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, July 5 - No classes are held in observance of Independence Day.

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


    April 1

  • The Visitor Registration period (annual registration is necessary for anyone who did not take Spring 2021 classes) is open from April 1 through June 15.

    The High School registration is open from April 1 through June 1.


  • 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 21 - July 23, 2021

    Deadlines
    • Add - Thursday, June 24
     Drop - Monday, June 28 (tuition reversed)
     Financial Aid Disbursement - Monday, June 14 (if enrolled by June 1 priority deadline
    • No classes are held in observance of Independence Day - Monday, July 5
     Request "W" Grade - Friday, July 9 (no tuition reversal)
    • Change Grade Option - Friday, July 9
     Grades Due - Thursday, July 29


  • Session 2

  • July 26 - August 27, 2021

    Deadlines
    • Add - Thursday, July 29
     Drop - Monday, August 2 (tuition reversed)
     Financial Aid Disbursement - Monday, July 19 (if enrolled by June 1 priority deadline
    Request "W" Grade - Friday, August 13 (no tuition reversal)
     Change Grade Option - Friday, August 13
     Grades Due - Thursday, September 2 


  • 8-Week Session

  • June 21 - August 13, 2021

    Deadlines
    • Add - Thursday, June 24
     Drop - Monday, July 5 (tuition reversed)
    • No classes are held in observance of Independence Day - Monday, July 5
     Financial Aid Disbursement - Monday, June 14 (if enrolled by June 1 priority deadline
    Request "W" Grade - Friday, July 23 (no tuition reversal)
     Change Grade Option - Friday, July 30
     Grades Due - Thursday, August 19 


  • 10-Week Session

  • June 21 - August 27, 2021

    Deadlines
    • Add - Thursday, July 1
     Drop - Monday, July 5 (tuition reversed)
    • No classes are held in observance of Independence Day - Monday, July 5
     Financial Aid Disbursement - Monday, June 14 (if enrolled by June 1 priority deadline
    Request "W" Grade - Friday, July 23 (no tuition reversal)
     Change Grade Option - Friday, August 13
     Grades Due - Thursday, September 2 


  • Independent Field Studies

  • June 21 - August 27, 2021 

    Deadlines
    • No classes are held in observance of Independence Day - Monday, July 5
    • Add
     - Friday, July 23
     Drop - Monday, July 26 (tuition reversed)
    Request "W" Grade - Friday, August 13 (no tuition reversal)
     Change Grade Option - N/A
     Grades Due - Thursday, September 2 


  • Fees Posted

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

  • Tuition Billing Statements

  • (1st) Billed May 27 – Due June 16
    (2nd) Billed June 24 – Due July 21
    (3rd) Billed July 27 – Due August 13 (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.