University of Wisconsin–Madison
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Welcome to the University of Wisconsin–Madison Summer Term!

Find out more about how UW–Madison Summer Term can help you advance your degree and future career.

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UW–Madison Students

Every student has a unique path to their degree. Earning credits in the summer can help lighten your load in fall and spring.

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Other College Students

Learn from prestigious faculty on-campus or online.

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International Students

Visit Madison, ranked as one of the best places to live in America.

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Precollege Students

High school students can earn college credit at UW–Madison over summer break.

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TOP REASONS TO ATTEND SUMMER TERM

1

The summer classroom: an archaeological dig, Bascom Hill or your living room. No matter what format, you get an outstanding UW–Madison experience.

2

It’s actually less expensive to complete your degree in four years with two Summer Terms, rather than taking a fifth year. Scholarships are available to help with any unanticipated costs.

3

Lighten your load now and have more time for internships or other opportunities down the line.

4

Push yourself in a challenging class or get a jump on one of our most in-demand courses.

5

We’ve got you covered: No apartment? No job? No problem! Housing and employment are available on campus in the summer.