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.

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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.

Roosevelt students across colleges and majors may also be eligible to participate in the Mansfield Institute Fellowship for Activism and Community Engagement (FACE) program. Fifteen selected fellows will be placed in social justice-focused community organizations in Chicago for a 10-week period at 10 hours per week. Each fellow will attend University events, a recognition ceremony, present work at conferences and receive a stipend of $2,500. Apply for the fellowship by March 2, 2022.

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:

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Performing Arts Programs (Non-Credit)

  • Flute Symposium of Chicago, June 9–12
  • Chicago Guitar Festival and Competition, June 9–12
  • Summer Virtual Composition Institute, July 18–29
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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: Money & Banking, Financial Crises & Markets, Accounting for Executives, Business Law, Exercise as Sports Medicine, Global Health, Healthcare Analytics, Intro to Theatre, Career and Lifestyle Planning, The Nature of Science, History of the Future, Sports History, Gender Justice, Spanish Language & Hispanic Culture for Educators, and Social Emotional Learning in the Classroom.

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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, Sports Community Relations & Fan Development, Entrepreneurship in Hospitality, Ecology of Tallgrass Prairies, 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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