UW Graduate School

Dates and Deadlines: Admission, Academic Performance and Progress, and Graduation

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.

Autumn 2021 | Winter 2022 | Spring 2022 | Summer 2022

Autumn Quarter

Autumn 2021

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). No Graduate Registration Waiver Fee. September 3
Last Day to submit the master’s thesis approval form when paying the Graduate Registration Waiver Fee (for students who were registered in the previous Summer Quarter). No Graduate Registration Waiver Fee. September 3
Last Day for Doctoral Reading Committee members to submit electronic approval of your dissertation in Committee Log in when paying the Graduate Registration Waiver Fee (for students who were registered in previous Summer Quarter). No Graduate Registration Waiver Fee. September 3
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). No Graduate Registration Waiver Fee. September 3
On-Leave Request Available for Autumn Quarter September 15
Classes Begin September 29
Last Day to submit Drop Letters to the Graduate School October 5
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 5
Last Day to submit Academic Probation/Final Probation to the Graduate School October 12
Last Day for non-thesis Master’s students 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 10
Last Day for graduate students to submit Reinstatement payment December 10
Last Day for graduate students to submit On-Leave payment December 17
Last Day to file a Master’s Request December 17
Last Day for a final submission of an electronic thesis/dissertation (ETD) December 17
Last Day to submit the master’s thesis approval form for an electronic thesis (ETD) to the Graduate School. December 17
Last Day for Doctoral Reading Committee members to submit electronic approval of your dissertation in Committee Log in. December 17
Last Day to submit Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED) online (doctoral students only). December 17
Last Day to remove department contingencies and submit degree recommendations for graduation December 22

Winter Quarter

Winter 2022

On-Leave Request Available for Winter Quarter December 20
Last Day to submit electronic thesis/dissertation (ETD) (for students who were registered in the previous Autumn Quarter) when paying the Graduate Registration Waiver Fee. December 31
Last Day to submit the master’s thesis approval form (for students who were registered in the previous Autumn Quarter) when paying the Graduate Registration Waiver Fee. December 31
Last Day for Doctoral Reading Committee members to submit electronic approval of your dissertation in Committee Log in (for students who were registered in previous Autumn Quarter) when paying the Graduate Registration Waiver Fee. December 31
Last Day to submit Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED) online (only doctoral students who were registered in the previous Autumn Quarter) when paying the Graduate Registration Waiver Fee. December 31
Classes Begin January 3
Last Day to submit Drop Letters to the Graduate School January 7
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 7
Last Day to submit Academic Probation/Final Probation to the Graduate School January 14
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 11
Last Day for graduate students to submit Reinstatement payment March 11
Last Day for graduate students to submit On-Leave payment March 18
Last Day to file a Master’s Request March 18
Last Day for a final submission of an electronic thesis/dissertation (ETD) March 18
Last Day to submit the master’s thesis approval form for an electronic thesis to the Graduate School. March 18
Last Day for Doctoral Reading Committee members to submit electronic approval of your dissertation in Committee log in. March 18
Last Day to submit Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED) online (doctoral students only). March 18
Last Day to remove department contingencies and submit degree recommendations for graduation March 23

Spring Quarter

Spring 2022

On-Leave Request Available for Spring Quarter March 14
Classes Begin March 28
Last day for a final submission of an electronic thesis/dissertation (ETD) (for students who were registered in the previous Winter Quarter) when paying the Graduate Registration Waiver Fee. April 1
Last Day for Doctoral Reading Committee members to submit electronic approval of your dissertation in Committee log in (for students who were registered in the previous Winter Quarter) when paying the Graduate Registration Waiver Fee. April 1
Last Day to submit the master’s thesis approval form for an electronic thesis to the Graduate School (for students who were registered in the previous Winter Quarter) when paying the Graduate Registration Waiver Fee. April 1
Last Day to submit Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED) online (only doctoral students who were registered in the previous Winter Quarter) when paying the Graduate Registration Waiver Fee. April 1
Last Day to submit Drop Letters to the Graduate School April 1
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 1
Last Day to submit Academic Probation/Final Probation to the Graduate School April 8
Last Day to pay the Graduate Registration Waiver Fee without registering/paying tuition for the quarter (for students who were registered in the previous Winter Quarter). June 3
Last Day for graduate students to submit Reinstatement payment June 3
Last Day for graduate students to submit On-Leave payment June 10
Last Day to file a Master’s Request June 10
Last Day for a final submission of an electronic thesis/dissertation (ETD) June 10
Last Day to submit the master’s thesis approval form for an electronic thesis to the Graduate School. June 10
Last Day for Doctoral Reading Committee members to submit electronic approval of your dissertation in Committee log in. June 10
Last Day to submit Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED) online (doctoral students only) June 10
Last Day to remove department contingencies and submit degree recommendations for graduation June 15

Summer Quarter

Summer 2022

Classes Begin June 20
Last Day to submit an electronic thesis/dissertation (ETD) (for students who were registered in previous Spring Quarter) when paying the Graduate Registration Waiver Fee. June 24
Last Day for Doctoral Reading Committee members to submit electronic approval of your dissertation in Committee log in (for students who were registered in the previous Spring Quarter) when paying the Graduate Registration Waiver Fee. June 24
Last Day submit the master’s thesis approval form for an electronic thesis to the Graduate School (for students who were registered in the previous Spring Quarter) when paying the Graduate Registration Waiver Fee. June 24
Last Day to submit Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED) (only doctoral students who were registered in the previous Spring Quarter) when paying the Graduate Registration Waiver Fee. June 24
Last Day to submit Drop Letters to the Graduate School June 24
Last Day to convey Summer 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). June 24
Last Day to submit Academic Probation/Final Probation to the Graduate School July 1
Last Day for non-thesis Master’s students to submit the Graduate Registration Waiver Fee without registering/paying tuition for the quarter (for students who were registered in the previous Spring Quarter) August 19
Last Day for graduate students to submit Reinstatement payment August 19
Last Day to file a Master’s Request August 19
Last Day for a final submission of an electronic thesis/dissertation (ETD) August 19
Last Day to submit the master’s thesis approval form for an electronic thesis (ETD) to the Graduate School. August 19
Last Day for Doctoral Reading Committee members to submit electronic approval of your dissertation in Committee log in. August 19
Last Day to submit Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED) online (doctoral students only). August 19
Last Day to remove department contingencies and submit degree recommendations for graduation August 24