Summer Semester FAQ

Is the summer semester open to non-Assumption students?

Absolutely!  Assumption College welcomes all students enrolled in a recognized undergraduate institution of higher learning to take courses during the summer. Students who graduate from high school in June 2016, and are accepted to a recognized college or university, are invited to take courses during the second session to advance their academic studies.

What is tuition for the summer semester at Assumption?

The tuition for each class in the Summer Program is $1,350 per course. 

Which classes are offered, and where will they be held?

Assumption College offers a variety of summer classes - online and in the classroom - in Graphic Design, Mathematics, Business, English, Psychology, Philosophy and more.  Many classes will help fulfill students’ general education obligations. Please click here for a complete list of courses and the class schedule.

How many sessions are there?

Assumption will offer two sessions this summer.  Session I begins May 16 and concludes June 24. Session II begins starts June 27 and concludes on August 5.

How many classes may I take?

Students may enroll in as many courses as they wish, depending on the course schedule.

Will credits earned at Assumption transfer to the college or university at which I am enrolled?

Students should contact the college to which they would like to transfer credits to ensure that the credits will transfer.

Is housing available for students?

Limited housing is available for college students enrolled in the Summer Program.  To learn more about summer housing, click here.

Is wireless Internet available to students enrolled in the summer program?

All academic areas and residence halls offer wireless Internet access.  Wireless Internet is also available in public areas on campus, such as Charlie's (in Hagan Campus Center), the Emmanuel d'Alzon Library and Taylor Dining Hall.

Will summer students have access to the Plourde Recreational Facility?

Summer program students may use the Plourde Recreation Center free of charge during the session in which they are enrolled. The Plourde offers a six-lane swimming pool, an aerobics/dance studio, four racquetball courts, a jogging/walking indoor track, a fully equipped fitness center, locker rooms and saunas.  To use the Plourde, you must visit the Public Safety Office (lower level of Kennedy Memorial Hall) with your student ID and proof of course registration. Student ID cards are required to access the Plourde. Call (508) 767-7072 for hours and information.

Will Taylor Dining Hall be open?  Will a meal plan be available?

Taylor Dining Hall will be open for lunch only for part of the summer.  There is no summer meal plan. Students residing on campus will need to provide their own food.

Is parking available for students?

Free parking is available for all summer semester participants. Students must register their vehicle information and obtain a parking pass from Public Safety.

Can high school students enroll in summer courses to get a head start on college?

Assumption College welcomes high school students who will be entering their senior year in the fall to enroll in up to two summer courses after completing a brief screening process.  Please e-mail summercourses@assumption.edu for information on how to apply.

How do I apply?

Registration for all students is available here.  Assumption students should consult with their advisors before registering for any course. 

Important Note:
All students will receive an invoice, which must be paid before classes begin. Students have completed the registration process only when payment is made.  The last day to pay (in person) is May 15 for Summer I and June 26 for Summer II.