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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. 

Self-registration for UChicago students and the application for visiting students is now open. 

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Summer Undergraduate Programs and Courses

Summer Session by the Numbers

Information for Students

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Summer Session Employment

In addition to over 1,000 current undergraduate and graduate students, Summer Session at the University of Chicago will welcome nearly 1,000 academically talented high school 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.

  • For Student staff candidates: The Online Mentor application process for Summer 2021 will begin in March 2021. 

Summer High School Programs