Important Dates and Deadlines

For more information, refer to the current semester Academic Calendar.

Event/DeadlineFall 2022Spring 2023Summer 2023
First day of the termAug. 22Jan. 9, 2023Summer Session start dates vary:

Early session: May 8, 2023
Financial Aid (FAFSA) Priority Application Deadline

Students’ eligibility for the Stafford loan and Pell Grant programs will continue to be reviewed if students file the FAFSA after the priority deadline. Learn more about financial aid.
Current students:
Nov. 30, 2021

New students:
Jan. 31, 2022
Current students:
Nov. 30, 2021

New students:
Jan. 31, 2022
Priority deadline does not apply
Undergraduate Degree-Seeking Admission ApplicationsCLOSEDOpens Sept. 1, 2022Opens Sept. 1, 2022
Undergraduate Admissions Application DeadlineJuly 22
(transcripts must be received by
Aug. 5)
Dec. 2
(transcripts must be received by
Dec. 16)
To start classes on May 8:
March 31
Former Student Application for Reinstatement Open DateSept. 1Sept. 1Sept. 1
Application for Reinstatement DeadlineAug. 5Jan. 4Deadline varies with sessions
Reinstatement Conditions DeadlineAug. 12Jan. 6Deadline varies with sessions
Non-Degree Undergraduate Admissions Application Deadline*Aug. 22
Tuition Due DateAug. 22Jan. 9May 8 (session start dates and tuition deadlines vary)
Registration DatesMarch 7–Aug. 26Nov. 7–Jan. 13March 6–June 19
Graduation Application Deadline (after this date late fees apply)Oct. 7March 3May 26
CommencementDec. 10May 6No summer commencement
Graduation Clearing DatesFeb. 3June 16Sept. 1

*For students who wish to take courses as a non-degree seeking student, please email online.admissions@wsu.edu regarding late application options.