Important Dates & Deadlines: Next Year

As a student, it is your responsibility to become familiar with the policies and deadlines contained in the University Catalog.

Fall 2019

Fall orientation and registration TBD
First day of classes Wed, Sept 25
Tuition and fees, housing and meal plan charges due date Wed, Sept 25

Registration

Dates are subject to change.
Phase I - registration for continuing students (Register for up to 18 credits max) May 14-June 28
Phase II - registration for continuing students (Register for up to 20 credits max) Aug 27 at 8:30am - Sept 24
Phase III - open registration (Register for up to 20 credits max) Sept 25-Oct 1
Fall online registration ends at midnight* Tues, Oct 1
*Changes in registration after this date must be completed in the Registrar’s Office, Old Main 230, during regular business hours

Last Day Deadlines

All deadlines are 5 pm unless noted
Last day for priority readmission (through Admissions) after being away one quarter or longer other than summer quarter May 1, 2019
Last day to apply for a Bachelor’s degree (before late fee applies) Fri, June 7
Last day to apply for Master's degree Fri, Aug 23
Last day to add/drop classes online via Web4U (ends at midnight) Tues, Oct 1
Last day to withdraw from WWU for the quarter or drop a class with full credit of applicable charges (ends at midnight) Tues, Oct 1
Last day to register (initially) for the quarter without incurring a $12 per credit late-registration service fee (ends at midnight) Tues, Oct 1
Last day to change to-or-from Audit in Registrar’s Office Tues, Oct 1
Last day to add a class to an existing schedule without incurring a $12 per credit late-add service fee Fri, Oct 4
Last day to drop a class without incurring a “W” grade on official transcript (“XM” code appears on unofficial academic history only) Fri, Oct 4
Last day to drop a class without using a late-withdrawal privilege Fri, Oct 4
Last day to pay account before late payment charges are assessed Tues, Oct 15
Last day to change to-or-from pass/no pass Fri, Oct 18
Last day for half credit of applicable tuition only (course fees and mandatory fees are not credited) Thur, Oct 24
Last day to apply to graduate fall 2019 Fri, Nov 8
Last day to apply to attend commencement (before late fee applies) Fri, Nov 8
Last day for late course withdrawal (late-withdrawal privilege required) Fri, Nov 8
Last day to withdraw from WWU – for fall quarter only Mon, Dec 2

Fees

Failure to pay charges by the due date will result in assessment of late fees
Tuition and fees, Housing and Meal Plan charges due date Wed, Sept 25
Full refund deadline (ends at midnight) Tues, Oct 1
Last day to pay account before late-fees are assessed Tues, Oct 15
Last day for half credit of applicable tuition only (course fees and mandatory fees are not credited) Thur, Oct 24

Finals and Commencement

Final Exams Dec 9-13
Commencement Sat, Dec 14

Holidays

Veterans Day Mon, Nov 11
Thanksgiving Break (Wed, Nov 27 – University open, no classes) Nov 27 - Dec 1
Winter Break Dec 14 - Jan 6, 2020*
*New Student Orientation/Registration for winter quarter 2020, Mon, Jan 6 – Winter classes begin Tues, Jan 7, 2020.

Winter 2020

Winter orientation and registration for New Freshmen Mon, Jan 6, 2020
First day of classes Tues, Jan 7
Tuition and fees, Housing and Meal Plan charges due date Tues, Jan 7

Registration

Dates are subject to change.
Phase I - registration for continuing students (Register for up to 18 credits max) Nov 12 - Nov 25, 2019
Phase II - registration for continuing students (Register for up to 20 credits max) Nov 26, 2019 at 8:30 am - Jan 6, 2020
Phase III - open registration (Register for up to 20 credits max) Jan 7 - Jan 13
Winter online registration ends at midnight* Mon, Jan 13
*Changes in registration after this date must be completed in the Registrar’s Office, Old Main 230, during regular business hours

Last Day Deadlines

All deadlines are 5 pm unless noted
Last day for priority readmission (through Admissions) after being away one quarter or longer other than summer quarter Fri, Nov 1, 2019
Last day to apply for a Bachelor's degree (before late fee applies) Fri, Aug 23, 2019
Last day to apply for Master's degree Fri, Dec 13, 2019
Last day to add/drop classes online via Web4U (ends at midnight) Mon, Jan 13, 2020
Last day to withdraw from WWU for the quarter or drop a class with full credit of applicable charges (ends at midnight) Mon, Jan 13
Last day to register (initially) for the quarter without incurring a $12 per credit late-registration service fee (ends at midnight) Mon, Jan 13
Last day to change to-or-from Audit in Registrar’s Office Mon, Jan 13
Last day to pay account before late payment charges are assessed Wed, Jan 15
Last day to add a class to an existing schedule without incurring a $12 per credit late-add service fee Fri, Jan 17
Last day to drop a class without incurring a “W” grade on official transcript (“XM” code appears on unofficial academic history only) Fri, Jan 17
Last day to drop a class without using a late-withdrawal privilege Fri, Jan 17
Last day to change to-or-from Pass/No Pass Fri, Jan 31
Last day for half credit of applicable tuition only (course fees and mandatory fees are not credited) Wed, Feb 5
Last day to apply to graduate winter quarter Fri, Feb 14
Last day to apply to attend commencement (before late fee applies) Tue, Feb 4
Last day for late course withdrawal (late-withdrawal privilege required) Fri, Feb 21
Last day to withdraw from WWU – for winter quarter only Fri, Mar 6

Fees

Failure to pay charges by the due date will result in assessment of late fees
Tuition and fees, Housing and Meal Plan charges due date Tues, Jan 7
Full-refund deadline (ends at midnight) Mon, Jan 13
Last day to pay account before late-fees are assessed Wed, Jan 15
Last day for half credit of applicable tuition only (course fees and mandatory fees are not credited) Wed, Feb 5

Finals and Commencement

Final Exams Mar 16-20
Commencement Sat, Mar 21

Holidays

Martin Luther King Day Mon, Jan 20
Presidents Day Mon, Feb 17
Spring Break* Mar 21 - 30
*New Student Orientation/Registration for spring qtr 2020, Mon, Mar 30
Spring classes begin, Tues, Mar 31

Spring 2020

Spring orientation and registration for new freshmen Mon, Mar 30
First day of classes Tues, Mar 31
Tuition and fees, Housing and Meal Plan charges due date Tues, Mar 31

Registration

Dates are subject to change.
Phase I - registration for continuing students (Register for up to 18 credits max) Feb 25 - Mar 9
Phase II - registration for continuing students (Register for up to 20 credits max) Mar 10 - 30
Phase III - open registration (Register for up to 20 credits max) Mar 31 - Apr 6
Spring online registration ends at midnight* Mon, Apr 6
*Changes in registration after this date must be completed in the Registrar’s Office, Old Main 230, during regular business hours

Last Day Deadlines

All deadlines are 5 pm unless noted
Last day for priority readmission (through Admissions)after being away one quarter or longer other than summer quarter Feb 15, 2020
Last day to apply for a Bachelor's degree (before late fee applies) Fri, Dec 6, 2019
Last day to apply for Master's degree Fri, Mar 15, 2020
Last day to add/drop classes online via Web4U (ends at midnight) Mon, Apr 6
Last day to withdraw from WWU for the quarter or drop a class with full credit of applicable charges (ends at midnight) Mon, Apr 6
Last day to register (initially) for the quarter without incurring a $12 per credit late-registration service fee (ends at midnight) Mon, Apr 6
Last day to change to-or-from Audit in Registrar's Office (office closes at 5pm) Mon, Apr 6
Last day to add a class to an existing schedule without incurring a $12 per credit late-add service fee Fri, Apr 10
Last day to drop a class without incurring a “W” grade on official transcript (“XM” code appears on unofficial academic history only) Fri, Apr 10
Last day to drop a class without using a late-withdrawal privilege Fri, Apr 10
Last day to pay account before late-payment fees are assessed Wed, Apr 15
Last day to change to-or-from Pass/No Pass Fri, Apr 24
Last day for half credit of applicable tuition only (course fees and mandatory fees are not credited) Wed, Apr 29
Last day to apply to graduate spring quarter Fri, May 8
Last day to apply to attend commencement (before late fee applies) Fri, May 8
Last day for late course withdrawal (late-withdrawal privilege required) Fri, May 15
Last day to withdraw from WWU – for Spring quarter only Fri, May 29

Fees

Failure to pay charges by the due date will result in assessment of late fees
Tuition and fees, Housing and Meal Plan charges due date Tues, Mar 31
Full-refund/credit deadline (ends at midnight) Mon, Apr 6
Last day to pay account before late-payment fees are assessed Wed, Apr 15
Last day for half credit of applicable tuition only (course fees and mandatory fees are not credited) Wed, Apr 29

Finals and Commencement

Final Exams June 8-12
Commencement Sat, June 13

Holidays

Memorial Day Mon, May 25
Summer Break June 13-22

Summer 2020

Six-week Session June 23 - July 31
Nine-week Session June 23 - August 21

First Day

First day of classes Tues, June 23

Registration

Dates are subject to change.
Phase I May 5 - 8
Phase II May 11 - June 22
Phase III June 23 - June 29
Summer online registration ends at midnight* Mon, June 29
*Changes in registration after this date must be completed in the Registrar’s Office, Old Main 230, during regular business hours

Last Day Deadlines

Last day to register (initially) for the quarter without incurring a $12 per credit late-registration service fee (ends at midnight) Mon, June 29
Last day to change to or from Audit in Registrar's Office (office closes at 5pm) Mon, June 29
Last day to drop a class with full credit of applicable charges Mon, June 29
Last day to drop a class without incurring a "W" on official transcript Mon, July 6
Last day to drop a class without using a late-withdrawal privilege Mon, July 6
Last day to add a class to an existing schedule without incurring a $12 per credit late-add service fee Mon, July 6
Last day to change to or from Pass/No Pass Fri, July 10
Last day for a half refund or credit of tuition only (6 & 9 week courses only) See Refund Policy for other courses Fri, July 10
Last day for late course withdrawal (for students with late withdrawal privileges) for Six-Week Session Fri, July 17
Last day to withdraw from WWU for Six-Week Session Fri, July 24
Last day for late course withdrawal (for students with late withdrawal privileges) for Nine-Week Session Fri, July 31
Last day to withdraw from WWU for Nine-Week Session Fri, August 7

Fees

Failure to pay charges by the due date will result in assessment of late fees
Tuition and fees due Tues, June 23
Full-refund deadline (ends at midnight) Mon, June 29
Half-refund or credit deadline (6 & 9 week courses-tuition only) Note: No half refunds available for short courses-see Refund Policies on the Summer Session Resource Guide, page 12. Fri, July 10
Late payment fees apply after Wed, July 15

Holidays

Independence Day Fri, July 3

Finals and Commencement

Finals for Summer: There is no final examination week in summer session. Course requirements are determined by each instructor.
Commencement Saturday, August 22