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 2014
Session Begin Date End Date
Regular Jan 21 May 08
Five Wk1 Jan 21 Feb 22
Five Wk 2 Feb 24 Apr 05
Five Wk 3 Apr 07 May 08

Important Dates to Remember - Spring 2014
Date Created:
May 13, 2013
October 28 Approximate date the Schedule of Classes will appear on PAWS and Online.
November 11 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 18 Beginning of enrollment by appointment. PAWS will generally be available for enrollment 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 7-8.
December 9 Open enrollment period begins.
January 2 Approximate date that spring tuition assessments will appear on PAWS.
January 3 Last day to register without paying $200 minimum tuition deposit.
January 15 Deadline for students to pay full fees or the minimum $200.00 tuition deposit to remain enrolled in classes.
January 16 Cancellation of registration of students who fail to meet January 16 payment deadline.
January 20 Last day to withdraw from the semester without charge or for full refund.
January 20 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - University Closed.
January 21 First day of classes. Start of Late Enrollment Period - $50.00 late enrollment fee assessed for students enrolling in classes for the first time in the term.
January 24 Deadline for Spring 2014 graduation applications for undergraduate students. Submit application via PAWS.
February 3 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 4 Deadline for Spring 2014 graduation applications for graduate students. Submit application via PAWS.
February 17 Last day to drop full semester courses without W on record.
March 14 Last day to drop or withdraw from full-term courses.
March 16-23 Spring Recess - No Classes (UWM offices are open)
May 8 Last day of classes
May 9 Study day
May 10, 12-17 Final Exam Period
May 17 Last day of the Spring 2014 term. Date of degree conferral for Spring 2014 graduates.
May 18 Graduation ceremony
May 20 Priority deadline for instructor grading in PAWS per faculty policy. More information on instructor grading at
May27 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 28 Approximate date that Academic Standing and Dean's Honors appear for spring.