Undergraduate Admissions Dates & Deadlines

Stay on track! Pay attention to your timeline to ensure you don't miss any deadlines.


Visit uwf.edu/registrar to view the University's Academic Calendar.  The Academic Calendar provides a list of dates and deadlines that include information on open registration. 

Freshmen Students

Spring 2018
  • Upon Offer:  Submit FAFSA to UWF.  UWF's school code = 003955
  • September 1:  Housing contract opens
  • November 1:  Admissions Priority Deadline (Students must be offered admission by this deadline to receive maximum scholarship consideration)
  • November 1:  New Student Orientation Registration opens
  • As soon as possible:  Confirm to accept your offer of admission
Summer 2018
  • November 1:  Housing contracts open
  • November 10:  Admission Decision Day #1
  • December 10:  Admission Decision Day #2 / Priority Scholarship Deadline (Students are encouraged to have completed their application AND must be offered admission to receive priority scholarship consideration.)
  • December 1:  Orientation registration opens
  • December 15:  Financial Aid Priority Deadline
  • January 10:  Admission Decision Day #3
  • Upon Offer:  Submit FAFSA to UWF.  UWF's school code is 003955
  • May 1:  Confirm to accept your offer of admission
  • June 1:  Final day to submit an application for Summer 2018
Fall 2018
  • November 1:  Housing contracts open
  • November 10:  Admission Decision Day #1
  • December 10:  Admission Decision Day #2 / Priority Scholarship Deadline (Students are encouraged to have completed their application AND must be offered admission to receive priority scholarship consideration.)
  • December 1:  Orientation registration opens
  • December 15:  Financial Aid Priority Deadline
  • Upon Offer:  Submit FAFSA to UWF. UWF's school code is 003955
  • January 10:  Admission Decision Day #3
  • May 1:  Confirm to accept your offer of admission
  • June 1:  Last day to submit an application for admission

Transfer Students

Spring 2018
  • October 1:  Applying Priority Deadline (Application Submitted by)
  • November 1:  Admissions and Scholarship Priority Deadline (Offered Admission by)
  • November 1:  Financial Aid Priority Deadline (2016-2017 FAFSA submitted to UWF by)
  • November 20:  Class registration begins for new Transfer Students (Over 30 transfer hours - contact Academic Department Advisor to register / Under 30 transfer hours - register for classes at new student orientation)
  • December 1:  Confirm = Accept Offer of Admission Priority Deadline (Notify Intention to Enroll)
  • December 1:  Housing Priority Deadline (Housing Contracts Due)
  • December 14:  Spring Housing assignments go out for students who have all immunizations satisfied
  • December 22:  University Closes for Winter Break at 5:00pm CST
  • January 2, 2018:  University reopens from Winter Break at 8:00am CST
  • January 6:  Housing's New Student Move-in Day
  • January 8:  First Day Spring 2018 Classes
Summer 2018
Fall 2017