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Welcome to Advising at WSU


Advising at Washington State University is a valued partnership with students, faculty, and administrators that builds educational relationships integral to academic success.


Academic advising builds collaborative student-centered relationships that support achievement of personal development and academic success.


  • An academic advising program valued by students, faculty, staff, and administrators.
  • An academic advising program that focuses on student-centered relationships.
  • An academic advising program with consistency and clarity of message.




Monday, August 23, 2021 – The first day of instruction for the term/ Late registration beings ($25.00 late fee charged)
Friday, August 27, 2021 – Last day students may add a course on-line/ Deadline for enrollment prior to $100 late registration fee. 
Sunday, August 29, 2021 – Deadline for term withdrawal from WSU with full refund (less term withdrawal fee)
Friday, September 3, 2021 – Last day a student may receive a refund for special course fees/ Last day to add/change a course as audit, to change from credit to audit or audit to credit.
Monday, September 7, 2021 – Labor Day–All University Holiday.
Friday, September 10, 2021 – Last day to change enrollment from letter graded to pass/fail. 
Tuesday, September 21, 2021 – Deadline for dropping a course without record (course withdrawals after tis date are recorded on the student’s transcript) / Deadline to pay unpaid tuition and mandatory fees or a 5% late fee will be assessed.  Last day to file residency application. 
Friday, October 1, 2021 – Deadline to apply for a Graduate Degree.  Late fees are applied after this date.  
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 – Deadline to pay unpaid tuition and mandatory fees or a 7% late fee will be assessed.  
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 – Mid-term grade submission ends.  Required for students enrolled in undergraduate courses. 
Friday, November 5, 2021 – Recommended deadline to take Final Exams for an advanced degree. 
Monday, November 8, 2021 – Priority Registration begins for Spring. 
Thursday, November 11, 2021 – Veteran’s Day- All University Holiday.
Friday, November 19, 2021 – Deadline for undergraduate and professional students to withdraw from a course.  Withdrawals do not reduce tuition charges. / Last day to take final exams for an advanced degree. 
Monday, November 22, 2021 – Thanksgiving vacation begins.
Friday, November 26, 2021 – Thanksgiving vacation ends. 
Friday, December 10, 2021 – Deadline to change from pass/fail to letter graded/ Last day to add a course for this term with appropriate signatures/ The last day of instruction for the term/ Deadline for term withdrawal from WSU.
Saturday, December 11, 2021 – Pullman Commencement.
Monday, December 13, 2021 – Final exams begin.
Friday, December 17, 2021 – Final exams end. 
Tuesday, December 21, 2021 – Final grade submission ends. 
Wednesday, December 22, 2021 – Final grades available.
Friday, January 28, 2021 – Last day to apply for a Fall 2021 undergraduate or professional degree or certificate with $150 late fee. 
Friday, February 4, 2021 – Last day for undergraduate or professional students to have all requirements completed to be considered a candidate for the Fall 2021 class.  If requirements are not complete by this date the graduation application will become inactive.