Key Dates

Dates of Instruction

  SUMMER 2019 AUTUMN 2019 WINTER 2020 SPRING 2020
Full-term A-term B-term
Instruction begins Jun 24, 2019 Jun 24, 2019 Jul 25, 2019 Sep 25, 2019 Jan 6, 2020 Mar 30, 2020
Last day of instruction Aug 23, 2019 July 24, 2019 Aug 23, 2019 Dec 6, 2019 Mar 13, 2020 Jun 5, 2020
Final examination week Typically the last class day of class Typically the last class day of class Typically the last class day of class Dec 7-13, 2019 Mar 14-20, 2020 Jun 6-12, 2020
First day grades available on MyUW  Aug 28, 2019 Aug 28, 2019 Aug 28, 2019 Dec 18, 2019 Mar 25, 2020 Jun 17, 2020

Registration Dates

Because Non-Degree Enrollment is on a standby, space-available basis, students are encouraged to submit their registration materials and fees at the earliest possible date.

  SUMMER 2019 AUTUMN 2019 WINTER 2020 SPRING 2020
Full-term A-term B-term
Registration begins Apr 15, 2019 Apr 15, 2019 Apr 15, 2019 May 10, 2019 Nov 1, 2019 Feb 14, 2020
Late registration fee ($25) begins Jun 24, 2019 Jun 24, 2019 Jul 24, 2019 Sep 25, 2019 Jan 6, 2020 Mar 30, 2020
Late registration fee ($75) begins Jul 8, 2019 Jul 8, 2019 Aug 8, 2019 Oct 9, 2019 Jan 20, 2020 Apr 13, 2020
Last day to add a course Jul 14, 2019 Jun 30, 2019 Jul 31, 2019 Oct 15, 2019 Jan 26, 2020 Apr 19, 2020

 Adding/Dropping Courses or Complete Withdrawal

For information about how to drop a course, see Drop/Refund Requests.

  SUMMER 2019 AUTUMN 2019 WINTER 2020 SPRING 2020
Full-term A-term B-term
Last day to add, drop or change a course without being assessed a $20 change fee Jun 30, 2019 Jun 30, 2019 Jul 31, 2019 Oct 1, 2019 Jan 12, 2020 Apr 5, 2020
Last day to drop a single course without using the annual drop option (no entry on transcript) Jul 7, 2019 N/A N/A Oct 8, 2019 Jan 19, 2020 Apr 12, 2020
Last day to change to or from an audit grade option ($20 fee) Jul 5, 2019 Jun 28, 2019 July 31, 2019 Oct 8, 2019 Jan 19, 2020 Apr 12, 2020
Last day to exercise your one annual drop option Aug 11, 2019 Jul 14, 2019 Aug 14, 2019 Nov 12, 2019 Feb 23, 2020 May 17, 2020
Last day to change to or from S/NS grade option ($20 fee) Aug 11, 2019 Jul 14, 2019 Aug 14, 2019 Nov 12, 2019 Feb 23, 2020 May 17, 2020
Last day to withdraw (dropping all courses) Aug 16, 2019 Jul 17, 2019 Aug 16, 2019 Dec 6, 2019 Mar 13, 2020 Jun 5, 2020

Refund Dates

These refund dates apply unless another date is noted on your transaction summary.

  SUMMER 2019 AUTUMN 2019 WINTER 2020 SPRING 2020
Full-term A-term B-term
Last day for 100% tuition refund Jun 30, 2019 Jun 30, 2019 Jul 31, 2019 Oct 1, 2019 Jan 12, 2020 Apr 5, 2020
Last day for 50% tuition refund Jul 14, 2019 Jul 14, 2019 Aug 14, 2019 Oct 24, 2019 Feb 4, 2020 Apr 28, 2020

University Holidays

Classes are not in session on the following holidays:

SUMMER 2019 EARLY FALL START 2019 AUTUMN 2019 WINTER 2020 SPRING 2020
Full-term A-term B-term
July 4, 2019 Independence Day July 4, 2019 Independence Day   Sept 2, 2019 Labor Day Nov 11, 2019 Veterans Day (observed) Jan 1, 2020 New Year’s Day May 25, 2020 Memorial Day
        Nov 28-29, 2019 Thanksgiving Jan 20, 2020 Martin Luther King Day  
        Dec 25, 2019 Christmas Feb 17, 2020 Presidents Day