Information Hub for
Online Accelerated Students

About Online Accelerated Students

As an online accelerated student, you are in faster-paced session periods, and different registration and billing deadlines apply to you. Due to the fast-paced nature of your courses, this webpage is intended to help get you quickly set up with the unique information that applies to you.

Online accelerated courses are not self-paced courses. They are synchronous to the session periods of the academic year.

Resources EWU Online Website Program Contacts

Resources Unique To Online Accelerated Students

Online Accelerated students are in a special category of classes that operate at a faster pace than the other programs offered at Eastern Washington University. We've put together important topics that can assist you in your academic journey.

Financial Aid

Learn more about how Financial Aid works differently for Online Accelerated Students. Understand what types of Aid you are eligible for and how to apply for and accept aid.

Learn About Financial Aid

Registration & Withdrawals

Learn more about how registration deadlines are different for Online Accelerated Students and how courses for online accelerated students have special section numbers.

Learn More

Program Specifics

There are two types of programs open to online accelerated students: Graduate Degrees and Graduate Certificates. We’ve put together links for each and information on resources and advisors.

Learn More

The Pattern of an Online Accelerated Academic Year

It’s important to understand each quarter contains two 6-week sessions except for summer which only contains one 6-week session. This is different from the in-person academic year.

QuarterSession (Session Number)Weeks
Fall QuarterSession One (A01-A49)Week 1-6
Session Two (A50-A79)Week 7-12
Winter QuarterSession One (A01-A49)Week 1-6
Session Two (A50-A79)Week 7-12
Spring QuarterSession One (A01-A49)Week 1-6
Session Two (A50-A79)Week 7-12
Summer QuarterOne Session Only (A01-A49)Weeks 1-6


Online Accelerated Calendar: Upcoming Deadlines