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Summer Session Calendar

Session I, II, and Special Session 2020 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 and we will be happy to assist you. We can be reached at

Planning ahead?  See future Summer Session dates from now to 2023.
Looking back?  See prior year calendars: Summer 2019Summer 2018, and Summer 2017

2020 University Holidays
Independence Day: Friday, July 3

Labor Day: Monday, September 7

No classes will be held on the above holidays.

Summer Session 2020 all terms calendar

Summer Session 2020 Key Dates

All deadlines are 11:59pm Pacific Standard Time (PST)

Session I
June 29 - Aug 1
Session II
Aug 3 - Sept 5

Special Session
Dates vary

Calendar Pending

Instruction Begins First day of classes June 29 August 3 Varies by Class
Add Classes Deadline to add classes on WebReg July 6 August 7 Varies by Class
Late Add deadline (by approval only) July 30 September 3 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.

With refund and without "W" posted to transcript July 6 August 7 Varies by Class
With no refund and without "W" posted to transcript July 10 August 14 Varies by Class
With no refund and with "W" posted to transcript

Undergraduate: July 28

Graduate: July 28

Undergraduate: September 1

Graduate: September 1

Varies by Class

Student may no longer drop courses.

Undergraduate: July 29

Graduate: July 29

Undergraduate: September 2

Graduate: September 2

Varies by Class

Enrollment TritonLink updated with Summer Session courses March 19
Appointment to enroll assigned to UC San Diego students March 19
Enrollment begins for:
Current UC San Diego students April 13
Newly admitted first-year and transfer students April 20
Visiting students (new or returning to UCSD) April 20 at 8am
Students cancelled from courses for non-payment June 26 July 31 June 25

Automatic wait-lists officially end

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

July 1 August 5 June 21
Last day to pay before Administrative Cancellation for Non-payment July 6 August 7 Pay before Refund Deadline - Varies by Class
Exam, Units, & Grading

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

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

July 10 August 14 Varies by Class
Final exams July 31 & Aug 1 September 4 & 5 Refer to the Schedule of Classes
Last day to file an Incomplete August 3 September 7 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 20 July 25 Two days before the start of the course.
Housing Summer Housing application opens April 13
Move-in begins June 28 August 2 See Housing Contract
International Deadline to Apply for I-20 June 1 July 5 June 1
Tuition, Fees, and Payments Fees posted to student accounts May 27 June 26 May 27
Billing Statements available on TritonLink June 2 July 2 June 2
Tuition & fees payment deadline June 22 July 27 June 22
Late Fees apply beginning June 23 July 28 June 23
Deadline to drop class with refund (without "W" posted to transcript) July 6 August 7 Varies by Class
No refunds available for Summer Session fees starting on these dates. This includes both financial aid students and non-financial aid students. July 7 August 8 Varies by Class