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.

Summer 2018

Classes Begin June 18
Last Day to submit an electronic thesis/dissertation (ETD) when paying the Graduate Registration Waiver Fee (for students who were registered in the previous Spring Quarter) June 22
Last Day to submit approval form for an electronic thesis/dissertation (ETD) to the Graduate School when paying the Graduate Registration Waiver Fee (for students who were registered in the previous Spring Quarter) June 22
Last Day to submit Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED) online when paying the Graduate Registration Waiver Fee (only doctoral students who were registered in the previous Spring Quarter) June 22
Last Day to submit Drop Letters to the Graduate School June 22
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 22
Last Day to submit Academic Probation / Final Probation to the Graduate School June 29
Last Day to file a Master’s Request August 10
Last Day for graduate students to submit Reinstatement payment August 17
Last Day to pay $250 Graduate Registration Waiver Fee without registering/paying tuition for the quarter (for students who were registered in the previous Spring Quarter) August 17
Last Day for a final submission of an electronic thesis/dissertation (ETD) August 17
Last Day to submit approval form to the Graduate School for an electronic thesis/dissertation (ETD) to the Graduate School August 17
Last Day to submit Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED) online (doctoral students only) August 17
Last Day to remove department contingencies and submit degree recommendations for graduation August 22

Autumn 2018

Last Day to submit an electronic thesis/dissertation (ETD) when paying the Graduate Registration Waiver Fee (for students who were registered in the previous Summer Quarter) August 31
Last Day to submit approval form for an electronic thesis/dissertation (ETD) to the Graduate School when paying the Graduate Registration Waiver Fee (for students who were registered in the previous Summer Quarter) August 31
Last Day to submit Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED) online when paying the Graduate Registration Waiver Fee (only doctoral students who were registered in the previous Summer Quarter) August 31
On-Leave Request Available for Autumn Quarter September 12
Classes Begin September 26
Last Day to submit Drop Letters to the Graduate School October 2
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 2
Last Day to submit Academic Probation/Final Probation to the Graduate School October 9
Last Day for graduate students to submit On-Leave payment December 7
Last Day for graduate students to submit Reinstatement payment December 7
Last Day to file a Master’s Request December 7
Last Day to pay $250 Graduate Registration Waiver Fee without registering/paying tuition for Autumn Quarter (for students who were registered in the previous Summer Quarter) December 7
Last Day for a final submission of an electronic thesis/dissertation (ETD) December 14
Last Day to submit approval form for an electronic thesis/dissertation (ETD) to the Graduate School December 14
Last Day to submit Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED) online (doctoral students only) December 14
Last Day to remove department contingencies and submit degree recommendations for graduation December 19

Winter 2019

On-Leave Request Available for Winter Quarter December 18
Last Day to submit electronic thesis/dissertation (ETD) when paying the Graduate Registration Waiver Fee (for students who were registered in the previous Autumn Quarter) December 28
Last Day to submit approval form for an electronic thesis/dissertation (ETD) to the Graduate School when paying the Graduate Registration Waiver Fee (for students who were registered in the previous Autumn Quarter) December 28
Last Day to submit Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED) online when paying the Graduate Registration Waiver Fee (only doctoral students who were registered in the previous Autumn Quarter) December 28
Classes Begin January 7
Last Day to submit Drop Letters to the Graduate School January 11
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 11
Last Day to submit Academic Probation/Final Probation to the Graduate School January 18
Last Day for graduate students to submit On-Leave payment March 15
Last Day for graduate students to submit Reinstatement payment March 15
Last Day to file a Master’s Request March 15
Last Day to pay $250 Graduate Registration Waiver Fee without registering/paying tuition for the quarter (for students who were registered in the previous Autumn Quarter) March 15
Last Day for a final submission of an electronic thesis/dissertation (ETD) March 22
Last Day to submit approval form for an electronic thesis/dissertation (ETD) to the Graduate School March 22
Last Day to submit Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED) online (doctoral students only) March 22
Last Day to remove department contingencies and submit degree recommendations for graduation March 27

Spring 2019

On-Leave Request Available for Spring Quarter March 19
Classes Begin April 1
Last Day to submit an electronic thesis/dissertation (ETD) when paying the Graduate Registration Waiver Fee (for students who were registered in the previous Winter Quarter) April 5
Last Day to submit approval form for an electronic thesis/dissertation (ETD) to the Graduate School when paying the Graduate Registration Waiver Fee (for students who were registered in the previous Winter Quarter) April 5
Last Day to submit Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED) online when paying the Graduate Registration Waiver Fee (only doctoral students who were registered in the previous Winter Quarter) April 5
Last Day to submit Drop Letters to the Graduate School April 5
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). April 5
Last Day to submit Academic Probation/Final Probation to the Graduate School April 12
Last Day for graduate students to submit On-Leave payment June 7
Last Day for graduate students to submit Reinstatement payment June 7
Last Day to file a Master’s Request June 7
Last Day to pay $250 Graduate Registration Waiver Fee without registering/paying tuition for the quarter (for students who were registered in the previous Winter Quarter) June 7
Last Day for a final submission of an electronic thesis/dissertation (ETD) June 14
Last Day to submit approval form for an electronic thesis/dissertation (ETD) to the Graduate School June 14
Last Day to submit Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED) online (doctoral students only) June 14
Last Day to remove department contingencies and submit degree recommendations for graduation June 19