Student Systems Help Center

March 9, 2015

MyPlan Academic Planner

About MyPlan

MyPlan is an academic planning tool for University of Washington Students.

With MyPlan you can:

  • Create a plan for next quarter, next year, or all the way to graduation.
  • Search for courses that interest you, and add those courses to your Bookmarked list or directly to your plan.
  • Audit your progress to explore academic programs and discover which courses you may need to complete your degree.
  • Find course sections that will work with your schedule using Schedule Builder.
  • Send your planned courses to the registration system.
  • Share your plan with advisers to ensure you’re on the right path for academic success.

You can access MyPlan through MyUW or at

Overview Video

Learn more about getting started with MyPlan by watching this overview tutorial:

Quick Guides

Schedule Builder


How to use Schedule Builder to create a schedule in MyPlan.

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Filter Functions


How to filter course searches in MyPlan.

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General Ed Search


How to search courses by General Education Requirement in MyPlan.

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How to use the Degree Audit Reporting System (DARS) in MyPlan to track your academic progress.
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Advanced Search


How to use the Find Courses page in MyPlan to search for courses.

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Drop Course


How to drop a course through the registration page and view your updated schedule in MyPlan.

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Recently Admitted Students

To utilize MyPlan as a UW student and import your academic plan, you will first need to establish a University of Washington NetID.  NetID setup instructions are available here.

Utilize this quick guide to learn how to import a plan from from your social login to your newly established NetID.

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MyPlan Transfer Planner

If you are a Washington State Community or Technical College student interested in transferring to the University of Washington, MyPlan can help you plan your transfer.  To find out more, visit the MyPlan Transfer Planner help page.


A list of frequently asked questions can be found here.

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If you would like to request MyPlan training, please use our training request form.