Semester Calendars

Fall 2022 Semester Calendar

Fall term: August 25 - December 10
12 Week Session: September 15 - December 10
Q1: August 25 - October 12
Q2: October 17- December 10

DATES LISTED IN THIS CALENDAR SUPERSEDE ANY OTHER PUBLISHED DATES

FULL TERM 12 WEEK PIONEER FLEX DATES    
Aug. 3   Late registration fee
Aug. 24 Sept. 14 Last day to apply for Leave of Absence (LOA) AUG 24 for Full Term; Last day to apply for LOA SEPT 14 for 12 week PIONEER FLEX dates
Aug. 25 Aug. 25 Last day to apply for January 2023 graduation
Aug. 25 Sept. 15 First day of classes (Full semester and Q1) AUG 25; First Day of classes for 12 week PIONEER FLEX SEPT 15
Aug. 25-Sept. 1 Sept. 15 - 22 Fall 2022 Program Adjustment
Sept. 1 Sept. 22 Last Day for 100% refund for dropped classes from Fall 2022-Q1 Classes
Sept. 2 Sept. 23 Last day to request the pass/fail or audit option (email registrar@wpunj.edu)
Sept. 2 Sept. 24 Enrollment confirmation due
Sept. 5 Labor Day. University Closed.
Sept. 8
Fall Census (Close of business - 10th Business Day)
Sept. 22   Grade changes for Spring/Summer 2022 Incomplete (IN) grades are due by 11:59 pm. (All “IN” grades not updated will be converted to "F")
Sept. 29 Oct. 14 Last day for 50% refund for withdrawal from course for Fall semester*
Oct. 10 Oct. 10 Indigenous Peoples' Day/Columbus Day. University is open, classes are in session.
Oct. 12 First Academic Quarter ends
Oct. 13-14 Wellness Days. University is open. No classes.
Oct. 19
Q1 grades due
Oct. 17 Second Academic Quarter starts
Oct. 27 Nov. 16 Last day for academic withdrawal from courses from Fall semester. (No refund)
Nov. 8 Nov. 8 Election Day. University is Open, Classes are in Session.
Nov. 11 Nov. 11 Veteran's Day. University is Open, Classes are in Session.
Nov. 24 Nov. 24 Thanksgiving Day, University Closed.
Nov. 25 Nov. 25 University is open, Classes are not in session.
Nov. 24-27 Nov. 24-27 Classes are not in session.
Dec. 1 Dec. 1 Last Day to apply for May 2023 graduation
Dec. 2 Dec. 2 Last day to Withdraw from the University
Dec. 4-10 Dec. 4-10 Last week of classes***
Dec. 10 Dec. 10 Fall semester ends (Full term and Q2)
Dec. 17 Dec. 17 Final grades due for Fall 2022
***The Fall 2022 academic calendar does not include a designated final exams week. Instructors, however, are invited to use their last class period for an exam or final assessment if that is desired for their course. Such an assessment must be completed by the last day of the Fall Term-December 10*
Dec. 25 Dec. 25 Christmas Day. University Closed

FULL SEMESTER DATES
First Academic Quarter (Q1)

DATES
Aug. 25 First Academic Quarter begins (Q1)
Aug. 29 Last day for 100% refund for dropped classes from Fall 2022-Q1 classes
Sept. 1 Last day for 50% refund for withdrawal from Fall 2022 Q1 classes
Sept. 2 Enrollment confirmation due for Q1 session
Sept. 4 Last day for 0% refund for withdrawal from Fall 2022 Q1 classes
Oct. 12 First academic quarter ends (Q1)
Oct. 19 Q1 grades due
Second Academic Quarter (Q2)
Oct. 17 Second Academic Quarter begins (Q2)
Oct. 21 Last day for 100% refund for dropped classes from Fall 2022-Q2 classes
Oct. 21 Enrollment confirmation due for Q2 session
Oct. 24 Last day for 50% refund for withdrawal from Fall 2022 Q2 classes
Oct. 28 Last day for 0% refund for withdrawal from Fall 2022 Q2 classes
Dec. 17 Q2 grades due

(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 2022 semester is 11:59PM on the dates listed above.
**Subject to change
***The Fall 2022 academic calendar does not include a designated final exams week. Instructors, however, are invited to use their last class period for an exam or final assessment if that is desired for their course. Such an assessment must be completed by the last day of the Fall Term-December 10*

Winter 2022/2023 Calendar-Online Courses Only

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

3 Week Session
1/3/23-1/20/23

6 Week Session
12/12/22
-1/20/23


Students will be able to take a MAXIMUM of two courses during Winter.  However, students MAY NOT register for two courses during the 3-week session.
April  4 April 4 Registration for Visiting students and Graduate Non-Matric will open
April 5 April 5 2nd Registration Window for Winter. E-Statements (bills) will not be generated until July for visiting students and in October for WP students. Payment MUST be made by the payment due date for course enrollment to be considered valid. NO paper bills will be mailed.
December 18 December 2 Last day to apply to the university for non-degree and visiting students (Both Undergraduate and Graduate)
December 21 December 5 Winter registration will close at the end of business day. All registrations and payment must be resolved.
January 3 December 12 Winter Session Begins (all courses will be offered on-line)
6 Week session enrollment confirmation due
January 3 December 12 Last date for Pass/Fail option (This option is available to only those WP 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
January 5 December 17 Last date for withdrawal at 100% refund. Notification of student intent to withdraw must be made by the date indicated via e-mail from your William Paterson University e-mail account: winter@wpunj.edu
January 6 Enrollment confirmation due
January 7 December 23 Last date for withdrawal at 50% refund. Notification of student intent to withdraw must be made by the date indicated via e-mail from your William Paterson University e-mail account to: winter@wpunj.edu
January 12 January 12 Last date for academic withdrawal (no refund). Notification of student intent to withdraw must be made by the date indicated via e-mail from your William Paterson University e-mail account to: winter@wpunj.edu
January 20 January 20 On-line Winter Session ends
January 27 January 27 Winter Grades due to the Office of the REgistrar

Spring 2023 Semester
Full term: January 23, 2023 - May 13, 2023

12 Week Session: February 13, 2023 - May 13, 2023
DATES FOR QUARTER COURSES ARE AS FOLLOWS:
Q1 = JANUARY 23 - MARCH 11
Q2 = MARCH 20 - MAY 13

FULL SEMESTER
DATES
 
12 WEEK PIONEER FLEX DATES
Last day to Apply for MAY 2023 graduation December 1 December 1
University Closed January 2 January 2
Deadline for payment of tuition and fees January 6
Late registration fee of $150 will be assessed January 6
Last day to be added to a waitlist for a course January 12
Martin Luther King's Birthday-University Closed January 16 January 16
Last day to apply for a Leave of Absence, Spring 2023 January 22 February 12
First day of classes-Spring 2023 January 23 February 13
Program Adjustment-Drop/Add courses for the Spring 2023 January 23-30 February 13-17
Last day to request the Pass/Fail or Audit Option,
email Registrar@wpunj.edu
January 24 February 14
Last day for 100% refund (of refundable charges) for 
dropping from a full semester course for Spring 2023.
January 30 February 17
Enrollment confirmation due January 31 February 18
Spring Census-Close of Business February 3
President's Day- University Closed, classes not in session February 20 February 20
Last Day for 50% refund for withdrawal from a full
semester course for Spring 2023 semester
March 7 March 20
Spring Break, University is open, classes are not in session March 12-19 March 12-19
Last day for 0% refund for academic withdrawal from a full semester course for Spring 2023 semester (NO REFUND) April 9 April 17
Holiday, University Closed April 7-9 April 7-9
Last day to withdraw from the university for Spring 2023 April 30 April 20
Spring 2023 semester ends May 13 May 13
Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony TBA
Graduate Commencement Ceremony, Sports and Recreation Center TBA
Grades Due May 20 May 20
Summer Session Begins TBA
Last day to apply for the August 2023 graduation June 1
First Academic Quarter (Q1) 
Q1: January 23 - March 11
First Academic Quarter begins(Q1) January 23
Program Adjustment - Add/Drop courses Q1 January 23-27
Last Day for 100% refund for dropped classes from Spring 2023 - Q1 classes January 27
Enrollment confirmation due January 28
Last day for 50% refund for withdrawal from Spring 2023 Q1 classes January 30
Last day for 0% refund for withdrawal from Spring 2023 Q1 classes February 3
First academic quarter ends (Q1) March 11
Second Academic Quarter (Q2) 
Q2: March 20 - May 13
Second Academic Quarter begins (Q2) March 20
Program Adjustment: Add/Drop courses for Q2 March 20-24
Last day for 100% refund for dropped classes from Spring 2023- Q2 classes only March 24
Enrollment confirmation due March 25
Last day for 50% refund for withdrawal from Spring 2023 Q2 classes March 28
Last day for 0% refund for withdrawal from Spring 2023 Q2 classes April 1
Spring 2023 semester ends: Second Academic Quarter ends(Q2)* May 13

*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 2023 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 2023 Session Calendar

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

May 29 - Memorial Day-University Closed
June 1 - Last day to apply for the August 2023 graduation period
July 4 - University Closed due to July 4th-Independence Day Holiday

Term/Part of Term Classes Start Classes End Registration Ends Deadline for Waitlist Last Day for 100% Refund* Last Day for 50% Refund* Last Day for 0% refund* Grades Due Confirmation of Enrollment
3A-3 WEEK TERM 5/22/23 6/09/23 5/22/23 5/22/23 5/22/23 5/26/23 6/06/23 6/15/23 5/26/23
3B-3 WEEK TERM 6/12/23 6/30/23 6/11/23 6/12/23 6/12/22 6/19/23 6/28/23 7/05/23 6/16/23
3C-3 WEEK TERM 7/03/23 7/21/23 7/03/23 7/03/23 7/03/23 7/11/23 7/18/23 7/26/23 7/08/23
3D-3 WEEK TERM 7/24/23 8/11/23 7/24/23 7/24/23 7/24/23 7/31/23 8/07/23 8/16/23 7/28/23
4A-4 WEEK TERM 5/22/23 6/16/23 5/22/23 5/22/23 5/22/23 5/26/23 6/12/23 6/21/23 5/26/23
4B-4 WEEK TERM 6/19/23 7/14/23 6/19/23 6/19/23 6/19/23 6/26/23 7/10/23 7/19/23 06/23/23
4C-4 WEEK TERM 7/17/23 8/11/23 7/17/23 7/17/23 7/17/23 7/26/23 8/07/23 8/16/23 7/21/23
5-5 WEEK TERM 7/13/23 8/19/23 7/13/23 7/13/23 7/13/23 7/19/23 8/15/23 8/24/23 7/16/23
6A-6 WEEK TERM 5/22/23 6/30/23 5/22/23 5/22/23 5/22/23 5/31/23 6/27/23 6/05/23 5/26/23
6B-6 WEEK TERM 7/03/23 8/11/22 7/03/23 7/03/23 7/03/23 7/11/23 8/07/23 8/16/23 7/08/23
12-Full Term 12 week session)  5/22/23 8/11/23 5/22/23 5/22/23 5/22/23 05/31/23 8/07/23 8/16/23 5/26/23

*The refund deadline for dropping classes for Summer 2023 is 11:59 pm on the dates listed above.