Undergraduate General Information

When is Summerterm?
Summerterm 2017 is scheduled for May 31 - July 1, 2017.

Advance Undergraduate Registration
Advance registration dates:  April 17th - April 28th
Register during advance registration and receive a $250 discount!
>> If you register during the advance registration period, payment is NOT due until May 26th.  If payment arrangements are not made by May 26th, your registration will be dropped.

Regular Registration
Regular registration dates:  April 29th - May 26th
>> If you register during the regular registration period, you must make payment arrangements with Student Financial Services in order to complete your registration.

Course schedules must be finalized by 4:00 p.m., June 1, 2017, for Undergraduate Session. Any regular course with fewer than five St. Lawrence students registered at that time likely will not be offered; if that happens, you may register for another course.

What does it cost?
Undergraduate registration fee:  $40.00
Tuition Per Unit:  $3,865.00

Room (No Linen):  $665.00

Undergraduate Advance Registration Discount $250.00
(Applies to Registrations during applicable dates: April 17th - April 28th)

What credit can I get?
Most undergraduate courses are considered one unit (3.6 credit hours). Some courses count toward St. Lawrence distribution requirements for the B.A. or B.S. degree.

Can I enroll if I'm not a St. Lawrence student?
Yes, please apply to Summerterm as a special student first, using the Special Student Enrollment Form.

How many courses can I take?
Two per session, including independent study or projects. Students must petition to take a third course. Contact Lorie MacKenzie.

What's the class size?
Class size is typically 5-10 students, which means careful attention from your professors, an opportunity for intensive learning and close cooperation with classmates.

What's the cancellation policy?
Any regular course with fewer than five St. Lawrence students registered at the end of the second day of classes likely will not be continued. If that happens, you can register for another course. Special Program courses will be cancelled if minimum enrollment is not met or on-site approvals are not obtained.

Where will I live and eat?
Students are encouraged to live on campus but are permitted to live off campus during Summerterm. All students are encouraged to put money on their CWA and can use it in the on-campus dining facilities, or off-campus.

Things to bring: phone, linens, reading lamp, TV for campus cable network, fan for hot nights, blanket for cooler nights, popcorn for snacking, your sense of adventure for great experience. Things not to bring: animals.

Housing preference forms due in the Residence Life Office by (date:  TBA)  for class year priority consideration when assigning rooms. Students whose housing preference forms are received after (date:  TBA) will be housed in remaining rooms according to the date their form is received.

Students check in at the residence life office (Student Center 230) 12pm-4pm on the day before classes begin.

Can I get help with my writing in the summer?
Yes, at the Munn Writing Center, ODY Library.

Can I get a job, too?
Job postings are available at the financial aid office.

*A discount is available for advance undergraduate registration. Students must pay for tuition, room and registration fees or receive certification of participation in the payment plan.  Tuition applies to independent studies, projects and internships as well as formal courses. Special students who make their summer arrangements in advance pay tuition, room and registration fees when submitting their special student application forms.