The Office of Continuing Studies will be closed from December 23, 2019 to January 1, 2020.

HOW TO REGISTER 

Wesleyan Students

To register for Winter Session:

  1. Meet with your advisor and get approval to take your preferred course. Have them email their approval to winter@wesleyan.edu .
  2. Payment
    • If you intend to use student loans to pay for Winter Session, please take your Winter Session award email to Financial Aid to complete. Bring the signed letter to the Winter Session Office, 74 Wyllys Avenue.
    • Payments made through the Student Account Center can be sent through the "Make a One-Time Payment" button (do not choose payment plan).
  3. Complete the Winter Session Google registration form from the Winter Session link in the Courses bucket of your portal (Available November 1).

Once we have your registration request, approval from your advisor, and payment in full, we will process your registration and email you a confirmation of registration. Completed registrations are processed in the order they are received.

If you are currently on leave, please contact your class dean for approval to return for Winter Session 2020. If approved, your class dean will issue a DAF to the Registrar's office and we will process your request once that has been completed, and we have your completed request.

Students who have incompletes in the fall term and do not submit work before the start of Winter Session (January 7) are not permitted to participate in Winter Session. Students will be contacted by their class dean and dropped from Winter Session; tuition charges will be reversed. Please discuss this schedule with your advisor when you request approval to register for Winter Session.

Students must register for housing separately; the form will be available in the Winter Session section of your portal. 

IMPORTANT POLICIES FOR REGISTRATION:

  • Because students will be completing (and often handing in) assignments and readings prior to the start of class, Winter Session does not include an add/drop period.
  • Winter Session does not have an add/drop period, as classes cannot be added after December 13. However, students can drop a class on the first day of class and have it removed from the transcript.
  • Students may not request an incomplete for a Winter Session course.
  • Students may enroll in only one course during Winter Session.
  • Payment in full is due with the registration for all students, including those receiving financial aid. Students may receive a 100% refund for withdrawal until Friday, December 6, 2019 at NOON; after that date there will be no refund option.
  • Students must have a spring housing assignment to qualify for Winter Session housing.
  • If you plan to use campus housing, you must sign up for it separately. Information about housing and dining are posted on the Housing and Dining page.
  • The deadline to withdraw and receive a W grade is January 17, 2020 at 5pm.
  • Winter Session course may be taken for credit only; auditing courses is not permitted in Winter Session.
  • Students who use student loans to pay for Winter Session should discuss the implication of the withdrawal on student loans with the Financial Aid office.

Withdrawing from Winter Session Courses

POLICIES & PROCESS

  • Students may receive a 100% refund for withdrawal until Friday, December 6, 2019 at NOON; after that date there will be no refund option.
  • Winter Session does not have an add/drop period, as classes cannot be added after December 13. However, students can drop a class on the first day of class and have it removed from the transcript.
  • Students may not request an incomplete for a Winter Session course.
  • The deadline to withdraw and receive a W grade is January 17, 2020 at 5pm.
  • Students who received student loans to pay for Winter Session should discuss the implication of the withdrawal on student loans with the Financial Aid office.
  • Winter Session course may be taken for credit only; auditing courses is not permitted in Winter Session.

You must submit a request to drop a course. If you simply stop attending, you will receive a grade.

To withdraw from Winter Session, please send a request via email from your "@wesleyan.edu" address to winter@wesleyan.edu. In your email:

1) Please include: Your full name and WESID
2) Please include the course number and name of the course you wish to drop.
3) Please copy your advisor and class dean on the email.
4) Students who received student loans to pay for Winter Session should discuss the implication of the withdrawal on student loans with the Financial Aid office.

Switching courses:

Please note that the deadline to swap courses is Dec. 6 at noon.

To withdraw from one course and add another, please follow the instructions for withdrawing from a course above, but add a request to register for an additional course. Winter Session does not have an add/drop period, as classes cannot be added after December 13. However, students can drop a class on the first day of class and have it removed from the transcript.

Your advisor must approve the added course before the switch can be made. Please see the Calendar for withdrawal deadlines and tuition liability.