Registrar's Calendar

See the Registrar's Add/Drop Calendar for specific registration and related tuition/fee assessment deadlines for classes in a term.

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Sessions - Spring 2013
Session Begin Date End Date
Five Wk 1 Jan 22 Feb 23
Regular Jan 22 May 09
Five Wk 2 Feb 25 Apr 06
Five Wk 3 Apr 08 May 09

Important Dates to Remember - Spring 2013
Date Created:
June 13, 2012
October 29 Approximate date the Schedule of Classes will appear on PAWS and Online.
November 12 Date that students who are eligible to enroll may access their Enrollment Shopping Cart and Enrollment Appointment time on PAWS. NOTE: All holds must be cleared before students can enroll. See the Enrollment Appointments website for more information.
November 19 Beginning of registration by appointment. PAWS will generally be available for registration from 6:00 am to midnight Monday-Saturday and noon-midnight on Sunday. PLEASE NOTE: PAWS is scheduled to be down for routine maintenance on December 8-9.
December 10 Open enrollment period begins.
January 3 Approximate date that spring tuition assessments will appear on PAWS.
January 4 Last day to register without paying $200 minimum tuition deposit.
January 16 Last day to withdraw from the semester without charge or for full refund. Deadline for students to pay full fees or the minimum $200.00 tuition deposit to remain enrolled in classes.
January 17 Cancellation of registration of students who fail to meet January 16 payment deadline.
January 17 Start of Late Registration - $50.00 late registration fee assessed for students registering for classes for the first time in the term.
January 21 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - University Closed.
January 22 First day of classes
January 25 Deadline for Spring 2013 undergraduate graduation application submissions via PAWS.
February 4 Last day to add full semester courses or change sections. Last day to change courses from credit/no credit or audit to graded basis or vice versa.
February 5 Deadline for Spring 2013 graduate student graduation application submissions via PAWS.
February 18 Last day to drop full semester courses without W on record.
March 15 Last day to drop or withdraw from full-term courses.
March 17-24 Spring Recess - No Classes (UWM offices are open)
May 9 Last day of classes
May 10 Study day
May 11, 13-18 Final Exam Period
May 18 Last day of the Spring 2013 term. Date of degree conferral for Spring 2013 graduates.
May 19 Graduation ceremony
May 21 Priority deadline for instructor grading in PAWS per faculty policy. More information on instructor grading at
May 28 Final call deadline for instructor grading (final grade run date). All grades not entered into PAWS by 4:30pm will result in a value of NR, or not reported. After this point, all grade entries need to be submitted as a grade change.
May 29 Approximate date that Academic Standing and Dean's Honors appear for spring.