Academic Calendar Files

Spring 2013 Academic Calendar

(Last Updated 31 August 2012)

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 – 13    

  • Open Registration Continues

8 (Tues.)           

  • Classes Begin (Entering Law Students)

14 (Mon.)

  • Classes Begin

15 (Tues.)

  • Classes Begin (Returning Law Students)

18 (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

21 (Mon.)

  • Martin Luther King Holiday (University Holiday)

22 (Tues.)

  • Last day for web registration (School of Law)

25 (Fri.)            

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


1 (Fri.)

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

8 (Fri.)

  • Last day to receive 30% tuition refund

15 (Fri.)

  • Last day to receive 20% tuition refund
  • Priority Deadline for Washburn University Academic Scholarships and Federal Campus-Based Financial Aid


13 (Wed.)

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

18 (Mon.)

  • Spring Recess Begins

25 (Mon.)

  • Classes Resume

29 (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 degree for Fall graduates (School of Law)


1 (Mon.)

  • Advance Registration begins for Summer Session and Fall Semester (ends April 10)

11 (Thurs.)

  • Open Registration begins for Summer Session and Fall Semester (ends August 16)

23 (Tues.)

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

24 (Wed.)

  • Last Day of Classes (School of Law)

27 (Sat.)

  • Final examinations begin (School of Law)

29 (Mon.)

  • Success Week begins


3 (Fri.)

  • Last Day of Classes

4 (Sat.)

  • Final examinations begin

10 (Fri.)

  • Final examinations end (All Students)
  • End of semester (All Students)

11 (Sat.)

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

15 (Wed.)

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