Summer courses at UW-Waukesha are a great choice for:

  • Students at 4-year colleges who spend summers in or near Waukesha (our credits transfer)
  • Recent high school graduates who want to get a head start on college
  • Current UW-Waukesha students

Course Offerings

The online searchable course schedule is now available. Registration begins on March 2. Multiple sessions are offered from May through August, including 3-week, 4-week, 6-week, and 8-week sessions. When viewing the online course schedule, click on the name of the course to see the dates the course is being offered. 

How To Register

Registration begins March 2. Current UW-Waukesha students should register for the summer term in PRISM.

Students not currently attending UW-Waukesha should follow the following procedure:

  1. Apply as a special student (no fee required)
  2. You will receive two emails within 3-5 business days with your admission information, including PRISM and email login steps, summer enrollment information,  Tuition, fees, and drop deadline informationand steps for placement testing, if needed. 
  3. Register for courses on PRISM (no advanced tuition deposit required)

Note: Financial aid cannot be used to pay for courses if you're enrolled as a special student.

Add and Drop Deadlines

The add deadline is the last day you may enroll in a course.

The drop/audit deadline is the last day to drop a class or change to audit.

The last day to withdraw and owe nothing is the day before the session begins. Visit the Tuition & Fees page for more information.

Add and Drop Deadlines
Session Add Deadline Drop/Audit Deadline
3-Week Session
May 26 – June 12, 2015
May 27, 2015 June 8, 2015
4-Week Session-1st
June 8 – July 3, 2015
June 10, 2015 June 24, 2015
4-Week Session-2nd
July 6 – July 31, 2015
July 8, 2015 July 22, 2015
6-Week Session-1st
May 26 –July 3, 2015
May 29, 2015 June 22, 2015
6-Week Session-2nd
June 15 – July 25, 2015
June 19, 2015 July 10, 2015
8-Week Session
June 8 – July 31, 2015
June 12, 2015 July 10, 2015

No-Show Policy

Any student that does not attend the first class meeting of a session without notifying the professor may be dropped from the course. Any student not attending the first meeting of all courses within a particular session without notifying the professors will be withdrawn and assessed a $50 late/withdrawal fee.

Tuition & Fees

Please visit the Tuition & Fees page for more information.  In addition to the cost of tuition, you'll find payment deadlines and policies on this page.