Summer at Roosevelt University

Whether you attend Roosevelt, another university or a high school, take advantage of our flexible summer session and get one step closer to achieving your academic goals.

Summer 2023 Current Students

Current Students

Get closer to graduation with RU Summer Session. Our flexible schedule allows you to enjoy summer while earning the credits you need. From May through August, a huge selection of one-, two-, five- and 10-week courses will be offered online and on our Chicago and Schaumburg campuses. To verify your financial aid eligibility for the summer semester, request an evaluation with your financial aid counselor today.

Fellowship for Activism and Community Engagement (FACE) program will support 15 Fellows over the summer 2023 semester. Applicants should have sophomore through junior standing with an interest in social justice and at least a 2.0 GPA. Fellows will receive a $2,500 stipend and 3 course credits for this experiential social justice-based, cohort-approached fellowship. Apply for the fellowship by Monday, March 27, 2023.

Visit RU Access to register for summer classes.

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Visiting, Non-Degree Seeking and High School Students

Earn additional credits toward your degree, or try something new by taking non-credit courses for personal enrichment. Enjoy the activities of the summer and achieve academic success.

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Featured Programs

Take courses online or on campus at our downtown Chicago or suburban Schaumburg locations. Learn from expert faculty with real-world experience, and make connections with professors and classmates that will last a lifetime.

Explore our programs to find your best fit.

Summer Language and Leadership Programs
Summer Humanities Programs
Summer Sciences Programs

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Performing Arts Programs (Non-Credit)

  • Chicago Guitar Festival and Competition, June 3–4, 2023 (various locations)
  • Listening in Place, June 12–17, 2023 (online sessions)
  • Theatre Directing, June 20, 2023–July 27, 2023 (Chicago Campus)
  • Theatre Conservatory Summer Audition Workshops, June 21–23, 2023 (Schaumburg Campus)| July 28–30, 2023 (Chicago Campus)
  • Introduction to Theatre, July 10, 2023 – August 12, 2023 (online sessions)
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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: The History of the Future, Listening in Place, Dramaturgy & Production Preparation, Exercise as Sports Medicine, Global Health, Natural Science Lab, History of Medical Racism, Health Care Analytics, Financial Crises & Markets, Personal Finance, Accounting for Executives, Principles of Economics, Gender Justice, Business Law, Civil Law, Public Speaking, Multicultural Marketing Communications, People Management & Organization Behavior, Coaching for Talent Development, Professional Portfolio, Counseling & Human Services, SEL in the Classroom, Critical Reading & Writing, and Legal Issues: Pre-K to 12 Education.

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Schaumburg Campus Courses

Earn your degree and advance your career by studying at Roosevelt’s Schaumburg Campus. Our expert faculty provides key insight on some of the leading fields of today. Featured summer courses include: Managing Tourism, Fests, Events & More, Entrepreneurship in Hospitality, Foundations of Bilingual and Dual Language Education, Assessment in Counseling, Group Counseling, Literature for Children & Adolescents, Assessment and Data Analysis, and Organic Chemistry I & II.

“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

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