Fall

FALL 2016 SEMESTER CALENDAR

September 1- December 16
Q1:September 1- October 21
Q2-October 22-December 16

DATES LISTED IN THIS CALENDAR SUPERSEDE ANY OTHER PUBLISHED DATES

March 7 Registration for Summer 2016 for visiting students begins**
April 6-24
Registration for Fall and Summer 2016**
Please adhere to the Registration Timetable on the web.
April 27-Sept. 12 Registration for Fall and Summer 2016** for WPU & Visiting Students
Please adhere to the Registration Timetable on the web.
May 18 Graduate Commencement
May 20 Undergraduate commencement
May 30 Memorial Day, University Closed
July 4 Independence Day, University Closed
August 15 - Sept.12
 Late Registration (Late Fee assessed-$150.00.)
September 1 Fall 2016 Semester begins
September 1 Last day to apply for the January 2017 graduation period
September 1 First Academic Quarter begins(Quarter Courses)Q1
September 1-12 Fall 2016 Program Adjustment (See Instructions on the web)
September 3 Last day for 100% refund for withdrawal from a Q1 course*
September 5
Labor Day, University Closed
September 8 Last day for 50% refund for withdrawal from a Q1 course
September 12 Last day for 100% refund for withdrawal from a full semester course
September 13 Last day for 0% refund for withdrawal from a Q1 course
September 15 Last day to request the pass/fail or audit option.Please e-mail Registrar@wpunj.edu
October 6 Last day for 50% refund from for withdrawal from a full semester course*
October 10 Columbus Day, University Open; Classes in Session
October 21 First Academic Quarter ends(Quarter Course-Q1)
October 22 Second Academic Quarter begins(Quarter Course-Q2)
October 26 Last day for 100% refund for withdrawal from a Q2 course
November 3 Last day to academically withdraw  from a full semester  course for Fall 2016(NO REFUND)*
November 4 Last day for 50% refund for withdrawal from a Q2 course
November 8 Election Day, University Open, classes in session
November 11 Veteran's Day, University Open, classes in session
November 11 Last day for 0% refund for withdrawal from a Q2 course
November 16 Last day to apply for a Leave of Absence
November 24 Thanksgiving Day, University Closed
November 25-November 27 Classes cancelled,University Closed 
December 8 Last day to Withdraw from the University
December 9-16 Examination period and /or continued class instruction
December 16 Second Academic Quarter ends-Quarter Course-Q2
December 16 Fall 2016 semester ends at close of academic day (all sessions)
December 17 Winter Break Begins
December 25
-January 2
University Closed
December 27 Winter Session 2017 begins
January 5 Fall 2016 grades due to Registrar from faculty
January 15 Winter Session 2017 Ends
January 18 First day of classes Spring 2017 semester

(Students should not put off registering beyond the first window.  The university can not guarantee seat availability.  To wait to register will create an inconvenience for all concerned.)

*The refund deadline for dropping classes for the Fall 2016 semester is 11:59PM on the dates listed above.

**Please see the Summer 2016 Calendar for the exact dates of registration.