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 at www.ship.edu/Registrar . If you have any questions, please contact the Registrar's Office at ext. 1381.
Application for Graduation
The application deadline for December and January Graduation is Wednesday, August 1, 2018. 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 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. Graduate students must visit www.ship.edu/Registrar/Withdrawal_Request_Form/. to request a withdrawal from their final class.
To withdraw from a class, please follow these instructions:
- Log in to myShip portal.
- Click on My Academics from the Student drop down menu.
- Click on Add or Drop Classes link under the Registration Tools heading.
- If prompted, select current registration term.
- Click on the Action drop-down menu for the CRN (course reference number) from which you want to withdraw.
- Select Course Withdrawal Through Web.
- Select Submit Changes to submit your withdrawal.
- If your submission was successful, status for course should indicate Course Withdrawal through WEB on (date you submitted withdrawal).
The deadline to withdraw from a class or the University and receive a "W" grade is as follows for each part of term (POT):
| Part of Term
||Course Start & End Dates
|1 (Full Term)||Aug 27-Dec 14||Nov 5|
|2||Aug 27-Oct 19||Oct 2|
|3||Oct 22-Dec 14||Nov 27|
|4||Aug 20-Oct 12||Sept 25|
|5||Oct 15-Dec 14||Nov 23|
|6||Aug 27-Nov 16||Oct 19|
|7||Sept 3-Oct 5||Sept 25|
|8||Oct 15-Nov 16||Nov 6|
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.
Spring Undergraduate Scheduling
Undergraduate scheduling for spring 2019 opens October 29. To view your registration days and schedule your spring classes, log into the myShip portal.
Please visit /registrar/undergraduate_scheduling2/ for additional information on preparing to schedule. Scheduling will end Thursday, November 15. Schedule adjustment for spring will begin December 3.
Incoming freshmen and transfer students for the spring semester will be scheduled prior to the start of the semester. Schedules will be available online before the semester begins.
Scheduling for Winter Term 2018 begins as follows:
- Graduate - October 22
- Undergraduate - October 29 (or your start time)
- Undergraduate Non-Degree - November 16