About Summer School

Summer School in Arts & Sciences provides undergraduate students the opportunity to explore, innovate, and immerse in rich academic experiences. Your coursework will challenge you to push beyond the boundaries of traditional learning to earn a rounded academic experience.

Accelerate your major

Get on the fast-track toward graduation. We condense semester-long courses into 3 – 5 week sessions. You can complete up to 14 credits in one summer.

Stay on track (or get ahead)

Double and triple majors, as well as students pursuing a minor may complete core degree requirements.

Focus on what matters most

Summer allows you to focus intimately on rigorous coursework without the pressure from other academic or social demands.

Pursue your passion

Dive into what interests you most. We have a myriad of courses that provide optimal personal fulfillment.

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Summer Spotlight Series

Contemporary Collage Course

Students in Amy Reidel's summer course explore their creative vision through mixed media collage project.

James Baldwin Course

Hear more from Postdoctoral Fellow, Zachary Manditch-Prottas, who led the African and American-Studies course James Baldwin: Life, Letters, Legacy.

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