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How to Register – U.S. High School Students

U.S. high school students can earn college credit by taking courses at the University of Washington during Summer Quarter. To be eligible, you must have completed eighth grade or its equivalent by June 30, 2020.

To register for Summer Quarter as a high school student for the Seattle campus, simply follow the steps below. However, if you're a graduating high school senior this year or an incoming UW freshman, please follow the registration steps for non-UW students.

For details on how to register for Summer Quarter at other UW campuses, visit the UW Tacoma Non-matriculated Students page or the UW Bothell Non-matriculated Students page.

Step One: Find Your Class

Summer Quarter has nearly 2,000 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 Quarter

Follow these steps to apply to Summer Quarter:

  • Apply online using the Summer Quarter application
  • Submit the $80 nonrefundable application fee.
  • If you will not be 18 years of age on the first day of Summer Quarter (June 22, 2020), your parent or guardian must sign an Under 18 Consent Form. You and your parental contact will receive the consent form by email after you complete and submit the Summer Quarter application. You can enroll in courses after both forms are processed and general registration has begun.

Step Three: Set Up Your UW NetID

Once your application has been processed, UW PCE Registration Services will email you an enrollment confirmation acknowledgment letter and registration instructions. The letter will tell you how to set up a UW NetID, which is your personal identification for using UW online resources. You will need a UW NetID to register.

Step Four: Register

Once you have your UW NetID, you can use MyUW to register online for your Summer Quarter courses. 

Need help? Learn how to register using MyUW

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

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

Step Five: Pay Tuition and Fees

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