Fall 2019 Semester Calendar

September 4- December 20
Q1: September 5 - October 25
Q2: October 26- December 20
DATES LISTED IN THIS CALENDAR SUPERSEDE ANY OTHER PUBLISHED DATES

FULL SEMESTER DATES
April 4-19
Registration for Fall 2019
Please adhere to the Registration Timetable on the web.
May 29 Memorial Day, University Closed
July 4 Independence Day, University Closed
August 14 - Sept.10
 Late Registration (Late Fee assessed)
September 1 Last day to apply for the January 2020 graduation period
September 2 Labor Day, University Closed
September 4 Fall 2019 semester begins
September 4 First Academic Quarter Begins (Q1)
September 4-10 Fall 2019 program adjustment (see instructions on the web)
 September 10 Last day for 100% refund from a Q1 (First Academic Quarter) course.
September 10 Last day for 100% refund for withdrawal from a full semester course
September 14 Last day to request the pass/fail or audit option.Please e-mail Registrar@wpunj.edu
September 17 Fall Census-Close of Business
October 9 Last Day for 50% refund for withdrawal from a course
October 14 Columbus Day, University Open, Classes in Session
October 25 First Academic Quarter ends(Quarter Course-Q1)
October 26 Second Academic Quarter begins(Quarter Course-Q2)
November 5 Election Day, University Open, Classes in Session
November 6 Last Day to academically withdraw from a course for Fall 2019(NO REFUND)
November 11 Veteran's Day, University Open, classes in session
November 20 Last day to apply for a Leave of Absence
November 27 Classes Cancelled, University Open
November 28 Thanksgiving Day, University Closed
November 27-November 30 Classes cancelled,University Closed 
December 12 Last day to Withdraw from the University
December 13-20 Examination period and /or continued class instruction
December 20 Second Academic Quarter ends-Quarter Course-Q2
December 20 Fall 2019 semester ends at close of academic day
December 21 Winter Break Begins
December 25-January 1 University Closed
December 26 Winter Session 2019 begins
January 3 Fall 2019 grades due to Registrar from faculty
January 14 Winter Session 2019 Ends
January 23 First day of classes Spring 2020 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 2019 semester is 11:59PM on the dates listed above.

**Please see the Summer 2019 Calendar for the exact dates of registration.

Winter 2019/2020 Calendar-Online Courses Only

DECEMBER 26, 2019-January 14, 2020

Visiting students who wish to take Winter courses are requested to contact the Office of Admissions (973.720.2125) for further details.

Applications must be received and completed NO LATER THAN December 6th.

FULL SESSION COURSES
April  8 Registration for Visiting students and Graduate Non Matric will open
April 8 -December 13 1st Registration Window for Winter (WPUNJ STUDENTS). Payment MUST be made within 48 hours of registration for course enrollment to be considered valid. Once Registered, a bill will be sent electronically to your WPU e-mail account. NO paper bills will be mailed.
December 6 Last day to apply to the university for non-degree and visiting students(Both Undergraduate and Graduate)
December 13 Winter registration will close at the end of business day. All registrations and payment must be resolved.
December 26 Winter Session 2019 Begins(all courses will be offered on-line)
December 26 Last date for Pass/Fail option(This option is available to only those WPU students who were accepted to the University prior to Fall 2003). Requests for this option must be made by e-mail from your William Paterson University E-mail account to: winter@wpunj.edu
December 26 Last date for withdrawal at 100% refund. Notification of student intent to withdraw must be made by December 26th via e-mail from your William Paterson University e-mail account:winter@wpunj.edu
December 27 Last date for withdrawal at 50% refund. Notification of student intent to withdraw must be made by December 27 via e-mail from your William Paterson University e-mail account to:winter@wpunj.edu
January 2 Last date for academic withdrawal(no refund). Notification of student intent to withdraw must be made by January 2rd via e-mail from your William Paterson University e-mail account to:winter@wpunj.edu
January 14 On-line Winter Session 2019 ends
January 22 Grades electronically submitted to Office of the Registrar

Spring 2020 Semester
January 23, 2020 - May 15, 2020

DATES FOR QUARTER COURSES ARE AS FOLLOWS:
Q1 = JANUARY 23- MARCH 14
Q2 = MARCH 22- MAY 15

FULL SEMESTER DATES 
November 5 Spring Registration Begins-Refer to the Registration Timetable
December  1 Last day to Apply for MAY 2020 graduation
December 20 Fall 2019 semester ends*
December 26-January 1 University Closed
December 26-January 14 Winter Session(All classes are offered on-line,see WPconnect for further details)
January 3 Deadline for submission of Fall 2019 grades to Office of the Registrar
January 14 Deadline for payment of tuition and fees
January 14-January 22 Late registration fee of $150 will be assessed
January 17 Last day to request to enroll in a repeated course
January 18 Last day to be added to a waitlist for a course
January 20 Martin Luther King's Birthday-University Closed
January 23 First day of classes-Spring 2020
January 23- January 29 Program Adjustment-Drop/Add courses for the Spring 2020
January 23 Last day to request the Pass/Fail or Audit Option,email Registrar@wpunj.edu
January 29 Last day for 100% refund (of refundable charges) for dropping from a full semester course for Spring 2020.
February 5 Spring Census-Close of Business
February 17 Presidents Day- University Closed, classes not in session
February 20 Thursday classes replaced by Monday classes
March 6 Last Day for 50% refund for withdrawal from a full semester course for Spring 2020 semester
March 15-21 Spring Break, University Open, Classes not in session
April 9 Last day for 0% refund for academic withdrawal from a full semester course for Spring 2020 semester(NO REFUND)
April 9 Last day to apply for a Leave of Absence,Spring 2020
April 10 Good Friday, University is Closed
April 10-12 Easter, classes not in session
May 7 Last day to withdraw from the university for Spring 2020
May 8-15 Examination Period
May 15 Spring 2020 semester ends
May  Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony, TBA
May  Graduate Commencement Ceremony, TBA
May 20 Last day to submit Spring 2020 grades
May 21 Summer Session  2020 Begins
June 1 Last day to apply for the August 2020 graduation
First Academic Quarter (Q1) 
January 23 First Academic Quarter begins(Q1)
January 25 Last Day for 100% refund for dropped classes from Spring 2020- Q1 classes
February 1 Last day for 50% refund for withdrawal from Spring 2020 Q1 classes
February 3 Last day for 0% refund for withdrawal from Spring 2020 Q1 classes
March 14 First academic quarter ends(Q1)
Second Academic Quarter (Q2) 
March 16 Second Academic Quarter begins (Q2)
March 18 Last day for 100% refund for dropped classes from Spring 2020- Q2 classes only
March 25 Last day for 50% refund for withdrawal from Spring 2020 Q2 classes
March 27 Last day for 0% refund for withdrawal from Spring 2020 Q2 classes
May 15 Spring 2020 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 2020 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

Summer 2020 Session Calendar

PLEASE REFER TO THE CHART BELOW FOR THE IMPORTANT DATES FOR EACH PART OF SUMMER SESSION.

May 28-Memorial Day-University Closed
June 1-Last day to apply for the August 2020 graduation period
July 4-University Closed due to July 4th-Independence Day Holiday

Term/Part of Term Classes Start Classes End Registration EndsDeadline for WaitlistLast Day for 100% Refund*Last Day for 50% Refund*Last Day for 0% refund*Grades Due Confirmation of Enrollment
3A-3 WEEK TERM 05/26/20 06/10/20 05/26/20 05/24/20 05/26/20 06/02/20 06/09/20 06/17/20 05/27/20
3B-3 WEEK TERM 06/16/20 07/06/20 06/16/20 06/14/20 06/16/20 06/23/20 06/30/20 07/13/20 06/17/20
3C-3 WEEK TERM 07/07/20 07/27/20 07/07/20 07/05/20 07/07/20 07/14/20 07/21/20 08/03/20 07/08/20
3D-3 WEEK TERM 07/28/20 08/17/20 07/28/20 07/26/20 07/28/20 08/04/20 08/11/20 08/24/20 07/29/20
4A-4 WEEK TERM 05/26/20 06/22/20 05/26/20 05/24/20 05/26/20 06/02/20 06/09/20 06/29/20 05/27/20
4B-4 WEEK TERM 06/23/20 07/20/20 06/23/20 06/21/20 06/23/20 06/30/20 07/07/20 07/27/20 06/24/20
4C-4 WEEK TERM 07/21/20 08/17/20 07/21/20 07/19/20 07/21/20 07/28/20 08/04/20 08/24/20 07/22/20
6A-6 WEEK TERM 05/26/20 07/06/20 05/26/20 05/24/20 05/26/20 06/02/20 06/09/20 06/17/20 05/27/20
6B-6 WEEK TERM 07/07/20 08/17/20 07/07/20 07/05/20 07/07/20 07/14/20 07/21/20 08/24/20 07/08/20
12-Full Term(12 week session)  05/26/20 08/17/20 05/26/20 05/24/20 05/26/20 06/02/20 06/09/20 08/24/20 05/27/20

*The refund deadline for dropping classes for Summer 2020 is 11:59pm on the dates listed above.