About the Summer Session
Frequently Asked Questions
The links below will provide you with answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about summer session—How do I apply? Where do I live? What financial aid is available? and more!
Summer Session 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 Summer Session is the equivalent of 5 quarter hours, or 3.3 semester hours. UChicago grants 100 credits per course.
Registration dates for summer 2020 are not yet live.
Summer 2019 registration deadline was May 31, 2019 for courses that began on June 24.
Costs and Stipend
- Summer tuition information is available here
- Paid Research Assistantship stipends offer $4,000 to work in a mentored internship with faculty in the Social Sciences Division