Academic Calendar

2021-2022 Academic Calendar

Contents

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2021-2022 Academic Calendar Summary

Instruction Begins Last Day of Instruction Final Examination Week Commencement
Autumn Quarter 2021 Sep 29, 2021 Dec 10, 2021 Dec 11-17, 2021
Winter Quarter 2022 Jan 3, 2022 Mar 11, 2022 Mar 12-18, 2022
Spring Quarter 2022 Mar 28, 2022 Jun 3, 2022 Jun 4-10, 2022 Jun 11, Seattle
Jun 12, Bothell
Jun 13, Tacoma
Summer Quarter 2022 Jun 20, 2022 Aug 19, 2022
A-term Jun 20, 2022 Jul 20, 2022
B-term Jul 21, 2022 Aug 19, 2022
NA=Not Available

Dates of Instruction

AUTUMN 2021 WINTER 2022 SPRING 2022 SUMMER 2022
Full-term A-term B-term
Instruction Begins WAC 478-132-030 Sep 29, 2021 Jan 3, 2022 Mar 28, 2022 Jun 20, 2022 Jun 20, 2022 Jul 21, 2022
Last Day of Instruction Dec 10, 2021 Mar 11, 2022 Jun 3, 2022 Aug 19, 2022 Jul 20, 2022 Aug 19, 2022
Final Examination Week Dec 11-17, 2021 Mar 12-18, 2022 Jun 6-10, 2022 Typically the last class day of class Typically the last class day of class Typically the last class day of class
Commencement Seattle, Jun 11
Bothell, Jun 12
Tacoma, Jun 13
Quarter Breaks Winter Break Dec 18, 2021-Jan 2, 2022 Spring Break Mar 19-27, 2022 Summer Break Jun 11-19, 2022 Autumn Break
Aug 20-Sep 27, 2022

University Holidays

Classes are not in session on the following holidays. All offices and most University buildings are also closed.
EARLY FALL START 2021 AUTUMN 2021 WINTER 2022 SPRING 2022 SUMMER 2022
Full-term A-term B-term
Labor Day
Sep 6, 2021
Veterans Day
Nov 11, 2021
New Year’s Day (observed)
Dec 31, 2021
Memorial Day
May 30, 2022
Independence Day
Jul 4, 2022
Independence Day
Jul 4, 2022
Thanksgiving
Nov 25-26, 2021
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Jan 17, 2022
Christmas (observed)
Dec 24, 2021
Presidents' Day
Feb 21, 2022

Application Deadlines

AUTUMN 2021 WINTER 2022 SPRING 2022 SUMMER 2022
Full-term A-term B-term
Admission Application for Freshmen Nov 15, 2020 Sep 1, 2021 Not open for admission Nov 15, 2021 Nov 15, 2021 Nov 15, 2021
Admission Application for Transfer Students and Postbaccalaureate Students Feb 15, 2021 Sep 1, 2021 Not open for admission Feb 15, 2022 Feb 15, 2022 Feb 15, 2022
Admission Application for International Undergraduate Students (Freshmen) Nov 15, 2020 NA NA Nov 15, 2021 Nov 15, 2021 Nov 15, 2021
Admission Application for International Undergraduate Students (Transfer and Postbaccalaureate) Feb 15, 2021 NA NA Feb 15, 2022 Feb 15, 2022 Feb 15, 2022
Admission Application for Summer Only Nonmatriculated Students. Jun 26, 2022 Jun 26, 2022 Jul 27, 2022
Returning Student Form deadlines Jul 1, 2021 Nov 1, 2021 Feb 1, 2022 Jun 1, 2022 Jun 1, 2022 Jun 1, 2022
Graduating Senior Priority – Applications due May 5, 2021 Nov 3, 2021 Feb 9, 2022 Apr 6, 2022 Apr 6, 2022 Apr 6, 2022
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 8, 2021 Jan 14, 2022 Apr 8, 2022 Jul 1, 2022 Jul 1, 2022 Jul 1, 2022
Applications for baccalaureate degrees and certificates Oct 15, 2021 Jan 21, 2022 Apr 15, 2022 Jul 8, 2022 Jul 8, 2022 Jul 8, 2022
Applications for Washington State residence status Oct 28, 2021 Feb 1, 2022 Apr 26, 2022 Jul 19, 2022 Jul 19, 2022 Jul 19, 2022

Registration Deadlines

AUTUMN 2021 WINTER 2022 SPRING 2022 SUMMER 2022
Full-term A-term B-term
Registration Period I -- Priority Registration May 7 – Jun 20, 2021 Nov 5-21, 2021 Feb 11-27, 2022 Apr 11 – May 18, 2022 Apr 11 – May 18, 2022 Apr 11 – May 18, 2022
Registration Period II -- Registration period opens at midnight Jun 21 – Sep 28, 2021 Nov 22, 2021 – Jan 2, 2022 Feb 28 – Mar 27, 2022 May 19 – Jun 19, 2022 May 19 – Jun 19, 2022 May 19 – Jun 19, 2022
Late Registration Fee begins ($25) [First-time registration (signing up for a class) for the quarter] Sep 29, 2021 Jan 3, 2022 Mar 28, 2022 Jun 20, 2022 Jun 20, 2022 Jul 21, 2022
Registration Period III -- Registration period opens at midnight Sep 29 – Oct 5, 2021 Jan 3-9, 2022 Mar 28 - Apr 3, 2022 Jun 20-26, 2022 Jun 20-26, 2022 Jun 20 – Jul 27, 2022
Registration for Tuition Exemption Program – UW Faculty/Staff Oct 1, 2021 Jan 5, 2022 Mar 30, 2022 Jun 22, 2022 Jun 22, 2022 Jun 22, 2022
Registration for UW ACCESS Program Oct 1-14, 2021 Jan 5-19, 2022 Mar 30 - Apr 12, 2022 Jun 22 - Jul 6, 2022 Jun 22 - Jul 6, 2022 Jun 22 - Jul 6, 2022
Registration for Tuition Exemption Program – WA State employees Oct 2, 2021 Jan 6, 2022 Mar 31, 2022 Jun 23, 2022 Jun 23, 2022 Jun 23, 2022
Late Registration Fee begins ($75) [First-time registration (signing up for a class) for the quarter] Oct 13, 2021 Jan 17, 2022 Apr 11, 2022 Jul 4, 2022 Jul 4, 2022 Aug 4, 2022

Adding/Dropping Courses or Complete Withdrawal

AUTUMN 2021 WINTER 2022 SPRING 2022 SUMMER 2022
Full-term A-term B-term
Last day to make changes in registration via MyUW without being assessed a $20 Fee and possible tuition forfeiture Oct 5, 2021 Jan 9, 2022 Apr 3, 2022 Jun 26, 2022 Jun 26, 2022 Jul 27, 2022
Last day to withdraw without owing tuition or fees Oct 5, 2021 Jan 9, 2022 Apr 3, 2022 Jun 26, 2022 Jun 26, 2022 Jul 27, 2022
Unrestricted drop period - $20 fee
(Tuition Forfeiture period begins)
Oct 6-12, 2021 Jan 10-16, 2022 Apr 4-10, 2022 Jun 27 - Jul 3, 2022 NA NA
Late Add Period – $20 fee and entry codes from academic departments required to add all courses beginning Oct 6, 2021 Jan 10, 2022 Apr 4, 2022 Jun 27, 2022 Jun 27, 2022 Jun 27, 2022
Last day to change to or from audit grade option. A $20 fee may be charged Oct 12, 2021 Jan 16, 2022 Apr 10, 2022 Jul 1, 2022 Jun 24, 2022 Jul 26, 2022
Late Course Drop Period - Use of Current Quarter Drop required and a $20 Fee is assessed Oct 13 – Dec 10, 2021 Jan 17 – Mar 11, 2022 Apr 11 – Jun 3, 2022 Jul 2 – Aug 12, 2022 Jun 27 - Jul 20, 2022 Jul 27 - Aug 12, 2022
Last day to add a course through MyUW Oct 19, 2021 Jan 23, 2022 Apr 17, 2022 Jul 10, 2022 Jun 26, 2022 Jul 26, 2022
Last day to change to or from S/NS grade option. $20 fee Nov 16, 2021 Feb 20, 2022 May 15, 2022 Aug 7, 2022 Jul 10, 2022 Aug 10, 2022
Last day to change variable credits Dec 10, 2021 Mar 11, 2022 Jun 3, 2022 Aug 12, 2022 Jul 13, 2022 Aug 12, 2022
Last day for graduate students to pay on-leave fee Dec 10, 2021 Mar 11, 2022 Jun 3, 2022 NA NA NA
Last day to withdraw (dropping all classes) Dec 10, 2021 Mar 11, 2022 Jun 3, 2022 Aug 12, 2022 Jul 13, 2022 Aug 12, 2022

NA=Not Applicable

Tuition/Fee Assessment Deadlines

AUTUMN 2021 WINTER 2022 SPRING 2022 SUMMER 2022
Full-term A-term B-term
First day tuition & fee balance is available on MyUW Sep 1, 2021 Dec 30, 2021 Mar 24, 2022 Jun 16, 2022 Jun 16, 2022 Jun 16, 2022
Student Insurance deadline. Cancellation of coverage is not allowed after this date. Oct 15, 2021 Jan 21, 2022 Apr 15, 2022 Jul 8, 2022 Jul 8, 2022 Jul 8, 2022
One-half tuition due if withdrawing for the quarter Oct 6-28, 2021 Jan 10-Feb 1, 2022 Apr 4-26, 2022 Jun 27 - Jul 10, 2022 Jun 27 - Jul 10, 2022 Jul 27 - Aug 10, 2022
Tuition payment deadline for all registered students Oct 15, 2021 Jan 21, 2022 Apr 15, 2022 Jul 8, 2022 Jul 8, 2022 Jul 8, 2022
Late Payment Period begins (requires a Late-payment Fee) Oct 18, 2021 Jan 24, 2022 Apr 18, 2022 Jul 11, 2022 Jul 11, 2022 Jul 11, 2022
Full tuition due if withdrawing for the quarter beginning Oct 29, 2021 Feb 2, 2022 Apr 27, 2022 Jul 11, 2022 Jul 11, 2022 Aug 11, 2022

U-Pass Activation Dates/Payment Due Dates

AUTUMN 2021 WINTER 2022 SPRING 2022 SUMMER 2022
Full-term A-term B-term
Deadline to register for classes to ensure advance U-PASS activation Sep 20, 2021 Dec 20, 2021 Mar 18, 2022 Jun 11, 2022 Jun 11, 2022 Jun 11, 2022
Advance U-PASS activation for students registered by deadline Sep 22, 2021 Dec 22, 2021 Mar 21, 2022 Jun 13, 2022 Jun 13, 2022 Jun 13, 2022
U-PASS activation for students registered after deadline 2 days after registration
Deadline to pay U-PASS fee through Student Fiscal Services Oct 15, 2021 Jan 22, 2022 Apr 15, 2022 Jul 8, 2022 Jul 8, 2022 Jul 8, 2022
Deadline to finalize activation by tapping U-PASS on transit Nov 17, 2021 Feb 27, 2022 May 16, 2022 Aug 9, 2022 Aug 9, 2022 Aug 9, 2022
Last day to register for upcoming quarter to keep continuous service Dec 20, 2021 Mar 18, 2022 Jun 11, 2022 Sep 5, 2022 Sep 5, 2022 Sep 5, 2022
U-PASS deactivation for students not registered for upcoming quarter Dec 21, 2021 Mar 20, 2022 Jun 12, 2022 Sep 6, 2022 Sep 6, 2022 Sep 6, 2022

Grade Deadlines

AUTUMN 2021 WINTER 2022 SPRING 2022 SUMMER 2022
Full-term A-term B-term
RD grade for dropped courses begins Oct 13, 2021 Jan 17, 2022 Apr 11, 2022 Jul 4, 2022 Jun 27, 2022 Jul 27, 2022
Grades due from faculty at 5:00 p.m. via GradeBook/GradePage Dec 21, 2021 Mar 22, 2022 Jun 14, 2022 Aug 23, 2022 Aug 23, 2022 Aug 23, 2022
First day grades are posted to transcript and GPAs are available on MyUW Dec 22, 2021 Mar 23, 2022 Jun 15, 2022 Aug 24, 2022 Aug 24, 2022 Aug 24, 2022
Cancellation for Low Scholarship for the next quarter Jan 5, 2022 Mar 30, 2022 Jun 22, 2022 Sep 23, 2022 Sep 23, 2022 Sep 23, 2022
* Autumn registration for students dropped Spring 2021 will be canceled on Aug 20, 2021.

Religious Accommodations Deadlines

AUTUMN 2021 WINTER 2022 SPRING 2022 SUMMER 2022
Full-term A-term B-term
Religious Accommodations request period Aug 21 - Oct 8, 2021 Dec 18, 2021 - Jan 14, 2022 Mar 19 - Apr 8, 2022 Jun 11 - Jul 1, 2022 Jun 11 - Jul 1, 2022 Jun 11 - Aug 5, 2022

Holidays and Observances

For Washington’s holiday and observance calendar, please review the Washington State Council of Presidents Holiday and Observance Calendar