2018-19 Academic Calendar

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Dates in this calendar are subject to change without notice.

2018-19 Academic Calendar Summary

  Autumn 2018 Winter 2019  Spring 2019

Summer 2019   

Full Term

Summer 2019   

A Term

Summer 2019  

B Term

Instruction begins Sept 26 Jan 7 Apr 1 June 24 June 24 July 25
Last day of instruction Dec 7 Mar 15 June 7 Aug 23 July 24 Aug 23
Final exams Dec 8-14 Mar 16-24 June 8-14 Last day of class Last day of class Last day of class
Grades available on MyUW Dec 19 Mar 27 June 19 Aug 28 Aug 28 Aug 28
Commencement TBD
End of Quarter Breaks

Dec 15-Jan 6

Winter 

Break

Mar 23-30

Spring Break

June 15-23

Summer 

Break

Aug 24-Sept 24

Autumn Break

   

 

 Dates of Instruction

  Autumn 2018 Winter 2019  Spring 2019 

Summer 2019  

Full Term

Summer 2019   

A Term

Summer 2019  

B Term

Instruction begins Sept 26 Jan 7 Apr 1 June 24 June 24 July 25
Last day of instruction Dec 7 Mar 15 June 7 Aug 23 July 24 Aug 23
Final exams Dec 8-14 Mar 16-22 June 8-14 Last day of class Last day of class Last day of class
Commencement TBD

 

Registration Deadlines

  Autumn 2018 Winter    2019 Spring 2019    

Summer 2019  

Full Term

Summer 2019   

A Term

Summer 2019  

B Term

Registration Period I 

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

May 4-June 17

Nov 2-18

 

Feb 15- March 3 Apr 15-May 22 Apr 15-May 22 Apr 15-May 22

Registration Period II

Newly admitted and returning students

June 18-Sept 25 Nov 19-Jan 6 March 4-31 May 23-June 23 May 23-June 23 May 23-June 23

$25 late registration fee begins

Late registration fee begins for students who have not yet registered

Sept 26 Jan 7 Apr 1 June 24 June 24 July 24

Registration Period III

All nonmatriculated students and changes to schedules allowed

Sept 26-Oct 2 Jan 7-13 Apr 1-7 June 24-30 June 24-30 June 24-July 31
Registration for Tuition Exempt Program - UW Faculty/Staff Sept 28 Jan 9 Apr 3 June 26 June 26 June 26
Registration for Access Program students Sept 28 Jan 9 Apr 3 June 26 June 26 June 26
Registration for Tuition Exempt Program - Washington State Employees Sept 29 Jan 10 Apr 4 June 27 June 27 June 27 
All courses require an entry code beginning this date Oct 3 Jan 14 Apr 8 July 1 July 1 July 1
Last day to apply to graduate this quarter
(Undergraduate students only)
Oct 5 Jan 18 Apr 12 July 5 July 5 July 5

$75 late registration fee begins

Late registration fee increases for students who have not yet registered

Oct 10 Jan 21 Apr 15 July 8 July 8 Aug 8

 

 

Course Add, Drop and Withdrawal Deadlines

   Autumn 2018  Winter  2019  Spring   2019

Summer 2019  

Full Term

 Summer 2019   

A Term

Summer 2019  

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 2 Jan 11 Apr 5 June 28 June 28 July 31

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

 Oct 2  Jan 11 Apr 5 June 28 June 28 July 31
Last day to make changes to your schedule via MyUW without being assessed a $20 Fee and possible tuition forfeiture Oct 2 Jan 13 Apr 7 June 30 June 30 July 31
All Courses require Entry Codes to add beginning Oct 3 Jan 14 Apr 8 July 1 July 1 July 1
Late Add Period 
$20 fee per day for any registration transactions
 Oct 3 Jan 14 Apr 8  July 1 July 1 
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 3-9 Jan 14-20 Apr 8 - 14 July 1-7 — 

Last day to change to or from audit grade option. 

A $20 fee may be charged

Oct 9 Jan 20 Apr 14 July 5 June 28 July 31
Late Course Drop Period/Annual Drop
$20 fee is assessed and use of Annual Drop required
 Oct 10-Nov 13 Jan 21-Feb 24 Apr 15- May 19  July 8-Aug 11  July 1-14 Aug 1-Aug 14 
Last day to add a course through MyUW Oct 16 Jan 27 Apr 21 July 14 June 30 July 31

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

$20 fee

Nov 13 Feb 24 May 19 Aug 11 July 14 Aug 14

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

 Dec 7 Mar 15 June 7 Aug 16 July 17 Aug 16
Last day for graduate students to apply for on-leave status  Dec 7 Mar 15 June 7

Last day to withdraw 

dropping all classes

Dec 7 Mar 15 June 7 Aug 16 July 17 Aug 16

 

Tuition and Fee Assessment Deadlines

  Autumn 2018 Winter 2019 Spring 2019 

Summer 2019  

Full Term

Summer 2019  

A Term

Summer 2019  

B Term

Tuition exemption forms due at the Office of the Registrar Sept 12 Dec 21 Mar 15 June 7 June 7 June 7
First day tuition balance available on MyUW Sept 5 Dec 31 Mar 29 June 21 June 21 June 21

$25 late registration fee begins

Late registration fee begins for students who have not yet registered

Sept 26 Jan 7 Apr 1 June 24 June 24 July 24
Last day to enroll in the Tuition Installment Plan Sept 28 Jan 11 Apr 5 June 28 June 28 June 28
One-half tuition due if withdrawing for the quarter during this period Oct 3-25 Jan 14-Feb 5 Apr 8-30 July 1-14 July - 14 Aug 1- 14

$75 late registration fee begins

Late registration fee increases for students who have not yet registered

Oct 10 Jan 21 Apr 15 July 8 July 8 Aug 8
Tuition is due for all registered students
 
Oct 12 Jan 25 Apr 19 July 12 July 12

July 12

Late Payment Period begins

requires a Late-payment Fee

Oct 15 Jan 28 Apr 22 July 15 July 15 July 15
Full tuition due if withdrawing for the quarter on or after this date Oct 26 Feb 7 May 1 July 15 July 15 Aug 15

 

U-PASS Activation Dates/Payment Due Dates

  Autumn 2018 Winter 2019 Spring 2019 

Summer 2019  

Full Term

Summer 2019   

A Term

Summer 2019  

B Term

Deadline to register for classes to ensure advance U-PASS activation Sept 17 Dec 29 Mar 23 June 15 June 15 June 15
Advance U-PASS activation for students registered by deadline Sept 19 Dec 31 Mar 25 June 17 June 17 June 17
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 12 Jan 4 Apr 19 July 12 July 12 July 12
Deadline to finalize activation by tapping U-PASS on transit Nov 14 March 3 May 20 Aug 13 Aug 13 Aug 13
Last day to register for upcoming quarter to keep continuous service Dec 29 Mar 23 June 15 Sept 9 Sept 9 Sept 9
U-PASS deactivation for students not registered for upcoming quarter Dec 30 Mar 24 June 16 Sept 10 Sept 10 Sept 10

 

 

Grade Deadlines

 

Autumn 2018

 

Winter 2019

 

Spring 2019

 

Summer 2019  

Full Term

Summer 2019  

A Term

Summer 2019  

B Term

W grade and week designation for dropped courses begins 

(summer quarter not included in week designation)

Oct 10 Jan 17 Apr 9 July 2 June 25 July 26

Grades due from faculty at 5:00 pm

via Gradebook/GradePage

Dec 18 Mar 26 June 18 Aug 27 Aug 27 Aug 27
First day grades are posted to transcript and GPAs are available on MyUW Dec 19 Mar 27 June 19 Aug 28 Aug 28 Aug 28
Cancellation for Low Scholarship for the next quarter Jan 9 Apr 3 June 26 Sept 27 Sept 27 Sept 27

 

University Holidays

The campus is closed on the following days:

 

Early Autumn Start 2018

 

Autumn 2018 

 

Winter 2019

 

Spring 2019 

 

Summer 2019 

Full Term

Summer 2019

A Term

Summer 2019

B Term

Labor Day Sept 3            
Veterans Day   Nov 12          
Thanksgiving   Nov 22-23          
Christmas Day    Dec 25          
New Years Day   Jan 1          
Martin Luther King Jr. Day     Jan 21        
Presidents Day     Feb 18        
Memorial Day       May 27      
Independence Day         July 4 July 4