Important Academic Dates

Spring

SPRING 2016 SEMESTER
JANUARY 20 - MAY 13
DATES FOR QUARTER COURSES ARE AS FOLLOWS:
Q1 = JANUARY 20- MARCH 6
Q2 = MARCH 7- MAY 13

November 5-November 25 1st Registration Window
November 26-January 26 *2nd Registration Window
November(Month of) Tuition Bills e-mailed to students registered for Spring 2016
December  1 Last day to Apply for MAY 2016 graduation
December 18 Fall 2016 semester ends*
December 25-January 3 University Closed
December 26-January 14 Winter Session(All classes are offered on-line,see WPconnect for further details)
January 4 Deadline for submission of Fall 2015 grades to Office of the Registrar
January 5 Deadline for payment of Tuition and Fees(SPRING 2016)
January 6-26(Late Registration) Late Registration fee assessed ($150)
January 18 Martin Luther King's Birthday-University Closed
January 20

First day of classes-Spring 2016 semester

January 20-26 Program Adjustment- Drop/Add courses for the Spring 2016 semester.
January 26 Last day for 100% refund (of refundable charges) for dropping from a full semester course for Spring 2016.
January 29 Last day to request the Pass/Fail or Audit Option,email Registrar@wpunj.edu
February 12

Lincoln's Birthday(Traditional) Classes in Session, University Open

February 15 Presidents Day- University Closed, classes not in session
February 18

Thursday classes replaced by Monday classes

February 24

Last Day for 50% refund for withdrawal from a full semester course for Spring 2016 semester

March 13-19 Spring Break, University Open, Classes Not in Session
March 23 Last day for 0% refund for academic withdrawal from a full semester course for Spring 2016 semester
March 24 60% point of the semester
March 25-27 University Closed,Classes Not in Session
April 13 Last day to apply for a Leave of Absence,Spring 2016
May 5 Last day to withdraw from the university for Spring 2016
May 6-13 Examination Period
May 13 Spring 2016 semester ends:Second Academic Quarter Ends(Q2)
May 18 Graduate Commencement Ceremony, Shea Center for Perforing Arts,7:00pm
May 20 Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony,Prudential Center, Newark, NJ, 9:00am
May 24-August 9 Summer Session  2016
June 1 Last day to apply for the August 2016 graduation
   
First Academic Quarter (Q1)  
January 20 First Academic Quarter begins(Q1)
January 22 Last Day for 100% refund for dropped classes from Spring 2016- Q1 classes
February 1 Last day for 50% refund for withdrawal from Spring 2016 Q1 classes
February 8 Last day for 0% refund for withdrawal from Spring 2016 Q1 classes
March 6 First academic quarter ends(Q1)
   
Second Academic Quarter (Q2)  
March 7 Second Academic Quarter begins (Q2)
March 10 Last day for 100% refund for dropped classes from Spring 2016- Q2 classes only
March 14 Last day for 50% refund for withdrawal from Spring 2016 Q2 classes
March 21 Last day for 0% refund for withdrawal from Spring 2016 Q2 classes
May 13 Spring 2016 semester ends:Second Academic Quarter ends(Q2)*

*In the event that weather or other events necessitate the temporary closing of the university during the preceding term, the university reserves the right to extend the end of the semester in order to allow for completion of classes.

** HOUSING REFUNDS ARE ON A DIFFERENT REFUND SCHEDULE:Please refer to the following link for Housing Refunds: http://www.wpunj.edu/reslife/refund-policy/

Students should not put off registering beyond the first window.  The University cannot guarantee seat availability.
The refund deadline for dropping classes for the Spring 2016 semester is 11:59 PM on the dates listed above.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION:(973) 720-2700

ADVISEMENT INFORMATION:(973) 720-2727

GRADUATE ADMISSIONS INFORMATION:(973) 720-2237

 UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSIONS INFORMATION:1-877-WPU-EXCEL