2016-17 Academic Calendar

Dates in these calendars are subject to change without notice.

 

2016-17 Academic Calendar Summary

  Autumn 2016 Winter 2017 Spring 2017

Summer 2017  

Full Term

Summer 2017   

A Term

Summer 2017  

B Term

Instruction begins Sept 28 Jan 3 Mar 27 June 19 June 19 July 20
Last day of instruction Dec 9 Mar 10 June 2 Aug 18 July 19 Aug 18
Final exams Dec 10-16 Mar 11-17 June 3-9 Last day of class Last day of class Last day of class
Grades available on MyUW Dec 21 Mar 22 June 14 Aug 23 Aug 23 Aug 23
Commencement June 14
End of Quarter Breaks

Dec 17-Jan 1

Winter 

Break

Mar 18-26

Spring Break

June 10-18

Summer 

Break

Aug 19-Sept 26

Autumn Break

   

 

 Dates of Instruction

  Autumn 2016 Winter 2017 Spring 2017

Summer 2017  

Full Term

Summer 2017   

A Term

Summer 2017  

B Term

Instruction begins Sept 28 Jan 3 Mar 27 June 19 June 19 July 20
Last day of instruction Dec 9 Mar 10 June 2 Aug 18 July 19 Aug 18
Final exams Dec 10-16 Mar 11-17 June 3-9 Last day of class Last day of class Last day of class
Commencement June 14

 

Registration Deadlines

  Autumn 2016 Winter 2017 Spring 2017

Summer 2017  

Full Term

Summer 2017   

A Term

Summer 2017  

B Term

Registration Period I 

Priority registration for continuing students, veteran students and spouses receiving veteran benefits only

May 6-June 19

Nov 4-20

 

Feb 10-26 Apr 10-May 17 Apr 10-May 17 Apr 10-May 17

Registration Period II

Newly admitted and returning students

June 20-Sept 27 Nov 21-Jan 2 Feb 27-Mar 26 May 18-June 18 May 18-June 18 May 18-June 18

$25 late registration fee begins

Late registration fee begins for students who have not yet registered

Sept 28 Jan 3 Mar 27 June 19 June 19 July 20

Registration Period III

All nonmatriculated students and changes to schedules allowed

Sept 28-Oct 4 Jan 3-9 March 27-Apr 2 June 19-25 June 19-25 June 19-July 26
Registration for Tuition Exempt Program - UW Faculty/Staff Sept 30 Jan 5 Mar 29 June 21 June 21 June 21
Registration for Access Program students Sept 30 Jan 5 Mar 29 June 21 June 21 June 21
Registration for Tuition Exempt Program - Washington State Employees Oct 1 Jan 6 Mar 30 June 22 June 22 June 22
All courses require an entry code beginning this date Oct 5 Jan 10 Apr 3 June 26 June 26 June 26
Last day to apply to graduate this quarter
(Undergraduate students only)
Oct 7 Jan 17 Apr 10 July 3 July 3 July 3

$75 late registration fee begins

Late registration fee increases for students who have not yet registered

Oct 12 Jan 17 Apr 10 July 3 July 3 July 27

 

 

Course Add, Drop and Withdrawal Deadlines

   Autumn 2016  Winter 2017  Spring  2017

Summer 2017  

Full Term

 Summer 2017   

A Term

Summer 2017  

B Term

Last day to add, drop or change a course in the Registration Office without being assessed a $20 fee and possible tuition forfeiture.

Oct 4 Jan 9 Mar 31 June 23 June 23 July 26

Last day to withdraw from the quarter at the Office of the Registrar without owing tuition or fees 

 Oct 4  Jan 9 Mar 31 June 23 June 23 July 26
Last day to make changes to your schedule without owing tuition or fees Oct 4 Jan 9 Apr 2 June 25 June 25 July 26
All Courses require entry codes to add beginning Oct 5 Jan 10 Apr 3 June 26 June 26 June 26
Late Add Period 
$20 fee per day for any registration transactions
 Oct 5-7 Jan 10-13 Apr 3-7  June 26-30 June 26-July 2 
Unrestricted Drop Period
$20 change-of-registration fee an tuition forfeiture fees will apply, but courses dropped will not be reflected on your transcript 
 Oct 5-11 Jan 10-16 Apr 3-9 June 26-July 2 — 
Last day to add a course  Oct 7 Jan 13 Apr 7 June 30 June 30 June 30

Last day to change to or from audit grade option. 

A $20 fee may be charged

Oct 11 Jan 16 Apr 7 June 30 June 23 July 26
Annual Drop/Late Course Drop Period
$20 fee and use of Annual Drop required
 Oct 12-Nov 15 Jan 17-Feb 20 Apr 10- May 14  July 3-Aug 6  June 26-July 9 July 27-Aug 9 

Last day to change to or from S/NS grade option

$20 fee

Nov 15  Feb 20 May 14 Aug 6 July 9 Aug 9

Last day to reduce variable credits

 Dec 9 Mar 10 June 2 Aug 11 July 12 Aug 11
Last day for graduate students to apply for on-leave status  Dec 9 Mar 10 June 2

Last day to withdraw 

dropping all classes

Dec 9 Mar 10 June 2 Aug 11 July 12 Aug 11

 

Tuition and Fee Deadlines

  Autumn 2016 Winter 2017 Spring 2017

Summer 2017  

Full Term

Summer 2017   

A Term

Summer 2017  

B Term

Tuition exemption forms due at the Office of the Registrar Sept 13 Dec 20 Mar 13 June 5 June 5 June 5
First day tuition balance available on MyUW Sept 7 Dec 29 Mar 24 June 16 June 16 June 16

$25 late registration fee begins

Late registration fee begins for students who have not yet registered

Sept 28 Jan 3 Mar 27 June 19 June 19 July 20
Last day to enroll in the Tuition Installment Plan Sept 30 Jan 6 Mar 31 June 23 June 23 June 23

$75 late registration fee begins

Late registration fee increases for students who have not yet registered

Oct 12 Jan 17 Apr 10 July 3 July 3 July 27
Tuition due for all registered students
Payment must be received by 5 p.m.
Oct 14 Jan 20 Apr 14 July 7 July 7

July 7

Late Payment Period begins

requires a Late-payment Fee

Oct 17 Jan 23 Apr 17 July 10 July 10 July 10
One-half tuition due if withdrawing for the quarter during this period Oct 5-27 Jan10-Feb 1 Apr 3-25 June 26-July 9 June 26-July 9 July 27-Aug 9
Full tuition due if withdrawing for the quarter on or after this date Oct 28 Feb 2 Apr 26 July 10 July 10 Aug 10

 

U-PASS Activation Dates/Payment Due Dates

  Autumn 2016 Winter 2017 Spring 2017

Summer 2017  

Full Term

Summer 2017   

A Term

Summer 2017  

B Term

Deadline to register for classes to ensure advance U-PASS activation Sept 19 Dec 24 Mar 18 June 10 June 10 June 10
Advance U-PASS activation for students registered by deadline Sept 21 Dec 26 Mar 20 June 12 June 12 June 12
U-PASS activation for students registered after deadline 2 days after registration 2 days after registration 2 days after registration 2 days after registration 2 days after registration 2 days after registration
Deadline to pay U-PASS fee through Student Fiscal Services Oct 14 Jan 21 Apr 14 July 7 July 7 July 7
Deadline to finalize activation by tapping U-PASS on transit Nov 16 Feb 21 May 15 Aug 8 Aug 8 Aug 8
Last day to register for upcoming quarter to keep continuous service Dec 24 Mar 18 June 10 Sept 11 Sept 11 Sept 11
U-PASS deactivation for students not registered for upcoming quarter Dec 25 Mar 19 June 11 Sept 12 Sept 12 Sept 12

 

 

Grade Deadlines

 

Autumn 2016

 

Winter 2017

 

Spring 2017

 

Summer 2017  

Full Term

Summer 2017   

A Term

Summer 2017  

B Term

W grade and week designation for dropped courses begins 

summer quarter not included in week designation

Oct 12 Jan 17 Apr 10 July 3 June 26 July 27

Grades due from faculty at 5:00 pm

via Gradebook/GradePage

Dec 20 Mar 21 June 13 Aug 22 Aug 22 Aug 22
First day grades are posted to transcript and GPAs are available on MyUW Dec 21 Mar 22 June 14 Aug 23 Aug 23 Aug 23
Cancellation for Low Scholarship for the next quarter   Mar 24        

 

University Holidays

 

Early Autumn Start 2016

 

Autumn 2016

 

Winter 2017

 

Spring 2017

 

Summer 2017 

Full Term

Summer 2017

A Term

Summer 2017

B Term

Labor Day Sept 5            
Veterans Day   Nov 11          
Thanksgiving   Nov 24-25          
Christmas Day    Dec 26          
New Years Day   Jan 2          
Martin Luther King Jr. Day     Jan 16        
Presidents Day     Feb 20        
Memorial Day       May 29      
Independence Day         July 4 July 4  

No classes; university offices closed.