How to Register


Ready to enroll in Summer Quarter?

The steps below are to register for Summer Quarter at the UW Seattle campus.

For details on how to register for Summer Quarter at other UW campuses, visit the UW Tacoma Student and Enrollment Services page or the UW Bothell Nonmatriculated Students page.

Select your student type on one of the tabs below to find out how to register.

  • Non-UW Students: Visiting college students, adults and professionals, and incoming UW freshmen
  • Current UW Students: Students currently enrolled in and seeking a degree at the University of Washington
  • High School Students: Current high school students, with the exception of graduating seniors who should register as non-UW students

To register for Summer Quarter as a non-UW student, just follow the steps below.

Step One: Find Your Class

Summer Quarter offers nearly 2,000 courses to choose from. For help finding the course or courses that are right for you, see the Courses & Programs page.

Step Two: Apply to Summer Quarter

  • Before June 1: Apply online using the Summer Quarter application.
  • After June 1: Download the Summer Quarter application form. Return your form, along with the $70 nonrefundable application fee, by mail or in person to:

    University of Washington
    Registration Office
    225 Schmitz Hall
    Box 355850
    Seattle, WA 98195-5850 (campus map)

Step Three: Set Up Your UW NetID

Once your application has been processed, the UW Registration Office will mail you an enrollment confirmation acknowledgment letter and registration instructions. The letter will tell you how to set up a UW NetID, which is your personal identification for using UW online resources. You will need a UW NetID to register.

Step Four: Register

Once you have your UW NetID, you can use MyUW to register online for your Summer Quarter courses.

Need help? Learn how to register using MyUW.

Be sure to register early – registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. See registration dates and deadlines.

Note that enrollment in Summer Quarter does not constitute admission to the UW. To apply for admission as a degree-seeking student, visit the UW Office of Admissions website.

Current UW students register for Summer Quarter the same way they register for any other quarter. There's no need to apply – just follow the steps below.

If you're an incoming UW freshman, however, you will need to apply to Summer Quarter first. See registration steps for non-UW students.

Step One: Find Your Class

Summer Quarter offers nearly 2,000 courses to choose from. For help finding the course or courses that are right for you, see the Courses & Programs page or use MyPlan, an academic planning tool, to explore course offerings.

Step Two: Register



When you're ready to register for classes, you can do so through either MyPlan or MyUW.

Need help? Learn how to register using MyPlan or register using MyUW.

Be sure to register early – registration is on a first-come, first-served basis See registration dates and deadlines.

High school students can earn college credit by taking courses at the University of Washington during Summer Quarter. To be eligible, you must be on track to complete your freshman year by June 30 and have a grade point average of at least 3.3 (B+).

To register for Summer Quarter as a high school student, simply follow the steps below. However, if you're a graduating high school senior this year or an incoming UW freshman, please follow the registration steps for non-UW students.

Step One: Find Your Class

Summer Quarter has nearly 2,000 courses to choose from. For help finding the course or courses that are right for you, see the Courses & Programs page.

Step Two: Apply to Summer Quarter

Return the following materials by mail or in person to the address below.

  • Completed copy of the Summer Quarter application form
  • $70 nonrefundable application fee
  • One official copy of your high school transcript
  • Statement describing the course(s) you want to take and how the course(s) will enhance your general education
  • Parent/guardian consent and a statement of responsibility for your actions and travel arrangements

University of Washington
Registration Office
225 Schmitz Hall
Box 355850
Seattle, WA 98195-5850 (campus map)

Applicants under the age of 16 and their parents will also be required to submit a Memo of Understanding. The memo will be sent after the student's Summer Quarter application is received.

Step Three: Set Up Your UW NetID

Once your application has been processed, the UW Registration Office will mail you an enrollment confirmation acknowledgment letter and registration instructions. The letter will tell you how to set up a UW NetID, which is your personal identification for using UW online resources. You will need a UW NetID to register.

Step Four: Register



Once you have your UW NetID, you can use MyUW to register online for your Summer Quarter courses.

Need help? Learn how to register using MyUW.

Be sure to register early – registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. See registration dates and deadlines.

Note that enrollment in Summer Quarter does not constitute admission to the UW. To apply for admission as a degree-seeking student, visit the UW Office of Admissions website.