Key Dates & Deadlines

Below are some key Summer Quarter 2018 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 18 – August 17, 2018 June 18 – July 18, 2018 July 19 – August 17, 2018

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 22, 2018 June 22, 2018 July 25, 2018

Registration Deadlines

  Full Term A Term B Term
Early registration period* April 9–10, 2018 April 9–10, 2018 April 9–10, 2018
General registration period** April 11 – June 17, 2018 April 11 – June 17, 2018 April 11 – June 17, 2018
$25 late registration fee begins June 18, 2018 June 18, 2018 July 19, 2018
$75 late registration fee begins July 2, 2018 July 2, 2018 July 26, 2018

*Current UW graduate, professional and postbaccalaureate students; veterans; students with disabilities; and graduating seniors can begin registration on April 9. All other students can register starting on April 11.

**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.