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2013-2014 Academic Calendar

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2013-2014 Academic Calendar Summary

Instruction Begins
Instruction Ends
Final Examination Week
Commencement
Autumn Quarter 2013 September 25, 2013 December 6, 2013 December 7-13, 2013  
Winter Quarter 2014 January 6, 2014 March 14, 2014 March 15-21, 2014  
Spring Quarter 2014 March 31, 2014 June 6, 2014 June 7-13, 2014 June 13, Tacoma
June 14, Seattle
June 15, Bothell
2014
Summer Quarter 2014 June 23, 2014 August 22, 2014    
A-term June 23, 2014 July 23, 2014    
B-term July 24, 2014 August 22, 2014    

NA=Not Available

Application Deadlines

 
AUTUMN 2013
WINTER 2014
SPRING 2014
SUMMER 2014
Full-term
A-term
B-term
Admission Application for Freshmen Dec 1, 2012 Sept 1, 2013 Not open for admission Dec 1, 2013 Dec 1, 2013 Dec 1, 2013
Admission Application for Transfer Students and Postbaccalaureate Students Feb 15, 2013 Sept 1, 2013 Not open for admission Feb 15, 2014 Feb 15, 2014 Feb 15, 2014
Admission Application for Evening Degree Program Transfer or Postbaccalaureate Students July 15, 2013 Oct 31, 2013 Jan 31, 2014 May 15, 2014 May 15, 2014 May 15, 2014
Admission Application for International Undergraduate Students (Freshmen) Dec 1, 2012 NA NA Dec 1, 2013 Dec 1, 2013 Dec 1, 2013
Admission Application for International Undergraduate Students (Transfer and Postbaccalaureate) Feb 15, 2013 NA NA Feb 15, 2014 Feb 15, 2014 Feb 15, 2014
Admission Application for Summer Only Nonmatriculated Students.       June 1, 2014
Apply in person after this date
June 1, 2014
Apply in person after this date
June 1, 2014
Apply in person after this date
Admission Application for Returning Students. July 1, 2013 Nov 1, 2013 Feb 1, 2014 June 1, 2014 June 1, 2014 June 1, 2014
Graduating Senior Priority - Applications due May 8, 2013 Oct 30, 2013 Feb 12, 2014 Apr 9, 2014 Apr 9, 2014 Apr 9, 2014
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 4, 2013 Jan 17, 2014 Apr 11, 2014 July 3, 2014 July 3, 2014 July 3, 2014
Applications for baccalaureate degrees and certificates Oct 11, 2013 Jan 24, 2014 Apr 18, 2014 July 11, 2014 July 11, 2014 July 11, 2014
Application for Washington State residence status Oct 24, 2013 Feb 4, 2014 Apr 29, 2014 July 22, 2014 July 22, 2014 July 22, 2014
 
AUTUMN 2013
WINTER 2014
SPRING 2014
SUMMER 2014
Full-term
A-term
B-term

Dates of Instruction

 
AUTUMN 2013
WINTER 2014
SPRING 2014
SUMMER 2014
Full-term
A-term
B-term
Instruction Begins
WAC 478-132-030
Sept 25, 2013 Jan 6, 2014 Mar 31, 2014 June 23, 2014 June 23, 2014 July 24, 2014
Last Day of Instruction Dec 6, 2013 Mar 14, 2014 June 6, 2014 Aug 22, 2014 July 23, 2014 Aug 22, 2014
Final Examination Week Dec 7-13, 2013 Mar 15-21, 2014 June 7-13, 2014 Typically the
last class day
Typically the
last class day
Typically the
last class day
Commencement     Seattle, June 14
Tacoma, June 13
Bothell, June 15
2014
     
Quarter Breaks Winter Break
Dec 14, 2013-Jan 5, 2014
Spring Break
Mar 22-30, 2014
Summer Break
June 14-22, 2014
Autumn Break
Aug 23-Sept 23, 2014
 
AUTUMN 2013
WINTER 2014
SPRING 2014
SUMMER 2014
Full-term
A-term
B-term

Registration Deadlines

 
AUTUMN 2013
WINTER 2014
SPRING 2014
SUMMER 2014
Full-term
A-term
B-term
Registration Period I Priority Registration May 10-June 23, 2013 Nov 8-Nov 24, 2013 Feb 14-Mar 2, 2014 Apr 14-May 21, 2014 Apr 14-May 21, 2014 Apr 14-May 21, 2014
Registration Period II June 24-Sept 24, 2013 Nov 25, 2013-Jan 5, 2014 Mar 3-30, 2014 May 22-June 22, 2014 May 22-June 22, 2014 May 22-June 22, 2014
Late Registration Fee begins ($25) [First-time registration (signing up for a class) for the quarter] Sept 25, 2013 Jan 6, 2014 Mar 30, 2014 June 23, 2014 June 23, 2014 July 24, 2014
Registration Period III Sept 25-Oct 1, 2013 Jan 6-12, 2014 Mar 31-Apr 6, 2014 June 23-29, 2014 June 23-29, 2014 June 23-July 30, 2014
Registration for Tuition Exemption Program - UW Faculty/Staff Sept 27, 2013 Jan 8, 2014 Apr 2, 2014 June 25, 2014 June 25, 2014 June 25, 2014
Registration for UW Access Program Sept 27, 2013 Jan 8, 2014 Apr 2, 2014 June 25, 2014 June 25, 2014 June 25, 2014
Registration for Tuition Exemption Program - Wash. State employees Sept 28, 2013 Jan 9, 2014 Apr 3, 2014 June 26, 2014 June 26, 2014 June 26, 2014
Late Registration Fee begins ($75) [First-time registration (signing up for a class) for the quarter] Oct 9, 2013 Jan 20, 2014 Apr 14, 2014 July 7, 2014 July 7, 2014 July 31, 2014
 
AUTUMN 2013
WINTER 2014
SPRING 2014
SUMMER 2013
Full-term
A-term
B-term

Adding/Dropping Courses or Complete Withdrawal

 
AUTUMN 2013
WINTER 2014
SPRING 2014
SUMMER 2014
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 Oct 1, 2013 Jan 10, 2014 Apr 4, 2014 June 27, 2014 June 27, 2014 July 30, 2014
Last day to withdraw at the Registration Office without owing tuition or fees Oct 1, 2013 Jan 10, 2014 Apr 4, 2014 June 27, 2014 June 27, 2014 July 30, 2014
Last day to add, drop or change a course through MyUW without being assessed a $20 Fee and possible tuition forfeiture Oct 1, 2013 Jan 12, 2014 Apr 6, 2014 June 29, 2014 June 29, 2014 July 30, 2014
All courses require entry codes to add beginning Oct 2, 2013 Jan 13, 2014 Apr 7, 2014 June 30, 2014 June 30, 2014 June 30, 2014
Unrestricted drop period $20 fee Oct 2-8, 2013 Jan 13-19, 2014 Apr 7-13, 2014 June 30 - July 6, 2014 NA NA
Late Add Period - $20 fee and Entry Codes required to add all courses beginning Oct 2, 2013 Jan 13, 2014 Apr 7, 2014 June 30, 2014 June 30, 2014 NA
Last day to change to or from audit grade option. A $20 fee may be charged Oct 8, 2013 Jan 17, 2014 Apr 11, 2014 July 3, 2014 June 27, 2014 July 30, 2014
Late Course Drop Period Use of Annual Drop Required and a $20 Fee is Assessed Oct 9-Nov 12, 2013 Jan 20-Feb 23, 2014 Apr 14-May 18, 2014 July 7-Aug 10, 2014 June 30-July 13, 2014 July 31-Aug 13, 2014
Last day to add a course through MyUW Oct 15, 2013 Jan 26, 2014 Apr 20, 2014 July 13, 2014 July 13, 2014 July 30, 2014
Last day to change to or from S/NS grade option. $20 fee Nov 12, 2013 Feb 23, 2014 May 18, 2014 Aug 10, 2014 July 13, 2014 Aug 13, 2014
Last day to withdraw (dropping all classes) Dec 6, 2013 Mar 14, 2014 June 6, 2014 Aug 15, 2014 July 16, 2014 Aug 15, 2014
Last day to change variable credits (must be done in Registration Office, 225 Schmitz Hall) Dec 6, 2013 Mar 14, 2014 June 6, 2014 Aug 22, 2014 July 23, 2014 Aug 22, 2014
Last day for graduate students to pay on-leave fee Dec 6, 2013 Mar 14, 2014 June 6, 2014 NA NA NA
 
AUTUMN 2013
WINTER 2014
SPRING 2014
SUMMER 2014
Full-term
A-term
B-term

NA=Not Applicable

Tuition/Fee Assessment Deadlines

 
AUTUMN 2013
WINTER 2014
SPRING 2014
SUMMER 2014
Full-term
A-term
B-term
First day tuition & fee balance is available on MyUW Sept 9, 2013 Jan 3, 2014 Mar 28, 2014 June 20, 2014 June 20, 2014 June 20, 2014
$25 Late Registration Fee begins Sept 25, 2013 Jan 6, 2014 Mar 31, 2014 June 23, 2014 June 23, 2014 July 24, 2014
Student Insurance deadline. Cancellation of coverage is not allowed after this date. Oct 11, 2013 Jan 24, 2014 Apr 18, 2014 July 11, 2014 July 11, 2014 July 11, 2014
Unrestricted drop period $20 fee Oct 2-8, 2013 Jan 13-19, 2014 Apr 7-13, 2014 June 30-July 6, 2014 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 2, 2013 Jan 13, 2014 Apr 7, 2014 June 30, 2014 June 30, 2014 July 31, 2014
One-half tuition due if withdrawing for the quarter Oct 2-24, 2013 Jan 13-Feb 4, 2014 Apr 7-29, 2014 June 30-July 13, 2014 June 30-July 13, 2014 July 31-Aug 13, 2014
$75 Late Registration Fee begins Oct 9, 2013 Jan 20, 2014 Apr 14, 2014 July 7, 2014 July 7, 2014 July 31, 2014
Tuition payment deadline for all registered students Oct 11, 2013 Jan 24, 2014 Apr 18, 2014 July 11, 2014 July 11, 2014 July 11, 2014
Late Payment Period begins (requires a Late-payment Fee) Oct 14, 2013 Jan 27, 2014 Apr 21, 2014 July 14, 2014 July 14, 2014 July 14, 2014
Full tuition due if withdrawing for the quarter beginning Oct 25, 2013 Feb 5, 2014 Apr 30, 2014 July 14, 2014 July 14, 2014 Aug 14, 2014
Deadline to register for classes to ensure advance U-PASS activation Sept 16, 2013 Dec 28, 2013 March 22, 2014 June 14, 2014 June 14, 2014 June 14, 2014
Advance U-PASS activation for students registered by deadline Sept 18, 2013 Dec 30, 2013 March 24, 2014 June 16, 2014 June 16, 2014 June 16, 2014
U-PASS activation for students registered after deadline 2 days after registration
Deadline to pay U-PASS fee through Student Fiscal Services Oct 11, 2013 Jan 24, 2014 April 18, 2014 July 11, 2014 July 11, 2014 July 11, 2014
Deadline to finalize activation by tapping U-PASS on transit Nov 13, 2013 Feb 25, 104 May 19, 2014 Aug 12, 2014 Aug 12, 2014 Aug 12, 2014
Last day to register for upcoming quarter to keep continuous service Dec 28, 2013 March 22, 2014 June 14, 2014 Sept 15, 2014 Sept 15, 2014 Sept 15, 2014
U-PASS deactivation for students not registered for upcoming quarter Dec 29, 2013 March 23, 2014 June 15, 2014 Sept 16, 2014 Sept 16, 2014 Sept 16, 2014
 
AUTUMN 2013
WINTER 2014
SPRING 2014
SUMMER 2014
Full-term
A-term
B-term

Grade Deadlines

 
AUTUMN 2013
WINTER 2014
SPRING 2014
SUMMER 2014
Full-term
A-term
B-term
W grade and week designation for dropped courses begins (week designation not included summer quarter) Oct 9, 2013 Jan 20, 2014 Apr 14, 2014 July 7, 2014 June 30, 2014 July 31, 2014
Grades due from faculty at 5:00 p.m. via GradeBook/GradePage Dec 17, 2013 Mar 25, 2014 June 17, 2014 Aug 26, 2014 Aug 26, 2014 Aug 26, 2014
First day grades are posted to transcript and GPAs are available on MyUW Dec 18, 2013 Mar 26, 2014 June 18, 2014 Aug 27, 2014 Aug 27, 2014 Aug 27, 2014
Cancellation for Low Scholarship for the next quarter Jan 8, 2014 Apr 2, 2014 *June 25, 2014 Sept 26, 2014 Sept 26, 2014 Sept 26, 2014
 
AUTUMN 2013
WINTER 2014
SPRING 2014
SUMMER 2014
Full-term
A-term
B-term

* Autumn registration for students dropped spring will be canceled on Aug 28, 2014.

University Holidays

Classes are not in session on the following holidays:

EARLY FALL
START 2013
AUTUMN 2013
WINTER 2014
SPRING 2014
SUMMER 2014
Full-term
A-term
B-term
Sept 2, 2013
Labor Day
Nov 11, 2013
Veterans Day
Jan 1, 2014
New Year's Day
May 26, 2014
Memorial Day
July 4, 2014
Independence Day
July 4, 2014
Independence Day
 
  Nov 28-29, 2013
Thanksgiving
Jan 20, 2014
Martin Luther King Day
       
    Feb 17, 2014
Presidents Day
       

Religious Holidays and Observances

Use these dates for planning purposes