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In order to put safety and health first, not only for our community, but for the public we serve, the full and A terms of Summer Quarter will be offered remotely. No decision has been made about B term, which begins on July 23, 2020.

Key Dates & Deadlines

Below are some key Summer Quarter 2020 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 22 – August 21, 2020 June 22 – July 22, 2020 July 23 – August 21, 2020

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 February 3, 2020 February 3, 2020 February 3, 2020
Online application deadline June 28, 2020 June 28, 2020 July 29, 2020

Registration Deadlines

  Full Term A Term B Term
Early registration period* April 13–14, 2020 April 13–14, 2020 April 13–14, 2020
General registration period** April 15 – June 21, 2020 April 15 – June 21, 2020 April 15 – June 21, 2020
$25 late registration fee begins June 22, 2020 June 22, 2020 July 23, 2020
$75 late registration fee begins July 6, 2020 July 6, 2020 August 6, 2020

*Current UW graduate, professional and postbaccalaureate students; veterans; students with disabilities; and graduating seniors can begin registration on April 13. All other students can register starting on April 15.

**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.