Registrar's Office

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 2020

Fall orientation and registration Mon, Sept 21
First day of classes Wed, Sept 23
Tuition and fees, housing and meal plan charges due date Wed, Sept 23

Registration

Dates are subject to change.
Phase I - registration for continuing students (Register for up to 18 credits max) May 12-June 26
Phase II - registration for continuing students (Register for up to 20 credits max) Aug 25 at 8:30am - Sept 22
Phase III - open registration (Register for up to 20 credits max) Sept 23-Sept 29
Fall online registration ends at midnight* Tues, Sept 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

All deadlines are 5 pm unless noted
Priority date for readmission (through Admissions) after being away one quarter or longer other than summer quarter May 1, 2020
Last day to apply for a Bachelor’s degree (before late fee applies) Fri, June 5
Last day to apply for Master's degree Fri, Sept 18
Last day to add/drop classes online via Web4U (ends at midnight) Tues, Sept 29
Last day to withdraw from WWU for the quarter or drop a class with full credit of applicable charges (ends at midnight) Tues, Sept 29
Last day to register (initially) for the quarter without incurring a $10 per credit late-registration service fee (ends at midnight) Tues, Sept 29
Last day to change to-or-from Audit in Registrar’s Office Tues, Sept 29
Last day to add or drop a class on an existing schedule without incurring a $10 per credit late-add/drop service fee Fri, Oct 2
Last day to drop a class without incurring a “W” grade on official transcript (“XM” code appears on unofficial academic history only) Fri, Oct 2
Last day to drop a class without using a late-withdrawal privilege Fri, Oct 2
Last day to pay account before late payment charges are assessed Thurs, Oct 15
Last day to change to-or-from pass/no pass Fri, Oct 16
Last day for half credit of applicable tuition only (course fees and mandatory fees are not credited) Thur, Oct 22
Last day to apply for Bachelor's degree fall 2020 Fri, Nov 6
Last day to apply to attend commencement (before late fee applies) Fri, Nov 6
Last day for late course withdrawal (late-withdrawal privilege required) Fri, Nov 6
Last day to withdraw from WWU – for fall quarter only Mon, Nov 30

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 23
Full refund deadline (ends at midnight) Tues, Sept 29
Last day to pay account before late-fees are assessed Thurs, Oct 15
Last day for half credit of applicable tuition only (course fees and mandatory fees are not credited) Thur, Oct 22

Finals and Commencement

Final Exams Dec 7-11
Commencement Sat, Dec 12

Holidays

Veterans Day Mon, Nov 11
Thanksgiving Break (Wed, Nov 25 – University open, no classes) Nov 25 - 29
Winter Break Dec 12 - Jan 4, 2021*
*New Student Orientation/Registration for winter quarter 2020, Mon, Jan 4– Winter classes begin Tues, Jan 5, 2021.

Winter 2021

Winter orientation and registration for New Freshmen Mon, Jan 4, 2021
First day of classes Tues, Jan 5
Tuition and fees, Housing and Meal Plan charges due date Tues, Jan 5

Registration

Dates are subject to change.
Phase I - registration for continuing students (Register for up to 18 credits max) Nov 10 - Nov 23, 2020
Phase II - registration for continuing students (Register for up to 20 credits max) Nov 24, 2020 at 8:30 am - Jan 4, 2021
Phase III - open registration (Register for up to 20 credits max) Jan 5 - Jan 11
Winter online registration ends at midnight* Mon, Jan 11
*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
Priority date for readmission (through Admissions) after being away one quarter or longer other than summer quarter Fri, Nov 1, 2020
Last day to apply for a Bachelor's degree (before late fee applies) Fri, Aug 21, 2020
Last day to apply for Master's degree Fri, Dec 11, 2020
Last day to add/drop classes online via Web4U (ends at midnight) Mon, Jan 11, 2021
Last day to withdraw from WWU for the quarter or drop a class with full credit of applicable charges (ends at midnight) Mon, Jan 11
Last day to register (initially) for the quarter without incurring a $10 per credit late-registration service fee (ends at midnight) Mon, Jan 11
Last day to change to-or-from Audit in Registrar’s Office Mon, Jan 11
Last day to pay account before late payment charges are assessed Fri, Jan 15
Last day to add or drop a class on an existing schedule without incurring a $10 per credit late-add/drop service fee Fri, Jan 15
Last day to drop a class without incurring a “W” grade on official transcript (“XM” code appears on unofficial academic history only) Fri, Jan 15
Last day to drop a class without using a late-withdrawal privilege Fri, Jan 15
Last day to change to-or-from Pass/No Pass Fri, Jan 29
Last day for half credit of applicable tuition only (course fees and mandatory fees are not credited) Wed, Feb 3
Last day to apply to graduate winter quarter Fri, Feb 12
Last day to apply to attend commencement (before late fee applies) Fri, Feb 12
Last day for late course withdrawal (late-withdrawal privilege required) Fri, Feb 19
Last day to withdraw from WWU – for winter quarter only Fri, Mar 5

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 5
Full-refund deadline (ends at midnight) Mon, Jan 11
Last day to pay account before late-fees are assessed Fri, Jan 15
Last day for half credit of applicable tuition only (course fees and mandatory fees are not credited) Wed, Feb 3

Finals and Commencement

Final Exams Mar 15-19
Commencement Sat, Mar 20

Holidays

Martin Luther King Day Mon, Jan 18
Presidents Day Mon, Feb 15
Spring Break* Mar 20 - 29
*New Student Orientation/Registration for spring qtr 2021, Mon, Mar 29
Spring classes begin, Tues, Mar 30

Spring 2021

Spring orientation and registration for new freshmen Mon, Mar 29
First day of classes Tues, Mar 30
Tuition and fees, Housing and Meal Plan charges due date Tues, Mar 30

Registration

Dates are subject to change.
Phase I - registration for continuing students (Register for up to 18 credits max) Feb 23 - Mar 8
Phase II - registration for continuing students (Register for up to 20 credits max) Mar 9- 29
Phase III - open registration (Register for up to 20 credits max) Mar 30 - Apr 5
Spring online registration ends at midnight* Mon, Apr 5
*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
Priority date for readmission (through Admissions)after being away one quarter or longer other than summer quarter Feb 15, 2021
Last day to apply for a Bachelor's degree (before late fee applies) Fri, Dec 4, 2020
Last day to apply for Master's degree Fri, Mar 19, 2021
Last day to add/drop classes online via Web4U (ends at midnight) Mon, Apr 5
Last day to withdraw from WWU for the quarter or drop a class with full credit of applicable charges (ends at midnight) Mon, Apr 5
Last day to register (initially) for the quarter without incurring a $10 per credit late-registration service fee (ends at midnight) Mon, Apr 5
Last day to change to-or-from Audit in Registrar's Office (office closes at 5pm) Mon, Apr 5
Last day to add or drop a class on an existing schedule without incurring a $10 per credit late-add/drop service fee Fri, Apr 9
Last day to drop a class without incurring a “W” grade on official transcript (“XM” code appears on unofficial academic history only) Fri, Apr 9
Last day to drop a class without using a late-withdrawal privilege Fri, Apr 9
Last day to pay account before late-payment fees are assessed Thurs, Apr 15
Last day to change to-or-from Pass/No Pass Fri, Apr 23
Last day for half credit of applicable tuition only (course fees and mandatory fees are not credited) Wed, Apr 28
Last day to apply to graduate spring quarter Fri, May 7
Last day to apply to attend commencement (before late fee applies) Fri, May 7
Last day for late course withdrawal (late-withdrawal privilege required) Fri, May 14
Last day to withdraw from WWU – for Spring quarter only Fri, May 28

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 30
Full-refund/credit deadline (ends at midnight) Mon, Apr 5
Last day to pay account before late-payment fees are assessed Thurs, Apr 15
Last day for half credit of applicable tuition only (course fees and mandatory fees are not credited) Wed, Apr 28

Finals and Commencement

Final Exams June 7-11
Commencement Fri, June 11 & Sat, June 12

Holidays

Memorial Day Mon, May 31
Summer Break June 12-21

Summer 2021

Six-week Session June 22 - July 30
Nine-week Session June 22 - August 20

First Day

First day of classes Tues, June 22

Registration

Dates are subject to change.
Phase I May 3 - 7
Phase II May 10 - June 21
Phase III June 22 - June 28
Summer online registration ends at midnight* Mon, June 28
*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 $10 per credit late-registration service fee (ends at midnight) Mon, June 28
Last day to change to or from Audit in Registrar's Office (office closes at 5pm) Mon, June 28
Last day to drop a class with full credit of applicable charges Mon, June 28
Last day to drop a class without incurring a "W" on official transcript Mon, July 5
Last day to drop a class without using a late-withdrawal privilege Mon, July 5
Last day to add or drop a class to an existing schedule without incurring a $10 per credit late-add/drop service fee Mon, July 5
Last day to change to or from Pass/No Pass Fri, July 9
Last day for a half refund or credit of tuition only (6 & 9 week courses only) See Refund Policy for other courses Fri, July 9
Last day for late course withdrawal (for students with late withdrawal privileges) for Six-Week Session Fri, July 16
Last day to withdraw from WWU for Six-Week Session Fri, July 23
Last day for late course withdrawal (for students with late withdrawal privileges) for Nine-Week Session Fri, July 30
Last day to withdraw from WWU for Nine-Week Session Fri, August 6

Fees

Failure to pay charges by the due date will result in assessment of late fees
Tuition and fees due Tues, June 22
Full-refund deadline (ends at midnight) Mon, June 28
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 9
Late payment fees apply after Thurs, July 15

Holidays

Independence Day Sun, July 4

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 21