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Summer Term

Experience the vibrancy of summer learning at UW–Madison. Explore in-person and online courses, programs and experiences to advance your academic goals.

Who we are

Our team of administrators, program managers and event coordinators is responsible for the planning, coordination and delivery of undergraduate courses offered by UW–Madison from May to August. Today, there are more than 1,000 courses, both on campus and online, being offered during Summer Term. In addition to UW–Madison students, our programs serve visiting, transfer, international and high school students.

What we do

  • Partner with university schools and colleges to build summer offerings
  • Create new programs and communicate relevant Summer Term information to students, faculty and staff
  • Help students access the classes they want and need in summer to meet degree requirements
  • Manage multiple early-start programs for incoming students

Questions?

Aphra Mednick
Associate Dean
summerterm@wisc.edu

Our team

Carrie Backman

Assistant Director of Badger Precollege Arts Programs/Program Director of Summer Music Clinic

Mee Her

Assistant Director International Student Programs

Keri Johnson

Assistant Dean and Director

Payton Jones

Summer Special Project Coordinator

Aphra Mednick

Associate Dean

Tracy Spraetz

Summer Program Coordinator


Read UW—Madison Summer Term Stories

VISP Summer cohort posing for a group photo. VISP Voices

The Visiting International Student Program (VISP) gives international students a chance to study for one or two terms outside of a formal exchange program.

Faraz Ali Faraz Ali

Faraz Ali tells us why chose Mechanical Design and Engineering at UW-Madison.

Chinese students explore engineering—and enjoy Madison—through Visiting International Students Program

International students come to UW–Madison for its high ranking academics, influential research and faculty, beautiful lakeside setting, and welcoming atmosphere.

Badger Herald: UW summer programs help first-year students transition

UW-Madison’s Summer Term programs allows incoming first-years to get oriented to the college experience, as reported in the Badger Herald.

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