Summer 2016 Calendars

The session you attend is determined by the course(s) you wish to take. Visit the Courses page to determine which sessions will include the courses you're interested in. Course numbers end in a letter indicating the session in which the course is offered. For example, CLLT S3310D will be offered during Session D.

Summer Sessions 2016

Note that most courses are offered during Sessions D and Q. For further guidance, see the Key to the Course Listings.

session 1
D May 23–Jul 1
C May 23–Jun 24
E May 23–Jul 22
F May 31–Jul 1
G May 23–Jun 17
H Jun 6–Jul 1
J Jun 20–Jul 15
X May 23–Aug 12
Application Deadline — Session 1: May 12
session 2
Q Jul 5–Aug 12
R Jul 5–Jul 29
S Jul 5–Aug 5
Application Deadline — Session 2: June 23

makeup dates

Memorial Day Holiday
No classes on May 30; University closed.
Classes will be held on Friday, June 3

Independence Day Holiday
No classes on July 4; University closed.
Classes will be held on Friday, July 8

Housing

admission is on a rolling basis

For high priority on the list of University housing, the completed application for admission and a separate application for housing should be received by this date. Housing applications are accepted on a rolling basis until all beds are filled. Applicants are not assigned a room until their acceptance by the Summer Sessions has been confirmed.

Visiting Students
Visiting Graduate Students
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Visiting Undergraduate Students
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Visiting High School Students
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Columbia Students
Barnard and Teachers Students
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Columbia Students
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Adult & Professional Students
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Registration

Registration Dates

Online Registration for all summer classes will begin on February 29. Please note that registration is not available on weekends or holidays.

 

Registration

Late registration

Session 1
D May 23 May 27
C May 23 May 27
E May 23 May 27
F May 31 Jun. 6
G May 23 May 27
H Jun. 6 Jun. 10
J Jun. 20 Jun. 24
X May 23 May 27
Session 2
Q Jul. 5 Jul. 11
R Jul. 5 Jul. 11
S Jul. 5 Jul. 11

Late registration, which is the same for all students, takes place on the second, third, fourth, and fifth days of each session. For some courses, permission from the instructor may be required. A $50.00 fee will be charged during the late registration period. A $100.00 fee will be charged after the late registration period.

 

See details on Registration instructions

Registration Instructions

Visiting Students
Upon acceptance, your registration form is accessible through your admissions email.
Visiting Graduate Students
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Visiting Undergraduate Students
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Visiting High School Students
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Columbia and Barnard Students
You do not need to apply for Summer courses; you may simply register.
Barnard Students
See online registration details >
Columbia Students
See online registration details >
Adult & Professional Students
Upon acceptance, your registration form is accessible through your admissions email.
See registration details >

 

Add/Drop and Withdrawal

Refund, Drop and Pass/Fail Deadlines

 

Change of program period

Last day to:
Drop a course or
withdraw for
full refund *

Last day to:
Drop a course or
change to pass/fail *

Session 1
D May 24–May 27 May 27 Jun. 20
C May 24–May 27 May 27 Jun. 13
E May 24–May 27 May 27 Jul. 5
F Jun. 1–Jun. 6 Jun. 6 Jun. 20
G May 24–May 27 May 27 Jun. 8
H Jun. 7–Jun. 10 Jun. 10 Jun. 22
J Jun. 21–Jun. 24 Jun. 24 Jul. 6
X May 24–May 27 May 27 Jul. 18
Session 2
Q Jul. 6–Jul. 11 Jul. 11 Aug. 1
R Jul. 6–Jul. 11 Jul. 11 Jul. 20
S Jul. 6–Jul. 11 Jul. 11 Jul. 25

* Last day to drop a course or withdraw for full refund
By 4:00 PM. This is the last day for students to receive a full refund if they withdraw from the Summer Sessions by dropping all of their courses in a given session. Students may be eligible for a partial refund after this date. There is no refund for individual courses dropped after this date.

* Last day to drop a course
By 4:00 PM. No refund. This date is also the last day to change to the pass/fail grading option.

 

See details on withdrawal instructions

Add/Drop and Withdrawal Instructions

Visiting Students
Visiting Graduate Students
See add/drop and withdrawal details >
Visiting Undergraduate Students
See add/drop and withdrawal details >
Visiting High School Students
See add/drop and withdrawal details >

Columbia and Barnard Students
Barnard Students
See add/drop and withdrawal details >
Columbia Students
See add/drop and withdrawal details >
Adult & Professional Students
See add/drop and withdrawal details >

If you have any questions about registering for Summer courses, please email summersessions@columbia.edu.