November 2019
Answer the October - November Question of the Month regarding Family Weekend and Homecoming events. 
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Important Dates

Nov 23:
WMU Turkey Trot 5k 

Nov. 27: Thanksgiving break begins at noon (residence halls open with reduced services)
Dec.2: Classes resume

Dec. 9-12: Final exams week

Dec 14: Residence halls close at 7 p.m.;  Commencement

Dec. 17: Fall semester grades posted late in the day
Looking Ahead
Jan.2: Spring 2020 tuition and fees due

Jan. 5: Residence halls re-open at 10 a.m.

Jan. 6: Spring semester classes begin at 8 a.m.

Jan.6-7: Spring One Stop Convenience Center

Jan.10: Last day to drop/add classes

Complete University calendar of events.  
Financial Aid 
Now is the time to file your FAFSA for the 2020-21 academic year! Almost everyone qualifies, file today!

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Times for the 
December 14, 2019  commencement  ceremonies have been set. Three ceremonies will be held in Miller Auditorium.

9 a.m.
College of Education and Human Development
College of Health and Human Services
College of Fine Arts

College of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Haworth College of Business

3 p.m.
College of Aviation
College of Arts and Sciences
Extended University Programs
Graduates can reserve four guest tickets beginning November 20 at 8 a.m. Ticket reservations will be accepted through Dec. 9. Additional tickets, if available, may be reserved Dec.12 and 13. Guests without tickets may view the ceremony on a large screen in  Brown Hall , Room 2028.
Final exam schedule

Final exams will take place December 9 -12, 2019. Students should review the final exam schedule or their course syllabus to determine their exam time. 
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The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence. 
                  ~ Denis Waitley

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