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Key Dates

Dates of Instruction

  AUTUMN 2019 WINTER 2020 SPRING 2020 SUMMER 2020
Full-term A-term B-term
Instruction begins Sep 25, 2019 Jan 6, 2020 Mar 30, 2020 Jun 22, 2020 Jun 22, 2020 Jul 23, 2020
Last day of instruction Dec 6, 2019 Mar 13, 2020 Jun 5, 2020 Aug 21, 2020 Jul 22, 2020 Aug 21, 2020
Final examination week Dec 7-13, 2019 Mar 14-20, 2020 Jun 6-12, 2020 Typically the last day of class Typically the last day of class Typically the last day of class
First day grades available on MyUW  Dec 18, 2019 Mar 25, 2020 Jun 17, 2020 Aug 26, 2020 Aug 26, 2020 Aug 26, 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.

  AUTUMN 2019 WINTER 2020 SPRING 2020 SUMMER 2020
Full-term A-term B-term
Registration begins May 10, 2019 Nov 1, 2019 Feb 14, 2020 Apr 13, 2020 Apr 13, 2020 Apr 13, 2020
Late registration fee ($25) begins Sep 25, 2019 Jan 6, 2020 Mar 30, 2020 Jun 22, 2020 Jun 22, 2020 Jul 23, 2020
Late registration fee ($75) begins Oct 9, 2019 Jan 20, 2020 Apr 13, 2020 Jul 6, 2020 Jul 6, 2020 Aug 6, 2020
Last day to add a course Oct 15, 2019 Jan 26, 2020 Apr 19, 2020 Jul 12, 2020 Jun 28, 2020 Jul 29, 2020

 Adding/Dropping Courses or Complete Withdrawal

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

  AUTUMN 2019 WINTER 2020 SPRING 2020 SUMMER 2020
Full-term A-term B-term
Last day to add, drop or change a course without being assessed a $20 change fee Oct 1, 2019 Jan 12, 2020 Apr 5, 2020 Jun 28, 2020 Jun 28, 2020 Jul 29, 2020
Last day to drop a single course without using the annual drop option (no entry on transcript) Oct 8, 2019 Jan 19, 2020 Apr 12, 2020 Jul 5, 2020 N/A N/A
Last day to change to or from an audit grade option ($20 fee) Oct 8, 2019 Jan 19, 2020 Apr 12, 2020 Jul 3, 2020 Jun 26, 2020 July 29, 2020
Last day to exercise your one annual drop option Nov 12, 2019 Feb 23, 2020 May 17, 2020 Aug 9, 2020 Jul 12, 2020 Aug 12, 2020
Last day to change to or from S/NS grade option ($20 fee) Nov 12, 2019 Feb 23, 2020 May 17, 2020 Aug 9, 2020 Jul 12, 2020 Aug 12, 2020
Last day to withdraw (dropping all courses) Dec 6, 2019 Mar 13, 2020 Jun 5, 2020 Aug 14, 2020 Jul 15, 2020 Aug 14, 2020

Refund Dates

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

  AUTUMN 2019 WINTER 2020 SPRING 2020 SUMMER 2020
Full-term A-term B-term
Last day for 100% tuition refund Oct 1, 2019 Jan 12, 2020 Apr 5, 2020 Jun 28, 2020 Jun 28, 2020 Jul 29, 2020
Last day for 50% tuition refund Oct 24, 2019 Feb 4, 2020 Apr 28, 2020 Jul 12, 2020 Jul 12, 2020 Aug 12, 2020

University Holidays

Classes are not in session on the following holidays:

AUTUMN 2019 WINTER 2020 SPRING 2020 SUMMER 2020 EARLY FALL START 2020
Full-term A-term B-term
Nov 11, 2019 Veterans Day Jan 1, 2020 New Year’s Day May 25, 2020 Memorial Day Jul 3, 2020 Independence Day (observed) Jul 3, 2020 Independence Day (observed)   Sept 7, 2020 Labor Day
Nov 28-29, 2019 Thanksgiving Jan 20, 2020 Martin Luther King Day          
Dec 25, 2019 Christmas Feb 17, 2020 Presidents Day