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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 478–160–295: Military withdrawals.


(1) If a student is conscripted into the armed forces or is called to active military duty, he or she may be entitled to a full refund or academic credit depending on the time of the quarter the student officially withdraws. Official withdrawals must be in writing, signed by the student, and accompanied by a copy of the student's military orders.

(2) A student who withdraws may receive credit for courses or a full refund, under the following schedule:

  (a) Students who withdraw through the seventh week of the academic quarter receive a full refund of fees. No academic credit is awarded.

  (b) Students who withdraw after the seventh week of the academic quarter may choose to receive academic credit or a full refund of fees.

(3) Complete information is available from the following address:

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

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130. 98-10-048, § 478-160-295, filed 4/29/98, effective 5/30/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130, 42.17.260, 42.17.290, 42.17.300 and chapter 34.05 RCW. 97-14-004, § 478-160-295, filed 6/19/97, effective 7/20/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130. 92-12-011, § 478-160-295, filed 5/22/92, effective 6/22/92; Order 72-8, § 478-160-295, filed 11/30/72.]