Academic Calendar

2014-2015 Academic Year

Information below is UW Colleges-wide.

For UW-Richland specific dates, view the 2014-2015 UW-Richland Academic Year Calendar.

Semester I

  • First Day of Contract Year: August 25, 2014
  • Registration: August 25-29
  • Labor Day: September 1
  • First Day of Classes: September 2
  • Thanksgiving Recess: November 27 & 28
  • Last Day of Classes: December 12
  • Study Day: December 15
  • Examinations: December 16-19 & 22
  • Backup Exam Date (snow date): December 23                    
  • Instructionally Related Days: 83 days (16 wks. 3 days)
  • Total Class Days Semester I: 72 days (14 wks. 2 days)

Semester II

  • Registration: January 12-16 & 20-23, 2015               
  • First Day of Classes: January 26
  • Spring Break: March 23-27
  • Last Day of Classes: May 13
  • Study Day: May 14
  • Examinations: May 15 & 16 (Saturday) & 18-19                                  
  • Last Day of Contract Year: May 24
  • Instructionally Related Days: 87 days (17 wks. 2 days)
  • Total Class Days Semester II: 73 days (14 wks. 3 days)

Academic Year Totals

  • Total Class Days: 145 (29 wks)
  • Instructionally Related Days: 170 (34 wks)
  • Contract Period: wks (273 days)

2015-16 Academic Year

Semester I

  • First Day of Contract Year: August 26, 2015
  • Registration: August 26-28, 8/31 & 9/1
  • First Day of Classes: September 2
  • Labor Day: September 7
  • Thanksgiving Recess: November 26 & 27
  • Last Day of Classes: December 14
  • Study Day: December 15
  • Examinations: December 16-18 & 21-22
  • Backup Exam Date (snow date): December 23

Total Class Days Semester I: 71 days (14 weeks, 1 day)

Instructionally Related Days: 82 days (16 weeks, 2 days)

Semester II

  • Registration: January 12-15 & 19-22, 2016
  • Martin Luther King Day: January 18
  • First Day of Classes: January 25
  • Spring Break: March 21-25
  • Last Day of Classes: May 12
  • Study Day: May 13
  • Examinations: May 16-20
  • Last Day of Contract Year: May 24

Total Class Days Semester II: 74 Days (14 weeks, 4 days)
Instructionally Related Days: 88 days (17 wks. 3 days)

*NOTE: Examinations dates indicate time frames only; exams occur on specific dates within those time frames.