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Spring 2020 Registration Schedule for Faculty and Staff updated April 7, 2020, for a special Registration Refresh

DateAction
Tue., Apr. 7 - noon Fri., Apr. 10

Students may add to waiting lists; actually registering for any course is not possible at this time.

Thu., Apr. 9 - noon Fri., Apr. 10

Departments review all spring refresh section and registration details.
Priority in faculty management of waiting lists should be given to students displaced by a canceled course.

Fri., Apr 10
12:00 noon

University Registrar matches active section limits to the planned section capacities.
Waiting list offers begin and registration reopens to everyone through Thursday, April 30.

Wed., Apr. 29

First Day of spring term.  Waitlist offers end at midnight.

Thu., Apr. 30

Spring Option declaration deadline (no extensions without permission to Faculty EC).
Drop/add deadline:  Last day to make registration changes for spring without additional permissions and fees.

Last revision:  April 7, 2020 (due to COVID-19 worldwide health emergency)

The following information is from February 2020 and may contain some outdated information.  Email registrar@wlu.edu if you have questions.

Oct. 25, 2019

Spring term schedule opened online. Clean up of sections continues.

All topical course descriptions due.

Prior to Friday, Jan. 31 Departments review all spring section and registration details.

Spring 2020 registration information opens online. Students can check holds, schedule to meet with advisers, build course plans (Student Planning).

Univ Reg: Assign registration windows.

Senior window opens at 7:30 a.m. and closes at 2:00 p.m.

Univ Reg: Allow waitlists to be created for each section. Waiting lists can be formed, but no offers are made. All active limits are for immediate registration.

After 2:00 p.m. department heads adjust section caps, as needed.

Tue., Feb. 11

First-Year Student window opens at 7:30 a.m. and closes at 2:00 p.m. First-year students are required to attend spring term, so they are given priority to pick a class immediately after the seniors.

After 2:00 p.m. department heads adjust section caps, as needed.

Wed., Feb. 12

Junior window opens at 7:30 a.m. and closes at 2:00 p.m.

After 2:00 p.m. department heads adjust section caps, as needed.

Thu., Feb. 13

Sophomore window opens at 7:30 a.m. and closes at 2:00 p.m.

After 2:00 p.m., department heads adjust section caps, as needed.

Univ Reg: Resets registration windows for all class years.

After 3:00 p.m. registration reopens for all students and waiting lists can be formed (no waitlist offers at this time)

Sophomore major declaration deadline (or pay $50 late fee)

Mon., Feb. 17

Prior to noon: Individual faculty adjust waitlist ratings, if they wish.

Department heads can continue to adjust active course limits so students ranked highest on the waiting list get offers.

At noon: Waitlist offers begin.

Fri., Mar. 6 Special drop/add notice for spring term: Some domestic spring-term courses have an additional fee. Students are billed for these fees and instructors make arrangements for course transportation/ accommodations/ activities from course registrations. Those students who drop a section after March 6 will still be responsible for these course fees.
Fri., Mar. 6
by 4:30 pm
Students will be charged a $100 late fee if they have not registered for spring term by midnight
Fri., Mar. 6 Spring Option declaration deadline (no extensions without Faculty EC petition)
Mon., Apr. 27 First day of spring term. Waitlist offers end at midnight.
Tue., Apr. 28 Drop/Add deadline: Last day to make registration changes for spring term without additional permissions and fees.