Registrar Services Location

North Foundation Hall, Room 160
318 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4454
(location map)
(248) 370-3450
regservices@oakland.edu

Office Hours:
M-F 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Feel free to phone us, email or instant message us during our office hours.

Office of the Registrar

O'Dowd Hall, Room 100
586 Pioneer Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4482
(location map)
Fax: (248) 370-2586

Winter 2020

Go to Winter 2020 additional information

Winter 2020 IMPORTANT DATES

March 18-29

SAIL (Web) registration – by class standing and earned credit hours

March 30 - Jan. 5

SAIL (Web) registration – open

Registration waitlisting (varies by class) begins

Dec. 15

Payment Due Date (NOTE: All winter tuition and housing is due on this payment due date regardless of class start date)

Dec. 23-Jan.1

University closed - holiday recess

Jan. 6-12

First week of late registration – SAIL (Web) registration/add class(es) continues

Jan. 6

Classes begin 7:30 a.m.

Jan. 13-17

Second week of late registration – instructor approval required to register/add class(es).

Registration waitlisting (varies by class) ends

Jan. 17

Last day 100% tuition refund – full semester.  In-person drops of courses must be received by the Office of the Registrar by 4 p.m.

Last day late registration — full semester courses

Last day to add a class

Last day to declare audit

Last day “no–grade” drop

Financial aid credit lock: Financial aid is based on the registered courses and course credits as of 11:59 pm. Courses and credits added after that time are not considered in financial aid budgets or for disbursement of financial aid scholarships, grants, loans, and awards.

Jan. 18

First day 0% tuition refund – full semester

First day grade of “W” assigned for drops - full semester courses

Jan. 20

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - No classes

Jan. 21

Classes resume 7:30 a.m.

Jan. 27

Official count date

Jan. 31

Last day to Apply for Graduation for Winter 2020

Last day for Summer and Winter graduates to apply to attend Spring commencement

Feb. 3

Federal financial aid recipients enrolled in first half courses: last day to return federal financial aid funds for students who stopped attending all courses.

Feb. 10

Last day official withdrawal – 1st half classes.

Feb. 17

Last day to complete competency exams

Feb. 22

Winter recess begins 10 p.m.

March 2

Classes resume 7:30 a.m.

March 13

Last day to defend thesis/dissertation or DScPT report.

March 15

Federal financial aid recipients enrolled in full semester courses: last day to return federal financial aid funds for students who stopped attending all courses.

March 20

Last day official withdrawal – full semester classes

Last day to obtain thesis/dissertation or DScPT report format approval from The Graduate School.

March 23

Registration begins for Summer 2020, Fall 2020, Winter 2021

March 27

Last day to submit thesis/dissertation or DScPT to The Graduate School for binding in fulfillment of degree requirements.

April 3

Federal financial aid recipients enrolled in 2nd half courses: last day to return federal financial aid funds for students who stopped attending all courses.

April 6

Last day official withdrawal - 2nd half classes.

April 13-19

Full Session (16 weeks) - Testing restriction

Faculty members are prohibited from giving in-class or online examinations or tests that are in-lieu of final examinations during the last 7 calendar days prior to the start of the final examination period of any fall or winter semester, the last 3 calendar days of any seven-week session, and an appropriately adjusted number of days for other parts-of-term. This policy also covers quizzes if the particular quiz accounts for more than 10% of the course grade. Homework assignments, term projects, presentations, laboratory exams or reports, and short quizzes (quizzes worth less than or equal to 10% of the course grade) are not covered by this policy. Violation of this policy will be first referred to the Dean of the academic unit that offers the course. A student may contact the Academic Affairs Office if the issue is not resolved by the academic unit. Faculty members are urged to keep heavy end-of-term student workload in mind when assigning short quizzes or other tests during the periods noted above.

April 18

Winter classes end 10 p.m.

April 19

Study day

April 20-25

Final exams (end at 10 p.m April 25)

April 25

Last day to resolve “I” grades from Winter 2019

April 28Grades due 10 a.m.

Winter 2020 Additional Information

Session

Begin
Date
7:30 a.m.

End
Date
10 p.m.

Last day to drop classes for 100% Refund

Last Day
Registration
Without
Permission

Last Day
of Late
Registration
with
Permission

Fin Aid
Census
Date 11:59 p.m.*

First Day
of "W"

Last Day
of "W"

Final Exams Begin

Final Exams End

Title IV
Return**

Grades Roll 
10:00 a.m.

1 - Full Term 16 weeks

Jan. 6

April 18

Jan. 17

Jan. 10

Jan. 17

Jan. 17

Jan. 18

March 20

April 20

April 25

March 15

April 28

F- First Half 8 weeks

Jan. 6

Feb. 22

Jan. 10

Jan. 10

None

Jan. 17

Jan. 11

Feb. 10

Last Class

N/A

Feb. 3

Feb. 25

S – Second Half 8 weeks

March 2

April 18

March 6

March 6

None

Jan. 17

March 7

April 6

April 20

April 25

April 3

April 28

C – Competency

Jan. 6

Feb. 17

Jan. 17

N/A

Jan. 17

Jan. 17

Jan. 18

Feb. 17

N/A

N/A

 N/A

Feb. 25

*Financial aid (ie. scholarships, grants, loans, awards) is finalized based on the registered courses and course credits on the financial aid credit lock date. Courses and credits added after the financial aid credit lock date are not considered for financial aid, scholarships, grants, loans, and awards. For more information, visit the Student Financial Services website.

**Last day for federal financial aid recipients to withdraw from all classes and return federal Title IV financial aid funds.