Key Dates & Deadlines

Below are some key Summer Sessions 2022 dates and deadlines. For additional dates, see the Academic Calendar.

Dates of Instruction

Summer Sessions at the University of Washington runs from mid-June through mid-August and is divided into two sessions, Session A and Session B. Each session lasts about four and a half weeks. Some courses span just one session, while others extend over both.

Full Session Session A Session B
June 20 – August 19, 2022 June 20 – July 20, 2022 July 21 – August 19, 2022

Application Deadlines

High school students and nonmatriculated students — students not currently seeking a degree at the UW — need to apply to Summer Sessions before they can register for courses. Matriculated students do not need to apply before registering.

  Full Session Session A Session B 
Applications open February 7, 2022 February 7, 2022 February 7, 2022
Application deadline June 26, 2022 June 26, 2022 July 27, 2022

Registration Deadlines

Registration dates and times are determined by your student status. You may make changes on MyUW any day following the assigned priority date.

  Full Session Session A Session B 
Registration Period I* April 11 – May 18, 2022 April 11 – May 18, 2022 April 11 – May 18, 2022
Registration Period II** May 19 – June 20, 2022 May 19 – June 20, 2022 May 19 – June 20, 2022
Registration Period III*** June 21 – 27, 2022 June 21 – 27, 2022 June 21 – July 27, 2022
$25 late registration fee begins June 21, 2022 June 21, 2022 July 21, 2022
$75 late registration fee begins July 5, 2022 July 5, 2022 August 4, 2022

*Current UW graduate, professional and postbaccalaureate students; veterans; students with disabilities; and graduating UW seniors may begin registration at 6 a.m. on April 11. All other class standings and nonmatriculated students (students not currently seeking a degree at the UW) may begin registration at 6 a.m. on April 13

**Newly admitted UW students and former UW students may begin registration at midnight on May 19. Restrictions or prerequisites may apply. See the Time Schedule for specific course details. 

***ACCESS students and University staff using their exemption status may register at midnight beginning June 23. Washington state employees using their exemption status may register at midnight beginning June 24.

Add, Drop and Withdrawal Deadlines

For dates and deadlines regarding adding and dropping courses or withdrawing from Summer Sessions, see the Academic Calendar page.