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IMPORTANT DATES

Avoid Late Fees!
We recommend that you obtain the required approval signatures and submit your registration request before the quarter begins. Late fees are effective the first day of the quarter.*

The following dates are applicable to full-term credit courses that are not offered through online learning. For deadlines pertaining to any other courses, please refer to your Transaction Summary or call Registration Services at 206-897-8939.

Applying for Graduate Nonmatriculated (GNM) status
If you plan to apply the credits you earn toward a specific graduate degree in the future, you must apply for graduate nonmatriculated (GNM) status and register as a GNM student. For GNM application information, contact the graduate coordinator in the appropriate UW department. Deadlines are determined by the faculty of each graduate program. For additional information, call UW Non-Degree Registration Services at 206-897-8939, or e-mail Graduate Enrollment Management Services at uwgrad@u.washington.edu. For further information on GNM status, see the FAQ.

Registration
Because Non-Degree Enrollment is on a space-available basis, students are encouraged to submit their registration materials and fees at the earliest possible date.

NOTE: Registration begins the first day of Registration Period I, except for Autumn Quarter, for which we usually begin accepting registrations about eight weeks before the quarter begins. See the UW Academic Calendar for registration and other dates.
Winter 2017
Friday Nov 4 Registration period begins
Tuesday Jan 3 Classes begin
Tuesday Jan 3 $25 late fee begins *
Monday Jan 16 Last day to register for courses **
Tuesday Jan 17 $75 late registration fee begins
Monday Jan 23 Last day to add a course
Spring 2017
Friday Feb 10 Registration period begins
Monday Mar 27 Classes Begin
Monday Mar 27 $25 late fee begins *
Sunday Apr 9 Last day to register for courses **
Monday Apr 10 $75 late registration fee begins
Sunday Apr 16 Last day to add a course

Refunds
These refund dates apply unless another date is noted on your Transaction Summary. For additional information, see the Withdrawals and Refunds FAQ.
Winter 2017
Monday Jan 9 Last day for 100% tuition refund
Wednesday Feb 1 Last day for 50% tuition refund
Spring 2017
Sunday Apr 2 Last day for 100% tuition refund
Tuesday Apr 25 Last day for 50% tuition refund

Course changes, drops and withdrawals ***
For additional information, see the Withdrawals and Refunds FAQ.
Winter 2017
Tuesday Jan 10 $20 course status change fee begins for grading option changes, course transfers and adds/drops (unless withdrawing from all courses)
Monday Jan 16 Last day to change to or from audit (with instructor's approval)
Monday Jan 16 Last day to drop a single course without using the annual drop option (no entry on transcript)
Monday Feb 20 Last day to change to or from S/NS
Monday Feb 20 Last day to exercise your one annual drop option
Friday Mar 10 Last day to withdraw completely (dropping all courses)
Spring 2017
Monday Apr 3 $20 course status change fee begins for grading option changes, course transfers and adds/drops (unless withdrawing from all courses)
Friday Apr 7 Last day to change to or from audit (with instructor's approval)
Sunday Apr 9 Last day to drop a single course without using the annual drop option (no entry on transcript)
Sunday May 14 Last day to change to or from S/NS
Sunday May 14 Last day to exercise your one annual drop option
Friday June 2 Last day to withdraw completely (dropping all courses)

End of quarter
Winter 2017
Friday Mar 10 Last day of instruction
  Mar 11-17 Final exams
Wednesday Mar 22 First day grades available on MyUW
Spring 2017
Friday June 2 Last day of instruction
  June 3-9 Final exams
Wednesday June 14 First day grades available on MyUW

Quarterly schedule for 2016-2017
Autumn Quarter Sep 28-Dec 16, 2016
Winter Quarter Jan 3–Mar 17, 2017
Spring Quarter Mar 27-Jun 9, 2017
Summer Quarter Jun 19-Aug 18, 2017

Holidays
For a complete list of official University holidays see the UW Academic Calendar.

* Some academic departments require that Non-Degree students register after the first day of the quarter at which time a $25 late fee is usually assessed. Contact the appropriate department to determine if there are procedures for waiving the late fee. Waiving the late fee is at the discretion of each department.

** Under exceptional circumstances, a student may petition, in writing, to register after the last date for registration. If approved, a late fee of $75 will be charged.

*** All requests to drop or withdraw from courses must be submitted in writing and must include the student's full name, the course name (department), the number and section and the quarter of enrollment. Submit the written requests to UW Non-Degree Registration Services in person or via mail, email or FAX to:

UW Non-Degree Registration Services
4311 - 11th Ave. NE, Suite 100
Seattle, WA 98105-4608
email: Send an email to Registration Services
FAX: 206-685-9359

The date of the postmark or fax receipt will determine the date of withdrawal for mailed or faxed requests. Please keep your fax receipt or a copy of your email until you receive a confirmation of your request. For complete information about drops/withdrawals, see How do I withdraw from a class? in our FAQ.