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Washington Administrative Code

Title 478 WAC - University of Washington


Chapter 478-160 WAC: Admission and Registration Procedures for the University of Washington

WAC 478-160-290: Withdrawal from the university.


Withdrawal from the university is official when written notification has been filed with the following office:

University of Washington
Registration Office
225 Schmitz Hall
Box 355850
Seattle, WA 98195-5850

Students who officially withdraw may be entitled by law to a refund of all or a portion of the tuition and fees for a given quarter depending on the time of the quarter the withdrawal is completed.

An official withdrawal during the first fourteen calendar days of autumn, or winter, or spring quarter shall result in the student's permanent record showing only the date of withdrawal.

During summer quarter official withdrawals shall be entered on the student's permanent record as follows:

(1) For full-quarter courses, during the first fourteen calendar days of the quarter only the date of withdrawal shall be entered.

(2) For "a" term courses, during the first seven calendar days of the quarter only the date of withdrawal shall be entered.

(3) For "b" term courses, during the first seven calendar days of "b" term only the date of withdrawal shall be entered.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130, 42.17.260, 42.17.29, 42.17.300 and chapter 34.05 RCW. 97-14-004, § 478-160-290, filed 6/19/97, effective 7/20/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130. 92-12-011, § 478-160-290, filed 5/22/92, effective 6/22/92; Order 72-8, § 478-160-290, filed 11/30/72.]