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Summer Sessions

Online Courses

UW Summer Sessions offers numerous online courses. These courses are regular credit courses taught by UW faculty and follow the same academic schedule as other Summer Sessions courses. 

Course formats and technology requirements vary. To learn more about an individual course, click on a course name below. For information on registering for these and other courses, see the How to Register page. For information on the courses that may be appropriate for your educational goals, check out your student type on the Who Can Attend page. 

Check this page for updates since new courses may be added before summer quarter starts. 

Find Your Course

Search for available asynchronous and synchronous courses below. Or use the UW Time Schedule or UW MyPlan

Asynchronous Courses

If you need flexibility, asynchronous courses don't have regularly scheduled, required class meetings. You are expected to meet all assignment deadlines and may be asked to schedule occasional, brief check-in meetings with your instructor. 

Afro-American Studies

Comparative History of Ideas

Educational Leadership and Policy Studies

Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies

Materials Science and Engineering

Synchronous Courses

If you want a consistent schedule, synchronous courses meet online at a regularly scheduled time using applications such as Zoom. You should also expect to interact with others and engage in course materials asynchronously.  

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Comparative and Transregional History

Comparative History of Ideas

Construction Management

University Conjoint Courses