Summer Start

Get an early start on college the summer before you begin. Graduating high school seniors have the opportunity to earn credits by taking Summer Session courses the summer before starting college. Please note that you should attend an academic advising session or speak with an academic adviser before taking summer courses. View summer course offerings or proceed to WebReg if you're ready to register.

  • Acclimate yourself to the university
  • Earn credits towards your degree
  • Explore possible majors
  • Reduce your course load for the academic year
  • Meet new people



Students who have enrolled at the School of Arts and Sciences must email the First-Year Advising Office to discuss their plans and to obtain approval before taking a summer course.

Students who have enrolled at the Business School must email the Business School for approval before taking a summer course. 

Mason Gross students should contact the Dean of Students at 848-932-5242 to obtain approval for a summer course.

Registration in English, mathematics, and non-introductory-level foreign language courses may require placement testing. Learn more here.