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Summer Calendar

Take advantage of an early 4-week session. Choose from classes that fulfill a variety of requirements, from communication to ethnic studies and biological sciences. Complete a course early so you can savor your summer!

If the early session doesn’t fit your schedule, Summer Term has flexible class lengths throughout May, June, July, and August. Most courses are 3-to-8 weeks in length. Learn more about UW–Madison summer courses and programs.

With more than 1,000 course options, Summer Term offers great choices and convenient times for everyone both on campus and online.

Important Dates

Enrollment open:
April 4, 2022

Full Course Guide open:
January 10, 2022

Scholarship applications open:
February 11, 2022

Scholarship applications close:
April 10, 2022

Early Start

Wisconsin Experience Summer Launch application deadline:
May 1, 2022

International Student Summer Institute application deadline:
May 1, 2022

Engineering Summer Launch application deadline:
May 1, 2022

CALS Quickstart application deadline:
May 1, 2022

Study Abroad Summer Launch application deadline:
April 16, 2022

Transfer Early Start Program application deadline:
May 11, 2022


Enrollment times assigned:
March 28, 2022

Enrollment open for UW-Madison students:
April 4, 2022

Enrollment open for visiting students:
April 11, 2022

Popular Sessions

Early 4 week session: May 23-Jun 19, 2022

8 Week session: Jun 20-Aug 14, 2022

4 week session: June 20-July 17, 2022

4 week session: July 18-Aug 14, 2022

Want to take a class at a certain time?

  • Go to the Schedule of Classes at the Office of the Registrar.
  • Look for General Public and click Public Class Search.
  • Under the drop-down menu for Term, choose Summer.
  • Under Class Meeting/Instructor, sort by start and end times and days of week.

View the list of 2022 Summer Session Codes.

Add & Drop Deadlines

Deadlines vary widely depending on the summer sessions(s) you are enrolled in. Specific deadline dates can be viewed in your MyUW Student Center. Use the calendar icon displayed on your Summary Grid on the Student Center homepage as well as your My Class Schedule page. Contact the Office of the Registrar with questions.

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