Important Dates & Deadlines

Start of Quarter

Date Event
Mon, January 4 Winter Orientation and Registration for New Freshmen - 12/18 and 1/4
Tue, January 5 First day of classes
Tue, January 5 Tuition and fees, Housing and Meal Plan charges due

Registration

Date Event
Mon, November 16 - Fri, November 20 Phase I - registration for continuing students (Register for up to 18 credits max)
Tue, November 24 - Mon, January 4 Phase II - registration for continuing students (Register for up to 20 credits max) 8:30am
Tue, January 5 Phase III - open registration (Register for up to 20 credits max)
Sun, February 21 Winter online registration ends (ends at midnight)

Last Day Deadlines

Date Event
Fri, October 2 Last day to apply for a Bachelor's degree (before late fee applies)
Sun, November 1 Priority date for readmission (through Admissions) after being away one quarter or longer other than summer quarter
Fri, December 11 Last day to apply for a Master's degree
Mon, January 11 Last day to withdraw from WWU for the quarter or drop a class with full credit of applicable charges (ends at midnight)
Mon, January 11 Waitlisting ends (ends at midnight)
Mon, January 11 Last day to add a course without an instructor override
Mon, January 11 Last day to change to-or-from Audit
Fri, January 15 Last day to pay account before late payment charges are assessed
Sun, January 17 Last day to add or drop a class on an existing schedule without incurring a $10 per credit late-add/drop service fee
Sun, January 17 Last day to drop a class without incurring a “W” grade on official transcript (“XM” code appears on unofficial academic history only)
Wed, February 3 Last day for half credit of applicable tuition only (course fees and mandatory fees are not credited)
Fri, February 12 Last day to apply to graduate winter quarter
Fri, February 12 Last day to apply to attend commencement
Sun, February 21 Last day for late course withdrawal (ends at midnight)
Mon, February 22 Last day to change to-or-from Pass/No Pass (ends at midnight)
Fri, March 5 Last day to withdraw from WWU – for winter quarter only

Fees

Date Event
Tue, January 5 Tuition and fees, Housing and Meal Plan charges due
Mon, January 11 Full-refund deadline (ends at midnight)
Fri, January 15 Last day to pay account before late-fees are assessed
Wed, February 3 Last day for half credit of applicable tuition only (course fees and mandatory fees are not credited) (ends at midnight)

Finals and Commencement

Date Event
Mon, March 15 - Fri, March 19 Final Exams
Sat, March 20 Commencement

Holidays

Date Event
Mon, January 18 Martin Luther King Day
Mon, February 15 Presidents Day
Sat, March 20 - Mon, March 29 Spring Break

Upcoming Dates & Deadlines

Winter 2021 - Last day to pay account before late payment charges are assessed

Fri, January 15

Winter 2021 - Last day to pay account before late-fees are assessed

Fri, January 15

Winter 2021 - Last day to add or drop a class on an existing schedule without incurring a $10 per credit late-add/drop service fee

Sun, January 17

Winter 2021 - Last day to drop a class without incurring a “W” grade on official transcript (“XM” code appears on unofficial academic history only)

Sun, January 17

Winter 2021 - Martin Luther King Day

Mon, January 18

Winter 2021 - Last day for half credit of applicable tuition only (course fees and mandatory fees are not credited)

Wed, February 3