Important Dates and Deadlines

Fall Term, 2015

DateEvent or deadline
August 7Eight-week summer term ends
August 15SHIP – Student Health Insurance Plan fall annual coverage begins
August 28Tuition e-bills available for students and authorized payers
August 30–31University Residence Hall move-in
September 2Classes begin
September 25Family Day at the UW-Football game
October 9–11Family Weekend
October 11–17Homecoming Week
October 19Second-Quarter Housing Payment Due
October 30Last Day to Drop Fall Courses
November 1Daylight Savings Time Ends
November 9Enrollment Begins for Spring Term
November 20Last Day to Withdraw without Academic Penalty
November 26Thanksgiving Day
November 26–29Thanksgiving Recess
November 30Classes Resume
December 4Third-Quarter Housing Bill Published
December 15SHIP Spring/Summer Open Enrollment Beings
December 15Last Day of Class
December 16Study Day
December 16Last Day to Accept Financial Aid for Fall Term
December 17Exams Begin
December 20Winter Commencement
December 23Exams End
December 24University Residence Halls Close
December 24–January 18Winter Recess

Spring Term, 2016

DateEvent or deadline
January 4Third Quarter Housing payment due (January 25 if paying with Financial Aid)
January 16University Residence Halls open
January 18Martin Luther King Jr. Day
January 19Instruction begins
February 5Tuition due for Spring Term
March 14Fourth Quarter Housing payment due
March 19-27Spring recess
March 28Classes resume
May 6Last day of classes
May 7Study day
May 8Exams begin
May 13-15Commencement weekend
May 14Exams end
May 15University Residence Halls close
June 13Eight-week summer term begins
June 17Tuition due for summer term

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