Summer Academic Calendar

If you enroll and then drop all of your summer courses, there is a non-refundable $50 cancellation fee. 

All deadlines below are 11:59 p.m. PST, except for Request for "W" Grades & Petitions for Independent Field Study which are in person at the Summer Session Office (140 Hahn) from 9-5, Monday through Friday.  

  • 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 by the deadline below.
  • There are no waitlists or crashing classes in summer.
  • The University administration is closed Thursday, July 4 as a holiday (no classes)

    March 15

  • Class Search opens for Summer 2019

  • April 1 - June 15*

  • Visitor Registration Period (annual registration is necessary for anyone who did not take Spring 2019 classes). Includes visiting students and inactive UCSC students. 


  • May 1

  • Enrollment opens for all students. Enroll in your MyUCSC portal. 

  • June 1

  • Priority Financial Aid eligibility deadline. Current UCSC students can still qualify for summer aid if they enroll after June 1, your aid will be delayed. It may take up to three weeks after enrollment for your aid to disburse.

  • Session 1

  • June 24 - July 26, 2019

    Deadlines
    • Add - Thursday, June 27
     Drop - Monday, July 1 (tuition reversed*)
     Financial Aid Disbursement - June 17 (if enrolled by June 1 priority deadline
     Change Grade Option - Friday, July 5
     Request "W" Grade - Friday, July 12 (no tuition reversal)
     Grades Due - Thursday, August 1

    *If you drop all of your summer courses, there is a $50 cancellation charge (tuition is reversed)


  • Session 2

  • July 29 - August 30, 2019

    Deadlines
    • Add - Thursday, August 1
     Drop - Monday, August 5 (tuition reversed*)
     Financial Aid Disbursement - July 22 (if enrolled by June 1 priority deadline
     Change Grade Option - Friday, August 9
    Request "W" Grade - Friday, August 16 (no tuition reversal)
     Grades Due - Thursday, September 5

    *If you drop all of your summer courses, there is a $50 cancellation charge (tuition and fees are refunded)


  • 8-Week Session

  • June 24 - August 16, 2019

    Deadlines
    • Add - Thursday, June 27
     Drop - Monday, July 8 (tuition reversed*)
     Financial Aid Disbursement - June 17 (if enrolled by June 1 priority deadline
     Change Grade Option - Friday, July 12
    Request "W" Grade - Friday, July 26 (no tuition reversal)
     Grades Due - Thursday, August 22

    *If you drop all of your summer courses, there is a $50 cancellation charge (tuition and fees are refunded)


  • 10-Week Session

  • June 24 - August 30, 2019

    Deadlines
    • Add - Thursday, July 4
     Drop - Monday, July 8 (tuition reversed*)
     Financial Aid Disbursement - June 17 (if enrolled by June 1 priority deadline
     Change Grade Option - Friday, July 19
    Request "W" Grade - Friday, July 26 (no tuition reversal)
     Grades Due - Thursday, September 5

    *If you drop all of your summer courses, there is a $50 cancellation charge (tuition and fees are refunded)


  • Independent Field Studies

  • June 24 - August 30, 2019 

    Deadlines
    • Add - Friday, July 26
     Drop - Monday, July 29 (tuition reversed*)
     Change Grade Option - N/A
    Request "W" Grade - Friday, August 16 (no tuition reversal)
     Grades Due - Thursday, September 5

    *If you drop all of your summer courses, there is a $50 cancellation charge (tuition and fees are refunded)


  • Fees Posted

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

  • ID Cards & Summer Stickers

  • Visiting students pick up ID Cards at ID Card Services. Continuing students receive their sticker at the Summer Session Office.