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2014-2015 Academic Calendar

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2014-2015 Academic Calendar Summary

Instruction Begins
Instruction Ends
Final Examination Week
Commencement
Autumn Quarter 2014 September 24, 2014 December 5, 2014 December 6-12, 2014  
Winter Quarter 2015 January 5, 2015 March 13, 2015 March 14-20, 2015  
Spring Quarter 2015 March 30, 2015 June 5, 2015 June 6-12, 2015 June 12, Tacoma
June 13, Seattle
June 14, Bothell
2015
Summer Quarter 2015 June 22, 2015 August 21, 2015    
A-term June 22, 2015 July 22, 2015    
B-term July 23, 2015 August 21, 2015    

NA=Not Available

Application Deadlines

 
AUTUMN 2014
WINTER 2015
SPRING 2015
SUMMER 2015
Full-term
A-term
B-term
Admission Application for Freshmen Dec 1, 2013 Sept 1, 2014 Not open for admission Dec 1, 2014 Dec 1, 2014 Dec 1, 2014
Admission Application for Transfer Students and Postbaccalaureate Students Feb 15, 2014 Sept 1, 2014 Not open for admission Feb 15, 2015 Feb 15, 2015 Feb 15, 2015
Admission Application for Evening Degree Program Transfer or Postbaccalaureate Students July 15, 2014 Oct 31, 2014 Jan 31, 2015 May 15, 2015 May 15, 2015 May 15, 2015
Admission Application for International Undergraduate Students (Freshmen) Dec 1, 2013 NA NA Dec 1, 2014 Dec 1, 2014 Dec 1, 2014
Admission Application for International Undergraduate Students (Transfer and Postbaccalaureate) Feb 15, 2014 NA NA Feb 15, 2015 Feb 15, 2015 Feb 15, 2015
Admission Application for Summer Only Nonmatriculated Students.       June 1, 2015
Apply in person after this date
June 1, 2015
Apply in person after this date
June 1, 2015
Apply in person after this date
Admission Application for Returning Students. July 1, 2014 Nov 1, 2014 Feb 1, 2015 June 1, 2015 June 1, 2015 June 1, 2015
Graduating Senior Priority - Applications due May 6, 2014 Oct 29, 2014 Feb 11, 2015 Apr 8, 2015 Apr 8, 2015 Apr 8, 2015
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 Oct 3, 2014 Jan 16, 2015 Apr 10, 2015 July 2, 2015 July 2, 2015 July 2, 2015
Applications for baccalaureate degrees and certificates Oct 10, 2014 Jan 23, 2015 Apr 17, 2015 July 10, 2015 July 10, 2015 July 10, 2015
Application for Washington State residence status Oct 23, 2014 Feb 3, 2015 Apr 28, 2015 July 21, 2015 July 21, 2015 July 21, 2015
 
AUTUMN 2014
WINTER 2015
SPRING 2015
SUMMER 2015
Full-term
A-term
B-term

Dates of Instruction

 
AUTUMN 2014
WINTER 2015
SPRING 2015
SUMMER 2015
Full-term
A-term
B-term
Instruction Begins
WAC 478-132-030
Sept 24, 2014 Jan 5, 2015 Mar 30, 2015 June 22, 2015 June 22, 2015 July 23, 2015
Last Day of Instruction Dec 5, 2014 Mar 13, 2015 June 5, 2015 Aug 21, 2015 July 22, 2015 Aug 21, 2015
Final Examination Week Dec 6-12, 2014 Mar 14-20, 2015 June 6-12, 2015 Typically the
last class day
Typically the
last class day
Typically the
last class day
Commencement     Tacoma, June 12
Seattle, June 13
Bothell, June 14
2015
     
Quarter Breaks Winter Break
Dec 13, 2014-Jan 4, 2015
Spring Break
Mar 21-29, 2015
Summer Break
June 13-21, 2015
Autumn Break
Aug 22-Sept 29, 2015
 
AUTUMN 2014
WINTER 2015
SPRING 2015
SUMMER 2015
Full-term
A-term
B-term

Registration Deadlines

 
AUTUMN 2014
WINTER 2015
SPRING 2015
SUMMER 2015
Full-term
A-term
B-term
Registration Period I Priority Registration May 9-June 22, 2014 Nov 7-Nov 23, 2014 Feb 13-Mar 1, 2015 Apr 13-May 20, 2015 Apr 13-May 20, 2015 Apr 13-May 20, 2015
Registration Period II June 23-Sept 23, 2014 Nov 24, 2014-Jan 4, 2015 Mar 2-29, 2015 May 21-June 21, 2015 May 21-June 22, 2015 May 21-June 22, 2015
Late Registration Fee begins ($25) [First-time registration (signing up for a class) for the quarter] Sept 24, 2014 Jan 5, 2015 Mar 30, 2015 June 22, 2015 June 22, 2015 July 23, 2015
Registration Period III Sept 24-30, 2014 Jan 5-11, 2015 Mar 30-Apr 5, 2015 June 22-28, 2015 June 22-28, 2015 June 22-July 29, 2015
Registration for Tuition Exemption Program - UW Faculty/Staff Sept 26, 2014 Jan 7, 2015 Apr 1, 2015 June 24, 2015 June 24, 2015 June 24, 2015
Registration for UW Access Program Sept 26, 2014 Jan 7, 2015 Apr 1, 2015 June 24, 2015 June 24, 2015 June 24, 2015
Registration for Tuition Exemption Program - Wash. State employees Sept 27, 2014 Jan 8, 2015 Apr 2, 2015 June 25, 2015 June 25, 2015 June 25, 2015
Late Registration Fee begins ($75) [First-time registration (signing up for a class) for the quarter] Oct 8, 2014 Jan 19, 2015 Apr 13, 2015 July 6, 2015 July 6, 2015 July 30, 2015
 
AUTUMN 2014
WINTER 2015
SPRING 2015
SUMMER 2015
Full-term
A-term
B-term

Adding/Dropping Courses or Complete Withdrawal

 
AUTUMN 2014
WINTER 2015
SPRING 2015
SUMMER 2015
Full-term
A-term
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 Sept 30, 2014 Jan 9, 2015 Apr 3, 2015 June 26, 2015 June 26, 2015 July 29, 2015
Last day to withdraw at the Registration Office without owing tuition or fees Sept 30, 2014 Jan 9, 2015 Apr 3, 2015 June 26, 2015 June 26, 2015 July 29, 2015
Last day to add, drop or change a course through MyUW without being assessed a $20 Fee and possible tuition forfeiture Sept 30, 2014 Jan 11, 2015 Apr 5, 2015 June 28, 2015 June 28, 2015 July 29, 2015
All courses require entry codes to add beginning Oct 1, 2014 Jan 12, 2015 Apr 6, 2015 June 29, 2015 June 29, 2015 June 29, 2015
Unrestricted drop period $20 fee Oct 1-7, 2014 Jan 12-18, 2015 Apr 6-12, 2015 June 29- July 5, 2015 NA NA
Late Add Period - $20 fee and Entry Codes required to add all courses beginning Oct 1, 2014 Jan 12, 2015 Apr 6, 2015 June 29, 2015 June 29, 2015 NA
Last day to change to or from audit grade option. A $20 fee may be charged Oct 7, 2014 Jan 16, 2015 Apr 10, 2015 July 2, 2015 June 26, 2015 July 29, 2015
Late Course Drop Period Use of Annual Drop Required and a $20 Fee is Assessed Oct 8-Nov 11, 2014 Jan 19-Feb 22, 2015 Apr 13-May 17, 2015 July 6-Aug 9, 2015 June 29-July 12, 2015 July 30-Aug 12, 2015
Last day to add a course through MyUW Oct 14, 2014 Jan 25, 2015 Apr 19, 2015 July 12, 2015 June 28, 2015 July 29, 2015
Last day to change to or from S/NS grade option. $20 fee Nov 11, 2014 Feb 22, 2015 May 17, 2015 Aug 9, 2015 July 12, 2015 Aug 12, 2015
Last day to withdraw (dropping all classes) Dec 5, 2014 Mar 13, 2015 June 5, 2015 Aug 14, 2015 July 15, 2015 Aug 14, 2015
Last day to change variable credits (must be done in Registration Office, 225 Schmitz Hall) Dec 5, 2014 Mar 13, 2015 June 5, 2015 Aug 14, 2015 July 15, 2015 Aug 14, 2015
Last day for graduate students to pay on-leave fee Dec 5, 2014 Mar 13, 2015 June 5, 2015 NA NA NA
 
AUTUMN 2014
WINTER 2015
SPRING 2015
SUMMER 2015
Full-term
A-term
B-term

NA=Not Applicable

Tuition/Fee Assessment Deadlines

 
AUTUMN 2014
WINTER 2015
SPRING 2015
SUMMER 2015
Full-term
A-term
B-term
First day tuition & fee balance is available on MyUW Sept 8, 2014 Jan 2, 2015 Mar 27, 2015 June 19, 2015 June 19, 2015 June 19, 2015
$25 Late Registration Fee begins Sept 24, 2014 Jan 5, 2015 Mar 30, 2015 June 22, 2015 June 22, 2015 July 23, 2015
Student Insurance deadline. Cancellation of coverage is not allowed after this date. Oct 14, 2014 Jan 23, 2015 Apr 17, 2015 July 10, 2015 July 10, 2015 July 10, 2015
Unrestricted drop period $20 fee Oct 1-7, 2014 Jan 12-18, 2015 Apr 6-12, 2015 June 29-July 5, 2015 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 Oct 1, 2014 Jan 12, 2015 Apr 6, 2015 June 29, 2015 June 29, 2015 July 30, 2015
One-half tuition due if withdrawing for the quarter Oct 1-23, 2014 Jan 12-Feb 3, 2015 Apr 6-28, 2015 June 29-July 12, 2015 June 29-July 12, 2015 July 30-Aug 12, 2015
$75 Late Registration Fee begins Oct 8, 2014 Jan 19, 2015 Apr 13, 2015 July 6, 2015 July 6, 2015 July 30, 2015
Tuition payment deadline for all registered students Oct 10, 2014 Jan 23, 2015 Apr 17, 2015 July 10, 2015 July 10, 2015 July 10, 2015
Late Payment Period begins (requires a Late-payment Fee) Oct 13, 2014 Jan 26, 2015 Apr 20, 2015 July 13, 2015 July 13, 2015 July 13, 2015
Full tuition due if withdrawing for the quarter beginning Oct 24, 2014 Feb 4, 2015 Apr 29, 2015 July 13, 2015 July 13, 2015 Aug 13, 2015
Deadline to register for classes to ensure advance U-PASS activation Sept 15, 2014 Dec 27, 2014 March 21, 2015 June 13, 2015 June 13, 2015 June 13, 2015
Advance U-PASS activation for students registered by deadline Sept 17, 2014 Dec 29, 2014 March 23, 2015 June 15, 2015 June 15, 2015 June 15, 2015
U-PASS activation for students registered after deadline 2 days after registration
Deadline to pay U-PASS fee through Student Fiscal Services Oct 10, 2014 Jan 23, 2015 April 17, 2015 July 10, 2015 July 10, 2015 July 10, 2015
Deadline to finalize activation by tapping U-PASS on transit Nov 12, 2014 Feb 24, 2015 May 18, 2015 Aug 11, 2015 Aug 11, 2015 Aug 11, 2015
Last day to register for upcoming quarter to keep continuous service Dec 27, 2014 March 21, 2015 June 13, 2015 Sept 21, 2015 Sept 21, 2015 Sept 21, 2015
U-PASS deactivation for students not registered for upcoming quarter Dec 28, 2014 March 22, 2015 June 14, 2015 Sept 22, 2015 Sept 22, 2015 Sept 22, 2015
 
AUTUMN 2014
WINTER 2015
SPRING 2015
SUMMER 2015
Full-term
A-term
B-term

Grade Deadlines

 
AUTUMN 2014
WINTER 2015
SPRING 2015
SUMMER 2015
Full-term
A-term
B-term
W grade and week designation for dropped courses begins (week designation not included summer quarter) Oct 8, 2014 Jan 19, 2015 Apr 14, 2015 July 6, 2015 June 29, 2015 July 30, 2015
Grades due from faculty at 5:00 p.m. via GradeBook/GradePage Dec 16, 2014 Mar 24, 2015 June 16, 2015 Aug 25, 2015 Aug 25, 2015 Aug 25, 2015
First day grades are posted to transcript and GPAs are available on MyUW Dec 17, 2014 Mar 25, 2015 June 17, 2015 Aug 26, 2015 Aug 26, 2015 Aug 26, 2015
Cancellation for Low Scholarship for the next quarter Jan 7, 2015 Apr 1, 2015 June 24, 2015 Oct 2, 2015 Oct 2, 2015 Oct 2, 2015
 
AUTUMN 2014
WINTER 2015
SPRING 2015
SUMMER 2015
Full-term
A-term
B-term

* Autumn registration for students dropped spring will be canceled on Aug 27, 2015.

University Holidays

Classes are not in session on the following holidays:

EARLY FALL
START 2014
AUTUMN 2014
WINTER 2015
SPRING 2015
SUMMER 2015
Full-term
A-term
B-term
Sept 1, 2014
Labor Day
Nov 11, 2014
Veterans Day
Jan 1, 2015
New Year's Day
May 25, 2015
Memorial Day
July 3, 2015
Independence Day
July 3, 2015
Independence Day
 
  Nov 26-27, 2014
Thanksgiving
Jan 19, 2015
Martin Luther King Day
       
    Feb 16, 2015
Presidents Day
       

Religious Holidays and Observances

Use these dates for planning purposes