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.

Autumn 2017

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) 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 (for students who were registered in the previous Summer Quarter) September 1
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) 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 Autumn Quarter (for students who were registered in the previous Summer 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

Winter 2018

On-Leave Request Available for Winter Quarter December 20
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 29
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 29
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 29
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 16
Last Day for graduate students to submit On-Leave payment March 9
Last Day for graduate students to submit Reinstatement payment March 9
Last Day to file a Master’s Request March 9
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 9
Last Day for a final submission of an electronic thesis/dissertation (ETD) March 16
Last Day to submit approval form for an electronic thesis/dissertation (ETD) to the Graduate School March 16
Last Day to submit Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED) online (doctoral students only) March 16
Last Day to remove department contingencies and submit degree recommendations for graduation March 21

Spring 2018

On-Leave Request Available for Spring Quarter March 12
Classes Begin March 26
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) March 30
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) March 30
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) March 30
Last Day to submit Drop Letters to the Graduate School March 30
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 30
Last Day to submit Academic Probation/Final Probation to the Graduate School April 6
Last Day for graduate students to submit On-Leave payment June 1
Last Day for graduate students to submit Reinstatement payment June 1
Last Day to file a Master’s Request June 1
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 1
Last Day for a final submission of an electronic thesis/dissertation (ETD) June 8
Last Day to submit approval form for an electronic thesis/dissertation (ETD) to the Graduate School June 8
Last Day to submit Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED) online (doctoral students only) June 8
Last Day to remove department contingencies and submit degree recommendations for graduation June 13

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 for graduate students to submit Reinstatement payment August 17
Last Day to file a Master’s Request TBD
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