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.

New Student Summer Orientation

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 courses will be offered online and on our Chicago and Schaumburg campuses for up to 10 weeks. To verify your financial aid eligibility for the summer semester, request an evaluation with your financial aid counselor today.

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 Humanities Programs
Summer Sciences Programs

Putnam County Spelling Bee Performance

Performing Arts Programs (Non-Credit)

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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 United States in 1865, United States Politics, The History of the Future, Sports History, Sports and Society, Listening in Place, Intro to Theatre, Intro to Medical Terminology, Severe and Unusual Weather, Theories of Personality, The Nature of Science, Brain and Behavior, Genomics & Applied Bioinfo, Humans and Nature, Psychological Study of Racism, Gender Justice, Forensic Science, Abnormal Psychology, Stress, Coping & MindfulnessChemical Dependence, Global Health, Public Health Issues and Ideas, Health Care Analytics, Business Communications, Public Speaking, Principles of Marketing, Content Marketing and Brand Storytelling, Financial Crises & Markets, Business Policy and Strategy, Project Management, Elementary Statistics, Intro to Training and Development, Coaching for Talent Development, Strategic Issues Human Resources, Accounting for Executives, Operations Management, Civil Law, Conflict Management Research Methods, Exceptional Children & Youth, Inquiry in the Classroom, School Management & Budget, Linguistics for ESLTeachers, IT Management, and Network Applications Development.

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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: Operations Analysis for the Hospitality Industry, Managing Tourism, Fests, Events & More, Research Methods, Foundations of Bilingual and Dual Language Education, Assessment in Counseling, Group Counseling, Literature for Children & adolescents, Assessment and Data Analytics, Organic Chemistry I & II, and Biology & Ethics in Film.

“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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