How to Register — Non-UW Students

Summer Sessions is open to everyone.

To register for Summer Sessions as a non-UW student at the Seattle campus, follow the steps below.

For details on how to register for Summer Sessions at other UW campuses, visit the UW Tacoma Nonmatriculated Students page or the UW Bothell Nonmatriculated Students page.

Step One: Find Your Class

Summer Sessions offers more than 1,000 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 Sessions

  • Apply online using the Summer Sessions application.
  • Submit the $80 nonrefundable application fee.

Once your application has been processed, you'll receive an email with your student number, private access code (PAC) and registration instructions. The email will tell you how to set up a UW NetID, which allows you to access UW online services. You'll need a UW NetID to register.

Step Three: Verify Your Vaccination Status

All UW students, including online students, must be vaccinated against COVID-19 or submit a request for a medical or religious exemption. You won't be able to register for classes until you provide proof of vaccination or request an exemption. To learn more, see COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement.

Step Four: Register

Once registration opens, you can use MyUW to register online for your Summer Sessions courses. Need help? Learn how to register using MyUW

Be sure to register early — registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. See Key Dates & Deadlines

Step Five: Pay Tuition and Fees

Once you've registered, visit the Tuition & Fees page for UW Summer Sessions tuition costs. For payment instructions, see information from Student Fiscal Services. For a full list of tuition deadlines, see the Academic Calendar.