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2010-2011 Academic Calendar

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A printable pdf version of the 2010-2011 Academic Calendar

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University Holidays

Classes are not in session on the following holidays:

EARLY FALL START 2010 AUTUMN 2010 WINTER 2011 SPRING 2011 SUMMER 2011
Full-term A-term B-term
September 6, Labor Day November 11, Veterans Day January 17, Martin Luther King Day May 30, Memorial Day July 4, Independence Day July 4, Independence Day  
  November 25-26, Thanksgiving February 21, Presidents Day        

Religious Holidays and Observances

Use these dates for planning purposes

Application Deadlines

 
AUTUMN 2010
WINTER 2011
SPRING 2011
SUMMER 2011
Full-term
A-term
B-term
Admission Application for Freshmen January 15 September 15 December 15 January 15 January 15 January 15
Admission Application for Transfer Students and Postbaccalaureate Students February 15 September 15 December 15 February 15 February 15 February 15
Evening Degree Program Transfer or Postbaccalaureate Students July 15 October 31 January 31 May 15 May 15 May 15
Admission Application for Returning Students. July 1 November 1 February 1 June 1 June 1 June 1
Admission Application for Summer Only Students.       June 1, Apply in
person after this
date
June 1, Apply in
person after this
date
June 1, Apply in
person after this
date
Admission Application for International Undergraduate Students January 15     January 15 January 15 January 15
Graduating Senior Priority - Applications due May 5 November 3 February 16 April 13 April 13 April 13
UW faculty/staff and Washington State employees Tuition Exemption Forms due Tuition exemption forms due 2 weeks before the beginning of the quarter
Applications for credit by examination October 8 January 14 April 8 July 1 July 1 July 1
Applications for baccalaureate degrees and certificates October 15 January 21 April 15 July 8 July 8 July 8
Application for Washington State residence status October 28 February 1 April 26 July 19 July 19 July 19
 
AUTUMN 2010
WINTER 2011
SPRING 2011
SUMMER 2011
Full-term
A-term
B-term

NA=Not Applicable

Dates of Instruction

 
AUTUMN 2010
WINTER 2011
SPRING 2011
SUMMER 2011
Full-term
A-term
B-term
Instruction Begins
WAC 478-132-030
September 29 January 3 March 28 June 20 June 20 July 21
Last Day of Instruction December 10 March 11 June 3 August 19 July 20 August 19
Final Examination Week December 13-17 March 14-18 June 6-10 Typically the
last class day
Typically the
last class day
Typically the
last class day
Commencement     Seattle, June 11
Tacoma, June 10
Bothell, June 12
     
Quarter Breaks Winter Break
December 19-January 2
Spring Break
March 20-27
Summer Break
June 12-19
Autumn Break
August 21-September 27
 
AUTUMN 2010
WINTER 2011
SPRING 2011
SUMMER 2011
Full-term
A-term
B-term

Registration Deadlines

 
AUTUMN 2010
WINTER 2011
SPRING 2011
SUMMER 2011
Full-term
A-term
B-term
Registration Period I Priority Registration May 7-June 20 November 5-November 28 February 18-March 6 April 18-May 25 April 18-May 25 April 18-May 25
Registration Period II June 21-September 28 November 29-January 2 March 7-27 May 26-June 19 May 26-June 19 May 26-June 19
Begin mailing Quarterly U PASS sticker September 7 December 10 March 11 June 3 June 3 June 3
Late Registration Fee begins ($25) [First-time registration (signing up for a class) for the quarter] September 29 January 3 March 28 June 20 June 20 July 21
Registration Period III September 29-October 5 January 3-9 March 28-April 3 June 20-26 June 20-26 June 20-July 27
Registration for Tuition Exemption Program - UW Faculty/Staff October 1 January 5 March 30 June 22 June 22 June 22
Registration for UW Access Program October 1 January 5 March 30 June 22 June 22 June 22
Registration for Tuition Exemption Program - Wash. State employees October 2 January 6 March 31 June 23 June 23 June 23
Late Registration Fee begins ($75) [First-time registration (signing up for a class) for the quarter] October 13 January 17 April 11 July 4 July 4 July 28
 
AUTUMN 2010
WINTER 2011
SPRING 2011
SUMMER 2011
Full-term
A-term
B-term

Adding/Dropping Courses or Complete Withdrawal

 
AUTUMN 2010
WINTER 2011
SPRING 2011
SUMMER 2011
Full-term
A-term
B-term
Last day for graduate students to apply for on-leave status October 5 January 7 April 1 June 24 June 24 June 24
Last day to add, drop or change a course in the Registration Office without being assessed a $20 Fee and possible tuition forfeiture October 5 January 7 April 1 June 24 June 24 July 27
Last day to withdraw at the Registration Office without owing tuition or fees October 5 January 7 April 1 June 24 June 24 July 27
Last day to add, drop or change a course through MyUW without being assessed a $20 Fee and possible tuition forfeiture October 5 January 9 April 3 June 26 June 26 July 27
All courses require entry codes to add beginning October 6 January 10 April 4 June 27 June 27 June 27
Unrestricted drop period $20 fee October 6-October 12 January 10-16 April 4-10 June 27-July 3 NA NA
Late Add Period - $20 fee and Entry Codes required to add all courses beginning October 6 January 10 April 4 June 27 June 27 NA
Last day to change to or from audit grade option. A $20 fee may be charged October 12 January 14 April 8 July 1 July 1 July 27
Late Course Drop Period Use of Annual Drop Required and a $20 Fee is Assessed October 13-November 14 January 17-February 20 April 11-May 15 July 4-August 7 June 27-July 10 July 28-August 10
Last day to add a course through MyUW October 19 January 23 April 17 July 10 July 10 July 27
Last day to change to or from S/NS grade option. $20 fee November 14 February 20 May 15 August 7 July 10 August 10
Last day to withdraw (dropping all classes) December 10 March 11 June 3 August 12 July 13 August 12
Last day to change variable credits (must be done in Registration Office, 225 Schmitz Hall) December 10 March 11 June 3 August 12 July 13 August 12
 
AUTUMN 2010
WINTER 2011
SPRING 2011
SUMMER 2011
Full-term
A-term
B-term

NA=Not Applicable

Tuition/Fee Assessment Deadlines

 
AUTUMN 2010
WINTER 2011
SPRING 2011
SUMMER 2011
Full-term
A-term
B-term
First day tuition & fee balance is available on MyUW September 27 January 1 March 25 June 17 June 17 June 17
$25 Late Registration Fee begins September 29 January 3 March 28 June 20 June 20 July 21
Student Insurance deadline. Cancellation of coverage is not allowed after this date. October 15 January 21 April 15 July 8 July 8 July 8
Unrestricted drop period $20 fee October 6-October 12 January 10-16 April 4-10 June 27-July 3 NA NA
$20 Change of registration fee begins to add, drop or change a course, including changes to and from S/NS grade option. Additional tuition or tuition forfeiture may also be charged October 6 January 10 April 4 June 27 June 27 July 28
$40 U-PASS replacement fee begins October 6 January 10 April 4 June 27 June 27 June 27
One-half tuition due if withdrawing for the quarter October 6-October 28 January 10-February 1 April 4-26 June 27-July 10 June 27-July 10 July 28-August 10
$75 Late Registration Fee begins October 13 January 17 April 11 July 4 July 4 July 28
Tuition payment deadline for all registered students October 15 January 21 April 15 July 8 July 8 July 8
Last day to return U-PASS for cancellation of U-PASS Fee October 15 January 21 April 15 July 8 July 8 July 8
Late Payment Period begins (requires a Late-payment Fee) October 18 January 24 April 18 July 11 July 11 July 11
Full tuition due if withdrawing for the quarter beginning October 29 February 2 April 27 July 11 July 11 August 11
 
AUTUMN 2010
WINTER 2011
SPRING 2011
SUMMER 2011
Full-term
A-term
B-term

Grade Deadlines

 
AUTUMN 2010
WINTER 2011
SPRING 2011
SUMMER 2011
Full-term
A-term
B-term
W grade and week designation for dropped courses begins (week designation not included summer quarter) October 13 January 17 April 11 July 4 June 27 July 28
Grades due from faculty (10:00 a.m. if submitting paper Faculty Grade Report; 5:00 p.m. if submitting via Web Grade Book. Note: paper Faculty Grade Reports will not be printed from Summer 2011 onward.) December 20 March 21 June 13 August 23 August 23 August 23
First day grades are posted to transcript and GPAs are available on MyUW December 22 March 23 June 15 August 24 August 24 August 24
Cancellation for Low Scholarship for the next quarter January 5 March 30 *June 22 September 30 September 30 September 30
 
AUTUMN 2010
WINTER 2011
SPRING 2011
SUMMER 2011
Full-term
A-term
B-term

* Autumn registration for students dropped spring will be canceled on August 25, 2011.