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 19 – August 18, 2017 June 19 – July 19, 2017 July 20 – August 18, 2017

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, 2017 June 1, 2017 June 1, 2017
Mail or in-person application deadline June 19, 2017 June 19, 2017 July 19, 2017

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


Registration Deadlines

Full Term A Term B Term
Early registration period* April 10 – April 11, 2017 April 10 – April 11, 2017 April 10 – April 11, 2017
General registration period April 12 – June 18, 2017 April 12 – June 18, 2017 April 12 – July 19, 2017
$25 late registration fee begins June 19, 2017 June 19, 2017 July 20, 2017
$75 late registration fee begins July 3, 2017 July 3, 2017 July 27, 2017

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


Add, Drop & Withdrawal Deadlines

Full Term A Term B Term
Last day to add, drop or change a course at the Registration Office without being assessed a $20 fee and possible tuition forfeiture June 23, 2017 June 23, 2017 July 26, 2017
Last day to withdraw at the Registration Office without owing tuition or fees June 23, 2017 June 23, 2017 July 26, 2017
Last day to add, drop or change a course through MyUW without being assessed a $20 fee and possible tuition forfeiture June 25, 2017 June 25, 2017 July 26, 2017
Unrestricted drop period ($20 fee) June 26 - July 2, 2017 n/a n/a
Late add period begins; entry codes required to add courses ($20 fee) June 26, 2017 June 26, 2017 n/a
Last day to add a course through MyUW July 9, 2017 June 25, 2017 July 26, 2017
Last day to withdraw (dropping all classes) Aug 11, 2017 July 12, 2017 Aug 11, 2017

Fee Deadlines

Full Term A Term B Term
First day tuition and fee balance is available on MyUW June 16, 2017 June 16, 2017 June 16, 2017
$25 late registration fee begins June 19, 2017 June 19, 2017 July 20, 2017
Half of tuition due if withdrawing for the quarter June 26, 2017 - July 9, 2017 June 26, 2017 - July 9, 2017 July 27, 2017 - Aug 9, 2017
$75 late registration fee begins July 3, 2017 July 3, 2017 July 27, 2017
Tuition payment deadline for all registered students July 7, 2017 July 7, 2017 July 7, 2017
Late payment period begins (requires a late-payment fee) July 10, 2017 July 10, 2017 July 10, 2017
Full tuition due if withdrawing for the quarter begins July 10, 2017 July 10, 2017 Aug 10, 2017