Attend UGA Summer School

10 reasons to attend

  • The HOPE Scholarship
    can be applied to tuition

  • Classes are smaller
    & campus is more
    relaxed

  • Enjoy lazy afternoons
    by the pool

  • Focus on only that
    tough class & stay on
    track for your degree

  • Get classes that
    normally fill up
    quickly during fall or
    spring semesters

  • Summer courses
    are now online!

  • You can enroll in
    something unusual
    (Swahili perhaps?)

  • Frisbee on
    the Quad

  • Get ahead on
    your courses

  • Athens is
    awesome in
    the summer!

Summer Courses & Options

The University of Georgia offers summer sessions for students in Georgia, online, and around the world.

Athens

UGA offers summer classes on campus for students wanting the traditional class experience. UGA students, as well as visiting students, can experience smaller classes in a more relaxed learning environment during the summer. View courses »

Online

Not going to be on campus this summer but want to keep on track for graduation? No problem! Check out UGA's online course offerings for summer so you can take a class no matter if you are studying abroad, taking advantage of an internship or summer job, or just hanging out for the summer. View courses »

Extended Campuses

Are you going to be near our extended campuses in Griffin, Gwinnett or Tifton? Find out what summer courses are offered in those locations. Be sure to select the campus you want in the Campus options box. View courses »

Abroad

UGA offers faculty-led study abroad groups to dozens of countries, and independent research and internship opportunities. View programs »

Schedule

UGA offers five different sessions for summer.

Summer Session
May Session May 12-June 3
Extended Session May 12-July 30
Thru Term June 4-July 30
Short Session I June 4-July 1
Short Session II July 2-July 30

The full summer school schedule may be found at www.reg.uga.edu/calendars »

Cost - Tuition & Fees, Financial Aid

Tuition & Fees

Students are charged per credit hour up to 14 hours; any credit accumulation of 15 hours or more will be charged a flat tuition rate of $4,295 (in-state). The credit hour rate for undergraduate students (in-state) is $286. For complete information on graduate tuition and fees, as well as out-of-state tuition and undergraduate costs, go to www.bursar.uga.edu/tuition.

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Undergraduate Tuition and Fees for Summer 2015 Classes
Athens Campus 1 credit hour 3 credit hours 4 credit hours 5 credit hours 6 credit hours 9 credit hours 12 credit hours
Tuition $286 $858 $1,144 $1,430 $1,716 $2,574 $3,432
Activity Fee - - - - $52 $52 $52
Health Fee - - - - $131 $131 $131
Recreation Fee - - - - $10 $10 $10
Special Institutional Fee $225 $225 $225 $450 $450 $450 $450
Green Fee $2 $2 $2 $2 $2 $2 $2
Transportation Fee $77 $77 $77 $77 $77 $77 $77
Student Center - Facility Fee - - - - $53 $53 $53
Technology Fee $76 $76 $76 $76 $76 $76 $76
ConnectUGA Fee $12 $12 $12 $12 $12 $12 $12
Total $678 $1,250 $1,536 $2,047 $2,579 $3,437 $4,295
UGAOnline 1 credit hour 3 credit hours 4 credit hours 5 credit hours 6 credit hours 9 credit hours 12 credit hours
Tuition $286 $858 $1,144 $1,430 $1,716 $2,574 $3,432
Special Institutional Fee $225 $225 $225 $450 $450 $450 $450
Green Fee $2 $2 $2 $2 $2 $2 $2
Technology Fee $76 $76 $76 $76 $76 $76 $76
ConnectUGA Fee $12 $12 $12 $12 $12 $12 $12
Total $601 $1,173 $1,459 $1,970 $2,256 $3,114 $3,972
Griffin Campus 1 credit hour 3 credit hours 4 credit hours 5 credit hours 6 credit hours 9 credit hours 12 credit hours
Tuition$286 $858 $1,144 $1,430 $1,716 $2,574 $3,432
Activity Fee - - - - $30 $30 $30
Special Institutional Fee $225 $225 $225 $450 $450 $450 $450
Green Fee $2 $2 $2 $2 $2 $2 $2
Technology Fee $76 $76 $76 $76 $76 $76 $76
ConnectUGA Fee $12 $12 $12 $12 $12 $12 $12
Total $601 $1,173 $1,459 $1,970 $2,286 $3,144 $4,002
Tifton Campus 1 credit hour 3 credit hours 4 credit hours 5 credit hours 6 credit hours 9 credit hours 12 credit hours
Tuition $286 $858 $1,144 $1,430 $1,716 $2,574 $3,432
Activity Fee - - - - $33 $33 $33
Health Fee - - - - $49 $49 $49
Special Institutional Fee $225 $225 $225 $450 $450 $450 $450
Green Fee $2 $2 $2 $2 $2 $2 $2
Technology Fee $76 $76 $76 $76 $76 $76 $76
ConnectUGA Fee $12 $12 $12 $12 $12 $12 $12
Total $601 $1,173 $1,459 $1,970 $2,379 $3,237 $4,095

Financial Aid

Students who need assistance in paying for summer school can work with the Office of Student Financial Aid to secure funds for financing their education. The deadline for applying for student financial aid for summer school is April 17, 2015. Full Details »

HOPE and Zell Miller Scholarships

As in previous years, students can use the HOPE Scholarship to help pay for summer classes. Completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Financial Aid is NOT required for students applying for HOPE and Zell Miller scholarships, but completion of the FAFSA form is required for students applying for federal student financial aid such as Federal Pell Grants, Federal Work Study and Federal Direct Student Loans. Students who already have a GSFApps Application on file are not required to complete a new one. Additional information about financial aid can be found on the Office of Student Financial Aid website.

Apply

Application Fees and Deadlines for Summer 2015 Classes.
Fee Application Deadline Get more information or Apply
Current Students
All locations Current Students do not need to complete an application for admission.
Transfer Students
Athens Campus $60 March 1 Apply
UGAOnline $60 March 1 Apply
Griffin Campus $60 May 1 Apply
Tifton Campus $60 May 1 Apply
International $60 March 1 Apply
Visiting Students (Transient)
Athens Campus $60 May 15
Apply
UGAOnline $60 May 15 Apply
Griffin Campus $60 May 1 (Application Checklist) Apply
Tifton Campus $60 May 1 Apply
Study Abroad $60 May 15 Apply
International $60 May 15 Apply
Other
Former UGA Undergraduates $25 May 15 Apply
Non-Degree Seeking $60 March 1 Apply
Non-Traditional $60 March 1 Apply

Registration Dates for Summer 2015 Classes

Registering for classes and adjusting schedules through the Drop/Add process is done in Athena, UGA’s student information system. Summer course registration for current students begins in April according to the student's assigned registration date. All students may register until the last day of Drop/Add. Get full details about registering at reg.uga.edu/registration or access Athena at athena.uga.edu.

Session Current Students All Students
Maymester April – May 13 May 11 – May 13
Extended Session April – May 18 May 11 – May 18
Thru Session April – June 8 June 3 – June 8
Short Session I April – June 8 June 3 – June 8
Short Session II April – July 7 July 1 – July 7

Students may register until the last day of Drop/Add.

Athens Campus - Student Services

Taking your classes in Athens? There are many student services available to you.

Housing

Live on campus! Living on campus allows you to be a part of an active and fun community that enhances your overall university experience. On-campus housing in Oglethorpe House is available to UGA students enrolled in at least one course per summer session in 2014.

For housing registration and rate information, visit housing.uga.edu »

Dining

Grab a bite to eat! UGA Food Services offers a healthy variety of food options during summer sessions in several convenient locations. Snelling Dining Commons will be open for Maymester. Oglethorpe, Snelling and The Village Summit at Joe Frank Harris Commons will be open for the remaining summer sessions.

For dining hours, locations and rates, visit foodservice.uga.edu »

Parking

Park your car! If you bring your car to campus, whether you are commuting or living on campus, you’ll need to get a parking permit. Maymester and summer session permits are available after spring permits have expired and may be purchased in the UGA Parking Services office on the first floor of Joe Frank Harris Commons.

For parking maps, rates and registration information, visit parking.uga.edu »

Transportation

Hop aboard! Campus Transit makes it easy to get around campus. Daytime and evening bus services are available on a slightly reduced schedule from the academic year, with no overnight or weekend service.

For bus route map and schedules, visit transit.uga.edu »

Tutoring

Get a little help with your classes! The Academic Resource Center, located in Milledge Hall behind Sanford Stadium, hosts a vast number of resources for students, including free tutoring, test review sessions, counseling, and academic assistance. These services are free, convenient, and offered year-round.

To learn more about the services provided at the ARC, or to schedule tutoring or counseling appointments, visit tutor.uga.edu »

Legion Pool

Take a dip! Legion Pool is conveniently located at the heart of campus on Lumpkin Street across from the Tate Student Center. The 75-by-160-foot pool is the perfect place to relax and study between classes or join your friends for water volleyball. Legion Pool typically opens at the end of May. For more information, visit tate.uga.edu/legionpool.