UW Graduate School

Dates and Deadlines

The calendar below contains dates specific to the Graduate School. For general university holidays, dates of instruction, registration and tuition deadlines, please refer to the University of Washington’s Academic Calendar.

Winter 2017

On-Leave Request Available for Winter Quarter December 20
Last Day to submit an electronic thesis/dissertation (ETD) when paying the Graduate Registration Waiver Fee December 30
Last Day to submit approval form for an electronic thesis/dissertation (ETD) to the Graduate School when paying the Graduate Registration Waiver Fee December 30
Last Day to submit Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED) online when paying the Graduate Registration Waiver Fee (doctoral students only) December 30
Classes Begin January 3
Last Day to submit Drop Letters to the Graduate School January 9
Last Day to convey Winter Quarter admissions decisions (offers, deferrals, early entries) to the Graduate School (excluding F-1 & J-1 applicants; please refer to Best Practices for international timeline). January 9
Last Day to submit Academic Probation/Final Probation to the Graduate School January 17
Last Day for graduate students to submit On-Leave payment March 10
Last Day for graduate students to submit Reinstatement payment March 10
Last Day to file a Master’s Request March 10
Last Day to pay $250 Graduate Registration Waiver Fee without registering/paying tuition for the quarter March 10
Last Day for a final submission of an electronic thesis/dissertation (ETD) March 17
Last Day to submit approval form for an electronic thesis/dissertation (ETD) to the Graduate School March 17
Last Day to submit Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED) online (doctoral students only) March 17
Last Day to remove department contingencies and submit degree recommendations for graduation March 22

Spring 2017

On-Leave Request Available for Spring Quarter March 13
Classes Begin March 27
Last Day to submit an electronic thesis/dissertation (ETD) when paying the Graduate Registration Waiver Fee March 31
Last Day to submit approval form for an electronic thesis/dissertation (ETD) to the Graduate School when paying the Graduate Registration Waiver Fee March 31
Last Day to submit Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED) online when paying the Graduate Registration Waiver Fee (doctoral students only) March 31
Last Day to submit Drop Letters to the Graduate School March 31
Last Day to convey Spring Quarter admissions decisions (offers, deferrals, early entries) to the Graduate School (excluding F-1 & J-1 applicants; please refer to Best Practices for international timeline). March 31
Last Day to submit Academic Probation/Final Probation to the Graduate School April 7
Last Day for graduate students to submit On-Leave payment June 2
Last Day for graduate students to submit Reinstatement payment June 2
Last Day to file a Master’s Request June 2
Last Day to pay $250 Graduate Registration Waiver Fee without registering/paying tuition for the quarter June 2
Last Day for a final submission of an electronic thesis/dissertation (ETD) June 9
Last Day to submit approval form for an electronic thesis/dissertation (ETD) to the Graduate School June 9
Last Day to submit Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED) online (doctoral students only) June 9
Last Day to remove department contingencies and submit degree recommendations for graduation June 14

Summer 2017

Classes Begin June 19
Last Day to submit an electronic thesis/dissertation (ETD) when paying the Graduate Registration Waiver Fee June 23
Last Day to submit approval form for an electronic thesis/dissertation (ETD) to the Graduate School when paying the Graduate Registration Waiver Fee June 23
Last Day to submit Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED) online when paying the Graduate Registration Waiver Fee (doctoral students only) June 23
Last Day to submit Drop Letters to the Graduate School June 23
Last Day for department to convey Summer Quarter (both A & B term) admissions decisions (offers, deferrals, early entries) to the Graduate School (excluding F-1 & J-1 applicants; please refer to Best Practices for international timeline) June 23
Last Day to submit Academic Probation / Final Probation to the Graduate School June 30
Last Day for graduate students to submit Reinstatement payment August 11
Last Day to file a Master’s Request August 11
Last Day to pay $250 Graduate Registration Waiver Fee without registering/paying tuition for the quarter August 11
Last Day for a final submission of an electronic thesis/dissertation (ETD) August 18
Last Day to submit approval form to the Graduate School for an electronic thesis/dissertation (ETD) to the Graduate School August 18
Last Day to submit Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED) online (doctoral students only) August 18
Last Day to remove department contingencies and submit degree recommendations for graduation August 23

Autumn 2017

Last Day to submit an electronic thesis/dissertation (ETD) when paying the Graduate Registration Waiver Fee September 1
Last Day to submit approval form for an electronic thesis/dissertation (ETD) to the Graduate School when paying the Graduate Registration Waiver Fee September 1
Last Day to submit Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED) online when paying the Graduate Registration Waiver Fee (doctoral students only) September 1
On-Leave Request Available for Autumn Quarter September 13
Classes Begin September 27
Last Day to submit Drop Letters to the Graduate School October 3
Last Day for department to convey Autumn Quarter admissions decisions (offers, deferrals, early entries) to the Graduate School (excluding F-1 & J-1 applicants; please refer to Best Practices for international timeline). October 3
Last Day to submit Academic Probation/Final Probation to the Graduate School October 10
Last Day for graduate students to submit On-Leave payment December 8
Last Day for graduate students to submit Reinstatement payment December 8
Last Day to file a Master’s Request December 8
Last Day to pay $250 Graduate Registration Waiver Fee without registering/paying tuition for the quarter December 8
Last Day for a final submission of an electronic thesis/dissertation (ETD) December 15
Last Day to submit approval form for an electronic thesis/dissertation (ETD) to the Graduate School December 15
Last Day to submit Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED) online (doctoral students only) December 15
Last Day to remove department contingencies and submit degree recommendations for graduation December 20