Registration for Winter Session runs from Tuesday, November 3 through Wednesday, December 16, 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: Prepayment of tuition is required - charges will not appear on your student account
    1. E-Check
      1. Students can use the $ icon in the toolbar of their Portal
      2. Authorized payers should use the same login as fall/spring and make a 1-time payment
    2. 529 Plan
      1. If you currently pay with a 529 plan and have sufficient funds in the Plan, select this option on the registration form
    3. Loans and Aid
      1. If you intend to use student loans to pay for Winter Session, please send your Winter Session award email to Financial Aid for them to verify your loan availability and to confirm your intention to borrow.
      2. Email the signed letter to the Winter Session Office, winter@wesleyan.edu.
  3. Complete the Winter Session registration form from the Winter Session link in the Courses bucket of your portal (Available November 3).

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 2021. 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 first day of Winter Session 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.

IMPORTANT POLICIES FOR REGISTRATION:

  • Please note: Students should expect some readings and assignments to be due during the winter break, prior to beginning Winter Session.
  • 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 16. 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 the 2-week session or 2 courses during the 4-week 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 Sunday, December 13, 2020; after that date there will be no refund option.
  • No housing or dining is available for Winter 2021; courses are online due to COVID-19.
  • Winter Session courses 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 Sunday, December 13, 2020; 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 16 at noon. 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 dependent upon the course and will be included in the confirmation of registration email.
  • 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 uses the withdrawal form found in your Portal/Courses/Winter Session

Switching courses:

Please note that the deadline to swap courses is December 16 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 16. 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.