How to Register – Non-UW Students

Summer Sessions is open to everyone.

To register for Summer Sessions as a non-UW student at the Seattle campus, just follow the simple steps below.

For details on how to register for Summer Sessions at other UW campuses, visit the UW Tacoma Nonmatriculated Students page or the UW Bothell Nonmatriculated Students page.

Step One: Find Your Class

Summer Sessions offers more than 1,000 courses to choose from. For help finding the course or courses that are right for you, see the Courses & Programs page.

Step Two: Apply to Summer Sessions

  • Apply online using the Summer Sessions application
  • Submit the $80 nonrefundable application fee.

Once your application has been processed, you'll receive an email with your student number, private access code (PAC) and registration instructions. The email will tell you how to set up a UW NetID. Your UW NetID and password are how you access your UW information and other online services. You'll need a UW NetID to register.

Step Three: Register

Once you have your UW NetID, you can use MyUW to register online for your Summer Sessions courses. Need help? Learn how to register using MyUW

Be sure to register early – registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. See Key Dates & Deadlines

Note that enrollment in Summer Sessions does not constitute admission to the UW. To apply for admission as a degree-seeking student, visit the UW Office of Admissions website.

Step Four: Pay Tuition and Fees

Once you've registered, visit the Tuition & Fees page for UW Summer Sessions tuition costs. For payment instructions, see information from Student Fiscal Services. For a full list of tuition deadlines, see the Academic Calendar.