Key Dates & Deadlines

Below are some key Summer Quarter 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

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 1, 2018 June 1, 2018 June 1, 2018
Mail or in-person application deadline June 18, 2018 June 18, 2018 July 18, 2018

*High school students must apply by mail or in person.

Registration Deadlines

  Full Term A Term B Term
Early registration period* April 9 – May 16, 2018 April 9 – May 16, 2018 April 9 – May 16, 2018
General registration period May 17 – June 17, 2018 May 17 – June 17, 2018 May 17 – June 17, 2018
$25 late registration fee begins June 18, 2018 June 18, 2018 June 19, 2018
$75 late registration fee begins July 2, 2018 July 2, 2018 July 26, 2018

*Available only to current UW graduate, professional and postbaccalaureate students; veterans; students with disabilities; and graduating seniors.

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.