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Chapter 478-132 WAC

Last Update: 6/26/17


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HTMLPDF478-132-030University calendar.



Pursuant to the authority granted by RCW 28B.20.130, the board of regents of the University of Washington has established the following regulations governing the university calendar.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130. WSR 00-04-038, § 478-132-010, filed 1/25/00, effective 2/25/00; Order 72-10, § 478-132-010, filed 11/30/72.]



The purpose of these regulations is to provide information about the periods of the year during which residence credit classes will be offered.
[Order 72-10, § 478-132-020, filed 11/30/72.]


University calendar.

The calendar at the university consists of four quarters, which normally begin and end as follows:
(1) The autumn quarter shall begin on the last Wednesday in September and end on the twelfth Friday thereafter.
(2) The winter quarter shall begin on the first Monday after January 1 and end on the eleventh Friday thereafter. When January 1 falls on Sunday, the winter quarter shall begin on Tuesday January 3; when January 1 falls on Monday, the winter quarter shall begin on Wednesday January 3.
(3) The spring quarter shall begin on the second Monday after the close of winter quarter and end on the eleventh Friday thereafter. The June commencement for UW Seattle shall be the Saturday immediately following the last day of spring quarter.
(4) The summer quarter shall begin on the second Monday following the June commencement and end on the ninth Friday thereafter.
(5) Certain academic programs may begin or end on schedules different from those in subsections (1) through (4) of this section with the approval of the provost. In such cases, it will be the responsibility of the appropriate dean to provide advance notice to the affected students.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130 and UWBR, Standing Orders, chapter 8, § 2. WSR 17-14-035, § 478-132-030, filed 6/26/17, effective 7/27/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130. WSR 03-08-040, § 478-132-030, filed 3/27/03, effective 4/1/04; WSR 00-04-038, § 478-132-030, filed 1/25/00, effective 2/25/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130(1). WSR 80-03-049 (Order 79-7), § 478-132-030, filed 2/22/80; Order 72-10, § 478-132-030, filed 11/30/72.]