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2012-2013 Academic Calendar

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2012-2013 Academic Calendar Summary

Instruction Begins
Instruction Ends
Final Examination Week
Commencement
Autumn Quarter 2012 September 24, 2012 December 7, 2012 December 10-14, 2012  
Winter Quarter 2013 January 7, 2013 March 15, 2013 March 18-22, 2013  
Spring Quarter 2013 April 1, 2013 June 7, 2013 June 10-14, 2013 June 14, Tacoma
June 15, Seattle
June 16, Bothell
2013
Summer Quarter 2013 June 24, 2013 August 23, 2013    
A-term June 24, 2013 July 24, 2013    
B-term July 25, 2013 August 23, 2013    

* NA=Not Available

Application Deadlines

 
AUTUMN 2012
WINTER 2013
SPRING 2013
SUMMER 2013
Full-term
A-term
B-term
Admission Application for Freshmen Dec 1, 2011 Sept 1, 2012 Not open for admission Dec 1, 2012 Dec 1, 2012 Dec 1, 2012
Admission Application for Transfer Students and Postbaccalaureate Students Feb 15, 2012 Sept 1, 2012 Not open for admission Feb 15, 2013 Feb 15, 2013 Feb 15, 2013
Admission Application for Evening Degree Program Transfer or Postbaccalaureate Students July 15, 2012 Oct 31, 2012 Jan 31, 2013 May 15, 2013 May 15, 2013 May 15, 2013
Admission Application for International Undergraduate Students (Freshmen) Dec 1, 2011 NA NA Dec 1, 2012 Dec 1, 2012 Dec 1, 2012
Admission Application for International Undergraduate Students (Transfer and Postbaccalaureate) Feb 15, 2012 NA NA Feb 15, 2013 Feb 15, 2013 Feb 15, 2013
Admission Application for Summer Only Nonmatriculated Students.       June 1, 2013
Apply in person after this date
June 1, 2013
Apply in person after this date
June 1, 2013
Apply in person after this date
Admission Application for Returning Students. July 1, 2012 Nov 1, 2012 Feb 1, 2013 June 1, 2013 June 1, 2013 June 1, 2013
Graduating Senior Priority - Applications due May 2, 2012 Oct 31, 2012 Feb 13, 2013 April 10, 2013 April 10, 2013 April 10, 2013
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 5, 2012 Jan 18, 2013 April 12, 2013 July 5, 2013 July 5, 2013 July 5, 2013
Applications for baccalaureate degrees and certificates Oct 12, 2012 Jan 25, 2013 April 19, 2013 July 12, 2013 July 12, 2013 July 12, 2013
Application for Washington State residence status Oct 23, 2012 Feb 7, 2013 April 30, 2013 July 23, 2013 July 23, 2013 July 23, 2013
 
AUTUMN 2012
WINTER 2013
SPRING 2013
SUMMER 2013
Full-term
A-term
B-term

Dates of Instruction

 
AUTUMN 2012
WINTER 2013
SPRING 2013
SUMMER 2013
Full-term
A-term
B-term
Instruction Begins
WAC 478-132-030
Sept 24, 2012
Note Monday Start Day for Autumn 2012
Jan 7, 2013 April 1, 2013 June 24, 2013 June 24, 2013 July 25, 2013
Last Day of Instruction Dec 7, 2012 Mar 15, 2013 June 7, 2013 Aug 23, 2013 July 24, 2013 Aug 23, 2013
Final Examination Week Dec 10-14, 2012 Mar 18-22, 2013 June 10-14, 2013 Typically the
last class day
Typically the
last class day
Typically the
last class day
Commencement     Seattle, June 15
Tacoma, June 14
Bothell, June 16
2013
     
Quarter Breaks Winter Break
Dec 15, 2012-Jan 6, 2013
Spring Break
Mar 23-31, 2013
Summer Break
June 15-23, 2013
Autumn Break
Aug 24-Sept 25, 2013
 
AUTUMN 2012
WINTER 2013
SPRING 2013
SUMMER 2013
Full-term
A-term
B-term

Registration Deadlines

 
AUTUMN 2012
WINTER 2013
SPRING 2013
SUMMER 2013
Full-term
A-term
B-term
Registration Period I Priority Registration May 4-June 17, 2012 Nov 2-Nov 25, 2012 Feb 15-Mar 3, 2013 April 15-May 22, 2013 April 15-May 22, 2013 April 15-May 22, 2013
Registration Period II June 18-Sept 23, 2012 Nov 26, 2012-Jan 6, 2013 Mar 4-31, 2013 May 23-June 23, 2013 May 23-June 23, 2013 May 23-June 23, 2013
Late Registration Fee begins ($25) [First-time registration (signing up for a class) for the quarter] Sept 24, 2012 Jan 7, 2013 April 1, 2013 June 24, 2013 June 24, 2013 July 25, 2013
Registration Period III Sept 24-Sept 30, 2012 Jan 7-13, 2013 April 1-7, 2013 June 24-30, 2013 June 24-30, 2013 June 24-July 24, 2013
Registration for Tuition Exemption Program - UW Faculty/Staff Sept 26, 2012 Jan 9, 2013 April 3, 2013 June 26, 2013 June 26, 2013 June 26, 2013
Registration for UW Access Program Sept 26, 2012 Jan 9, 2013 April 3, 2013 June 26, 2013 June 26, 2013 June 26, 2013
Registration for Tuition Exemption Program - Wash. State employees Sept 27, 2012 Jan 10, 2013 April 4, 2013 June 27, 2013 June 27, 2013 June 27, 2013
Late Registration Fee begins ($75) [First-time registration (signing up for a class) for the quarter] Oct 8, 2012 Jan 21, 2013 April 15, 2013 July 8, 2013 July 8, 2013 Aug 1, 2013
 
AUTUMN 2012
WINTER 2013
SPRING 2013
SUMMER 2013
Full-term
A-term
B-term

Adding/Dropping Courses or Complete Withdrawal

 
AUTUMN 2012
WINTER 2013
SPRING 2013
SUMMER 2013
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 28, 2012 Jan 11, 2013 April 5, 2013 June 28, 2013 June 28, 2013 July 31, 2013
Last day to withdraw at the Registration Office without owing tuition or fees Sept 28, 2012 Jan 11, 2013 April 5, 2013 June 28, 2013 June 28, 2013 July 31, 2013
Last day to add, drop or change a course through MyUW without being assessed a $20 Fee and possible tuition forfeiture Sept 30, 2012 Jan 13, 2013 April 7, 2013 June 30, 2013 June 30, 2013 July 31, 2013
All courses require entry codes to add beginning Oct 1, 2012 Jan 14, 2013 April 8, 2013 July 1, 2013 July 1, 2013 July 1, 2013
Unrestricted drop period $20 fee Oct 1-7, 2012 Jan 14-20, 2013 April 8-14, 2013 July 1-7, 2013 NA NA
Late Add Period - $20 fee and Entry Codes required to add all courses beginning Oct 1, 2012 Jan 14, 2013 April 8, 2013 July 1, 2013 July 1, 2013 NA
Last day to change to or from audit grade option. A $20 fee may be charged Oct 5, 2012 Jan 18, 2013 April 12, 2013 July 5, 2013 July 5, 2013 July 31, 2013
Late Course Drop Period Use of Annual Drop Required and a $20 Fee is Assessed Oct 8-Nov 11, 2012 Jan 21-Feb 24, 2013 April 15-May 19, 2013 July 8-Aug 11, 2013 July 1-14, 2013 Aug 1-14, 2013
Last day to add a course through MyUW Oct 14, 2012 Jan 27, 2013 April 21, 2013 July 14, 2013 July 14, 2013 July 31, 2013
Last day to change to or from S/NS grade option. $20 fee Nov 11, 2012 Feb 24, 2013 May 19, 2013 Aug 11, 2013 July 14, 2013 Aug 14, 2013
Last day to withdraw (dropping all classes) Dec 7, 2012 Mar 15, 2013 June 7, 2013 Aug 16, 2013 July 17, 2013 Aug 16, 2013
Last day to change variable credits (must be done in Registration Office, 225 Schmitz Hall) Dec 7, 2012 Mar 15, 2013 June 7, 2013 Aug 23, 2013 July 24, 2013 Aug 23, 2013
Last day for graduate students to pay on-leave fee Dec 7, 2012 Mar 15, 2013 June 7, 2013 NA NA NA
 
AUTUMN 2012
WINTER 2013
SPRING 2013
SUMMER 2013
Full-term
A-term
B-term

NA=Not Applicable

Tuition/Fee Assessment Deadlines

 
AUTUMN 2012
WINTER 2013
SPRING 2013
SUMMER 2013
Full-term
A-term
B-term
Deadline to register for classes to ensure advance U-PASS activation Dec 29, 2012 March 23, 2013 June 15, 2013 June 15, 2013 June 15, 2013
Advance U-PASS activation for students registered by deadline Dec 31, 2012 March 25, 2013 June 17, 2013 June 17, 2013 June 17, 2013
Advance U-PASS activation for students registered after deadline 2 days after registration
First day tuition & fee balance is available on MyUW Sept 10, 2012 Jan 4, 2013 Mar 29, 2013 June 21, 2013 June 21, 2013 June 21, 2013
$25 Late Registration Fee begins Sept 24, 2012 Jan 7, 2013 April 1, 2013 June 24, 2013 June 24, 2013 July 25, 2013
Student Insurance deadline. Cancellation of coverage is not allowed after this date. Oct 12, 2012 Jan 25, 2013 April 19, 2013 July 12, 2013 July 12, 2013 July 12, 2013
Unrestricted drop period $20 fee Oct 1-7, 2012 Jan 14-20, 2013 April 8-14, 2013 July 1-7, 2013 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, 2012 Jan 14, 2013 April 8, 2013 July 1, 2013 July 1, 2013 Aug 1, 2013
One-half tuition due if withdrawing for the quarter Oct 1-23, 2012 Jan 14-Feb 5, 2013 April 8-30, 2013 July 1-14, 2013 July 1-14, 2013 Aug 1-14, 2013
$75 Late Registration Fee begins Oct 8, 2012 Jan 21, 2013 April 15, 2013 July 8, 2013 July 8, 2013 Aug 1, 2013
Tuition payment deadline for all registered students Oct 12, 2012 Jan 25, 2013 April 19, 2013 July 12, 2013 July 12, 2013 July 12, 2013
Deadline to pay U-PASS fee through Student Fiscal Services Jan 25, 2013 April 19, 2013 July 12, 2013 July 12, 2013 July 12, 2013
Late Payment Period begins (requires a Late-payment Fee) Oct 15, 2012 Jan 28, 2013 April 22, 2013 July 15, 2013 July 15, 2013 July 15, 2013
Full tuition due if withdrawing for the quarter beginning Oct 24, 2012 Feb 6, 2013 May 1, 2013 July 15, 2013 July 15, 2013 Aug 15, 2013
Deadline to finalize activation by tapping U-PASS on transit Feb 27, 2013 May 22, 2013 Aug 14, 2013 Aug 14, 2013 Aug 14, 2013
Last day to register for upcoming quarter to keep continuous service of U-PASS March 23, 2013 June 15, 2013 Sept 16, 2013 Sept 16, 2013 Sept 16, 2013
U-PASS deactivation for students not registered for upcoming quarter March 24, 2013 June 16, 2013 Sept 17, 2013 Sept 17, 2013 Sept 17, 2013
 
AUTUMN 2012
WINTER 2013
SPRING 2013
SUMMER 2013
Full-term
A-term
B-term

Grade Deadlines

 
AUTUMN 2012
WINTER 2013
SPRING 2013
SUMMER 2013
Full-term
A-term
B-term
W grade and week designation for dropped courses begins (week designation not included summer quarter) Oct 8, 2012 Jan 21, 2013 April 15, 2013 July 8, 2013 July 1, 2013 Aug 1, 2013
Grades due from faculty at 5:00 p.m. via GradeBook/GradePage Dec 18, 2012 Mar 26, 2013 June 18, 2013 Aug 27, 2013 Aug 27, 2013 Aug 27, 2013
First day grades are posted to transcript and GPAs are available on MyUW Dec 19, 2012 Mar 27, 2013 June 19, 2013 Aug 28, 2013 Aug 28, 2013 Aug 28, 2013
Cancellation for Low Scholarship for the next quarter Jan 9, 2013 April 3, 2013 *June 26, 2013 Sept 27, 2013 Sept 27, 2013 Sept 27, 2013
 
AUTUMN 2012
WINTER 2013
SPRING 2013
SUMMER 2013
Full-term
A-term
B-term

* Autumn registration for students dropped spring will be canceled on Aug 29, 2013.

University Holidays

Classes are not in session on the following holidays:

EARLY FALL
START 2012
AUTUMN 2012 WINTER 2013 SPRING 2013 SUMMER 2013
Full-term A-term B-term
Sept 3, 2012
Labor Day
Nov 12, 2012
Veterans Day
Jan 1, 2013
New Year's Day
May 27, 2013
Memorial Day
July 4, 2013
Independence Day
July 4, Independence Day  
  Nov 22-23, 2012
Thanksgiving
Jan 21, 2013
Martin Luther King Day
       
    Feb 18, 2013
Presidents Day
       

Religious Holidays and Observances

Use these dates for planning purposes