Frequently Asked Questions – Summer School Edition

Selecting, registering, and paying for any academic course can be confusing. We get that. And we’re here to help.

What courses are offered in the summer?

We offer a variety of summer courses during the summer. You can see our course offerings here.  You can select the session, and then click on your course of interest for more details on instructors, course descriptions, and requirements fulfilled by the course.

How much does a summer course cost?

Four credit lecture courses cost $2,725 and two credit lab courses cost $1,810. There is a once-per-summer $50 registration fee. Please be sure to check for additional course and lab fees when you’re planning your budget.

When are payments due?

Payment is due on the registration deadline.

Do I have to apply?

This is a great question! Brandeis students need only term activate for the summer. Visiting college students will need to move through our record creation process. High school students will need to move through an application process. We also welcome international students from other U.S. colleges and universities to the Summer School. To learn more about enrolling as an international student, click here.

When does registration close?

Registration for Summer Session II closes on June 30.

When is the first day of class?

The first day of Summer Session II will be July 10. The session runs through August 11.

When are final exams?

Once you know the start time of your course, you can look review the final exam schedule posted on our website to determine your final exam block.


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