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Summer Sessions

Summer Sessions

Your Summer Sessions Playbook

Taking summer school classes offers you a chance to get closer to your degree, catch up on degree requirements or take courses for personal and professional development. Attend one, two or all three sessions. Choose from hundreds of six-week or eight-week sessions, on campus or online. The ASU academic calendar has all the dates and deadlines you need to know.

How to Enroll in Summer Classes

Your status determines your steps to enroll.

Current Student
View the summer schedule of classes. Registration begins on Feb. 6 for all sessions.

Fall Incoming Undergraduate Student
Enrolling in summer school allows new students to get familiar with college life at ASU and adjust to the rigor and pace of college courses before taking a full course load. Summer sessions also provide students with flexibility in their course loads during the fall and spring semesters.

All new fall undergraduate students who have been admitted as degree-seeking students can register for summer classes. Freshmen can receive assistance with course selection and with registration for summer classes during their advising session at Orientation. All new undergraduate students also may register for summer classes by logging in to My My ASU.

Speak to your advisor about what classes are recommended for new students.

Undergraduate Students Who Wish to Study at ASU Only During Summer (Nondegree)
If you would like to take classes for personal development this summer, you may submit an application for undergraduate admission as a nondegree student. Start now.

Returning ASU Undergraduate
If you are an undergraduate degree-seeking student who previously attended ASU but who has not been enrolled at ASU for up to seven consecutive fall or spring semesters, you may be eligible to return through Quick Re-entry. You do not need to submit a new application or application fee. See undergraduate readmission for further information.

If you have previously attended ASU but have not been enrolled at ASU for three or more semesters, you must apply for readmission using the admission application.

New Graduate Student
Submit an application for graduate admission.


ASU student housing has summer housing options available at all campuses to suit your needs. Your room rate includes a furnished room, utilities, cable and internet services, community facilities and amenities. Apply today!

Tuition & Fees

View summer general undergraduate and graduate tuition and fees.

Financial Aid

Need financial aid to attend summer sessions? Eligible continuing and new students are considered for summer financial assistance after completing the summer financial aid process.

Load Limit

Students taking summer classes must comply with the summer sessions credit load limit:

  • seven semester hours for each six-week session
  • nine semester hours for the eight-week session
  • may not exceed a total of 14 semester hours for any combination of sessions.

Requests in excess of seven credit hours per summer session must be approved by the college of your major. Please speak with your college for more information on obtaining an overload petition.

Registration & Advising

Use My ASU to access online registration tools to schedule classes for summer sessions.

ASU highly encourages students to seek advising and review course prerequisites to ensure appropriate class selection.

Why Take Summer Classes at ASU?

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Inside ASU podcast

School’s NOT out for summer: Summer Sessions at ASU

Summer might conjure up images of beaches and barbecues, but at ASU it’s also about books and classrooms. That’s because as part of ASU Summer Sessions, we offer hundreds of classes to get you closer to your degree. In this episode, Emily and Ben give you all the details on summer courses at ASU.