weeks in length and begin when the session begins have these deadlines. Drop/Add dates for classes that are longer or shorter are pro-rated and can be found in your schedule in WINGS, or by contacting Records and Registration.  How to find other Drop/Add dates in WINGS

FINANCIAL AID DISBURSEMENT/TUITION REFUNDS (Summer) expanding section

Financial Aid Disbursement: May 23, 2022
More information on financial aid

Tuition Refund Dates for Summer

Refund dates are set up separately from the academic drop deadlines and may not be the same. Review both dates when deciding whether to drop.

The refund dates for summer depend on each class's specific start and end dates. See Cashier's office for complete tuition refund schedules and more information on tuition refunds and billing.

 
WITHDRAWAL FROM UWL (Summer) expanding section

Last day to withdraw from UWL: Prorated by class dates for anything shorter than the full term. Withdrawal from a 12-week summer class is July 25, 2022. 

More information on withdrawal from the university