Cal Poly Summer

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Your summer. Your schedule. Your success.

Cal Poly Summer provides a variety of undergraduate and graduate classes in four sessions for matriculated Cal Poly students. Which means you can seamlessly (without needing to enroll elsewhere nor worry about submitting transcripts) catch up or get ahead on your degree by taking courses from all six of Cal Poly's colleges.

Register for Summer

Session Dates

First five-week
Session

June 24 - July 26
Final Exam: Last class meeting

Second five-week
Session

July 29 - Aug. 30
Final Exam: Last class meeting

Eight-week
Session

June 24 - Aug. 16
Final Exam: Aug. 19 - 21

Ten-week
Session

June 24 - Aug. 30
Final Exam: Sept. 3 - 6

The summer course schedule is available in schedule builder and class search (you can also use class search to filter your course search). Visit Office of the Registrar for additional information.

Summer 2024 Fee Structure

Summer 2024 Undergraduate

Units 1-4, $275 per unit

Units above 4 will be assessed at either part-time or full-time rates

5-6 units (part-time) = $1,110

7 or more units (full-time) = $1,914

Summer 2024 Credential

Units 1-4, $300 per unit

Units above 4 will be assessed at either part-time or full-time rates

5-6 units (part-time) = $1,288

7 or more units (full-time) = $2,220

Summer 2024 Graduate

Units 1-4, $325 per unit

Units above 4 will be assessed at either part-time or full-time rates

5-6 units (part-time) = $1,388

7 or more units (full-time) = $2,392

Financial aid resources are available! Visit the financial aid website to review the types of aid available and determine your eligibility. 

More Summer

In addition to undergraduate and graduate classes in four sessions for matriculated Cal Poly students, additional courses are available through Extended Education.

Every summer, incoming first-year students have an opportunity to accelerate their academic studies and begin their Cal Poly experience early through the Quarter Plus program.

LEARN MORE ABOUT QUARTER PLUS

For community members, Cal Poly offers summer classes through its Open University. This unique program provides access to Cal Poly's quality Learn by Doing instruction without formally enrolling in the university.

LEARN MORE ABOUT OPEN UNIVERSITY

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Housing

On-Campus summer housing in available for continuing Cal Poly students and newly admitted transfer students considering taking summer classes.

Visit the housing website to learn more about summer housing options. Applications open May 11. 

VISIT UNIVERSITY HOUSING - SUMMER HOUSING OPTIONS

Why take Summer classes?

Degree Progress

Catch-up or get ahead on your degree by taking classes in summer.

Multiple Sessions

Summer term offers four sessions so you can take classes at your convenience.

Save Money

Course fees are typically reduced for summer and financial aid is available.