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  • MARCH1 Last day to withdraw or change grade option in

    8-week 1 course.

    14-20 Spring break. No classes.

    16 Last day to change grade option on full-semester course, excluding audit and special audit. Last day to select ACTRAC option.

    21 8-week 2 courses begin.

    28 Last day to add an 8-week 2 course without instructor approval. Last day 8-week 2 courses will be dropped without a W on transcript. Last day to drop 8-week 2 courses for 100% refund (no refund after this date).

    30 Online registration for summer 2016 begins ucollege.wustl.edu.

    APRIL1 Application deadline for fall 2016 scholarships/

    fellowships. New student deadlineApril 15.

    18 Online registration for fall 2016 begins ucollege.wustl.edu.

    29 Last day to withdraw from a full-semester or 8-week 2 University College course. Last day to drop ACTRAC option (no tuition refund). Last day to change grade option on an 8-week 2 course.

    MAY4 Final examinations begin.

    10 Last day of final examinations.Last day of spring semester.

    18 University College Recognition Ceremony.

    20 Commencement.

    SPRING 2016 CALENDARSEPTEMBER28 Spring 2016 courses available to view online at

    ucollege.wustl.edu.

    OCTOBER16 Fall break.

    31 Application deadline for spring 2016 scholarships/fellowships. See ucollege.wustl.edu/financial/scholarships.

    NOVEMBER 4 Preview Night ucollege.wustl.edu/preview.

    5 Online registration begins for University College ucollege.wustl.edu.

    25-29 Thanksgiving break. No classes.

    DECEMBER5 Washington University Recognition Ceremony for

    December graduates.

    17 Last day to file Intent to Graduate form for May 2016 Graduation.

    JANUARY4-16 January Intercession.

    14 New Student Orientation.

    18 Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. No classes.

    19 Spring 2016 semester begins.

    25 Summer 2016 courses available to view online at ucollege.wustl.edu.

    FEBRUARY 3 Last day to add a course without instructor approval,

    including independent study. Last day courses will be dropped without W on transcript. Last day to drop with 100% refund.Last day to change to or from audit or special audit grade option. Late fee of $50 applied to registration after this date. Last day to drop ACTRAC for a refund.

    10 Last day to drop full-semester course for 50% refund.

    17 Last day to drop full-semester course for 25% refund.

    22 Fall 2016 courses available to view online at ucollege.wustl.edu. UCOLLEGE.WUSTL.EDU

  • 1UNDERGRADUATE DEGREES

    Associate in Arts BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN:

    Anthropology Clinical Research Management Communications Economics or Managerial Economics Education English Global Leadership & Management Health Care History Industrial & Organizational

    Psychology International Studies Journalism Managerial Economics Mathematics or Applied

    Mathematics Political Science Psychology Sustainability

    University College at Washington University in St. Louis is the professional and continuing education division of Arts & Sciences. With flexible evening, online, and part-time course formats and a surprisingly affordable tuition students learn from distinguished faculty in a supportive environment.

    Register Online or In Person: Our academic advisors are happy to answer questions and help you chart your course of study at University College. Schedule an appointment by calling us at (314) 935-6700 or learn more at ucollege.wustl.edu/registration/how-to.

    ACADEMIC PROGRAMS

    University College offers degree and certificate programs in the following areas:

    CERTIFICATES

    Applied Behavior Analysis Business Creative Writing Education: Elementary, Middle,

    & Secondary Teacher Certification Entrepreneurship, Leadership,

    & Creativity Forensic Psychology Geographic Information Systems Somatic Studies Strategic Communication Sustainable Communities &

    Development Sustainable Management &

    Organizations Sustainable Environment &

    Science

    ADVANCED CERTIFICATES

    Applied Mathematics Clinical Research Management Human Resources Management

    (fully online option) International Affairs (fully online

    option) Math & Science Education Nonprofit Management (fully

    online option) Post-Baccalaureate Premedical

    Study

    GRADUATE DEGREES

    DOCTOR OF LIBERAL ARTS (DLA) MASTER OF ARTS IN:

    American Culture Studies Biology Education Human Resources Management International Affairs Liberal Arts (MLA) Nonprofit Management Statistics

    MASTER OF SCIENCE IN: Biology for Science Teachers Clinical Research Management

    WELCOME TO UNIVERSITY COLLEGEMARCH

    1 Last day to withdraw or change grade option in 8-week 1 course.

    14-20 Spring break. No classes.

    16 Last day to change grade option on full-semester course, excluding audit and special audit. Last day to select ACTRAC option.

    21 8-week 2 courses begin.

    28 Last day to add an 8-week 2 course without instructor approval. Last day 8-week 2 courses will be dropped without a W on transcript. Last day to drop 8-week 2 courses for 100% refund (no refund after this date).

    30 Online registration for summer 2016 begins ucollege.wustl.edu.

    APRIL1 Application deadline for fall 2016 scholarships/

    fellowships. New student deadlineApril 15.

    18 Online registration for fall 2016 begins ucollege.wustl.edu.

    29 Last day to withdraw from a full-semester or 8-week 2 University College course. Last day to drop ACTRAC option (no tuition refund). Last day to change grade option on an 8-week 2 course.

    MAY4 Final examinations begin.

    10 Last day of final examinations.Last day of spring semester.

    18 University College Recognition Ceremony.

    20 Commencement.

  • 2REGISTRATION

    Online registration: Online registration opens November 5, 2015. Visit acadinfo.wustl.edu/ucollege.

    In-person registration: Visit the University College office, January Hall, room 20, to complete your registration. Students must pay in full (cash, check, credit card) or provide an approved alternate method of payment (financial aid, employer reimbursement, military benefit, WUSTL tuition benefit, or payroll deduction) prior to being registered.

    Final registration deadline: February 3, 2016. For 8-week short courses: within 24 hours of the first class meeting.

    Late registration: Registrations for full-semester courses after February 3 require instructor approval and are assessed a $50 late fee.

    REGISTRATION, TUITION & FINANCIAL AID

    REGISTRATION AND REFUND DEADLINES SPRING 2016

    RegularJan 19-May 10

    8-wk Session 1Jan 19-Mar 12

    8-wk Session 2Mar 21-May 10

    Last day to register without a late fee February 3 February 3 March 28

    Last day to drop and receive a lab fee refund February 3 February 3 March 28

    Last day to drop and receive a 100% refund February 3 February 3 March 28

    Last day to drop without a W February 3 February 3 March 28

    Last day to receive a 50% refund February 10 N/A N/A

    Last day to receive a 25% refund February 17 N/A N/A

    No refunds given after February 17 February 3 March 28

    Last day to change grade option March 21 March 1 April 29

    Last day to withdraw from courses April 29 March 1 April 29

  • 3TUITION

    Undergraduate: $640$800/unit

    Graduate: $640$995/unit

    Special Audit: $117$183/unit

    Lab Materials: $15$350

    Exact tuition and fees are listed with each course. Register by February 3, 2016 to avoid a $50 late registration fee. A late payment fee of at least $50 or 5% of the outstanding balance may be assessed on unpaid balances after February 3, 2016.

    FINANCIAL AID

    University College offers opportunities for financial assistance, including federal and state grants and loans, merit- and need-based scholarships, and employee tuition reimbursement.

    Prior to registering, students must apply and be admitted to a select certificate or degree program, and they are required to complete a FAFSA, Evening School Profile, Award Letter Response Form, Master Promissory Note, and other financial aid documents.

    Undergraduate students must register for at least 6 units of coursework at University College for both the fall and spring semesters and 3 units for the summer semester. Graduate students must register for at least 4.5 units for both the fall and spring semesters, and 3 units for the summer semester.

    Financial aid applications frequently take eight or more weeks to process. Students should apply for financial aid as early as possible.

    Details can be found at ucollege.wustl.edu/tuition, or contact our financial aid advisor at (314) 935-6742.

    Contact information:University College January Hall, room 20 Telephone: (314) 935-6700 Fax: (314) 935-6744

    Hours: MondayThursday, 8:30 a.m. 7 p.m. Friday, 8:30 a.m.5 p.m.

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  • 5ONLINE GRADUATE CERTIFICATES IN HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT, INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS AND NONPROFIT MANAGEMENT

    Students have the option of completing these 15-unit graduate certificate programs with fully-online courses, or a combination of online and classroom-based courses. For more information visit ucollege.wustl.edu/online/programs-courses.

    University College can make your studies more accessible and efficient with flexible study options.

    SPRING 2016 ONLINE COURSES

    Fully Online

    ONLINE AND ACCELERATED STUDY

    Conservation Biology and Biodiversity

    Principles of Management Leadership for Organizational

    Success Business Finance Public Relations Princip