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UChicago Summer Session

Bringing together a community of idea-driven students from around the world, Summer Session at the University of Chicago is a great way to incorporate education into your summer plans. Given the impacts of COVID-19, we will be offering our programs via remote instruction for Summer 2020. See specific program pages for more information. 

Applications for Summer 2020 programs are now closed. The application for Summer 2021 programs will open in January 2021. 

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Summer 2020 Undergraduate Programs Online

Summer Session by the Numbers

Information for Students

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Summer Session Employment

Summer Session at the University of Chicago will welcome over 1,000 academically talented high school and undergraduate students from around the world to participate in intensive study within UChicago's unique scholarly environment. The Summer Session Office in the College hires faculty, senior lecturers, lecturers, and graduate students to teach summer quarter undergraduate courses in a variety of subjects, as well as specially designed courses for pre-college (academically advanced high school students ready to study at the undergraduate level) and visiting undergraduate students. Residential staff hiring is on hiatus for Summer 2020. 

Summer 2020 High School Programs