2017-18 Academic Calendar

Dates in these calendar are subject to change without notice.

2017-18 Academic Calendar Summary

  Autumn 2017 Winter 2018  Spring 2018 

Summer 2018   

Full Term

Summer 2018   

A Term

Summer 2018  

B Term

Instruction begins Sept 27 Jan 3 Mar 26 June 18 June 18 July 19
Last day of instruction Dec 8 Mar 9 June 1 Aug 17 July 18 Aug 17
Final exams Dec 9-15 Mar 10-16 June 2-8 Last day of class Last day of class Last day of class
Grades available on MyUW Dec 20 Mar 21 June 13 Aug 22 Aug 22 Aug 22
Commencement TBD
End of Quarter Breaks

Dec 16-Jan 2

Winter 

Break

Mar 17-25

Spring Break

June 9-17

Summer 

Break

Aug 18-Sept 25

Autumn Break

   

 

 Dates of Instruction

  Autumn 2017 Winter 2018  Spring 2018  

Summer 2018  

Full Term

Summer 2018   

A Term

Summer 2018  

B Term

Instruction begins Sept 27 Jan 3 Mar 26 June 18 June 18 July 19
Last day of instruction Dec 8 Mar 9 June 1 Aug 17 July 18 Aug 17
Final exams Dec 9-15 Mar 10-16 June 2-8 Last day of class Last day of class Last day of class
Commencement TBD

 

Registration Deadlines

  Autumn 2017 Winter    2018 Spring 2018    

Summer 2018  

Full Term

Summer 2018   

A Term

Summer 2018  

B Term

Registration Period I 

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

May 5-June 18

Nov 3-19

 

Feb 9-25 Apr 9-May 16 Apr 9-May 16 Apr 9-May 16

Registration Period II

Newly admitted and returning students

June 29-Sept 26 Nov 20-Jan 2 Feb 26-Mar 25 May 17-June 17 May 17-June 17 May 17-June 17

$25 late registration fee begins

Late registration fee begins for students who have not yet registered

Sept 27 Jan 3 Mar 26 June 18 June 18 July 19

Registration Period III

All nonmatriculated students and changes to schedules allowed

Sept 27-Oct 3 Jan 3-9 March 26-Apr 1 June 18-24 June 18-24 June 18-July 25
Registration for Tuition Exempt Program - UW Faculty/Staff Sept 29 Jan 5 Mar 28 June 20 June 20 June 20
Registration for Access Program students Sept 29 Jan 5 Mar 28 June 20 June 20 June 20
Registration for Tuition Exempt Program - Washington State Employees Sept 30 Jan 6 Mar 29 June 21 June 21 June 21 
All courses require an entry code beginning this date Oct 4 Jan 10 Apr 2 June 25 June 25 June 25
Last day to apply to graduate this quarter
(Undergraduate students only)
Oct 13 Jan 19 Apr 13 July 6 July 6 July 6

$75 late registration fee begins

Late registration fee increases for students who have not yet registered

Oct 11 Jan 17 Apr 9 July 2 July 2 July 26

 

 

Course Add, Drop and Withdrawal Deadlines

   Autumn 2017  Winter  2018  Spring   2018

Summer 2018  

Full Term

 Summer 2018   

A Term

Summer 2018  

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 3 Jan 8 Mar 30 June 22 June 22 July 25

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

 Oct 3  Jan 8 Mar 30 June 22 June 22 July 25
Last day to make changes to your schedule via MyUW without being assessed a $20 Fee and possible tuition forfeiture Oct 3 Jan 8 Apr 1 June 24 June 24 July 25
All Courses require Entry Codes to add beginning Oct 4 Jan 10 Apr 2 June 25 June 25 June 25
Late Add Period 
$20 fee per day for any registration transactions
 Oct 4 Jan 10 Apr 2  June 25 June 25 
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 4-10 Jan 10-16 Apr 2-8 June 25-July 1 — 

Last day to change to or from audit grade option. 

A $20 fee may be charged

Oct 10 Jan 15 Apr 6 June 29 June 22 July 25
Late Course Drop Period/Annual Drop
$20 fee is assessed and use of Annual Drop required
 Oct 11-Nov 14 Jan 17-Feb 20 Apr 9- May 13  July 2-Aug 5  June 25-July 8 July 26-Aug 8 
Last day to add a course through MyUW Oct 17 Jan 23 Apr 15 July 8 June 24 July 25

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

$20 fee

Nov 14  Feb 20 May 13 Aug 5 July 8 Aug 8

Last day to change to variable credits (must be done in person at the Office of the Registrar, MAT 253)

 Dec 8 Mar 9 June 1 Aug 10 July 11 Aug 10
Last day for graduate students to apply for on-leave status  Dec 8 Mar 9 June 1

Last day to withdraw 

dropping all classes

Dec 8 Mar 9 June 1 Aug 10 July 11 Aug 10

 

Tuition and Fee Assessment Deadlines

  Autumn 2017 Winter 2018 Spring 2018 

Summer 2018  

Full Term

Summer 2018  

A Term

Summer 2018  

B Term

Tuition exemption forms due at the Office of the Registrar Sept 13 Dec 20 Mar 12 June 4 June 4 June 4
First day tuition balance available on MyUW Sept 6 Dec 28 Mar 23 June 15 June 15 June 15

$25 late registration fee begins

Late registration fee begins for students who have not yet registered

Sept 27 Jan 3 Mar 26 June 18 June 18 July 19
Last day to enroll in the Tuition Installment Plan Sept 29 Jan 5 Mar 30 June 22 June 22 June 22
One-half tuition due if withdrawing for the quarter during this period Oct 4-26 Jan 9-31 Apr 2-24 June 25-July 8 June 25-July 8 July 26-Aug 8

$75 late registration fee begins

Late registration fee increases for students who have not yet registered

Oct 11 Jan 17 Apr 9 July 2 July 2 July 26
Tuition due for all registered students
Payment must be received by 5 p.m.
Oct 13 Jan 19 Apr 13 July 6 July 6

July 6

Late Payment Period begins

requires a Late-payment Fee

Oct 16 Jan 22 Apr 16 July 9 July 9 July 9
Full tuition due if withdrawing for the quarter on or after this date Oct 27 Feb 1 Apr 25 July 9 July 9 Aug 9

 

U-PASS Activation Dates/Payment Due Dates

  Autumn 2017 Winter 2018 Spring 2018 

Summer 2018  

Full Term

Summer 2018   

A Term

Summer 2018  

B Term

Deadline to register for classes to ensure advance U-PASS activation Sept 18 Dec 23 Mar 17 June 9 June 9 June 9
Advance U-PASS activation for students registered by deadline Sept 20 Dec 25 Mar 19 June 11 June 11 June 11
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 13 Jan 20 Apr 13 July 6 July 6 July 6
Deadline to finalize activation by tapping U-PASS on transit Nov 15 Feb 20 May 14 Aug 7 Aug 7 Aug 7
Last day to register for upcoming quarter to keep continuous service Dec 23 Mar 17 June 9 Sept 10 Sept 10 Sept 10
U-PASS deactivation for students not registered for upcoming quarter Dec 24 Mar 18 June 10 Sept 11 Sept 11 Sept 11

 

 

Grade Deadlines

 

Autumn 2017

 

Winter 2018

 

Spring 2018

 

Summer 2018  

Full Term

Summer 2018  

A Term

Summer 2018  

B Term

W grade and week designation for dropped courses begins 

(summer quarter not included in week designation)

Oct 11 Jan 17 Apr 9 July 2 June 25 July 26

Grades due from faculty at 5:00 pm

via Gradebook/GradePage

Dec 19 Mar 20 June 12 Aug 21 Aug 21 Aug 21
First day grades are posted to transcript and GPAs are available on MyUW Dec 20 Mar 21 June 13 Aug 22 Aug 22 Aug 22
Cancellation for Low Scholarship for the next quarter Dec 29 Mar 23 June 15 Sept 21 Sept 21 Sept 21

 

University Holidays

The campus is closed on the following days:

 

Early Autumn Start 2017

 

Autumn 2017 

 

Winter 2018

 

Spring 2018 

 

Summer 2018 

Full Term

Summer 2018

A Term

Summer 2018

B Term

Labor Day Sept 4            
Veterans Day   Nov 10          
Thanksgiving   Nov 23-24          
Christmas Day    Dec 25          
New Years Day   Jan 1          
Martin Luther King Jr. Day     Jan 15        
Presidents Day     Feb 19        
Memorial Day       May 28      
Independence Day         July 4 July 4