About Summer Session

Frequently Asked Questions

The links below will provide you with answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about Summer Quarter—How do I apply? Where do I live? What financial aid is available? and more!

Course Credits

Summer Quarter courses carries the equivalent credit of one full-length (quarter-long) course in the College at the University of Chicago. UChicago operates on the quarter, rather than the semester, system; each course offered at the University during the Summer Quarter is the equivalent of 5 quarter hours, or 3.3 semester hours. UChicago grants 100 credits per course, unless noted otherwise.

Course Registration

Registration opens to UChicago undergraduates on February 3, 2020.

Costs and Stipend