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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 20, 2018
Late registration begins. ($25.00 Late Registration Fee Charged). Monday, August 20, 2018
The first day of instruction for the term. Monday, August 20, 2018
Last day students may add a course on-line. (Classes added after this date require appropriate signatures.) Friday, August 24, 2018
Deadline for Cancellation of Enrollment from WSU with full refund (less administration fee). Sunday, August 26, 2018
Deadline for enrollment prior to $100 late registration fee. Friday, August 31, 2018
Deadline to change from audit to credit. Friday, August 31, 2018
Last day a student may receive a refund for special course fees. Friday, August 31, 2018
Last day to accept Faculty/Staff tuition fee waiver forms to add courses for faculty, staff, and state employees under the tuition waiver. Friday, August 31, 2018
Last day to add a course as audit or to change from credit to audit. Friday, August 31, 2018
Labor Day--ALL UNIVERSITY HOLIDAY. Monday, September 3, 2018
Deadline to pay unpaid tuition and mandatory fees or a 3% late fee will be assessed. Tuesday, September 4, 2018
Last day to change enrollment from letter graded to pass/fail. Friday, September 7, 2018
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 18, 2018
Deadline to pay unpaid tuition and mandatory fees or a 5% late fee will be assessed. Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Last day to file residency application. Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Deadline to pay unpaid tuition and mandatory fees or a 7% late fee will be assessed. Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Deadline to apply for a Graduate Degree. Late fees are applied after this date. Please see Graduate School Deadlines for more information. Friday, October 5, 2018
Last day to apply for Fall 2018 undergraduate or professional degree or certificate without incurring a late fee. After this date an additional fee of $75 is assessed. Friday, October 5, 2018
Mid-term grade submission ends. Required for students enrolled in undergraduate courses See Rule 88. Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Last day for graduate students to submit completed Exam Scheduling form (via portal by department). Thursday, November 1, 2018
Priority Registration Begins For Spring Monday, November 5, 2018
Recommended deadline to take Final Exams for an advanced degree. Wednesday, November 7, 2018
Veteran's Day--ALL UNIVERSITY HOLIDAY Monday, November 12, 2018
Deadline for undergraduate and professional students to withdraw from a course (see Rule 68). Withdrawals do not reduce tuition charges. Friday, November 16, 2018
Last day to apply for a Graduate Certificate/Degree. Friday, November 16, 2018
Last day to take final examination / hold a Ballot Meeting for an advanced degree. Friday, November 16, 2018
Thanksgiving vacation begins. Monday, November 19, 2018
Thanksgiving vacation ends. Friday, November 23, 2018
Deadline to submit Final Thesis/ Dissertation to Graduate School (5 business days after successful defense) Tuesday, November 27, 2018
The last day of instruction for the term. Friday, December 7, 2018
Deadline for cancellation of enrollment from WSU (see Rule 70b). Friday, December 7, 2018
12:00:00 AM
Deadline to change from pass/fail to letter graded. Friday, December 7, 2018
Last day to add a course for this term with appropriate signatures. Friday, December 7, 2018
Last day to apply for a Fall 2018 undergraduate or professional degree or certificate with $75 late fee. After this date the late fee increases to $150. Friday, December 7, 2018
Final examinations begin. Monday, December 10, 2018
Final examinations end. Friday, December 14, 2018
Final grade submission ends. Tuesday, December 18, 2018
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 19, 2018
Last day to apply for a Fall 2018 undergraduate or professional degree or certificate with $150 late fee. Friday, January 25, 2019
Last day for undergraduate or professional students to have all requirements completed to be considered a candidate for the Fall 2018 class. If requirements are not complete by this date the graduation application will become inactive. Friday, February 1, 2019
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