Frequently Asked Questions

Is the summer program 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 2014, and are accepted to a recognized college or university, are also invited to take courses to advance their academic studies.

What are the tuition and fees for the summer program at Assumption?

The tuition for each class in the Summer Program is $2,500 per course.  Please click here for additional fees.  

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

Assumption College offers summer classes 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 27 and concludes July 3. Session II begins starts July 7 and concludes on August 15.

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 provide 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 program 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?

Assumption College students may register for courses in Web Advisor during the same registration period as for fall, but choose term “Summer I” or “Summer II.”  It is recommended that Assumption students consult with their advisor, however it is not required that these courses be entered into your educational plan to register.  You will receive an invoice, which must be paid before classes begin.

Two Ways to Register and Pay:

  • RETURN THIS COMPLETED FORM BY MAIL TO:  REGISTRAR, Assumption College, 500 Salisbury St., Worcester, MA  01609-1296 with a check as payment.
  • BRING THE FORM TO THE Registrar’s Office and you will be able to pay in person by check, bank transfer, or credit card (with a small service charge for credit card payments).

Important Note:

You are not registered for the course(s) until payment is made.  Last day to pay (in person) is May 27 for Summer I and July 7 for Summer II.