The information below applies to Summer Quarter 2016. To be notified when details for summer 2017 are available, sign up for email updates.

Thanks for a great summer

Summer Quarter at the University of Washington offers an opportunity for anyone to take a course at one of the world’s top universities.

Who Can Attend UW Summer Quarter?

Summer courses and programs

Select the type of course or program that you are interested in to learn more.

Why UW summer quarter?

Open Enrollment. Take advantage of open summer enrollment, which allows anyone to take a UW course.

Courses You Want. Choose from nearly 2,000 classes in more than 100 fields of study, from anthropology to zoology.

Accelerated Learning. Pack more in with condensed classes, including intensive foreign language courses and shorter terms.

Learn More

  • April 13, 2016
    Registration Opens
  • June 14, 2016
    Optional Orientation for
    Summer-only Students
    5 - 6 p.m., Savery Hall, Room 260
  • June 20, 2016
    Classes Begin
  • June 20–August 19, 2016
    Full Term
  • June 20–July 20
    A Term
  • July 21–August 19
    B Term


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