Important Dates & Deadlines



Start of Quarter
Date Event
Wed, Sep 21 First Day of Classes
Date Event
Tue, May 10 - Wed, Jul 13 Phase I - registration for continuing students (Register for up to 18 credits)
Wed, Jul 20 - Wed, Jul 27 Advising & Registration - New Transfer and Post-Baccalaureate Students (Five Sessions: July 20, 21, 25, 26 & 27)
Mon, Aug 1 - Thu, Aug 4 Advising & Registration - New First-Year Students - High Credit 45+ incoming credits (August 1–4)
Mon, Aug 8 - Thu, Aug 25 Advising & Registration - New First-Year Students - non-High Credit (August 8–11, 15–18, & 22–25)
Tue, Aug 30 - Tue, Sep 20 Phase II - 8:30 a.m. - registration for continuing, new transfer, and post-baccalaureate students. Students can register for up to 20 credits max.
Mon, Sep 19 Final Advising & Registration - For any First-Year student who was unable to attend A&R in August
Mon, Sep 19 Registration CLOSED from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for final Advising & Registration session
Wed, Sep 21 - Tue, Sep 27 Phase III - open registration - students can register for up to 20 credits max. Waitlisting hours change from 24 to 12 hours.
Last Day Deadlines
Date Event
Last day to apply to attend commencement (before late fee applies) - Date TBA
Sun, May 1 Priority date for readmission (through Admissions) after being away one quarter or longer other than summer quarter
Fri, Jun 3 Last day to apply for a Bachelor's degree (before late fee applies)
Mon, Sep 19 Last day to apply for Master's degree
Wed, Sep 21 Tuition and fees, housing and meal plan charges due
Tue, Sep 27 Last day to add a class without an override
Tue, Sep 27 Last day to withdraw from WWU for the quarter or drop a class with full credit of applicable charges (ends at midnight)
Tue, Sep 27 Last day to change to-or-from Audit in Registrar's Office
Tue, Sep 27 Waitlisting ends at midnight
Sun, Oct 2 Last day to add or drop a class on an existing schedule without incurring a $10 per credit late-add/drop service fee
Sun, 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 14 Last day to change to-or-from Pass/No Pass
Sat, Oct 15 Last day to pay account before late payment charges are assessed
Thu, Oct 20 Last day for half credit of applicable tuition only (course fees and mandatory fees are not credited)
Fri, Nov 4 Last day to apply for a Bachelor's degree (late fees apply)
Sun, Nov 6 Last day for late course withdrawal
Sun, Nov 6 Online registration ends at midnight
Mon, Nov 28 Last day to withdraw from WWU - for fall quarter only
Finals and Commencement
Date Event
Mon, Dec 5 - Fri, Dec 9 Final Exams
Sat, Dec 10 Commencement
Date Event
Mon, Sep 5 Labor Day
Fri, Nov 11 Veterans Day
Thu, Nov 24 - Sun, Nov 27 Thanksgiving Break (Wed, Nov 23 - University open, no classes)
Sat, Dec 10 - Tue, Jan 3 Winter Break