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RU Summer Session

Summer at Roosevelt University

Whether you’re a current Roosevelt student or you attend another university, take advantage of Roosevelt’s flexible summer session and get one step closer to achieving your academic goals.

Current Students

To see if you’re eligible for financial aid for the RU Summer Session, request an evaluation today. If you are interested in our monthly payment option, enrollment for the summer payment plan will be open from May 1 through May 15. View the Summer Course Finder, or go to RU Access to register.

Visiting and Non-Degree Seeking Students

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Continue your studies in a city that features world-class dining, shopping and tourism. At Roosevelt’s Chicago campus, earn additional credits toward a degree or take non-credit courses for personal enrichment in a small liberal arts environment, while enjoying the sights and activities that the city has to offer.

Summer Institutes

Whether you’re looking to unearth Chicago’s culture and history, enhance creativity, improve language skills or earn teacher endorsements, our programs allow you to study, work and play. Courses are available online and on our downtown Chicago and suburban Schaumburg campuses throughout the summer.

Explore our programs below to find your best fit.

Performing Arts Programs

  • Broadway Break Thru: The BBT Pre-College & College Summer Intensive at The Chicago College of Performing Arts (CCPA), one of the nation’s most prestigious performing arts institutions, is a one-week intensive that will provide exceptional training from film, television and Broadway celebrities, as well as high-level casting directors, talent agents, musical directors and choreographers, along with Roosevelt University’s CCPA’s preparatory faculty.
  • Summer English Institute: Join the Summer Institute in American Culture and Academic English at Roosevelt University to build academic English skills, learn about life in the U.S., and get to know Chicago. This two-week program is open to international students who are beginning their studies at Roosevelt University (including, but not limited to, CCPA) in Fall 2017.
  • Summer Composition Institute: A five day music composition institute for young composers including private lessons, seminars on electro-acoustic and classical composition, and group workshops.

Online Summer Courses

Go to the Course Finder and Select "Online Courses"

Get the credits you need to earn the career you deserve.  Roosevelt’s online programs allow you to achieve academic success, while still having time to enjoy the summer. Featured Courses include: Writing Social Justice, Abnormal Psychology, Management Information Systems, Sports and Society, World Religions, and Inquiry in the Classroom.

Schaumburg Summer Courses

Go to the Course Finder and select "Schaumburg Campus"

Earn your degree and enhance your career by studying at Roosevelt’s Schaumburg campus this summer.  Our expert faculty provides key insight on some of the leading fields of today. Featured Courses Include: Ecology of Tallgrass Prairies, Economics for Decision Makers, Business Policy and Strategy, Law and Psychology, Literature for Children and Adolescents.

“I would definitely recommend Roosevelt’s Chicago Summer to students. You will have an opportunity to explore different areas of Chicago – one of the world’s best cities.”

Mary S.
London South Bank University