Adjustments to the Spring 2022 Academic Calendar

Please note the following adjustments to the Spring 2022 Academic Calendar

Remote drop/add attendance

January 27 and 28 classes will be held online.  During those two days, faculty have the option of allowing non-registered students to attend remotely. You can see which courses have made available the “Remote Course Access” in your WesPortal in the courses bucket or in the alert box. You will have access to link in WesPortal until 11:59 p.m. Friday, January 28.

Beginning on January 31, classes will be meeting in-person. Students should not attend in-person classes for which they are not registered, unless they have retained explicit permission from faculty. This is due to strict requirements for Covid classroom capacity compliance.

Grading Mode

Only courses offered for “student option” grading mode allow students to choose between taking the course for A-F or CR/U.  Please be sure to confirm your grading option in your courses by 5 p.m. on February 23.  

Jan 20 – Feb 9 Drop/Add period
Jan 20 – Feb 9 On-campus enrollment period for undergraduates and graduates
Jan 27 Classes begin
Feb 23 Grading mode option deadline 5:00 p.m.
Mar 4 Last day to withdraw from 3rd quarter classes
Mar 11 3rd quarter classes end
Mar 12 – Mar 20 Spring break
Mar 21 4th quarter classes begin. 4th quarter classes may be added or dropped during the five working days following the first class meeting
Apr 27 Last day to withdraw from full semester and 4th quarter classes
May 4 Classes end
May 5 – May 9 Reading period
May 10 – May 13 Final examinations

Course Withdrawal Deadline 12/3

The deadline to withdraw from full-semester and second-quarter classes for the Fall 2021 semester is Friday, December 3, at 5:00 p.m EST.  

If you need to withdraw from a course, please send a group email to the instructor, your faculty advisor, and your class dean, and attach a withdrawal form.

If you are thinking about withdrawing from a course:

  • Do use this time to talk to your professors, your advisors, and your class dean about your concerns.
  • Do make sure you are taking advantage of all the resources available to you.
  • Do not wait until Friday at 4:00 p.m. to seek advice from your instructor, advisor, or dean because you probably won’t hear back from them until after the deadline has passed.

Course Withdrawal Deadline 5/5

The deadline to withdraw from full-semester and second-quarter classes for the Spring 2021 semester is Wednesday, May 5, at 5:00 p.m EST. If you need to withdraw from a course, please send a group email to the instructor, your faculty advisor, and your class dean, and attach a withdrawal form.

If you are thinking about withdrawing from a course:

  • Do use this time to talk to your professors, your advisors, and your class dean about your concerns.
  • Do make sure you are taking advantage of all the resources available to you.
  • Do not wait until Wednesday at 4:00 p.m. to seek advice from your instructor, advisor, or dean because you probably won’t hear back from them until after the deadline has passed.

Change of Grading Mode Deadline 4/28

Please note that the last day to change the grading mode of student option courses is Wednesday, April 28, at 5pm EDT.  To review or change the grading mode of a course, login to portal and click on “Class Schedule.” The grading mode is listed in the “Grade” column.  For a student option course, the grading mode can be changed using the drop down menu in the grade column.  Advisor approval is not required for grading mode changes.

Course Withdrawal Deadline 11/24

The deadline to withdraw from full-semester and second-quarter classes for the Fall 2020 semester is Tuesday, November 24 at 5:00 p.m EST.  If you need to withdraw from a course, please send a group email to the instructor, your faculty advisor, and your class dean, and attach a withdrawal form.If you are thinking about withdrawing from a course:

  • Do use this time to talk to your professors, your advisors, and your class dean about your concerns.
  • Do make sure you are taking advantage of all the resources available to you.
  • Do not wait until Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. to seek advice from your instructor, advisor, or dean because you probably won’t hear back from them until after the deadline has passed.

Enrolling in the University and Resolving Action Items

Starting on Monday, August 24, at 8:30 a.m. EDT you will be required to enroll in the University. To enroll, login to WesPortal, click through the yellow alert banner at the top of the page, then click on the “Enroll Me” button.  Please be aware that you will not be able to participate in drop/add until you have enrolled in the University.  You must enroll in the University by Friday, September 11, at 11:59 p.m.

In addition to enrolling, you must resolve any holds in your list of Action Items.  To access your list, go to:

Portal > Enrollment Checklist & Addresses > Hold/Enroll

Instruction on how to resolve each action item are provided on the page.  Many action items can be resolved with a simple click of the mouse.

All action items must be resolved by Friday, September 4, at 5:00 p.m. EDT.  Please be aware that you will still be able to participate in drop/add even if you have unresolved action items (as long as you have already enrolled in the University using the “Enroll Me” button).