Informatics Admissions Timeline
Starting in 2020, the Informatics program has two admissions cycles per year:
- Applications to start the program during Winter 2021 are now open and have a deadline of Friday, Oct. 2.
- The application to start the program during Autumn 2021 will open in mid-February (2021) and have a deadline of Friday, April 2.
|Autumn Cycle 2020||Spring Cycle 2021|
|Admit for:||Winter Quarter 2021||Autumn 2021|
|Prerequisites completion deadline||End of Summer Quarter 2020||End of Winter Quarter 2021 (transfer students on a semester schedule will need to have prerequisites completed by the end of Autumn 2020)|
|Application opens||Mid-July 2020||Mid-February 2021|
|UW transfer application deadline (transfer applicants only)||Sept. 1, 2020||Feb. 15, 2021|
|Informatics application deadline||Oct. 2, 2020, 5 p.m. (PT)||April 2, 2021, 5 p.m. (PT)|
|Admissions decisions conveyed||Approximately Nov. 6, 2020||Approximately May 7, 2021|
|Reply deadline||Approximately Nov. 13, 2020 (reply deadline will be one week after decisions are conveyed)||Approximately May 14, 2021 (reply deadline will be one week after decisions are conveyed)|
Note: Office hours for the Information School are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Staff from these offices will not be available outside of these times to answer questions. If the deadline listed falls on a weekend, please contact the appropriate office during business hours with questions.