RU Summer Session

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.

Current Students

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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 (you can download and look over the Summer Financial Aid Eligibility form ahead of time).

Undergraduate and graduate students who are enrolled in a social justice-related course for the summer semester are eligible for the Anne and Albert Mansfield Social Justice Scholarship. Apply by Wednesday, April 15, 2020. Recipients will be notified by Wednesday, April 22, 2020 for an opportunity to cover the cost of the course and work with the Mansfield Institute on social justice projects.

Visit RU Access to register.

Visiting, Non-Degree Seeking and High School Students

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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.

Featured Programs

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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.

Online Courses

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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 Nature of Science, Finance for Decision Makers, Psychological Study of Racism, Principles of Social Media Marketing, Intro to Theatre, Childhood & Adolescence in Development, Learning and Motivation.

Schaumburg Campus Courses

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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: Accounting for Executives, Literature for Childhood & Adolescence, Business Policy & Strategy, General Chemistry, and Marketing Strategy: Theory & Practice.

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“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