Online Summer Courses

Thinking of taking a summer course?

Make the most of your summer with Online Summer Courses at Gettysburg College. Explore subjects from Anthropology and History to Management and Philosophy, all taught by our distinguished faculty. Get ahead, catch up, or take the opportunity to explore a topic that interests you, and let Online Summer Courses at Gettysburg College help you meet your academic goals.

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Further your education

  • Reduce your semester course load
  • Complete an outstanding requirement
  • Prepare for graduate or professional school
  • Build your writing and reasoning skills
  • Explore a subject that interests you
  • Pave your career path
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Faculty books including works by Ramadan, Hartzell, Birkner, Fincher-Kiefer, Shannon, and Fee

Available courses

Enrollment details

Eligibility

Students who are currently enrolled at an eligible college and who are returning to their college for the Fall 2021 semester may enroll in one of the online courses. Students placed on academic suspension at the conclusion of the Spring 2021 semester may not earn credit for an online course and will be unenrolled prior to May 23, 2021. Students are limited to enrolling in only one Summer 2021 online course.

Eligible colleges

Course credit

Each Summer 2021 course is a four-credit hour course currently offered at Gettysburg College. Upon successful completion, students will earn 1.00 unit (equivalent to 4.00 credits) towards the 32.00 units required to complete the degree. The course unit and final grade earned will appear on student transcripts.

Important dates

Each course will be a five-week course; beginning on Monday, May 24 and ending on Friday, June 25. The add/drop period is one week, ending on Friday, May 28. The last day to receive a W for the course is Monday, June 14.

Cost

The cost for each course being offered is $2,900.00. Student Accounts will bill students prior to the start of classes on May 24. The charge for the course is non-refundable after the add/drop period ends on May 28. Billing will be sent for all of those currently registered for summer on May 10. Payment will be due by May 21. The course must be paid in full before the course unit and grade appear on your Gettysburg College transcript.

Financial aid

Federal Financial Aid for summer courses may be available to Gettysburg College students; however it is extremely limited. If you are Gettysburg student and have questions concerning financial aid eligibility, please contact the Financial Aid office directly. Non-Gettysburg students should check with their home institutions about financial aid options.

How to register

Gettysburg College students

Summer course registration for Gettysburg College students begins on Wednesday, May 5 and concludes on Sunday, May 23. The Office of the Registrar will create a Summer 2021 enrollment appointment, including validation, via the Student Center by April 9 for all eligible students.

  1. Be sure to review the eligibility requirements before registering.
  2. Search for classes beginning Friday, March 26.
  3. Enroll between Wednesday, May 5 and Sunday, May 23.

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Non-Gettysburg students

Summer course registration for non-Gettysburg students begins on Monday, May 10 and concludes on Wednesday, May 19. Please complete this form to be reminded to register for the course you are interested in.

  1. Be sure to review the eligibility requirements before registering.
  2. Register your intent to enroll beginning Tuesday, March 30.
  3. Enroll and pay a $500 deposit between Monday, May 10 and Wednesday, May 19.

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