Summer Academic Calendar (Deadlines)

All Summer Session dates and deadlines below are 11:59 p.m. PST.  Important reminders:

  • There is no "Add by Petition" in summer. You must enroll by the deadline below.
  • Monday, July 4 - No classes are held in observance of Independence Day.

Jump to Session 1, Session 2, 8-Week, 10-Week, or Independent and Field Studies deadlines. 


    December 9

  • 2023 classes listed by department at summer.ucsc.edu.

  • March 15

  • 2023 Summer Quarter is live in Class Search.

  • May 1 (12:00 a.m. PST)

  • Enrollment opens for all students in MyUCSC.


  • June 1

  • Eligible UC Santa Cruz students should enroll in summer classes by June 1 for priority Financial Aid consideration. If you enroll after June 1, the disbursement dates below will vary by this timeline.

  • Session 1

  • June 26 - July 28, 2023

    Deadlines
    • Add - Thursday, June 29
     Drop - Monday, July 3 (tuition reversed)
    • No classes are held in observance of Independence Day July 4
     Request "W" Grade - Sunday, July 16 (no tuition reversal)
    • Change Grade Option - Sunday, July 23
     Grades Due - Thursday, August 3


  • Session 2

  • July 31 - September 1, 2023

    Deadlines
    • Add - Thursday, August 3
     Drop - Monday, August 7 (tuition reversed)
    Request "W" Grade - Sunday, August 20 (no tuition reversal)
     Change Grade Option - Sunday, August 27
     Grades Due - Thursday, September 7 


  • 8-Week Session

  • June 26 - August 18, 2023

    Deadlines
    • Add - Thursday, June 29
     Drop - Monday, July 10 (tuition reversed)
    • No classes are held in observance of Independence Day July 4
    Request "W" Grade - Sunday, July 30 (no tuition reversal)
     Change Grade Option - Sunday, August 13
     Grades Due - Thursday, August 24 


  • 10-Week Session

  • June 26 - September 1, 2023

    Deadlines
    • Add - Thursday, July 6
     Drop - Monday, July 10 (tuition reversed)
    • No classes are held in observance of Independence Day July 4
    Request "W" Grade - Sunday, July 30 (no tuition reversal)
     Change Grade Option - Sunday, August 27
     Grades Due - Thursday, September 7 


  • Independent and Field Studies

  • Follow the timeline and deadlines of the hosting department. 


  • Fees Posted

  • Found daily in Student Portal (my.ucsc.edu)

  • Tuition Billing Statements

  • (1st) Billed May 25 – Due June 13
    (2nd) Billed June 22 – Due July 18
    (3rd) Billed July 27 – Due August 10 (final due date)

    You can start paying only after charges post to your account. If your account says "Future" it is likely because you enrolled between billing statements, and you will have to wait until the next billing statement to begin making payments.