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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 478–160–020: Undergraduate admission policy.


The University of Washington's board of admissions, scholastic standards and graduation, appointed by the president of the university, is responsible for the interpretation and administration of the regulations governing the admission of undergraduate students.

The office of admissions has been assigned the responsibility of distributing and processing applications for admission with undergraduate standing at the University of Washington.

Application closing dates are established for all admission classifications for all quarters. Applications are generally not accepted after closing dates except for summer quarter when they will be accepted routinely through Registration Period III. Summer quarter applications will be accepted after the closing date only from students returning to the university in the classification under which they last attended or students new to the university as "Summer only nonmatriculated" students.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130. 92-12-011, § 478-160-020, filed 5/22/92, effective 6/22/92; Order 74-1, § 478-160-020, filed 3/4/74; Order 72-5, § 478-160-020, filed 11/6/72.]