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.
  • There is no "Administrative Drop" in the summer. You must drop yourself by the deadline below.
  • Monday, June 20 - No classes are held in observance of Juneteenth.
  • Monday, July 4 - No classes are held in observance of Independence Day.

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


    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 20 - July 22, 2022

    Deadlines
    • Add - Thursday, June 23
     Drop - Monday, June 27 (tuition reversed)
    • No classes are held in observance of Juneteenth June 20 & Independence Day July 4
     Request "W" Grade - Sunday, July 10 (no tuition reversal)
    • Change Grade Option - Sunday, July 17
     Grades Due - Thursday, July 28

    Financial Aid Disbursement - June 13 (if enrolled by June 1 priority timeline


  • Session 2

  • July 25 - August 26, 2022

    Deadlines
    • Add - Thursday, July 28
     Drop - Monday, August 1 (tuition reversed)
    Request "W" Grade - Sunday, August 14 (no tuition reversal)
     Change Grade Option - Sunday, August 21
     Grades Due - Thursday, September 1 

    Financial Aid Disbursement - July 18 (if enrolled by June 1 priority timeline


  • 8-Week Session

  • June 20 - August 12, 2022

    Deadlines
    • Add - Thursday, June 23
     Drop - Monday, July 4 (tuition reversed)
    • No classes are held in observance of Juneteenth June 20 & Independence Day July 4
    Request "W" Grade - Sunday, July 24 (no tuition reversal)
     Change Grade Option - Sunday, August 7
     Grades Due - Thursday, August 18 

    Financial Aid Disbursement - June 13 (if enrolled by June 1 priority timeline


  • 10-Week Session

  • June 20 - August 26, 2022

    Deadlines
    • Add - Thursday, June 30
     Drop - Monday, July 4 (tuition reversed)
    • No classes are held in observance of Juneteenth June 20 & Independence Day July 4
    Request "W" Grade - Sunday, July 24 (no tuition reversal)
     Change Grade Option - Sunday, August 21
     Grades Due - Thursday, September 1 

    Financial Aid Disbursement - June 13 (if enrolled by June 1 priority timeline


  • Independent Studies

  • June 20 - August 26, 2022 

    Deadlines
    • No classes are held in observance of Juneteenth June 20 & Independence Day July 4
    • Add
     - Thursday, July 28
     Drop - Monday, August 1 (tuition reversed)
    Request "W" Grade - Sunday, August 14 (no tuition reversal)
     Change Grade Option - Sunday, August 21
     Grades Due - Thursday, September 1 


  • Field Studies

  • Field study deadlines follow the timeline of the hosting department. 

  • Fees Posted

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

  • Tuition Billing Statements

  • (1st) Billed May 26 – Due June 15
    (2nd) Billed June 23 – Due July 20
    (3rd) Billed July 26 – Due August 11 (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.