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Summer Session Calendar

Session I, II, and Special Session 2023 deadline dates are listed in the table below. Special Session courses have different fee deadline dates, refund deadlines and drop deadlines from Session I or II courses. If you have any questions about these dates, please contact the Summer Session at and we will be happy to assist you. 

Planning ahead? --> See future Summer Session dates.
Looking back? --> See prior year calendars: Summer 2023, Summer 2022Summer 2021Summer 2020Summer 2019Summer 2018.

2023 University Holidays

Juneteenth: Monday, June 19

Independence Day: Tuesday, July 4

Labor Day: Monday, September 4

*No classes will be held on the above holidays.

Summer Session 2023 Key Dates

All deadlines are 11:59 p.m. Pacific Standard Time (PST) unless otherwise noted.

Session I
July 3 - August 5
Session II
Aug 7 - Sept 9

Special Session
Dates vary

Instruction Begins First day of classes July 3 August 7 Varies by Class
Add Classes Deadline to add classes on WebReg July 7 August 11 Varies by Class
Late Add deadline (by approval only - visit How to Add a Class page for more information) Aug 3 September 7 Varies by Class

Drop Classes

(Drop policies for lab courses may differ. Refer to the Schedule of Classes for exceptions.)

Visiting students follow the undergraduate deadlines.

Eligible for Refund? Yes 

W on Transcript? No 

July 7 August 11 Varies by Class

Eligible for Refund? No 

W on Transcript? No

July 14 August 18 Varies by Class

Eligible for Refund? No 

W on Transcript? Yes

Undergraduate: July 21

Graduate: August 1

Undergraduate: August 25

Graduate: September 5

Varies by Class

Student may no longer drop courses 

Undergraduate: July 22

Graduate: August 2

Undergraduate: August 26

Graduate: September 6

Varies by Class

Enrollment TritonLink updated with Summer Session courses March 23
Appointment to enroll assigned to UC San Diego students March 23
Enrollment begins for:
Current UC San Diego students April 17
Newly admitted first-year and transfer students April 24 at 8 a.m.
Visiting students (new or returning to UCSD) April 24 at 8 a.m.

Last day to pay tuition & fees before cancellation for non-payment (before 11:59pm)

June 29 August 3 June 28

Students canceled from courses for non-payment

Payment must be received before this date to avoid cancellation for non-payment.

June 30 August 4 June 29

Automatic wait-lists officially end

(this is the final date that next eligible person on the waitlist will be automatically enrolled)

July 5 August 9 June 25
Last day to pay before Administrative Cancellation from courses for Non-payment July 7 August 11 Pay before Refund Deadline - Varies by Class
Exam, Units, & Grading

Change grade option (P/NP or letter grade) deadline.

Visit this page for information on P/NP Grade Option.

July 21 August 25 Varies by Class
Final exams August 4 & 5 September 8 & 9 Refer to the Schedule of Classes
Last day to file an Incomplete August 7 September 11 Varies by Class
Grades available on TritonLink One week after the end of class
Financial Aid Financial Aid funds are scheduled to credit student accounts on the following dates June 23 July 28 Two days before the start of the course.
Housing Summer Housing application opens April 17
Move-in begins June TBD July TBD See Housing Contract
International Deadline to Apply for I-20 Contact ISPO Office; I-20 Application Deadlines by Session 
Tuition, Fees, and Payments Fees posted to student accounts May 31 June 30 May 31
Billing Statements available on TritonLink June 2 July 4 June 2
Tuition & fees payment deadline June 26 July 31 June 26
Deadline to drop class with tuition reversal (without "W" posted to transcript) July 7 August 11 Varies by Class

No refund or tuition reversal available for Summer Session fees beginning

July 8 August 12 Varies by Class