Summer Sessions

Summer Session Dates

  • Full Session:
    May 19–August 8
  • 1st 4-week Session:
    May 19–June 16
  • 2nd 4-week Session:
    June 30–July 28
  • 1st 6-week Session:
    May 19–June 27
  • 2nd 6-week Session:
    June 30–August 8

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Summer Catalog

Click below to learn all about summer in Rochester.

Summer Catalog Cover

Did You Know?

  • Summer tuition is discounted from the normal academic year rate? Take up to 12 credits this summer!

  • You can choose from over 70 courses to enroll in to improve a grade, lighten your semester load, finish a cluster, get ahead, or focus on a particular course.

  • With discounted tuition rates and a wide variety of social activities both on and off-campus, there is no better time to live and study in Rochester.


Explore your interests through our courses in the arts, sciences and engineering.

17study abroad programs

Explore the world through our short term summer programs.

Why Rochester?

During the summer, the University of Rochester continues to offer you the best of a top-tier research institution. But the summer sessions include other benefits too.

Student Swinging in a HammockA lazy hammock day!
Students in ClassFun in the classroom!
Student Cooking on a GrillGrilling on the quad!
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