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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 2022:

Summer term starts May 9.

Desired Change Deadlines Within Deadlines After Deadlines
Add Course
Maymester – May 10
1st 5 week  – June 1
2nd 5 week – July 6
10 week session – June 1
Full Summer – May 10
Late Session – July 26
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 registrar@western.edu.
Drop Course
Maymester – May 12
1st 5 week – June 5
2nd 5 week – July  10
10 week session – June 11
Full Summer – May 23
Late Session – July 27
Teacher Institute – June 12
No permission is required to drop a course. A refund will be given if applicable. Drops should be done online through MyWestern with the exception of weekend classes which must be done through the Office of the Registrar.
Withdraw from a Course
Maymester – May 23
1st 5 week – June 23
2nd 5 week – July  28
10 week session – July  16
Full Summer – July 8
Late Session – August 3
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


Department Information

Office of the Registrar


Laurel Becker


Campus Location

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

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