2019-20 Academic Calendar

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Dates in this calendar are subject to change without notice.

2019-20 Academic Calendar Summary

  Autumn 2019 Winter 2020 Spring 2020

Summer 2020   

Full Term

Summer 2020  

A Term

Summer 2020 

B Term

Instruction begins Sept 25 Jan 6 Mar 30 June 22 June 22 July 23
Last day of instruction Dec 6 Mar 13 June 5 Aug 21 July 22 Aug 21
Final exams Dec 7-13 Mar 14-20 June 6-12 Last day of class Last day of class Last day of class
Grades available on MyUW Dec 18 Mar 26 June 18 Aug 27 Aug 27 Aug 27
Commencement June 15

 

 Dates of Instruction

  Autumn 2019 Winter 2020 Spring 2020

Summer 2020  

Full Term

Summer 2020

A Term

Summer 2020

B Term

Instruction begins Sept 25 Jan 6 Mar 30 June 22 June 22 July 23
Last day of instruction Dec 6 Mar 13 June 5 Aug 21 July 22 Aug 21
Final exams Dec 7-13 Mar 14-20 June 6-12 Last day of class Last day of class Last day of class
Commencement June 15
Quarter Breaks

Winter Break

Dec 14-Jan 5

Spring Break

Mar 21-29

Summer Break

June 13-21

Autumn Break

Aug 22-Sept 22

 

Registration Deadlines

  Autumn 2019 Winter    2020 Spring 2020    

Summer 2020  

Full Term

Summer 2020   

A Term

Summer 2020  

B Term

Registration Period I 

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

May 10-June 23

Nov 1-17

 

Feb 14- March 1 Apr 13-May 20 Apr 13-May 20 Apr 13-May 20

Registration Period II -- Registration period opens at midnight

Newly admitted and returning students

June 24-Sept 24 Nov 18-Jan 5 March 2-29 May 21-June 21 May 21-June 21 May 21-June 21

Late Registration Fee begins ($25 fee) 

Late registration fee begins for students who have not yet registered

Sept 25 Jan 6 Mar 30 June 22 June 22 July 23

Registration Period III -- Registration period opens at midnight

All nonmatriculated students and changes to schedules allowed

Sept 25-Oct 1 Jan 6-12 Mar 30-Apr 5 June 22-28 June 22-28 June 22-July 29
Registration for Tuition Exempt Program - UW Faculty/Staff Sept 27 Jan 8 Apr 1 June 24 June 24 June 24
Registration for Access Program students Sept 27-10 Jan 8-22 Apr 1-14 June 24-July 8 June 24-July 8 June 24-July 8
Registration for Tuition Exempt Program - Washington State Employees Sept 28 Jan 9 Apr 2 June 25 June 25 June 25
Last day to apply to graduate this quarter
(Undergraduate students only)
Oct 11 Jan 24 Apr 17 July 10 July 10 July 10

Late Registration fee begins ($75 fee)

Late registration fee increases for students who have not yet registered

Oct 9 Jan 20 Apr 13 July 6 July 6 Aug 6

 

Adding/Dropping Courses or Complete Withdrawal

   Autumn 2019  Winter  2020  Spring   2020

Summer 2020  

Full Term

 Summer 2020   

A Term

Summer 2020 

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 1 Jan 10 Apr 3 June 26 June 26 July 29

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

 Oct 1  Jan 10 Apr 3 June 26 June 26 July 29
Last day to make changes to your schedule via MyUW without being assessed a $20 Fee and possible tuition forfeiture Oct 1 Jan 12 Apr 5 June 28 June 28 July 29
All Courses require Entry Codes to add beginning Oct 2 Jan 13 Apr 6 June 29 June 29 Jume 29
Late Add Period 
$20 fee per day for any registration transactions
 Oct 2 Jan 13 Apr 6  June 29 June 29
Unrestricted Drop Period
$20 change-of-registration fee. Courses dropped will not be reflected on your transcript 
 Oct 2-8 Jan 13-19 Apr 6-12 June 29-July 5 — 

Last day to change to or from audit grade option. 

A $20 fee may be charged

Oct 8 Jan 19 Apr 12 July 3 June 26 July 29
Late Course Drop Period/Annual Drop
$20 fee is assessed and use of Annual Drop required
 Oct 9-Nov 12 Jan 20-Feb 23 Apr 13-May 17  July 4-Aug 9 June 29-July 12 July 29-Aug 12 
Last day to add a course through MyUW Oct 15 Jan 26 Apr 19 July 12 June 28 July 29

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

$20 fee

Nov 12 Feb 23 May 17 Aug 9 July 12 Aug 12

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

 Dec 6 Mar 13 June 5 Aug 14 July 15 Aug 14
Last day for graduate students to pay for On-Leave Status  Dec 6 Mar 13 June 5

Last day to Withdraw 

(dropping all classes)

Dec 6 Mar 13 June 5 Aug 14 July 15 Aug 14

 

Tuition/Fee Assessment Deadlines

  Autumn 2019 Winter 2020 Spring 2020

Summer 2020

Full Term

Summer 2020

A Term

Summer 2020 

B Term

Tuition exemption forms due at the Office of the Registrar Sept 11 Dec 23 Mar 16 June 8 June 8 June 8
First day tuition balance available on MyUW Aug 29 Jan 2 Mar 26 June 18 June 18 June 18
Last day to enroll in the Tuition Installment Plan Sept 28 Jan 10 Apr 3 June 26 June 26 June 26
One-half tuition due if withdrawing for the quarter during this period Oct 2-24 Jan 13-Feb 4 Apr 6-28 June 29-July 12 June 29-July 12 July 29-Aug 12
Tuition payment is due for all registered students Oct 11 Jan 24 Apr 17 July 10 July 10

July 10

Late Payment Period begins

(requires a Late-payment Fee)

Oct 14 Jan 27 Apr 20 July 13 July 13 July 13
Full tuition due if withdrawing for the quarter on or after this date Oct 25 Feb 5 Apr 29 July 13 July 13 Aug 13

 

UPASS Activation Dates/Payment Due Dates

  Autumn 2019 Winter 2020 Spring 2020

Summer 2020 

Full Term

Summer 2020   

A Term

Summer 2020  

B Term

Deadline to register for classes to ensure advance UPASS activation Sept 16 Dec 28 Mar 21 June 13 June 13 June 13
Advance UPASS activation for students registered by deadline Sept 18 Dec 30 Mar 23 June 15 June 15 June 15
UPASS 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 UPASS fee through Student Fiscal Services Oct 11 Jan 3 Apr 17 July 10 July 10 July 10
Deadline to finalize activation by tapping UPASS on transit Nov 13 March 1 May 18 Aug 11 Aug 11 Aug 11
Last day to register for upcoming quarter to keep continuous service Dec 28 Mar 21 June 13 Sept 7 Sept 7 Sept 7
UPASS deactivation for students not registered for upcoming quarter Dec 29 Mar 22 June 14 Sept 8 Sept 8 Sept 8

 

 

Grade Deadlines

 

Autumn 2019

 

Winter 2020

 

Spring 2020

 

Summer 2020  

Full Term

Summer 2020

A Term

Summer 2020  

B Term

W grade and week designation for dropped courses begins 

(summer quarter not included in week designation)

Oct 9 Jan 20 Apr 13 July 6 June 29 July 29

Grades due from faculty at 5:00 pm

via Gradebook/GradePage

Dec 17 Mar 24 June 16 Aug 25 Aug 25 Aug 25
First day grades are posted to transcript and GPAs are available on MyUW Dec 18 Mar 25 June 17 Aug 26 Aug 26 Aug 26
Cancellation for Low Scholarship for the next quarter Dec 27 Mar 27 June 19 Sept 18 Sept 18 Sept 18

 

University Holidays

The campus is closed on the following days:

 

Early Autumn Start 2019

 

Autumn 2020

 

Winter 2020

 

Spring 2020 

 

Summer 2020

Full Term

Summer 2020

A Term

Summer 2020

B Term

Labor Day Sept 2            
Veterans Day   Nov 11          
Thanksgiving   Nov 28-29          
Christmas Day    Dec 25          
New Years Day   Jan 1          
Martin Luther King Jr. Day     Jan 20        
Presidents Day     Feb 17        
Memorial Day       May 25      
Independence Day         July 3 July 3