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 2014
Session Begin Date End Date
Regular Sep 02 Dec 11
Five Wk 1 Sep 02 Oct 04
Five Wk 2 Oct 06 Nov 08
Five Wk 3 Nov 10 Dec 11

Important Dates to Remember - Fall 2014
Date Created:
February 7, 2014
March 24 Approximate date the Schedule of Classes will appear on PAWS and Online.
April 7 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 14 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 3 Open enrollment period begins.
July 26 Approximate date that fall tuition assessments will appear on PAWS for enrolled students.
August 28 Final date for Fall 2014 waitlist process run. Waitlists will be purged after the final run.
September 1 Labor Day - University Closed.
September 1 Last day to withdraw (drop all classes) for the term without charge or for full refund. More information at
September 2 First day of classes
September 2 Start of the Late Enrollment Period - $50.00 late registration fee assessed for students registering for classes for the first time in the term.
September 5 Deadline for Fall 2014 graduation applications for undergraduate students. Submit application via PAWS.
September 15 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 16 Deadline for Fall 2014 graduation applications for graduate students. Submit application via PAWS.
September 29 Last day to drop full-term courses without W on record.
October 24 Last day to drop or withdraw from full-term courses.
Nov. 26-30 Thanksgiving Recess - No Classes (UWM offices are open on the 26th and 28th)
December 11 Last day of classes
December 12 Study day
December 13, 15-20 Final Exam Period
December 14 Graduation ceremony
December 20 Last day of the Fall 2014 term. Date of degree conferral for Fall 2014 graduates.
December 23 Priority deadline for instructor grading in PAWS per faculty policy. More information on instructor grading at
January 2, 2015 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, 2015 Approximate date that Academic Standing and Dean's Honors appear for fall.