For the purpose of these regulations the following definitions shall apply:
|(1)||An "admitted person" is one who has
applied for and been offered an opportunity to enroll at the University of Washington for
a given quarter.
|(2)||An "enrolled student" is one who is admissible to
the university for a given quarter and has given a firm commitment, usually by means of an
advance payment on tuition and fees, of his or her intention to attend the university. (The
advance fee payment is not required summer quarter.)
|(3)||A "registered student" is one who has enrolled
and has been assigned by the university registrar to one or more courses in a given
|(4)||A "new student" is either one who has not previously
registered for residence credit courses at the university or one who will be in his or her
first quarter in a status different from that in which he or she last attended.
|(5)||A "returning student" is one who has formerly
attended the university and is returning after an absence of one or more quarters in the
|(6)||"Continuing student" is either one who was registered
in the same status the preceding quarter or one who is registered autumn quarter in the same
status he or she was registered the preceding spring quarter.
|(7)||"On-leave graduate student" is a graduate student in
good standing who plans to be away from the university and who has applied for and been
granted on-leave status.
|(8)||"Residence credit" is that academic credit
associated with those courses which are offered by the university within the regular
academic curriculum. Credit earned through the satisfactory completion of such courses
is applicable toward a university degree or professional certificate to the extent it
satisfies specific school or college degree requirements.
|(9)||"Matriculated student" is one who has been accepted
into one of the university's schools or colleges to pursue a program of study which normally
leads to a degree or professional certificate.
|(10)||"Nonmatriculated student" is one who will be
permitted to register for courses on a space-available basis but whose educational
objective does not include a University of Washington degree or professional
|(11)||"Summer only nonmatriculated" student is one who
attends the university only during the summer quarter and who is not engaged in a degree
or certificate program at the university. Such a student must apply for admission as a
new student should he or she wish to attend any quarter other than summer
|(12)||The first 4-1/2 weeks of the summer quarter constitute
"a" term. Some classes are offered during "a" term only.
|(13)||The second 4-1/2 weeks of the summer quarter constitute "b" term. Some classes are offered during "b" term only.|
[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130. 92-12-011, § 478-160-240, filed 5/22/92, effective 6/22/92; Order 74-1, § 478-160-240, filed 3/4/74; Order 72-8, § 478-160-240, filed 11/30/72.]