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Decision notification

  • Autumn: May 1 – June 30
  • Winter: November 1 – December 15
  • Spring: February + March (for select students only — see spring admission)
  • Summer: May 1 -31


  • Set your spam filters to accept email from or This will prevent important email from going to your Junk-Mail folder.
  • Check your email! Email is the only way we will communicate with you about your application and it’s how we send deny decisions.
  • Once invited to set up your UW NetID, manage your email and mailing addresses via MyUW.

Application updates

We realize that you may wish to update your application file with new information. We accept changes to the following items ONLY.

Please contact Admissions to update any of the following:

  • Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Social Security Number (copy of Social Security card must be faxed to 206.685.3655)
  • Change in requested major
  • You realize you applied twice (duplicate application)
  • You applied for summer and wish to change the quarter to autumn

If you wish to withdraw your application, you may do so here.