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It’s summer at Tulane, but we’re not slowing down.

Why should you spend any of your precious summer vacation in a classroom? Sign up for popular courses essential for your major, explore new subjects for personal enrichment or try a course that might open new career opportunities.

Summer 2017 course offerings will be available in March. Check the for Schedule of Classes to see past summer course offerings.

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Apply to Summer School before April 1, 2017 and we will waive your application fee.

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Main Session Dates

Tulane Summer courses are offered during the day and evening on both the Uptown and Elmwood campuses.  

Newcomb-Tulane College summer classes are offered on the Uptown campus in either the A, B or Maymester sessions. Note that the A and B sessions are either 5 or 6 weeks depending on the course. 

Newcomb-Tulane College Session Dates Early (A5/A6), Late (B5/B6), Maymester
Five-Week Early Summer (A5) May 30 - June 30
Six-Week Early Summer (A6) May 22 - June 30
Five-Week Late Summer (B5) July 3 - Aug 4
Six-Week Late Summer (B6) July 3 - Aug 11
Maymester (SM) May 15 - May 30

 

A/B Sessions 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 Satisfactory/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% 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 grade Aug 2 July 31 Sept 1 Sept 12

Maymester

Maymester is a 10-day Summer intensive. 2017 Maymester is May 15-26 on the Uptown Campus

Maymester Session SM
Classes Begin May 15
Last day to add a class May 15
Last day for 100% refund May 15
Last Day to Drop Without Record; W or WF assigned after this date May 15
Last Day to Drop (W) or Change Grade to S/U May 24
Last Day of Classes May 26
Final Exam Period May 27-30

School of Continuing Studies

Summer courses are held on either the Uptown (G) or Elmwood (E) Campus. There are two 6-week sessions and a summer-long 10-week session. 

School of Continuing Studies Session Dates Uptown (G), Elmwood (E), Online (OL)
Six Week Session 1 (G1/E1) May 22 - June 29
Six Week Session 2 (G2/E2) July 3 - August 10
Ten Week Session (G12/E12/Online) May 22 - August 10

Special Sessions

Some of our schools present special summer programs like the Business Minor Summer Institute. The School of Liberal Arts has a number of programs including an introduction to the Hollywood film industry and a look at international development in Geneva, Switzerland. And, the School of Architecture offers the Real Estate Minor Summer Institute. Dates for these special offerings vary by school and program.


 

Newcomb-Tulane College Summer Courses (A, B and SM sessions)

Courses are subject to change and/or cancelation. Some courses may have additional requirements and may require a transcript as a condition of enrollment.

Early and Late Summer Sessions (A/B)
 

Course Name by Subject Course ID Session Session Dates

Anthropology

 

 

 

Cultural Anthropology

ANTH1020

A5

5/30-6/29

Languages of the World

ANTH1030

A5

5/30-6/29

      Anthropology of Sex & Reproduction

ANTH3120

B5

7/3-8/3

Foreign Languages

 

 

 

Elementary Arabic

ARBC1010

A5

5/30-6/29

Intermediate French

FREN 2030

A6

5/22-6/29

Elements of Spanish II

SPAN1020

A5

5/30-6/29

Elements of Spanish III

SPAN2030

B5

7/3-8/3

Art

 

 

 

     Art Survey I: Prehistory to Middle Ages

ARHS1010

B5

7/3-8/3

     Art Survey II: Renaissance
     to the Present

ARHS1020

A5

5/30-6/29

         Foundations of Art: Photography

ARST1350

A5

5/30-6/29

Digital Arts I

ARST1550

A5

5/30-6/29

Biology

 

 

 

Intro to Cell & Molecular Biology

CELL1010

A5

5/30-6/29

Heredity & Society

CELL1030

A5

5/30-6/29

Heredity & Society Lab

CELL1035

A5

5/30-6/29

Genetics

CELL2050

B5

7/3-8/3

Cell Biology

CELL3750

B5

7/3-8/3

Diversity of Life

EBIO1010

B5

7/3-8/3

Diversity of Life Lab

EBIO1015

B5

7/3-8/3

History of Life

EBIO2030

B5

7/3-8/3

Molecular Evolutionary Genetics

EBIO2070

A5

5/30-6/29

Molecular Evolutionary Genetics Recitation

EBIO2071

A5

5/30-6/29

Chemistry

 

 

 

General Chemistry I

CHEM1070

A6

5/22-6/29

General Chemistry Lab I

CHEM1075

A6

5/22-6/29

General Chemistry II

CHEM1080

B6

7/3-8/10

General Chemistry Lab II

CHEM1085

B6

7/3-8/10

Organic Chemistry I

CHEM2410

A6

5/22-6/29

Organic Chemistry Lab I

CHEM2415

A6

5/22-6/29

Organic Chemistry II

CHEM2420

B6

7/3-8/10

Organic Chemistry Lab II

CHEM2425

B6

7/3-8/10

Classical Studies

 

 

 

The Greeks

CLAS1030

A5

5/30-6/29

Mythology

CLAS1040

B5

7/3-8/3

Communication & Film Studies

 

 

 

Intro to Cinema

COMM1150

A5

5/30-6/29

Communication Studies

COMM2900

B5

7/3-8/3

(Course Coming Soon)

COMM 38

 

 

Internship Studies

COMM4570

B5

7/3-8/3

Economics

 

 

 

Principles of Micro

ECON1010

A5

5/30-6/29

Principles of Macro

ECON1020

A5

5/30-6/29

Earth & Environmental Science

 

 

 

Physical Geology

EENS1110

B5

7/3-8/3

Physical Geology Lab

EENS1115

B5

7/3-8/3

Earth as a Living Planet

EENS1300

A5

5/30-6/29

Earth as Living Planet Lab

EENS1305

A5

5/30-6/29

Intro to GIS

EENS3150

B5

7/3-8/3

Intro to GIS Lab

EENS3151

B5

7/3-8/3

English

 

 

 

British Literature I

ENLS2010

A5

5/30-6/29

Expository Writing

ENLS2630

B5

7/3-8/3

History

 

 

 

Modern Latin America

HISL2912

B5

7/3-8/3

Medieval England

HISA3310

A5

5/30-6/29

Exhibiting the Past

HIST3910

A5

5/30-6/29

Jewish Studies

 

 

 

Arab-Israeli Conflict

JWST3220

B5

7/3-8/3

Mathematics

 

 

 

Probability & Statistics

MATH1110

B5

7/3-8/3

Statistics for Business

MATH1140

A5

5/30-6/29

Long Calculus I

MATH1150

A5

5/30-6/29

Long Calculus II

MATH1160

B5

7/3-8/3

Calculus I

MATH1210

A5

5/30-6/29

Statistics for Scientists

MATH1230

A5

5/30-6/29

Music

 

 

 

Music in the Caribbean

MUSC3310

A5

5/30-6/29

Neuroscience

 

 

 

Neuroanatomy Lab

NSCI3325

B5

7/3-8/3

Neuroanatomy/CNS Dissesction

NSCI3360

A5

5/30-6/29

Philosophy

 

 

 

Ethics

PHIL1030

B5

7/3-8/3

Elementary Symbolic Logic

PHIL1210

A5

5/30-6/29

Physics

 

 

 

Intro Physics I

PHYS1210

A5

5/30-6/29

Intro Physics I Lab

PHYS1211

A5

5/30-6/29

Intro Physics II

PHYS1220

B5

7/3-8/3

Intro Physics II Lab

PHYS1221

B5

7/3-8/3

General Physics I

PHYS1310

A5

5/30-6/29

General Physics I Lab

PHYS1311

A5

5/30-6/29

General Physics II

PHYS1320

B5

7/3-8/3

General Physics II Lab

PHYS1321

B5

7/3-8/3

Political Science

 

 

 

Criminal Justice

POLA3010

B5

7/3-8/3

Media & Politics

POLC3010

A5

5/30-6/29

Psychology

 

 

 

Intro Psych

PSYC1000

B5

7/3-8/3

Univariate

PSYC3090

B5

7/3-8/3

Univariate Lab

PSYC3090

B5

7/3-8/3

Experimental Psychology
& Lab

PSYC3130

A5

5/30-6/29

Lab for PSYC 3130

PSYC3130

A5

5/30-6/29

Child Psychology

PSYC3210

B5

7/3-8/3

Abnormal Psych

PSYC3330

A5

5/30-6/29

Sensation & Perception

PSYC3770

A5

5/30-6/29

Sensation & Perception Lab

PSYC3775

A5

5/30-6/29

Sociology

 

 

 

Deviant Behavior

SOCI1080

A5

5/30-6/29

Social Problems

SOCI1090

A5

5/30-6/29

Wealth Power Inequality

SOCI2180

A5

5/30-6/29

Sociology of Sexuality

SOCI6070

A5

5/30-6/29

Theater & Dance

 

 

 

Intro to Jazz Dance

DANC2230

B5

7/3-8/3

Fundamentals of Acting

THEA2100

A5

5/30-6/29

 

Maymester Courses (SM)

 

Maymester Session Courses (SM)

 

Course Name by Subject Course ID Session Dates

Cancer Biology: From Diagnosis to Treatment

CELL4660

SM

5/15-5/26

Introduction to Programming & Problem Solving   in Python

CMPS2120

SM

5/15-5/26

Contemporary Hollywood Cinema

COMM4830

SM

5/15-5/26

Evolutionary Genetics

EBIO 2072

SM

5/15-5/26

Introduction to Physical Geography

EENS2060

SM

5/15-5/26

Expository Writing

ENLS2630

SM

5/15-5/26

Statistics for Scientists

MATH1230

SM

5/15-5/26

Psychology of Diversity

PSYC3800

SM

5/15-5/26

 


Tuition Rate Information

Full-Time Students

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)
Special Offerings (SO) Tuition varies by program
G, E & OL Sessions

$1107 per credit hour for Liberal Arts & Sciences Course

$369 per credit for School of Continuing Studies Course

 

Visiting and Summer-Only Students

A and B Sessions $1107 per credit hour ($3321 for a 3-credit course)
Maymester Session $850 per credit hour ($2250 for a 3-credit course)
Special Offerings (SO) Tuition varies by program
G, E & OL Sessions

$1107 per credit hour for Liberal Arts & Sciences Courses

$369 per credit for School of Continuing Studies Courses

 

Part-time Continuing Studies Students

G, E & OL Sessions $369 per credit hour ($1107 for a 3-credit course)
A and B Sessions $1107 per credit hour ($3321 for a 3-credit course)
Special Offerings (SO) Tuition varies by program
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.


 

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