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Academic Calendars

2017–2018

These dates will help you plan out your academic year. Please visit our Events Calendar page to see what’s going on at our Lakeland campus, and visit the Athletics Calendar to catch the next opportunity to support Fire Athletics.

Dates

Date Event
August 26 Residence Halls Open
August 26–29 New Student Orientation & Registration
August 30 First Day of Classes
September 4 Labor Day (No Classes)
September 5 Add/Drop Deadline
September 23 Last Day to Apply for Fall Commencement
October 11–13 Long Fall Weekend (No Classes)
October 23 Advising for Spring Registration Begins
October 31 Last Day to Withdraw
November 6 Spring Registration Opens
November 17 Last Day to Apply for Spring Commencement
November 22–24 Thanksgiving Break (No Classes)
December 8 Last Day of Classes
December 11–14 Final Exams
December 15 Fall Commencement
December 16 Residence Halls Close

Date Event
January 14 Residence Halls Open
January 14–16 New Student Orientation & Registration
January 17 Classes Begin
January 23 Add/Drop Deadline
February 19 President’s Day (No Classes)
March 19 Advising for Fall Registration Begins
March 20 Last Day to Withdraw
March 26–30 Spring Break
April 9 Registration for Fall Begins
April 27 Last Day of Classes
April 30–May 3 Final Exams
May 3 Spring Graduate & Doctoral Commencement
May 4 Spring Undergraduate Commencement
May 5 Residence Halls Close

Date Term Event
May 7 Summer I Registration, Add/Drop, First Day of Classes
May 7 Traditional Classes Begin
May 9 Summer I Last Day to Withdraw
May 11 Traditional Add/Drop
May 11 Summer I Final Exams/Courses End
May 14 Summer II Registration, Add/Drop, First Day of Classes
May 24 Summer II Last Day to Withdraw
June 1 Summer II Final Exams/Courses End
July 5 Traditional Last Day to Withdraw*
August 21 Traditional Courses End

*Requires registrar approval.

Dates

Date Session Event
August 23 Fall A Courses Begin
August 25 Fall A Add/Drop Deadline
September 22 All Last Day to Apply for
Fall Commencement
September 26 Fall A Last Day to Withdraw*
October 17 Fall A Courses End
October 18 Fall B Courses Begin
October 20 Fall B Add/Drop Deadline
October 23 All Advising for Spring
Registration Begins
November 6 All Spring Registration Opens
November 17 All Last Day to Apply for
Spring Commencement
November 21 Fall B Last Day to Withdraw*
December 8 Fall B Courses End
December 15 All Fall Commencement
December 13–January 1 Christmas Break No Classes

*Requires registrar approval

Date Session Event
January 10 Spring A Courses Begin
January 12 Spring A Add/Drop Deadline
Feb 13 Spring A Last Day to Withdraw*
Mar 6 Spring A Courses End
Mar 7 Spring B Courses Begin
Mar 9 Spring B Add/Drop Deadline
Mar 19 All Advising for Fall
Registration Begins
Apr 9 All Fall Registration Opens
Apr 10 Spring B Last Day to Withdraw*
May 1 Spring B & F Courses End
May (TBD) All Spring Commencement

*Requires registrar approval

Date Session Event
May 2 Summer A Courses Begin
May 4 Summer A Add/Drop Deadline
June 5 Summer A Last Day to Withdraw*
June 26 Summer A Courses End
June 27 Summer B Courses Begin
June 29 Summer B Add/Drop Deadline
July 31 Summer B Last Day to Withdraw*
August 21 Summer B Courses End

*Requires registrar approval

Academic Sessions

Session A 8-weeks
Session B 8-weeks
Session C** 4-weeks
Session D** 4-weeks
Session E** 4-weeks
Session F** 4-weeks

 

 

 

 

 

**Sessions C, D, E, and F are available in Puyallup only.

Dates

Date Session Event
August 23 Fall A & C Courses Begin
August 25 Fall A & C Add/Drop Deadline
September 1 Fall C Last Day to Withdraw*
September 19 Fall C Courses End
September 20 Fall D Courses Begin
September 22 Fall D Add/Drop Deadline*
September 22 All Last day to Apply for
Fall Commencement
September 26 Fall A Last Day to Withdraw*
September 29 Fall D Last Day to Withdraw*
October 17 Fall A & D Courses End
October 18 Fall B & E Courses Begin
October 20 Fall B & E Add/Drop Deadline
October 23 All Advising for Spring
Registration Begins
October 27 Fall E Last Day to Withdraw*
November 6 All Spring registration opens
November 14 Fall E Courses End
November 15 Fall F Courses Begin
November 17 All Last Day to Apply for
Spring Commencement
November 17 Fall F Add/Drop Deadline*
November 21 Fall B Last Day to Withdraw*
November 24 Fall F Last Day to Withdraw*
December 8 Fall B & F Courses End
December 15 All Fall Commencement
December 13 –Jan 1 Christmas Break No Classes

*Requires registrar approval

Date Session Event
January 10 Spring A & C Courses Begin
January 12 Spring A & C Add/Drop Deadline
January 19 Spring C Last Day to Withdraw*
February 6 Spring C Courses End
February 7 Spring D Courses Begin
February 9 Spring D Add/Drop Deadline*
February 13 Spring A Last Day to Withdraw*
February 16 Spring D Last Day to Withdraw*
March 6 Spring A & D Courses End
March 7 Spring B & E Courses Begin
March 9 Spring B & E Add/Drop Deadline
March 16 Spring E Last Day to Withdraw*
March 19 All Advising for Fall
Registration Begins
April 3 Spring E Courses End
April 4 Spring F Courses Begin
April 6 Spring F Add/Drop Deadline*
April 9 All Fall Registration Opens
April 10 Spring B Last Day to Withdraw*
April 13 Spring F Last Day to Withdraw*
May 1 Spring B & F Courses End
May (TBD) All Spring Commencement

*Requires registrar approval

Date Session Event
May 2 Summer A & C Courses Begin
May 4 Summer A & C Add/Drop Deadline
May 11 Summer C Last Day to Withdraw*
May 29 Summer C Courses End
May 30 Summer D Courses Begin
June 1 Summer D Add/Drop Deadline*
June 5 Summer A Last Day to Withdraw*
June 8 Summer D Last Day to Withdraw*
June 26 Summer A & D Courses End
June 27 Summer B & E Courses Begin
June 29 Summer B & E Add/Drop Deadline
July 6 Summer E Last Day to Withdraw*
July 24 Summer E Courses End
July 25 Summer F Courses Begin
July 27 Summer F Add/Drop Deadline*
July 31 Summer B Last Day to Withdraw*
August 13 Summer F Last Day to Withdraw*
August 21 Summer B & F Courses End

*Requires registrar approval

Dates

Date Session Event
August 16 Fall A Courses Begin
August 18 Fall A Add/Drop Deadline
September 19 Fall A Last Day to Withdraw*
September 22 All Last Day to Apply for Fall Commencement
October 15 Fall A Courses End
October 16 Fall B Courses Begin
October 20 Fall B Add/Drop Deadline
October 23 – All All Advising for Spring Registration Begins
November 6 Spring Registration Opens
November 17 All Last Day to Apply for Spring Commencement
November 20–26 All Thanksgiving Break – No Classes
November 21 Fall B Last Day to Withdraw*
December 17 Fall B Courses End
December 18–Jan 9 All Christmas Break – No Classes

*Requires registrar approval

Date Session Event
January 10 Spring A Courses Begin
January 12 Spring A Add/Drop Deadline
February 13 Spring A Last Day to Withdraw*
March 11 Spring A Courses End
March 12–18 All Spring Break – No Classes
March 19 Spring B Courses Begin
March 19 All Advising for Fall Registration Begins
March 23 Spring B Add/Drop Deadline
April 9 – All All Fall Registration Opens
April 16 Spring B Last Day to Withdraw*
May 13 Spring B Courses End

*Requires registrar approval

Summer Break (No Classes) — May 14–August 14, 2017