Dates in these calendar are subject to change without notice.

Dates of instruction
  Autumn 2013 Winter 2014 Spring 2014 Summer 2014
Full Term A Term B Term
Instruction begins September 25 January 6 March 31 June 23 June 23 July 24
Last day of instruction December 6 March 14 June 6 August 22 July 23 August 22
Final exams December 9 - 13 March 17 - 21 June 9 - 13 Last day of class Last day of class Last day of class
Grades available on MyUW December 18 March 26 June 18 August 27 August 27 August 27
Commencement June 13

Registration deadlines
  Autumn 2013 Winter 2014 Spring 2014 Summer 2014
Full Term A Term B Term
Registration Period I May 10 - June 23 November 8 - 24 February 14 - March 2 April 14 - May 21 April 14 - May 21 April 14 - May 21
Registration Period II June 24 -September 24 November 25 -January 5 March 3 - 30 May 22 -June 22 May 22 -June 22 May 22 -June 22
$25 late registration fee begins September 25 January 6 March 31 June 23 June 23 July 24
Registration Period III September 25 - October 1 January 6 - 12 March 31 - April 6 June 23 - 29 June 23 - 29 June 23 -July 30
Registration for Tuition Exempt Faculty/Staff September 27 January 8 April 2 June 25 June 25 June 25
Registration for Access Program students September 27 January 8 April 2 June 25 June 25 June 25
Registration for Tuition Exempt Washington State Employees September 28 January 9 April 3 June 26 June 26 June 26
All courses require an entry code beginning this date October 2 January 13 April 7 June 30 June 30 June 30
Last day to apply to graduate this quarter
(Undergraduate students only)
October 4 January 17 April 11 July 4 July 4 July 4
$75 late registration fee begins October 9 January 20 April 14 June 30 June 30 June 30

Course add, drop and withdrawal deadlines
  Autumn 2013 Winter 2014 Spring 2014 Summer 2014
Full Term A Term B Term
Last day for graduate students to apply for on-leave status December 6 March 14 June 6
Last day to make a change to your schedule or withdraw from the quarter without owing tuition or fees October 1 January 12 April 6 June 29 June 29 July 30
Late Add Period 
($20 fee per day for any registration transactions)
October 2 - 4 January 13 - 17 April 7 - 11 June 30 - July 4 June 30 - July 4
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 2 - 8 January 13 - 19 April 7 - 13 June 30 - July 6
Last day to add a course October 4 January 17 April 11 July 4 July 4 July 30
Late Course Drop Period
($20 fee and use of Annual Drop required)
October 9 - November 12 January 20 - February 23 April 14 - May 18 July 7 - August 10 June 30 - July 13 July 30 - August 13
Last day to change to or from S/NS grade option ($20 fee) November 12 February 23 May 19 August 10 July 13 August 13
Last day to withdraw (dropping all classes) December 6 March 14 June 6 August 15 July 16 August 15
Last day to reduce variable credits December 6 March 14 June 6 August 22 July 23 August 22

Tuition and fee deadlines
  Autumn 2013 Winter 2014 Spring 2014 Summer 2014
Full Term A Term B Term
Tuition exemption forms due September 11 December 23 March 17 June 9 June 9 June 9
First day tuition balance available on MyUW September 9 January 3 March 28 June 20 June 20 June 20
$25 late registration fee begins September 25 January 6 March 31 June 23 June 23 July 24
Last day to enroll in the Tuition Installment Plan September 27 January 10 April 4 June 27 June 27 June 27
$75 late registration fee begins October 9 January 20 April 14 June 30 June 30 July 31
Tuition due for all registered students
(Payment must be received by 5 p.m.)
October 11 January 24 April 18 July 11 July 11 July 11
One-half tuition due if withdrawing for the quarter during this period October 2 - 24 January 13 - February 4 April 7 - 29 June 30 - July 13 June 30 - July 13 July 31 - August 13
Full tuition due if withdrawing for the quarter on or after this date October 25 February 5 April 30 July 14 July 14 August 14

University holidays
  Autumn 2013 Winter 2014 Spring 2014 Summer 2014
Full Term A Term B Term
Veterans Day November 11
Thanksgiving November 28 - 29
Martin Luther King Jr. Day January 20
Presidents Day February 17
Memorial Day May 26
Independence Day July 4 July 4

No classes; university offices closed.