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


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.

Visit RU Access to register.

Visiting, Non-Degree Seeking and High School Students

Chicago skyline with RU, Willis Tower, and Buckingham Fountain in Summer

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


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

Student in red shorts at laptop - Summer Courses Online

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: Sports Community Relations & Fan Development, Brand Planning and Messaging Strategy, Entrepreneurship in Hospitality, Stage Movement and Combat, Severe and Unusual Weather, Linguistics for ESL Teachers, Business Law, Seminar: Trauma Counseling, Financial Crises & Markets, Technology for Special Education, Managing Tourism, Fests, Events & More, Literature Adaptation, Gender Justice.

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: Ecology of Tallgrass Prairie, Organic Chemistry, Foundational Bilingual & Dual Language Education, Academic Language Development Across Content Areas, Clinical Practice Language Literacy.


“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