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International Students

International students who have a student visa are welcome to join us for UW Summer Quarter and take courses at a world-class university. With a wide variety of courses, you are sure to find something to match your interests.

Note: International students who don't have an appropriate visa are ineligible to take courses during UW Summer Quarter. The UW is unable to provide to visa assistance to summer-only international students.

Why UW Summer Quarter?

  • Beautiful Campus and City – Attend interesting classes on our scenic campus and enjoy summer in Seattle.
  • Diverse Student Body – Study alongside current UW students, adults and other visitors.
  • Top Teachers – Learn from well-respected UW faculty and instructors.

Huge Selection of Courses

UW Summer Quarter has nearly 2,000 courses available in more than 100 different fields of study. Take a class in social sciences, engineering, computer science and technology, languages, business, health, education, the environment or one of numerous other disciplines.

To learn more about what's available during Summer Quarter, see the UW Time Schedule or MyPlan.


For more information on how to register for Summer Quarter, see the page How to Register – Non-UW Students.