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Key Dates

Dates of Instruction

  AUTUMN 2020 WINTER 2021 SPRING 2021 SUMMER 2021
Full-term A-term B-term
Instruction begins Sep 30, 2020 Jan 4, 2021 Mar 29, 2021 Jun 21, 2021 Jun 21, 2021 Jul 22, 2021
Last day of instruction Dec 11, 2020 Mar 12, 2021 Jun 4, 2021 Aug 20, 2021 Jul 21, 2021 Aug 20, 2021
Final examination week Dec 12-18, 2020 Mar 13-19, 2021 Jun 7-11, 2021 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 23, 2020 Mar 24, 2021 Jun 16, 2021 Aug 25, 2021 Aug 25, 2021 Aug 25, 2021

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 2020 WINTER 2021 SPRING 2021 SUMMER 2021
Full-term A-term B-term
Registration begins May 8, 2020 Nov 6, 2020 Feb 12, 2021 Apr 12, 2021 Apr 12, 2021 Apr 12, 2021
Late registration fee ($25) begins Sep 30, 2020 Jan 4, 2021 Mar 29, 2021 Jun 21, 2021 Jun 21, 2021 Jul 22, 2021
Late registration fee ($75) begins Oct 14, 2020 Jan 18, 2021 Apr 12, 2021 Jul 5, 2021 Jul 5, 2021 Aug 5, 2020
Last day to add a course Oct 20, 2020 Jan 24, 2021 Apr 18, 2021 Jul 11, 2021 Jun 27, 2021 Jul 27, 2021

 Adding/Dropping Courses or Complete Withdrawal

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

  AUTUMN 2020 WINTER 2021 SPRING 2021 SUMMER 2021
Full-term A-term B-term
Last day to add, drop or change a course without being assessed a $20 change fee Oct 6, 2020 Jan 8, 2021 Apr 2, 2021

Jun 25, 2021

Jun 25, 2021

Jul 28, 2021

Last day to drop a single course without using the annual drop option (no entry on transcript) Oct 13, 2020 Jan 17, 2021 Apr 11, 2021 Jul 2, 2021 Jun 27, 2021 Jul 27, 2021
Last day to change to or from an audit grade option ($20 fee) Oct 13, 2020 Jan 17, 2021 Apr 11, 2021

Jul 2, 2021

Jun 25, 2021

Jul 27, 2021

Last day to exercise your one annual drop option Nov 17, 2020 Feb 21, 2021 May 16, 2021 Aug 8, 2021 Jul 11, 2021 Aug 11, 2021
Last day to change to or from S/NS grade option ($20 fee) Nov 17, 2020 Feb 21, 2021 May 16, 2021

Aug 8, 2021

Jul 11, 2021

Aug 11, 2021

Last day to withdraw (dropping all courses) Dec 11, 2020 Mar 12, 2021 Jun 4, 2021

Aug 13, 2021

Jul 14, 2021

Aug 13, 2021

Refund Dates

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

  AUTUMN 2020 WINTER 2021 SPRING 2021 SUMMER 2021
Full-term A-term B-term
Last day for 100% tuition refund Oct 6, 2020 Jan 10, 2021 Apr 4, 2021

Jun 27, 2021

Jun 27, 2021

Jul 28, 2021

Last day for 50% tuition refund Oct 29, 2020 Feb 2, 2021 Apr 27, 2021  Jul 11, 2021 Jul 11, 2021 Aug 11, 2021

University Holidays

Classes are not in session on the following holidays:

EARLY FALL START 2020 AUTUMN 2020 WINTER 2021 SPRING 2021 SUMMER 2021
Full-term A-term B-term

Sep 7, 2020
Labor Day

Nov 11, 2020
Veterans Day

Jan 1, 2021
New Year’s Day

May 31, 2021
Memorial Day
Jul 5, 2021
Independence Day (observed)
Jul 5, 2021
Independence Day (observed)
 
  Nov 26-27, 2020
Thanksgiving
Jan 18, 2021
Martin Luther King Day
       
  Christmas
Dec 25, 2020
Presidents' Day
Feb 15, 2021