Academic Calendar Files

Spring 2015 Academic Calendar

(Last Updated 24 July 2014)

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. Withdrawal deadlines for short-term courses can be obtained from the University Registrar's website.


1 – 19    

  • Open Registration Continues

13 (Tues.)

  • Law Classes Begin (Entering Law Students)

17 (Sat.)

  • University Classes Begin

19 (Mon.)

  • Martin Luther King Holiday (University Holiday)

20 (Tues.)

  • Law Classes Begin (Returning Law Students)

23 (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

30 (Fri.)            

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


6 (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 40% tuition refund

13 (Fri.)

  • Last day to receive 20% tuition refund

15 (Sun.)

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


16 (Mon.)

  • Spring Recess Begins

23 (Mon.)

  • Classes Resume

25 (Wed.)

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

31 (Tues.)

  • Last day to file application for degree for Fall graduates (School of Law)


3 (Fri.)

  • Last day to change grade status from A/Pass/Fail to graded, graded to A/Pass/Fail
  • Last day to withdraw

6 (Mon.)

  • Advance Registration begins for Summer Session and Fall Semester (ends April 15)

16 (Thurs.)

  • Open Registration begins for Summer Session and Fall Semester (ends August 14)

28 (Tues.)

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

29 (Wed.)

  • Last Day of Classes (School of Law)


2 (Sat.)

  • Final examinations begin (School of Law)

4 (Mon.)

  • Success Week Begins

8 (Fri.)

  • Last Day of Classes

9 (Sat.)

  • Final examinations begin

15 (Fri.)

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

16 (Sat.)

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

20 (Wed.)

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