Fall 2020

Classes Begin: September 8, 2020
Mid-Semester: October 26, 2020
Special Class Days:
Thursday classes will be held on Tuesday, November 24, 2020
Friday classes will be held on Wednesday, November 25, 2020
Holidays: November 26, 2020
Semester Break: November 26-29, 2020
Last Day of Class: December 16, 2020
Study Day: N/A
Finals: December 17-22, 2020
Commencement: Sunday, December 20, 2020
Grades Due: 8:00 am Wednesday, December 30, 2020
Final Fall bill paid in full to avoid cancellation of Spring classes January 8, 2021

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

Registration (Fall) expanding section

Class Timetable Available: March 2, 2020

Change major or add a minor before registration starts: March 13, 2020

Fall Registration Appointment:

     Graduates/Undergraduates on WINGSappointments start April 13, 2020

     New Fall 2020 first year students: June 2020
     Special/Non-Degree Students: July 2020

Textbook Rental Opens: August 25, 2020

Registration cancellation deadline -  July 1, 2020

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, 2020. 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.

Note: The last day to drop with a W has been extended for all courses in Fall 2020. The below dates have been updated to reflect the new deadlines.

Fall 2020

  Full Semester Course 1st Half Semester Course 2nd Half Semester Course
Add without permission ends September 14 September 10 October 29
Add with instructor permission ends September 21 September 14 November 2

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

September 21 September 14 November 2
Last day to drop a class with a W* (drop with permission) December 4 October 20 December 10

*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 8, 2020

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 28 September 14 November 2
Last day for 50% refund October 12 September 21 November 9

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.

Withdrawal from UWL (Fall) expanding section

Last day to withdraw from UWL: December 22, 2020 (deadline was extended for Fall 2020)

More information on withdrawal from the university

Winter 2021

Classes Begin: January 4, 2021
Mid-Semester: N/A
Special Class Days:
N/A
Holidays: January 18, 2021
Semester Break: N/A
Last Day of Class: January 22, 2021
Study Day: N/A
Finals: January 22, 2021
Commencement: N/A
Grades Due: 8 a.m. Friday, January 29, 2021
REGISTRATION (Winter) expanding section

Class Timetable Available: October 2, 2020

Change major or add a minor before registration starts: October 26, 2020

Winter Registration Appointments:

     Graduates/Undergraduates on WINGS: appointments start November 12, 2020

   Special/Non-Degree Students: November 16, 2020

Textbook Rental Opens: December 17, 2020

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 2021

  Winter Intersession
Add without permission ends January 5
Add with instructor permission ends  January 7
Last day to drop a class without a W* (drop without permission)  January 7
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 8, 2021

    Last day for 25% refund: January 15, 2021

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 2021

Classes Begin: February 1, 2021
Mid-Semester: March 19, 2021
Special Class Days: N/A
Holidays: N/A
Semester Break: no Spring Break
Last Day of Class: May 7, 2021
Study Day: N/A
Finals: May 10-14, 2021
Commencement: Sunday, May 16, 2021
Grades Due: 8:00 am Friday, May 21, 2021

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

REGISTRATION (Spring) expanding section

Class Timetable available: TBD

Change major or add a minor before registration starts: October 26, 2020

Spring registration appointment:

     Graduates/undergraduates on WINGS: appointments start November 16, 2020

     New Spring 2020 first year students: December 11, 2020
     Special/Non-degree students: December 21, 2020

Textbook Rental Opens: January 11, 2021

Registration cancellation deadline - January 8, 2021

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 8, 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 (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 2021

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

Add without permission ends

 

February 5

February 3

March 24

Add with instructor permission ends February 12 February 5 March 26
Last day to drop a class without a W*  (drop without permission) February 12 February 5 March 26
Last day to drop a class with a W* (drop with permission) March 26 February 26 April 16

*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 25, 2021

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 12 February 5 March 26
Last day for 50% refund February 26 February 12 April 2

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 2021

Classes Begin: Summer I: May 24, 2021
Summer II: June 21, 2021
Summer III: July 19, 2021
Mid-Semester: N/A
Special Class Days: N/A
Holidays: May 31, 2021 (Memorial Day)
July 5, 2021
Semester Break: N/A
Last Day of Class:

Summer I: June 18, 2021
Summer II: July 16, 2021                                                          Summer III: August 13, 2021

 

Study Day: N/A
Finals:

Summer I: June 18, 2021
Summer II: July 16, 2021
Summer III: August 13, 2021

 

Commencement: N/A
Grades Due:

8:00am Wednesday, August 18, 2021

 

REGISTRATION (Summer) expanding section

Class Timetable Available: February 1, 2021

Change major or add a minor before registration starts: 

Summer Registration Appointment:

     Graduates/Undergraduates on WINGS: appointments start April 5, 2021

     Special/Non-Degree Students: April 12, 2021

Textbook Rental Opens: May 10, 2021

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 2020

  Summer I Summer II Summer III Full 12 weeks
Add without permission ends May 26** June 22** July 20** May 28**
Add with instructor permission ends  May 27** June 24** July 22** June 4**
Last day to drop a class without a W* (drop without permission) May 27** June 24** July 22** June 4**
Last day to drop a class with a W*(drop with permission) June 7** July 5** Aug 2* July 9**

 

*What is a 'W'?

**Date applies to this session only. Drop/Add dates for other class formats/lengths 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 24, 2021
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 full term summer is July 23, 2021.

More information on withdrawal from the university

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.