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Key Dates & Deadlines

For New Freshmen Entering in Fall 2019

Oct. 1 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) becomes available
Nov. 15 Early Action I admission applications due 
Dec. 1 File FAFSA to ensure an early Financial Aid Award in February from Whitworth
Jan. 15 Early Action II admissions applications due
Feb. 15 Financial aid notification begins
Feb. 9-10 Whitworth live music scholarship auditions for new students 
March 1 Regular admissions application priority deadline. Applications are accepted after March 1 and are considered on a space-available basis.
May 1 Deadline for submitting enrollment deposit to hold spot in the freshman class

For Enrolled Students in the 2019-20 Academic Year

Aug. 31 Residence halls open for new freshman and transfer students
Aug. 31-Sept. 2 New Student Orientation (parents welcome on Saturday and Sunday) 
Sept. 2 Residence halls open for returning students 
Sept. 3 Academic Advising Day
Sept. 4 Day and evening classes begin 
Oct. 25-28 Fall Break (no classes)
Nov. 27-29 Thanksgiving Holiday 
Dec. 10-13 Final Exams Week
Dec. 14-Jan. 1 Christmas Break (residence halls close on Dec. 14) 
TBA Residence halls open for Jan Term