Please visit http://www.ship.edu/Provost/Academic_Year_Calendar/ to view the academic calendar. Additional dates and deadlines are available in the "Semester Information" link on this page. If you have any questions, please contact the Registrar's Office at ext. 1381.
Application for Graduation
application deadline for December and January Graduation is Monday, August 3,
2015. Once received, these applications will be reviewed by the appropriate
academic dean's office or graduate department. This process will require approximately 8 weeks after
the due date for applications. For more information, please visit www.ship.edu/Registrar/Graduation_Process/.
Last Day to Change UG Major
Undergraduate students may declare or change a major any time except for during scheduling, which includes schedule clean-up and the two weeks prior to scheduling. For the fall semester, changes will be accepted until Monday, October 5th. Any changes submitted after this date will not be processed until scheduling is complete. The following programs are currently identified as high-demand: Biology,
Pre-K-4 and 4-8 Education programs, Communications/Journalism,
Criminal Justice and Psychology. Students who wish to declare a major in a high-demand program must submit their request within the first three weeks of the semester (by September 14) in order to be considered. The deadline for students interested in declaring a major in Education is two weeks into the semester. Students declaring other majors should submit requests during this period to allow them to be processed before scheduling for the next semester.
Last Day to Withdraw with "W" Grade
After schedule adjustment, all students, except first-semester freshmen, may withdraw from classes with "W" grades through myShip. First-semester freshmen must contact their dean’s office to explore their options for withdrawing from a class. Students will be able to withdraw from all but their final class. All undergraduate students must personally visit their academic dean's office to process a withdrawal from their final class. All graduate students must contact the Registrar's Office to process a withdrawal from their final class.
To withdraw from a class, please follow these instructions:
in to myShip portal.
on My Academics from the
Student drop down menu.
on Add or Drop Classes link under the RegistrationTools
prompted, select current registration term.
on the Action drop-down menu for the CRN (course reference number) from
which you want to withdraw.
Course Withdrawal Through Web.
Submit Changes to submit your withdrawal.
your submission was successful, status for course should indicate Course
Withdrawal through WEB on (date you submitted withdrawal).
deadline to withdraw from a class or the University and receive a "W"
grade is as follows for each part of term (POT):
POT 1 (Full Term) Course Dates Aug
24-Dec 11 Withdrawal
Deadline - Nov
POT 2 Course Dates Sept
7-Dec 6 Withdrawal
Deadline - Nov
POT 3 Course
17-Oct 11 Withdrawal Deadline - Sept
POT 4 Course
12-Dec 13 Withdrawal Deadline - Nov
POT 5 Course
31-Oct 11 Withdrawal
Deadline - Sept
POT 6 Course
12-Nov 22 Withdrawal
Deadline - Nov
POT 7 Course
24-Oct 18 Withdrawal Deadline - Sept
POT 8 Course
19-Dec 13 Withdrawal Deadline - Nov
POT 9 Course
12-Dec 6 Withdrawal Deadline - Nov
NOTE OF CAUTION: Before withdrawing from a class, careful thought should be given to the possible consequences. Withdrawals may have a negative impact on your progress toward graduation, your eligibility for financial aid, and your health insurance coverage. If you are unsure or have any concerns, you should consult with your academic advisor with questions about your progress toward graduation, the financial aid office with questions about any financial aid you may have, and your health care provider for any potential changes to health coverage.
Students are responsible for any class(es) appearing on their schedule.
NOTE: After the schedule adjustment period, NO REFUNDS will be given for any withdrawn courses. Charges will not be reduced for classes withdrawn with a "W" grade.