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Key Dates & Deadlines

Below are some key Summer Quarter 2019 dates and deadlines. For additional dates, see the Academic Calendar.

Dates of Instruction

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

Full Term A Term B Term
June 24 – August 23, 2019 June 24 – July 24, 2019 July 25 – August 23, 2019

Application Deadlines

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

  Full Term A Term B Term
Applications open Early February Early February Early February
Online application deadline June 30, 2019 June 30, 2019 July 31, 2019

Registration Deadlines

  Full Term A Term B Term
Early registration period* April 15–16, 2019 April 15–16, 2019 April 15–16, 2019
General registration period** April 17 – June 23, 2019 April 17 – June 23, 2019 April 17 – June 23, 2019
$25 late registration fee begins June 24, 2019 June 24, 2019 July 24, 2019
$75 late registration fee begins July 8, 2019 July 8, 2019 August 8, 2019

*Current UW graduate, professional and postbaccalaureate students; veterans; students with disabilities; and graduating seniors can begin registration on April 15. All other students can register starting on April 17.

**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 Quarter, see the table on the Academic Calendar page.