Dates in these calendar are subject to change without notice.

Registration deadlines
  Autumn 2011 Winter 2012 Spring 2012 Summer 2012
Full Term A Term B Term
Registration Period I begins May 6 begins November 4 begins February 17 begins April 16 begins April 16 begins April 16
Registration Period II June 20 -September 27 November 28 -January 2 March 5 - 25 May 24 -June 17 May 24 -June 17 May 24 -June 17
Late registration fee begins ($25) September 28 January 3 March 26 June 18 June 18 July 27
Registration Period III September 28 -October 4 January 3 - 9 March 26 -April 1 June 18 -24 June 18 -24 June 18 -July 25
Registration for Tuition Exempt Faculty/Staff September 30 January 5 March 28 June 20 June 20 June 20
Registration for Access Program students September 30 January 5 March 28 June 20 June 20 June 20
Registration for Tuition Exempt Washington State Employees October 1 January 6 March 29 June 21 June 21 June 21
All courses require an entry code beginning this date October 5 January 9 April 2 June 25 June 25 June 25
Last day to apply to graduate this quarter
(Undergraduate students only)
October 14 January 13 April 6 June 29 June 29 June 29
 

Course add, drop and withdrawal deadlines
  Autumn 2011 Winter 2012 Spring 2012 Summer 2012
Full Term A Term B Term
Last day for graduate students to apply for on-leave status December 9 March 9 June 1
Last day to make a change to your schedule or withdraw from the quarter without owing tuition or fees October 4 January 9 March 30 June 22 June 22 July 25
Late Add Period 
($20 fee per day for any registration transactions)
October 5 - 7 January 9 - 13 April 2 - 6 June 25 - 29 June 27 - 29 July 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)
October 5 - 11 January 9 - 15 April 2 - 8 June 25 - July 1
Last day to add a course October 7 January 13 April 6 June 29 June 29 July 25
Late Course Drop Period
($20 fee and use of Annual Drop required)
October 12 - November 13 January 16 - February 19 April 9 - May 13 July 2 - August 5 June 25 - July 8 July 26 - August 8
Last day to change to or from S/NS grade option ($20 fee) November 13 February 19 May 13 August 5 July 8 August 8
Last day to withdraw (dropping all classes) December 9 March 9 June 1 August 10 July 11 August 10
Last day to reduce variable credits December 9 March 9 June 1 August 10 July 11 August 10

Dates of instruction
  Autumn 2011 Winter 2012 Spring 2012 Summer 2012
Full Term A Term B Term
Instruction begins September 28 January 3 March 26 June 18 June 18 July 19
Last day of instruction December 9 March 9 June 1 August 17 July 18 August 17
Final exams December 12 - 16 March 12 - 16 June 4 - 7 Last day of class Last day of class Last day of class
Grades available on MyUW December 21 March 21 June 13 August 22 August 22 August 22
Commencement June 8

Tuition and fee deadlines
  Autumn 2011 Winter 2012 Spring 2012 Summer 2012
Full Term A Term B Term
Tuition exemption forms due September 14 December 20 March 12 June 4 June 4 June 4
First day tuition balance available on MyUW September 26 December 30 March 23 June 15 June 15 June 15
$25 late registration fee begins September 28 January 3 March 26 June 18 June 18 July 19
Last day to enroll in the Tuition Installment Plan September 30 January 7 March 30 June 22 June 22 June 22
Tuition due for all registered students
(Payment must be received by 5 p.m.)
October 14 January 20 April 13 July 6 July 6 July 6
One-half tuition due if withdrawing for the quarter during this period October 5 - 27 January 9 - 31 April 2 - 24 June 25 - July 8 June 25 - July 8 July 26 - August 8
Full tuition due if withdrawing for the quarter on or after this date October 28 February 1 April 25 July 9 July 9 August 9

University holidays
  Autumn 2011 Winter 2012 Spring 2012 Summer 2012
Full Term A Term B Term
Veterans Day November 11
Thanksgiving November 24 - 25
Martin Luther King Jr. Day January 16
Presidents Day February 20
Memorial Day May 28
Independence Day July 4 July 4

No classes; university offices closed.