Courses & Programs

uw campus fountainSummer Sessions at the University of Washington offers a huge variety of courses and programs — more than 1,000 courses in more than 100 fields of study. No matter what your goals or interests are, you’ll find a program or class to meet your needs and spark your interest to keep learning.

Remote and Campus Courses

This summer, UW Summer Sessions will offer a mix of remote and in-person courses. See the Remote & Campus Courses page for more information and to search for courses.

Online Courses

UW Summer Sessions offers a select number of traditionally online courses that were designed to be delivered in an online format. See the Online Courses page to browse course offerings. 

Course Length

Summer Sessions is divided into Session A and Session B, each lasting four-and-a-half weeks. Some courses span just one session while others extend over both. See the Key Dates & Deadlines page for more details.

Special Summer Courses and Programs

The UW offers a number of special courses and programs that are only available during Summer Sessions, including intensive foreign language offerings

Note: Enrollment in UW Summer Sessions does not constitute admission to the University of Washington. For more information on applying to become a matriculated (degree-seeking) student, visit the Office of Admissions website.