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 - Fall 2013
Session Begin Date End Date
Five Wk 1 Sep 03 Oct 05
Regular Sep 03 Dec 12
Five Wk 2 Oct 07 Nov 09
Five Wk 3 Nov 11 Dec 12

Important Dates to Remember - Fall 2013
Date Created:
February 11, 2013
March 25 Approximate date the Schedule of Classes will appear on PAWS and Online.
April 8 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.
April 15 Beginning of priority enrollment by appointment. PAWS will generally be available for enrollment from 6:00 am to midnight Monday-Saturday and noon-midnight on Sunday.
May 4 Open enrollment period begins.
July 16 Last day to submit a complete undergraduate application (freshmen, transfer, re-entry) including all relevant documentation for the fall semester.
July 27 Approximate date that fall tuition assessments will appear on PAWS for enrolled students.
August 2 Last day to register without paying $200 minimum tuition deposit.
August 27 Deadline for enrolled students to pay full fees or a minimum $200.00 tuition deposit to hold classes.
August 28 Cancellation of registration of students who fail to meet August 27 payment deadline.
August 29 Final date for Fall 2013 waitlist process run. Waitlists will be purged after the final run.
September 2 Labor Day - University Closed.
September 2 Last day to withdraw (drop all classes) for the term without charge or for full refund. More information at
September 3 First day of classes
September 3 Start of the Late Registration Period - $50.00 late registration fee assessed for students registering for classes for the first time in the term.
September 6 Deadline for Fall 2013 undergraduate graduation application submissions via PAWS.
September 16 Last day for late registration. 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.
September 17 Deadline for Fall 2013 graduate student graduation application submissions via PAWS.
September 30 Last day to drop full-term courses without W on record.
October 25 Last day to drop or withdraw from full-term courses.
Nov. 27-Dec. 1 Thanksgiving Recess - No Classes (UWM offices are open on the 27th and 29th)
December 12 Last day of classes
December 13 Study day
December 14, 16 -21 Final Exam Period
December 15 Graduation ceremony (changed from 12/22)
December 21 Last day of the Fall 2013 term. Date of degree conferral for Fall 2013 graduates.
December 27 Priority deadline for instructor grading in PAWS per faculty policy. More information on instructor grading at
January 2, 2014 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.
January 3, 2014 Approximate date that Academic Standing and Dean's Honors appear for fall.