Academic Affairs

Office of the Registrar

Office of the Registrar

Our mission is to provide accurate and timely academic, registration and record services to students, faculty and staff in a welcoming and helpful environment; to advocate for student educational achievement to the highest standard and support student goals; work to preserve the academic integrity of the institution and honor the privacy of student records; and to uphold the mission of the institution to graduate citizens prepared to assume constructive roles in local, national and global communities.

We are committed to providing professional and timely service for your requests.

Schedule of Courses


Important Dates and Deadlines – Summer 2021:

Summer term starts May 11.

Desired Change Deadlines Within Deadlines After Deadlines
Add Course Maymester – May 11
1st 5 week – June 2
2nd 5 week – July 6
10 week session – June 2
Full Summer – May 11
Late Session – July 27
Instructor permission required only if class is closed or requires special permission. Should be done online – MyWestern Instructor permission is required through the drop deadline
(see section below).
Adding a class after the drop
deadline requires department chair approval.  A signed add form must be turned in to the Office of the Registrar in Taylor Hall 300, or by email to
Drop Course Maymester – May 13
1st 5 week – June 6
2nd 5 week – July 10
10 week session – June 12
Full Summer – May 24
Late Session – July 28
Teacher Institute – June 12
No permission is required to drop a course. A refund will be given if applicable. Drops are completed through MyWestern. Should be done online – MyWestern,
except weekend classes which
must be done through the Office of the Registrar.
Not Permitted

(see Withdraw from a Course)

Withdraw from a Course Maymester – May 24
1st 5 week – June 24
2nd 5 week – July 28
10 week session – July 17
Full Summer – July 9
Late Session – August 4
Advisor and instructor signatures required on a withdraw slip.  Will appear on record as a “W”. No Refund. Withdraw slip must be turned in to the Office of the Registrar. Not Permitted.
Total Withdrawal from the University Handled in the Students Affairs Office, located in Taylor Hall
Credit/No Credit Option (Audit) Same as add deadline. Must be done in the Office of the Registrar, located in Taylor Hall 300, or by email to Not Permitted.


Department Information

Office of the Registrar


Laurel Becker


Campus Location

Western Colorado University
Taylor Hall 300
1 Western Way
Gunnison, CO 81231