Registration & Enrollment

Registration Dates

  Fall I 2015 Fall II 2015 Fall III 2015 Winterim 2016 Spring I 2016 Spring II 2016 Spring III 2016
Start of Registration April 10 April 10 April 10 October 1 November 12 November 12 November 12
End of Registration September 1 September 1 October 27 December 30 January 22 January 22 March 25
*$25/credit course fee charged August 26 August 26 October 21 December 22 January 18 January 18 March 21


*$25 per credit course fee charged = after this date students who choose to drop a course will still be charged a $25 per creddit course fee.  Please note, this is before the end of registration

During registration UW Colleges Online does not keep a waitlist. Students are encouraged to continue to check back in their PRISM account to see if space becomes available.  Once a course has been added to your shopping cart it will remain there until you enroll, so you will not have to complete that step each time.

Application Deadlines

Even though UW Colleges Online operates on a rolling admission basis it is always recommended that students apply for admission early.

 If you are applying as a degree-seeking student, you are encouraged to apply as early as possible to allow adequate time for admissions and financial aid processing to occur (the application/financial aid process can take several weeks).

If you are applying as a non-degree student, applications can be processed in 2-3 business days.

  Summer I 2015 Summer II 2015 Summer III 2015 Fall I Fall II Fall III
Degree Application Prioirty Deadline May 11 May 25 June 22 August 20 August 20 October 15
Degree Application Documentation Deadline May 20 June 3 July 1 August 28 August 28 October 26
Non Degree Application Deadline May 20 June 3 July 1 August 28 August 28 October 26


Degree Verification
Hold Policy