Academic Calendar Files

Spring 2012 Academic Calendar

(Last Updated 10 October 2008)

NOTE: Tuition refund deadlines for full semester courses are included in this Academic Calendar. Specific deadlines for tuition payments and refunds for short-term courses can be obtained from the menus available at the Business Office website


1 – 15    

  • Open Registration Continues

4 (Wed.)           

  • Classes Begin (Entering Law Students)

10 (Tues.)

  • Classes Begin (School of Law)

16 (Mon.)

  • Martin Luther King Holiday (University Holiday)

17 (Tues.)              

  • Classes Begin
  • Last day for web registration (Law Students)

20 (Fri.)                

  • Last day to change from audit to graded or A/Pass/Fail status
  • Last day to enroll in a course without instructor's permission

27 (Fri.)            

  • Last day to receive 100% tuition refund
  • Last day to set up payment plan
  • Last day to enroll without a late fee


3 (Fri.)

  • Last day to change from graded or A/Pass/Fail status to audit         
  • Last day to file Application for Degree for Fall graduates
  • Last day to enroll
  • Last day to receive 50% tuition refund

10 (Fri.)

  • Last day to receive 30% tuition refund

15 (Wed.)

  • Priority Deadline for Washburn University Academic Scholarships and Federal Campus-Based Financial Aid

17 (Fri.)

  • Last day to receive 20% tuition refund


14 (Wed.)

  • Freshman Mid-Term Grades Due (10:00 a.m.) 

19 (Mon.)

  • Spring Recess Begins

26 (Mon.)

  • Classes Resume

30 (Fri.)

  • Last day to change grade status from A/Pass/Fail to graded, graded to A/Pass/Fail
  • Last day to withdraw
  • Last day to file Application for Law Degree (spring/summer graduates)


2 (Mon.)

  • Advance Registration begins for Spring Semester (ends November 22)

18 (Wed.)

  • Open Registration begins for Summer Session and Fall Semester (ends August 17)

24 (Tues.)

  • Last day to change from grade status to audit (Law Students)

25 (Wed.)

  • Last Day of Classes (School of Law)

28 (Sat.)

  • Final examinations begin (School of Law)

30 (Mon.)

  • Success Week begins


4 (Fri.)

  • Last Day of Classes

5 (Sat.)

  • Final examinations begin

11 (Fri.)

  • Final examinations end
  • End of semester

12 (Sat.)

  • School of Nursing Recognition Ceremony
  • School of Applied Studies Certificate Ceremony  

16 (Wed.)

  • Deadline for submission of grades (10:00 am)