You can find important University of Wisconsin-Platteville dates such as the beginning and end of each semester, breaks in the semester, final exams, and deadlines for dropping or adding classes.

On-Campus Calendar

Spring 2020: January 27 - May 22, 2020

Spring 2020 Registration and Drop/Add begins (Excludes New Students, Special Students, Auditors, and Early College Credit Program) November 4 - 20, 2019
Special Student (excludes auditors) registration begins December 2, 2019
Early College Credit Program registration begins December 2, 2019
Martin Luther King Jr. Day (University Offices Closed, No Classes) January 20, 2020
New Student Registration at Platteville Campus January 24, 2020
Classes begin January 27, 2020
Auditor Registration January 27, 2020
Last day to add a 1st 8-week class January 28, 2020
Last day to file Pass/Fail or Audit cards January 31, 2020
Self Service registration and course add ends January 31, 2020
Last day to drop 1st 8-week courses without a "WD" (withdrawn) noted on transcript January 31, 2020
Self Service dropping ends February 7, 2020
Last day to register February 7, 2020
Drop fee begins -- $45.00 each course and "WD" (withdrawn) noted on transcript for regular courses February 8, 2020
Late Add fee begins -- $45.00 each course February 8, 2020
Last day to drop a 1st 8-week class with "WD" (withdrawn) noted on transcript February 28, 2020
Countdown to Commencement March 11, 2020
Spring Break (no classes) March 16 - 27, 2020
Classes Resume March 30, 2020
2nd 8-week classes begin March 30, 2020
Last day to add a 2nd 8-week class March 31, 2020
Last day to drop a 2nd 8-week class without "WD" (withdrawn) noted on transcript April 3, 2020
All classes/lab (including evening classes) meet as scheduled April 9, 2020
April Break (no classes) April 10 - 13, 2020
Classes Resume (Tuesday) April 14, 2020
Fall 2020 Registration and Drop/Add begins (Excludes New Students, Special Students, Auditors, and Early College Credit Program) April 14 - 30, 2020
Last day to drop a 2nd 8-week class with "WD" (withdrawn) noted on transcript - form due to Registrar's Office by 4:00 p.m. May 15, 2020
Last day to drop/withdraw from full semester courses with "WD" (withdrawn) noted on transcript - form due to Registrar's Office by 4:00 p.m. May 15, 2020
Commencement (details coming soon on the Graduation page) POSTPONED May 15 - 16, 2020
Final Exam Week May 18 - 22, 2020
Semester Ends at 5:00 p.m. May 22, 2020
Memorial Day (University Offices Closed, No Classes) May 25, 2020
Final Grades due (Faculty electronic submission) at 8:00 a.m. June 1, 2020
Grades available for students to view in PASS after 4:00 p.m. June 3, 2020
Academic Appeals for student dismissals (subject to change)

June 12 and August 20, 2020

 

Summer 2020: May 26 - August 14, 2020

Self Service Registration and Drop/Add begins April 14, 2020
Self-service adding in PASS ends for first 8-week and 10-week courses (Lecture sections numbered 60) May 22, 2020
Self-service dropping in PASS ends for first 8-week and 10-week courses (Lecture sections numbered 60) May 23, 2020
Memorial Day (University Offices Closed, No Classes) May 25, 2020
12-week session starts (Internships and Co-ops only) May 26 - August 14, 2020
First 8-week session starts (Sections numbered 60) June 8 - July 31, 2020
10-week session starts (Sections numbered 60) June 8 - August 14, 2020
Last day to drop 12-week courses without a "WD" (withdrawn) noted on transcript June 8, 2020
Academic Appeals for student dismissals (subject to change)

June 12, 2020

Last day to drop first 8-week and 10-week courses (Sections numbered 60 that started on June 8, 2020) without a "W" (withdrawn) noted on transcript June 15, 2020
Second 4-week session starts June 22 - July 17, 2020
Second 8-week session starts June 22 - August 14, 2020
Last day to drop second 4-week and second 8-week courses without a "WD" (withdrawn) noted on transcript June 26, 2020
Second 6-week session starts July 6 - August 14, 2020
Last day to drop second 4-week class with "WD" (withdrawn) noted on transcript July 8, 2020
Last day to drop second 6-week class without a "WD" (withdrawn) noted on transcript July 10, 2020
Last day to drop 12-week session with "WD" (withdrawn) noted on transcript July 10, 2020
Last day to drop first 8-week class (Sections numbered 60 that started on June 8, 2020) with "W" (withdrawn) noted on transcript July 10, 2020
Last day to drop first 10-week class (Sections numbered 60 that started on June 8, 2020) with "W" (withdrawn) noted on transcript July 17, 2020
Third 4-week session starts July 20 - August 14, 2020
Last day to drop third 4-week class without a "WD" (withdrawn) noted on transcript July 24, 2020
Last day to drop second 8-week class with "WD" (withdrawn) noted on transcript July 24, 2020
Last day to drop second 6-week class with "WD" (withdrawn) noted on transcript July 29, 2020
Last day to drop third 4-week class with "WD" (withdrawn) noted on transcript August 5, 2020
Semester Ends at 5:00 p.m. August 14, 2020
Final Grades due (Faculty electronic submission) at Noon August 19, 2020
Academic Appeals for student dismissals (subject to change)

August 20, 2020

Grades available for students to view in PASS August 21, 2020

 

Fall 2020: September 2 - December 18, 2020

Fall 2020 Registration and Drop/Add begins (Excludes New Students, Special Students, Auditors, and Early College Credit Program) April 14 - 30, 2020
Special Student (excludes auditors) registration begins August 3, 2020
Early College Credit Program registration begins August 3, 2020
Classes begin (Wednesday) September 2, 2020
Auditor Registration (Wednesday) September 2, 2020
Last day to add a 1st 8-week class September 3, 2020
Labor Day (University Offices Closed, No Classes) September 7, 2020
Last day to file Pass/Fail or Audit cards September 9, 2020
Self Service registration and course add ends September 9, 2020
Last day to drop 1st 8-week class without a "WD" (withdrawn) noted on transcript September 9, 2020
Self Service dropping ends September 16, 2020
Last day to register September 16, 2020
Drop fee begins -- $45.00 each course and "WD" (withdrawn) noted on transcript for regular courses September 17, 2020
Late Add fee begins -- $45.00 each course September 17, 2020
Last day to drop a 1st 8-week class with "WD" (withdrawn) noted on transcript October 6, 2020
Countdown to Commencement October 14, 2020
All classes/lab (including evening classes) meet as scheduled October 15, 2020
NO CLASSES (Friday only) October 16, 2020
2nd 8-week classes begin October 26, 2020
Last day to add a 2nd 8-week class October 27, 2020
Last day to drop a 2nd 8-week class without "WD" (withdrawn) noted on transcript October 30, 2020
Last day to drop/withdraw from full semester courses with "WD" (withdrawn) noted on transcript - form due to Registrar's Office by 4:00 p.m. November 6, 2020
Thanksgiving recess begins at 5:00 p.m. (no evening classes) November 25, 2020
NO CLASSES - Thanksgiving Recess November 26 - 29, 2020
Thanksgiving (University Offices Closed, No Classes) November 26, 2020
Last day to drop a 2nd 8-week class with "WD" (withdrawn) noted on transcript November 30, 2020
Commencement (details coming soon on Graduation page) December 12, 2020
Final Exam Week December 14 -18, 2020
Semester Ends at 5:00 p.m. December 18, 2020
Final Grades due (Faculty electronic submission) at 8:00 a.m. December 23, 2020
Grades available for students to view in PASS after 4:00 p.m. December 28, 2020
Academic appeals (for student dismissals) January 12 & 15, 2021

 

Winterim 2021: January 4 - 21, 2021

Winterim 2021 Meeting Schedule:

Week 1 January 4 - 8, 2021;

Week 2 January 11- 15, 2021;

Week 3 January 19 - 21, 2021

Martin Luther King Jr. Day (University Offices Closed, No Classes) January 18, 2021

Additional information coming soon.

 

Spring 2021: January 25 - May 21, 2021

Martin Luther King Jr. Day (University Offices Closed, No Classes) January 18, 2021
Classes begin January 25, 2021
Countdown to Commencement March 2021 (Date TBD)
Spring Break (no classes) March 15 - 19, 2021
Classes Resume March 22, 2021
All classes/lab (including evening classes) meet as scheduled April 1, 2021
April Break (no classes) April 2 - 5, 2021
Classes Resume (Tuesday) April 6, 2021
Commencement (details coming soon on Graduation page) May 14 - 15, 2021
Final Exam Week May 17 - 21, 2021
Semester Ends at 5:00 p.m. May 21, 2021

Additional information coming soon.

 

Summer 2021: May 25 - August 13, 2021

12-week session May 25 - August 13, 2021
First 4-week session May 25 - June 18, 2021
First 6-week session May 25 - July 2, 2021
First 8-week session May 25- July 16, 2021
Memorial Day (University Offices Closed, No Classes) May 31, 2021
Second 4-week session June 21- July 16, 2021
Second 8-week session June 21 - August 13, 2021
Fourth of July (Observed) (University Offices Closed, No Classes) July 5, 2021
Second 6-week session July 6 - August 13, 2021
Third 4-week session July 19 - August 13, 2021
Semester Ends at 5:00 p.m. August 13, 2021

 

For additional questions on the on-campus academic calendar, contact the Office of the Registrar at registrar@uwplatt.edu or 608.342.1321.

Online Calendars

The calendar below includes dates for students taking full semester online courses including the beginning and end of each semester, breaks, final exams, and deadlines for dropping or adding classes.

2019

 
First day of fall classes Sept. 3
Last day to pay for fall online classes Sept. 12
Participation deadline Sept. 12
Last day to drop a course and receive 100% of refundable tuition only. The dropped course will not be recorded on your academic transcript. Sept. 16
After this date, there will be a drop fee of $45 per course regardless of credits.  
Last day to drop a course and receive 50% of refundable tuition only. A notation of "W" will be recorded on your academic transcript. Sept. 30
Registration opens for spring online classes Nov. 1
Last day to drop a course with no refund available. A notation of "W" will be recorded on your academic transcript. Nov. 8
To ensure the completion of the admission process for spring online courses, submit your completed application and supporting materials before this date. Dec. 1
Last day to submit independent study proposals Dec. 9
Commencement Dec. 14
End of the fall semester Dec. 20
Grades are due at 8 a.m. Dec. 27

2020

 
Last day to register for spring online courses Jan. 13
If you plan to use purchase order/voucher, military benefits, or financial aid, you should register for your courses at least three weeks before the registration deadline to ensure enough time to complete the necessary paperwork.  
Last day to drop a course and receive 100% of refundable and the non-refundable* tuition. The dropped course will not be recorded on your academic transcript. Jan. 13
Preview week begins Jan. 21
First day of spring online classes Jan. 27
Payment deadline Feb. 5
Participation deadline Feb. 5
Last day to drop a course and receive 100% of refundable tuition only. The dropped course will not be recorded on your academic transcript. Feb. 7

After this date, there will be a drop fee of $45 per course regardless of credits.

 
Last day to drop a course and receive 50% of refundable tuition only. A notation of "W" will be recorded on your academic transcript. Feb. 21
Last day to drop a course with no refund available. A notation of "W" will be recorded on your academic transcript. Apr. 20
Commencement May 15-16
End of the spring semester May 22
Grades are due at 12 p.m. May 27

The calendar below includes dates for students taking 8-week online courses including the beginning and end of each semester, breaks, final exams, and deadlines for dropping or adding classes.

2019

 
Classes begin for the first 8-week session Sept. 3
Last day to pay for fall online courses Sept. 5
Participation deadline for first 8-week session Sept. 5
Last day to drop a course and receive 100% of refundable tuition only for first 8-week session. The dropped course will not be recorded on your academic transcript. Sept. 9
After this date, there will be a drop fee of $45 per course regardless of credits.  
Last day to drop a course and receive 50% of refundable tuition only for first 8-week session. A notation of "W" will be recorded on your academic transcript. Sept. 16
Last day to drop a course and receive 25% of refundable tuition only for first 8-week session. A notation of "W" will be recorded on your academic transcript. Sept. 23
Last day to drop a course with no refund available for first 8-week session. A notation of "W" will be recorded on your academic transcript. Oct. 4
Last day to register for fall second 8-week session Oct. 14
If you plan to use purchase order/voucher or military benefits, you should register for your courses at least three weeks before the registration deadline to ensure enough time to complete the necessary paperwork. If you plan to use financial aid, you must be enrolled prior to the census date of that term. The census date for fall 2019 is September 16.  
Last day to drop an second 8-week online course and receive 100% of refundable and the non-refundable tuition. The dropped course will not be recorded on your academic transcript. Oct. 14
Preview week begins for second 8-week session Oct. 21
End of first 8-week session Oct. 24
First day of second 8-week session classes Oct. 28
Last day to pay for second 8-week session courses Oct. 30
Participation deadline for second 8-week session Oct. 30
Registration opens for spring online courses Nov. 1
Last day to drop a course and receive 100% of refundable tuition only for second 8-week session. The dropped course will not be recorded on your academic transcript. Nov. 1
After this date, there will be a drop fee of $45 per course regardless of credits.  
Last day to drop a course and receive 50% of refundable tuition only for second 8-week session. A notation of "W" will be recorded on your academic transcript. Nov. 8
Last day to drop a course and receive 25% of refundable tuition only for second 8-week session. A notation of "W" will be recorded on your academic transcript. Nov. 15
Last day to drop a course with no refund available for second 8-week session. A notation of "W" will be recorded on your academic transcript. Nov. 29
To ensure the completion of the admission process for spring courses, submit your completed application and supporting materials before this date. Dec. 1
Last day to submit independent study proposal for the spring semester Dec. 9
Commencement Dec. 14
End of the fall semester Dec. 20
Grades are due at 8 a.m. Dec. 27

2020

 
Last day to register for spring first 8-week session Jan. 13
If you plan to use purchase order/voucher, military benefits, or financial aid, you should register for your courses at least three weeks before the registration deadline to ensure enough time to complete the necessary paperwork.  
Last day to drop a course and receive 100% of refundable and the non-refundable tuition for first 8-week session. The dropped course will not be recorded on your academic transcript. Jan. 13
Preview week begins for spring first 8-week session Jan. 21
First day of classes for first 8-week session Jan. 27
Payment deadline for first 8-week session Jan. 29
Participation deadline for first 8-week session Jan. 29
Last day to drop a course and receive 100% of refundable tuition only for first 8-week session. The dropped course will not be recorded on your academic transcript. Jan. 31
After this date, there will be a drop fee of $45 per course regardless of credits.  
Last day to drop a course and receive 50% of refundable tuition only for first 8-week session. A notation of "W" will be recorded on your academic transcript. Feb. 7
Last day to drop a course and receive 25% of refundable tuition only for first 8-week session. A notation of "W" will be recorded on your academic transcript. Feb. 14
Last day to drop a course with no refund available for first 8-week session. A notation of "W" will be recorded on your academic transcript. Feb. 28
Last day to register for spring second 8-week session Mar. 16
If you plan to use purchase order/voucher or military benefits, you should register for your courses at least three weeks before the registration deadline to ensure enough time to complete the necessary paperwork. If you plan to use financial aid, you must be enrolled prior to the census date of that term. The census date for spring 2020 is February 7.  
Last day to drop a course and receive 100% of refundable and the non-refundable tuition for second 8-week session. The dropped course will not be recorded on your academic transcript. Mar. 16
End of first 8-week session Mar. 20
Preview week begins for second 8-week session Mar. 23
First day of courses for second 8-week session Mar. 30
Payment deadline for second 8-week session Apr. 1
Participation deadline for second 8-week session Apr. 1
Last day to drop a course and receive 100% of refundable tuition only for second 8-week session. The dropped course will not be recorded on your academic transcript. Apr. 3
After this date, there will be a drop fee of $45 per course regardless of credits.  
Last day to drop a course and receive 50% of refundable tuition only for second 8-week session. A notation of "W" will be recorded on your academic transcript. Apr. 14
Last day to drop a course and receive 25% of refundable tuition only for second 8-week session. A notation of "W" will be recorded on your academic transcript. Apr. 21
Last day to drop a course with no refund available for second 8-week session. A notation of "W" will be recorded on your academic transcript. May 5
Commencement May 15-16
End of second 8-week session May 22
Grades are due at 12 p.m. May 27

The calendar below includes dates for students taking online courses through collaborative programs including the beginning and end of each semester, breaks, final exams, and deadlines for dropping or adding classes.

2019

 
First day of classes for the fall semester Sept. 3
Last day to pay for fall online courses Sept. 12
Participation deadline Sept. 12
Last day to drop a course and receive 100% of refundable tuition only. The dropped course will not be recorded on your academic transcript. Sept. 16
After this date, there will be a drop fee of $45 per course regardless of credits.  
Last day to drop a course and receive 50% of refundable tuition only. A notation of "W" will be recorded on your academic transcript. Sept. 30
Last day to drop a course with no refund available. A notation of "W" will be recorded on your academic transcript. Nov. 1
Registration opens for the spring online courses Nov. 11
To ensure the completion of the admission process for spring courses, submit your completed application and supporting materials before this date. Dec. 1
End of the fall semester Dec. 13
Commencement Dec. 14
Grades are due Dec. 17

2020

 
Last day to register for spring online courses Jan. 13
If you plan to use purchase order/voucher, military benefits, or financial aid, you should register for your courses at least three weeks before the registration deadline to ensure enough time to complete the necessary paperwork.  
Last day to drop a course and receive 100% of refundable and the non-refundable tuition. The dropped course will not be recorded on your academic transcript. Jan. 13
Preview week begins Jan. 21
First day of classes for the spring semester Jan. 28
Payment deadline Feb. 5
Participation deadline Feb. 5
Last day to drop a course and receive 100% of refundable tuition. The dropped course will not be recorded on your academic transcript. Feb. 10
After this date, there will be a drop fee of $45 per course regardless of credits.  
Last day to drop a course and receive 50% of refundable tuition only. A notation of "W" will be recorded on your academic transcript. Feb. 24
Last day to drop a course with no refund available. A notation of "W" will be recorded on your academic transcript. Apr. 2
Last day of classes for the spring semester May 8
Grades are due May 12
Commencement May 15-16

The calendar below includes dates for students taking standard term print-based courses including the beginning and end of each semester, final exams, and deadlines for dropping or adding classes.

2019

 
Course start date Sept. 3
Course attendance requirement due Sept. 12
Last day to drop a course and receive 100% of refundable tuition only. The dropped course will not be recorded on your academic transcript. Sept. 16
After this date, there will be a drop fee of $45 per course regardless of credits.  
Last day to drop a course and receive 50% of refundable tuition only. A notation of "W" will be recorded on your academic transcript. Sept. 30
Registration opens for the spring semester Nov. 1
Last day to drop a course with no refund available. A notation of "W" will be recorded on your academic transcript. Nov. 8
To ensure the completion of the admission process for spring courses, submit your completed application and supporting materials before this date. Dec. 1
Commencement Dec. 14
Grades are due at 8 a.m. Dec. 27

2020

 
Last day to register for spring standard term print-based courses Jan. 13
If you plan to use purchase order/voucher, military benefits, or financial aid, you should register for your courses at least three weeks before the registration deadline to ensure enough time to complete the necessary paperwork.  
Last day to drop a course and receive 100% of refundable and the non-refundable tuition. The dropped course will not be recorded on your academic transcript. Jan. 13
Course start date Jan. 27
Course attendance requirement due Feb. 5
Payment deadline Feb. 5
Last day to drop a course and receive 100% of refundable tuition. The dropped course will not be recorded on your academic transcript. Feb. 7
After this date, there will be a drop fee of $45 per course regardless of credits.  
Last day to drop a course and receive 50% of refundable tuition only. A notation of "W" will be recorded on your academic transcript. Feb. 21
Last day to drop a course with no refund available. A notation of "W" will be recorded on your academic transcript. Apr. 9
Commencement May 15-16
Course end date. All work must be received by instructors by this date. May 22
Grades are due at 12 p.m. May 27

The calendar below includes dates for students taking 12-month print-based courses including the beginning and end of each semester, final exams, and deadlines for dropping or adding classes.

Registration opens for fall courses on April 1. The following registration and payment deadlines must be met for each course start date:

Course Start Date Registration and Payment Deadline
Sept. 2 Aug. 15
Oct. 2 Sept. 15
Nov. 2 Oct. 15
Dec. 2 Nov. 15
Jan. 2 Dec. 15
Feb. 2 Jan. 15
Mar. 2 Feb. 15
Apr. 2 Mar. 15
May 2 Apr. 15

There are no exceptions for print-based registration and payment deadlines. If you plan to use a purchase order/voucher or military benefits, you should register for your courses at least three weeks before the registration deadline to ensure you have enough time necessary to complete the paperwork. Financial aid is not available for 12-month print-based courses. You will also need permission before registering for a print-based course. Last minute requests for registration may not be accommodated.

Drop/Refund Deadlines

If your request to drop a course is submitted:

Drop Course Request Submitted Refund Available
On or before the registration/payment deadline for your course start date. 100% refundable and non-refundable tuition paid. Non-refundable tuition = $30 per credit.
16th - 1st of the month (immediately prior to the course start date). 100% of refundable tuition only.
On or after the second of the month (course start date) and prior to the 30th day of the course. 80% of refundable tuition only.
On or after the 30th day of the course. No refund available. Tuition and non-refundable tuition must be paid. There will also be a drop fee of $45 per course regardless of credit.
On the 30th day of the course through the sixth month of the course. A notation of "W" will be recorded on your academic transcript.

You may no longer drop a course after the last day of the sixth month of your enrollment.

If you have third party payment arrangements such as financial aid or veteran's benefits, you are responsible for all charges to your account that are not paid by those parties if you drop a course.

For additional questions on the online academic calendar, contact the Center for Distance Learning at disted@uwplatt.edu or call 608.342.1468.