Dates in these calendar are subject to change without notice.

Registration deadlines
  Autumn 2012 Winter 2013 Spring 2013 Summer 2013
Full Term A Term B Term
Registration Period I begins May 4 begins November 2 begins February 15 begins April 15 begins April 15 begins April 15
Registration Period II June 18 -September 23 November 26 -January 6 March 4 - 31 May 23 -June 23 May 23 -June 23 May 23 -June 23
$25 late registration fee begins September 24 January 7 April 1 June 24 June 24 July 25
Registration Period III September 24 - 30 January 7 - 13 April 1 - 7 June 24 - 30 June 24 - 30 June 24 -July 24
Registration for Tuition Exempt Faculty/Staff September 26 January 9 April 3 June 26 June 26 June 26
Registration for Access Program students September 26 January 9 April 3 June 26 June 26 June 26
Registration for Tuition Exempt Washington State Employees September 27 January 10 April 4 June 27 June 27 June 27
All courses require an entry code beginning this date October 1 January 14 April 8 July 1 July 1 July 1
Last day to apply to graduate this quarter
(Undergraduate students only)
October 5 January 18 April 12 July 5 July 5 July 5
$75 late registration fee begins October 8 January 21 April 15 July 1 July 1 July 1

Course add, drop and withdrawal deadlines
  Autumn 2012 Winter 2013 Spring 2013 Summer 2013
Full Term A Term B Term
Last day for graduate students to apply for on-leave status December 7 March 15 June 7
Last day to make a change to your schedule or withdraw from the quarter without owing tuition or fees September 30 January 13 April 7 June 30 June 30 July 31
Late Add Period 
($20 fee per day for any registration transactions)
October 1 - 5 January 14 - 18 April 8 - 12 July 1 - 5 July 1 - 5 July 31
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 1 - 7 January 14 - 20 April 8 - 14 July 1 - 7
Last day to add a course October 5 January 18 April 12 July 5 July 5 July 31
Late Course Drop Period
($20 fee and use of Annual Drop required)
October 8 - November 11 January 21 - February 24 April 15 - May 19 July 8 - August 11 July 1 - 14 August 1-14
Last day to change to or from S/NS grade option ($20 fee) November 11 February 24 May 19 August 11 July 14 August 14
Last day to withdraw (dropping all classes) December 7 March 15 June 7 August 23 July 24 August 23
Last day to reduce variable credits December 7 March 15 June 7 August 23 July 24 August 23

Dates of instruction
  Autumn 2012 Winter 2013 Spring 2013 Summer 2013
Full Term A Term B Term
Instruction begins September 24 January 7 April 1 June 24 June 24 July 25
Last day of instruction December 7 March 15 June 7 August 23 July 24 August 23
Final exams December 10 - 14 March 18 - 22 June 10 - 14 Last day of class Last day of class Last day of class
Grades available on MyUW December 19 March 27 June 19 August 28 August 28 August 28
Commencement June 14

Tuition and fee deadlines
  Autumn 2012 Winter 2013 Spring 2013 Summer 2013
Full Term A Term B Term
Tuition exemption forms due September 10 December 24 March 18 June 10 June 10 June 10
First day tuition balance available on MyUW September 10 January 4 March 29 June 21 June 21 June 21
$25 late registration fee begins September 24 January 7 April 1 June 24 June 24 July 25
Last day to enroll in the Tuition Installment Plan September 28 January 11 April 5 June 28 June 28 June 28
$75 late registration fee begins October 8 January 21 April 15 July 1 July 1 July 1
Tuition due for all registered students
(Payment must be received by 5 p.m.)
October 12 January 25 April 19 July 12 July 12 July 12
One-half tuition due if withdrawing for the quarter during this period October 1 - 23 January 14 - February 5 April 8 - 30 July 1 - 14 July 1 - 14 August 1 - 14
Full tuition due if withdrawing for the quarter on or after this date October 24 February 6 May 1 July 15 July 15 August 15

University holidays
  Autumn 2012 Winter 2013 Spring 2013 Summer 2013
Full Term A Term B Term
Veterans Day November 12
Thanksgiving November 22 - 23
Martin Luther King Jr. Day January 21
Presidents Day February 18
Memorial Day May 27
Independence Day July 4 July 4

No classes; university offices closed.