Always wanted to take a class at the University of Washington? Here's your chance: Summer Quarter is open to everyone, making it a great time to explore all that the UW has to offer.
Why Summer Quarter? Here are just a few reasons:
- Open Enrollment – Anyone can enroll in summer courses at the UW
- Classes You Want – Choose from nearly 2,000 courses in more than 100 fields of study
- Shorter Terms – Courses are condensed, ranging from four-and-a-half weeks to nine weeks in length
- Small Class Sizes – Work closely with experienced UW faculty
Who participates in UW Summer Quarter? Attendees include high school students in the Advanced Study program, incoming freshmen who want to get a head start on their college career, international students, graduate nonmatriculated students, students from other universities and the general public. See How to Enroll for specific information about your status. (Note: Currently enrolled UW students should use MyUW to register for Summer Quarter classes. Learn more.)
Summer at the UW also features some special opportunities, described below.
Be Adventurous: A number of unique courses that take learning beyond the classroom and out into the world are available only in the summer. Study the changing landscape of a river valley in Olympic National Park, or experience life in New Orleans as you design and build a public garden for residents there. Even travel to Colorado or New Mexico and learn about acequia agroecology and permaculture. Make your summer educational experience one to remember.
Take a Deep Language Dive: If you can't travel to a foreign country to learn a language, the UW's intensive summer language courses are the next best thing. Whether you want to study Chinese or French, Persian or Polish, Spanish or Swahili, Summer Quarter offers courses at a variety of levels that immerse you in the spoken and written language. Complete a year's worth of foreign language in just nine weeks with this intensive program.
Summer Quarter 2013 at the University of Washington – come join us.
June 24 - Aug 23, 2013
June 24 - July 24, 2013
July 25 - Aug 23, 2013
Come and learn more about what itís like to take a course at the UW in the summer. Program representatives will be on hand to answer your questions about logistics, housing, tuition and more.
Tue, May 7, 2013:
Questions About School?
Husky Union Building (HUB), Room 145
Contact Academic Advising to discuss your education plans and courses or to learn more about UW Summer Quarter.
Suggest a Course
Donít see the course youíre looking for offered this summer? Let us know what you'd like to see offered in the future by using our Course Suggestion Box.