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Welcome to Tulane Summer School!

Whether you’re taking a class to get ahead or switch gears, there’s something for everyone at Tulane in the summer. Boost your GPA, take a new subject, study abroad, or even complete a minor – all in one summer. Plus, Summer School offers a variety of sessions to fit your busy summer schedule.

The Summer School office is here to help you as you make your summer plans. The Summer School Office is located in Robert C. Cudd Hall (building #8 on the campus map).

Questions? Email us at summer@tulane.edu

Apply to Summer School

Apply to Summer School before May 15, 2017 and we will waive your application fee.

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2017 Summer Session Information

Tulane Summer School is part of Newcomb-Tulane College.  Summer School hosts three main sessions: Maymester, Early Summer and Late Summer. Classes are held on the Uptown campus. Note that classes in the A and B sessions are either 5 or 6 weeks depending on the course.

Summer School Sessions Dates

Maymester (SM): 10 Days

May 15 – May 28  

Early Summer (A5): 5-Weeks 

May 30 – June 30 

Early Summer (A6): 6-Weeks

May 22 – June 30

Late Summer (B5): 5-Weeks

July 3 – Aug 4  

Later Summer (B6): 6-Weeks

July 3 – Aug 11

 

The School of Professional Advancement offers a summer trimester to students enrolled in one of their part-time programs. Classes are held on the Uptown (G) and Elmwood € Campuses, and Online (OL). There are two 6-week sessions and one 10-week session.

School of Professional Advancement Studies Dates

Session 1: 6-Weeks (G1/E1)

May 22 - June 29

Session 2: 6-Weeks (G2/E2)

July 3 - August 10

10-Week Session (G12/E12/OL)

May 22 - August 10

 

Maymester Summer Intensive

Session Dates: May 15-26, 2017

Tulane Summer School is now offering Maymester, an intensive 2-week session. Complete a requirement, get ahead or immerse yourself in a topic with a Maymester course this summer.

Courses are offered a variety of subjects: writing, mathematics, psychology, computer programming, film studies and biology. Many topics are recommended or required for pre-health students.

Registration: No application necessary for Tulane students. Register for Maymester in Gibson online beginning April 5, 2017. Visiting students should complete the online application to Summer School.

Tuition is $850 per credit hour ($2550 for a 3-credit course). Housing, meal plans, Wavebucks and Reily Center memberships are available for an additional fee.

Please contact summer@tulane.edu for further questions or email Katherine Johnston at kjohnst@tulane.edu.

 

Maymester 2017 Courses:

  • Statistics for Scientists (MATH 1230) *recommended for pre-health students; satisfies the second math requirement for Science & Engineering students and Public Health
  • Introductory Geography (EENS 2060) *open to all students and students working toward Louisiana certification in elementary education; satisfies a science requirement
  • Intro to Programming & Problem-Solving in Python (CMPS 2120) *open to all students; satisfies a science requirement
  • Expository Writing (ENLS 2630) *recommended for all students and pre-health students; satisfies the Writing Intensive requirement; English elective
  • Evolutionary Genetics (EBIO 2660) *recommended for Evolutionary Biology majors who have taken CELL 2050-Genetics
  • Psychology of Diversity (PSYC 3800) *recommended for all students; satisfies a science requirement; Psychology elective
  • Cancer Biology: From Diagnosis to Treatment (CELL 4660) *recommended for Pre-Medical students and Cell & Molecular Biology majors
  • Contemporary Hollywood Cinema (COMM 4820) *open to all students; satisfies a humanities requirement; Communication and Film Studies elective

 

Applying to Tulane Summer School (Undergraduates)

 

Current Tulane Students (Newcomb-Tulane College, School of Professional Advancement)

No application necessary. Register in Gibson online during priority registration in April. Special programs (SO) may require an application – contact the program administrator for information.

Incoming Freshman and Transfer Students: contact the Summer School Office or your Academic Advisor for information on how to register for Summer School.

Spring Scholars and Graduating Seniors must complete an application to Summer School.

 

Visiting Students (Summer Only)

You can take a class without enrolling in a degree program. Simply complete an application to Summer School. Applications may be emailed (pdf only), faxed, hand-delivered or sent via U.S. Mail. office. We will send you by e-mail an acceptance confirmation and registration instructions.

Deadline: applications must be submitted at least 7 days prior to the first day of your class. A $25 application fee is required after May 15th.

      A transcript is required (unofficial is fine) before enrolling in any course with prerequisites.

      Submit transcripts and completed applications to:

      TULANE SUMMER SCHOOL
      Robert C. Cudd Hall, Suite 201
      New Orleans, LA. 70118Fax to 504.865.5236
      Email to summer@tulane.edu

 

High School Students

      Must meet the requirements listed below and complete an application to Summer School:

  • 3.2 GPA or higher
  • Minimum score on SAT of 1200, or ACT of 25, or PSAT of 64 (2 parts) or 94 (3 parts), or PLAN of 24
  • Letter of recommendation from school counselor verifying this information, and that the student possesses the personal characteristics necessary to succeed at Tulane in college level courses.

Applications are considered complete once the application, letter of recommendation and transcript are received.

International Students: If you are currently enrolled in a U.S. college or institution, you may be able to register as a Visiting Student. Before you apply, visit the Office of International Students and Scholars (OISS) website for information specific to international students at Tulane. If you need help, we’ll be happy to assist you.

 

Immunization Requirement for All Students

According to Louisiana immunization laws, Summer-Only students must get vaccinations for Measles, mumps, Rubella (MMR) and Tetanus/Diphtheria. You will need to submit proof of your immunizations once you register for classes. Immunizations forms and information are available from the Student Health Center. An immunization hold will be placed on student accounts if the completed immunization form is not submitted by the first day of class.

 

Academic Calendars:

The academic calendar lists important deadlines for drop/add, withdrawals, final exams and refunds. Please note that the academic calendar is specific to a particular summer session or program.

 

Maymester Calendar

Maymester Session SM

Classes begin

May 15

Last day to add a class

May 16

Last day for 100% refund

May 16

Last Day to Drop Without Record; W or WF assigned after this date

May 16

Last day to Drop (W) or change grade to S/U

May 24

Last Day of Classes

May 26

Final Exam Period

May 27/28

 

Early (A) and Late (B) Summer Calendar

A/B Session A5 A6 B5 B6

Classes begin

May 30

May 22

July 3

July 3

Last day to add a class

June 5

May 26

July 7

July 7

Last day for 100% tuition refund

June 9

May 31

July 7

July 7

  Last day to elect sat-

isfactory/unsatisfactory or audit option

June 9

June  5

July 17

July 17

Last day for 50% tuition refund

June 12

June 5

July 17

July 17

Last day for 25% tuition refund

June 16

June 12

July 24

 

July 24

Last day to drop without record; W or WF assigned after this date

June 19

June 19

July 24

July 24

Last day to drop (W)

June 23

June 21

July 28

Aug 4

Last day of classes

June 29

June 29

Aug 3

Aug 10

final examinations

June 30

June 30

Aug 4

Aug 11

Last day to make up incomplete grades

Aug 2

July 31

Sept 1

Sept 12

 

School of Professional Advancement Calendar

E/G/OL Sessions G1/E1 G2/E2 G12/E12 OL

Classes begin

May 22/23

July 3/6

May 22

May 22

Last day to add

May 26

July 7

May 26

May 26

Last day for 100% tuition refund

May 31

July 7

May 31

May 31

Last day to elect

satisfactory/unsatisfactory or audit option

June 5

July 17

June 5

June 5

Last day for 50% tuition refund

June 5

July 17

June 5

June 5

Last day for 25% tuition refund

June 12

July 24

June 12

June 12

Last day to drop without record; W or WF assigned after this date

June 19

July 24

July 24

July 24

Last day to drop

June 21

July 28

July 28

July 28

Last day of classes

June 26/27

Aug. 7/8

July 31-Aug. 3

Aug. 3

Final examinations

June 28/29

Aug. 9/10

August 7-10

Aug. 7-10

Last day to make up incomplete grades

July 31

Sept. 12

Sept. 12

Sept. 12

 

2017 Summer School Courses

Tulane Summer School offers courses in more than twenty different subjects. Introductory and advanced courses are offered Courses are subject to change and/or cancelation. Check the Schedule of Classes for any additional requirements to enroll (a transcript may be required).

More courses are added every day so keep checking the Schedule of Classes to see new courses as they become available.

Courses Course ID Session Dates

Anthropology

 

 

 

Cultural Anthropology

ANTH 1020

A5

5/30-6/30

Languages of the World

ANTH 1030

A5

5/30-6/30

Anthropology of Sex and Reproduction

ANTH 3120

B5

7/3-8/4

Foreign Languages

 

 

 

Elementary Arabic

ARBC 1010

A5

5/30-6/30

Intermediate French

FREN 2030

A6

5/22-6/30

Elements of Spanish II

SPAN 1020

A5

5/30-6/30

Elements of Spanish III

SPAN 2030

B5

7/3-8/4

Art

 

 

 

     Art Survey I: Prehistory to Middle     Ages

ARHS 1010

B5

7/3-8/4

Art Survey II: Renaissance to the    Present

ARHS 1020

A5

5/30-6/30

Foundations of Art: Photography

ARST 1350

A5

5/30-6/30

Digital Arts I

ARST 1550

A5

5/30-6/30

Biology

 

 

 

Intro to Cell & Molecular Biology

CELL 1010

A5

5/30-6/30

Heredity & Society

CELL 1030

A5

5/30-6/30

Heredity & Society Lab

CELL 1035

A5

5/30-6/30

Genetics

CELL 2050

B5

7/3-8/4

Cell Biology

CELL 3750

B5

7/3-8/4

Diversity of Life

EBIO 1010

B5

7/3-8/4

Diversity of Life Lab

EBIO 1015

B5

7/3-8/4

History of Life

EBIO 2030

B5

7/3-8/4

Evolutionary Genetics (Maymester)

EBIO 2660

SM

5/15-5/28

Molecular Evolutionary Genetics

EBIO 2070

A5

5/30-6/30

Molecular Evolutionary Genetics Recitation

EBIO 2071

A5

5/30-6/30

Cancer Biology: Diagnosis to Treatment (Maymester)

CELL 4660

SM

5/15-5/28

Chemistry

 

 

 

General Chemistry I

CHEM 1070

A6

5/22-6/30

General Chemistry Lab I

CHEM 1075

A6

5/22-6/30

General Chemistry II

CHEM 1080

B6

7/3-8/11

General Chemistry Lab II

CHEM 1085

B6

7/3-8/11

Organic Chemistry I

CHEM 2410

A6

5/22-6/30

Organic Chemistry Lab I

CHEM 2415

A6

5/22-6/30

Organic Chemistry II

CHEM 2420

B6

7/3-8/11

Organic Chemistry Lab II

CHEM 2425

B6

7/3-8/11

Classical Studies

 

 

 

The Greeks

CLAS 1030

A5

5/30-6/30

Mythology

CLAS 1040

B5

7/3-8/4

Communication & Film Studies

 

 

 

Intro to Cinema

COMM 1150

A5

5/30-6/30

Communication Studies

COMM 2900

B5

7/3-8/4

Internship Studies

COMM 4570

B5

7/3-8/4

Contemporary Hollywood Cinema (Maymester)

COMM 4820

SM

5/15-5/28

Computer Science

 

 

 

Intro to Programming in Python (Maymester)

CMPS 2170

SM

5/15-5/28

Economics

 

 

 

Principles of Microeconomics

ECON 1010

A5

5/30-6/30

Principles of Macroeconomics

ECON 1020

A5

5/30-6/30

Earth & Environmental Science

 

 

 

Physical Geology

EENS 1110

B5

7/3-8/4

Physical Geology Lab

EENS 1115

B5

7/3-8/4

Earth as a Living Planet

EENS 1300

A5

5/30-6/30

Earth as Living Planet Lab

EENS 1305

A5

5/30-6/30

Introductory Geography (Maymester)

EENS 2060

SM

5/15-5/28

Intro to GIS

EENS  3150

B5

7/3-8/4

Intro to GIS Lab

EENS 3151

B5

7/3-8/4

English

 

 

 

British Literature I

ENLS 2010

A5

5/30-6/30

Expository Writing (Maymester)

ENLS  2630

SM

5/15-5/28

Expository Writing

ENLS 2630

B5

7/3-8/4

History

 

 

 

Latin American History in Cinema

HISL 2910

B5

7/3-8/4

Medieval England

HISA 3310

A5

5/30-6/30

Africa and the U.S.

HIST 2910

A5

5/30-6/30

Jewish Studies

 

 

 

Arab-Israeli Conflict

JWST 3220

B5

7/3-8/4

Mathematics

 

 

 

Probability & Statistics

MATH 1110

B5

7/3-8/4

Statistics for Business

MATH 1140

A5

5/30-6/30

Long Calculus I

MATH 1150

A5

5/30-6/30

Long Calculus II

MATH 1160

B5

7/3-8/4

Calculus I

MATH 1210

A5

5/30-6/30

Statistics for Scientists (Maymester)

MATH 1230

SM

5/15-5/28

Statistics for Scientists

MATH 1230

A5

5/30-6/30

Music

 

 

 

Music in the Caribbean

MUSC 3310

A5

5/30-6/30

Neuroscience

 

 

 

Neuroanatomy Lab

NSCI 3325

B5

7/3-8/4

Neuroanatomy/CNS Dissection

NSCI 3360

A5

5/30-6/30

Philosophy

 

 

 

Ethics

PHIL 1030

B5

7/3-8/4

Elementary Symbolic Logic

PHIL 1210

A5

5/30-6/30

Physics

 

 

 

Intro Physics I

PHYS 1210

A5

5/30-6/30

Intro Physics I Lab

PHYS 1211

A5

5/30-6/30

Intro Physics II

PHYS 1220

B5

7/3-8/4

Intro Physics II Lab

PHYS 1221

B5

7/3-8/4

General Physics I

PHYS 1310

A5

5/30-6/30

General Physics I Lab

PHYS 1311

A5

5/30-6/30

General Physics II

PHYS 1320

B5

7/3-8/4

General Physics II Lab

PHYS 1321

B5

7/3-8/4

Political Science

 

 

 

Criminal Justice

POLA 3010

B5

7/3-8/4

Media & Politics

POLC 3010

A5

5/30-6/30

Psychology

 

 

 

Intro Psychology

PSYC 1000

B5

7/3-8/4

Univariate & Lab

PSYC 3090

B5

7/3-8/4

Experimental Psychology & Lab

PSYC 3130

A5

5/30-6/30

Child Psychology

PSYC 3210

B5

7/3-8/4

Sensation & Perception

PSYC 3770

A5

5/30-6/30

Sensation & Perception Lab

PSYC 3775

A5

5/30-6/30

Psychology of Diversity (Maymester)

PSYC 3800

SM

5/15-5/28

Public Health

 

 

 

Introduction to Public Health

SPHU 1010

 

5/30-6/30

Cell, Individual & Community

SPHU 1020

 

7/3-8/4

Foundations of Environmental Health

SPHU 2150

 

5/30-6/30

Sociology

 

 

 

Deviant Behavior

SOCI 1080

B5

7/3-8/4

Social Problems

SOCI 1090

A5

5/30-6/30

Wealth Power Inequality

SOCI 2180

A5

5/30-6/30

Sociology of Sexuality

SOCI 6070

A5

5/30-6/30

Theater & Dance

 

 

 

Intro to Jazz Dance

DANC 2230

B5

7/3-8/4

Fundamentals of Acting

THEA 2100

A5

5/30-6/30

*Consult the Schedule of Classes for class meeting times, room assignments and instructor.

 

Special Offerings

Tulane’s Schools and Departments also offer a wide variety of Special Offerings (SO) on and off campus. These include study abroad programs around the globe, high school programs in Science & Engineering and Architecture, programs in U.S. Public Policy, Business, Real Estate, Anthropology, Film Industry, the Environment and many more.

Special programs carry their own tuition rates. For specific information, please refer to the relevant section:

 

2017 Summer Tuition Information

Full-time Tulane students, Visiting students and Summer-Only students:

A and B sessions         $1107 per credit hour 
($3321 for a 3-credit course)
Maymester session (SM)    $850 per credit hour ($2550 for a 3-credit course)
Special Offerings (SO)      Tuition varies by program
G, E and OL sessions  $1107 per credit hour for Liberal Arts & Sciences courses
$381 per credit for School of Professional Advancement courses

       

Part-time School of Professional Advancement Students

G, E and OL sessions    $381 per credit hour
($1107 for a 3-credit course)
Special Offerings (SO)  Tuition varies by program
A and B sessions     $1107 per credit hour     
($3321 for a 3-credit course)
Maymester session $850 per credit hour
($2550 for a 3-credit course)

Students should consult with the Summer School Office or your academic advisor to determine the applicable tuition rate for summer school courses.

Certain special programs carry their own tuition rates. Students enrolled in special offerings (SO) in the Schools of Architecture, Business, Liberal Arts, Public Health, Science & Engineering or Study Abroad and off-campus summer programs have separate tuitions. For specific information, please refer to the relevant section.

Teacher Discount

Full-time teachers employed at schools approved by the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education or the Mississippi State Board of Education may qualify for a 50% tuition discount for School of Professional Advancement courses taken in the 2017 Summer School. For more information contact the Summer School Office at (504) 865-5720.

Financial Obligations

No transcript will be given by any university official to a student who is in default of any payments due the University. No degree or certificate is conferred upon any student until all financial obligations to Tulane University or any of its colleges or divisions have been satisfied. Students should contact the Office of Financial Aid of their home institution with questions about eligibility.

Schedule Changes

Students may change their schedules according to the academic calendar for each session or program. Failure to make schedule changes promptly and accurately results in financial or academic penalties. Please refer to the academic calendars at the beginning of each session’s listings for specific deadlines. Changes to classes in the A, B, E, G, OL and SM sessions can be made via Gibson Online. 

Withdrawals and Refunds

Students who register for courses are financially liable for the tuition and fees. Students should review the summer calendar carefully to ensure that courses are dropped within the proper time. All tuition refunds are made in accordance with this calendar and are effective the date the drop is processed in Gibson. Contact the Summer School Office with any questions about the academic calendar, withdrawals or refunds.


 

Why Should You Attend Tulane Summer School?

  • At Tulane, you can travel abroad, complete a minor, or earn college credit in a summer.
  • Maymester is a ten day, intensive session that allow students to earn credits in the summer and still have time for an internship or summer vacation.
  • You can sign up for a hard-to-get course that fills up fast during the academic year.

It’s summer, why shouldn’t you spend some of it in a classroom? Questions about how to start building your summer? Email summer@tulane.edu or call us at 504-865-5720.

Tulane Summer School

Cudd Hall, Suite 201

New Orleans, LA 70118

504.865.5720

summer@tulane.edu