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Plan Your Future Semesters

The WSU Schedule of Classes provides detailed information about class offerings for a given semester.

The Course Bulletin lists the anticipated course offerings at WSU Tri-Cities to assist in future course planning.

Whether you are registering for your first semester, exploring your major and career options, or are on–track to graduate, you will find support, encouragement, guidance and accurate information through academic advising.

Priority Registration Dates for Fall 2017

Current StudentsDates (starting at 8 a.m.)
Veterans, students registered with Access Services, TRiO studentsMonday, April 10
Seniors (90+ credits) and 2nd Bachelor'sTuesday, April 11
Juniors (60+ credits)Wednesday, April 12
Sophomores (30+ credits)Thursday, April 13
Freshmen (<30 credits)Friday, April 14
Non-Degree seekingMonday, May 8th
Running StartMonday, May 8th
New StudentsDates (starting at 8 a.m.)
Former Students ReturningTuesday, April 25
Freshmen and TransferTuesday, May 2
Non-degree seekingThursday, June 1
Running StartThursday, June 1

Academic Calendar

Event Event Date
Accepting Faculty/Staff tuition fee waiver forms. Monday, August 21, 2017
Late registration begins. ($25.00 Late Registration Fee Charged). Monday, August 21, 2017
The first day of instruction for the term. Monday, August 21, 2017
Last day students may add a course on-line. (Classes added after this date require appropriate signatures.) Friday, August 25, 2017
Deadline for Cancellation of Enrollment from WSU with full refund (less administration fee). Sunday, August 27, 2017
Deadline for enrollment prior to $100 late registration fee. Friday, September 01, 2017
Deadline to change from audit to credit. Friday, September 01, 2017
Last day a student may receive a refund for special course fees. Friday, September 01, 2017
Last day to accept Faculty/Staff tuition fee waiver forms to add courses for faculty, staff, and state employees under the tuition waiver. Friday, September 01, 2017
Last day to add a course as audit or to change from credit to audit. Friday, September 01, 2017
Labor Day--ALL UNIVERSITY HOLIDAY. Monday, September 04, 2017
Deadline to pay unpaid tuition and mandatory fees or a 3% late fee will be assessed. Tuesday, September 05, 2017
Last day to change enrollment from letter graded to pass/fail. Friday, September 08, 2017
Deadline for dropping a course without record. (Course withdrawals after this date are recorded on the student's transcript and students are assessed a $5 withdrawal fee). Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Last day to file residency application. Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Deadline to pay unpaid tuition and mandatory fees or a 5% late fee will be assessed. Thursday, September 21, 2017
Deadline to apply for a Graduate Degree Friday, October 06, 2017
Deadline to pay unpaid tuition and mandatory fees or a 7% late fee will be assessed. Friday, October 06, 2017
Last day to apply for a Graduate Certificate. Friday, October 06, 2017
Last day to apply for Fall 2017 undergraduate or professional degree or certificate without incurring a late fee. After this date an additional fee of $75 is assessed. Friday, October 06, 2017
Mid-term grade submission ends. Required for students enrolled in undergraduate courses See Rule 88. Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Priority Registration Begins For Spring Monday, November 06, 2017
Recommended deadline to take Final Exams for an advanced degree. Wednesday, November 08, 2017
Veteran's Day--ALL UNIVERSITY HOLIDAY Friday, November 10, 2017
Deadline for undergraduate and professional students to withdraw from a course (see Rule 68). Withdrawals do not reduce tuition charges. Friday, November 17, 2017
Thanksgiving vacation begins. Monday, November 20, 2017
Deadline to take final oral examination for an advanced degree. Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Thanksgiving vacation ends. Friday, November 24, 2017
Deadline to submit Final Thesis/ Dissertation to Graduate School (5 business days after successful defense) Friday, December 01, 2017
The last day of instruction for the term. Friday, December 08, 2017
Deadline to change from pass/fail to letter graded. Friday, December 08, 2017
Last day to add a course for this term with appropriate signatures. Friday, December 08, 2017
Last day to apply for a Fall 2017 undergraduate or professional degree or certificate with $75 late fee. After this date the late fee increases to $150. Friday, December 08, 2017
Deadline for cancellation of enrollment from WSU (see Rule 70b). Friday, December 08, 2017
11:55:00 PM
Final examinations begin. Monday, December 11, 2017
Final examinations end. Friday, December 15, 2017
Final grade submission ends. Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Final Grades available. Students may select "Grades" under the academics tab via myWSU. Students may also order an official transcript at www.transcripts.wsu.edu. Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Last day to apply for a Fall 2017 undergraduate or professional degree or certificate with $150 late fee. Friday, January 26, 2018
Last day for undergraduate or professional students to have all requirements completed to be considered a candidate for the Fall 2017 class. If requirements are not complete by this date the graduation application will become inactive. Friday, February 02, 2018
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