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Summer Sessions 2021 will offer a mix of remote, online and in-person courses. Check the course listing in the Time Schedule for the learning format.

Key Dates & Deadlines

Below are some key Summer Sessions 2021 dates and deadlines. For additional dates, see the Academic Calendar.

Dates of Instruction

Summer Sessions at the University of Washington runs from mid-June through mid-August and is divided into two sessions, a Session A and a Session B. Each session lasts about four and a half weeks. Some courses span just one session, while others extend over both.

Full Session Session A Session B
June 21 – August 20, 2021 June 21 – July 21, 2021 July 22 – August 20, 2021

Application Deadlines

High school students and nonmatriculated students — students not currently seeking a degree at the UW — need to apply to Summer Sessions before they can register for courses. Matriculated students do not need to apply before registering.

  Full Session Session A Session B 
Applications open February 1, 2021 February 1, 2021 February 1, 2021
Online application deadline June 27, 2021 June 27, 2021 July 28, 2021

Registration Deadlines

  Full Sesion Session A Session B 
Early registration period* April 12– May 19, 2021 April 12 – May 19, 2021 April 12 – May 19, 2021
General registration period** May 20 – June 20, 2021 May 20 – June 20, 2021 May 20 – June 20, 2021
$25 late registration fee begins June 21, 2021 June 21, 2021 July 22, 2021
$75 late registration fee begins July 5, 2021 July 5, 2021 August 5, 2021

*Current UW graduate, professional and postbaccalaureate students; veterans; students with disabilities; and graduating seniors can begin registration on April 12. All other students can register starting on May 20.

**Restrictions or prerequisites may apply. See the Time Schedule for specific course details.

Add, Drop & Withdrawal Deadlines

For dates and deadlines regarding adding and dropping courses or withdrawing from Summer Sessions, see the table on the Academic Calendar page.