Summer Session FAQs
- When and how can I register for summer classes?
- I have a registration hold; can I still register?
- How many credits may I take?
- What if I need to withdraw from a course?
- Withdrawal deadlines vary depending on course. Please check the calendar for specific course deadlines.
- Where can I find a list of summer term courses? Are there specific Liberal Arts Core courses available?
- Are all the summer courses online courses or are there courses available on the Greeley campus?
- Are there specific programs available just for graduate students?
- I’m an educator; are there professional development classes/opportunities available?
- What other learning resources are available for those needing professional development or non-traditional learning options?
- I am a current PTEP student; what classes can I take in the summer?
- I have a degree and would like to get a teacher license. Can I start in the summer?
TUITION AND FEES
- What are the tuition and fee costs for the summer term?
- Will differential tuition be charged?
- I’m a Colorado resident. Do I get a COF stipend for summer courses?
- Is financial aid available for summer term courses? If so, when does financial aid pay to my bill?
- When will I be billed for summer semester charges?
- Will advising be available during the summer term?
- Will tutoring be available during the summer term?
- Will the libraries be open during summer term?
- Is campus housing available during the summer?
- Will the dining halls be open during the summer?
- Will the Technical Support Center be open?
- Will the computer labs be open during the summer term?
- Does the university offer student health insurance just for the summer term?
A: There are four sessions of different lengths during the summer term:
- Registration opens April 1, 2013
- Residence Halls open May 19th for Summer Session
- First 6-week session: May 20th - June 28th
- University Closed for Memorial Day - May 27th
- Second 6-week session: July 1st - August 9th
- University Closed July 3rd
- 8-week session: June 10th - August 2nd
- 12-week session: May 20th – August 9th
Not all course dates follow the specific sessions. Some courses are short courses and workshops that may be held for only one week. Please check the schedule of classes for exact start and end dates for courses.
A: Current UNC students, students from other college or universities, high school students or students who are out of school and have a high school diploma or GED.
If you’re a currently enrolled student or have taken at least one class in the last year, your student account is active and you’re eligible to register for summer courses.
If it’s been over a year since you took a course, your student account is inactive. To re-activate it, you will have to complete and submit the Student Information Form. Reactivation takes approximately 24 hours, excluding weekends and holidays.
If you’ve never taken a course at UNC, you must complete and submit the Student Information Form. Please allow 24 hours for processing, excluding weekends and holidays.
A: Students currently enrolled at UNC will use Ursa to register beginning April 1st.
Students not currently enrolled at UNC can register beginning April 1st using Ursa – UNC’s online student portal.
A: No. Holds are restrictions that may prevent you from registering for classes and are placed on your student record at any time during the term. They are placed on your record by various offices and are indicated when you attempt to register using Ursa. To clear a hold, contact the originating office. Contact information is provided in Ursa.
A: The maximum total course load for summer terms is 15 credits.
Exceptions to the maximum limits require an overload permit. More information: 970-351-2231 or Registrar’s Office Website.
Q: Where can I find a list of summer term courses? Are there specific Liberal Arts Core courses available?
A: Use the Online Schedule of Classes to find summer term courses. You can search course offerings using a variety of criteria such as subject, location, course level and instructional method. Numerous Liberal Arts Core courses are being offered; consult the requirements for your major or your advisor if you’re unsure whether a course will meet the Liberal Arts Core requirements
Liberal Arts Core and gtP courses will have information listed under the Attribute section on the schedule.
A: A variety of courses will be offered on UNC’s Greeley campus, online and at off-campus sites such as the UNC Centerra and Lowry campuses, which are operated by UNC’s Office of Extended Studies.
A: A variety of courses applicable to several of UNC’s graduate programs of study will be offered. In the Online Schedule of Classes, select the 500, 600 and 700 and above course level options to generate a list of graduate-level courses. More information: 970-351-2831 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
A: Summer class offerings include numerous undergraduate and graduate-level classes in a variety of subject areas that may meet the individual professional goals of school teachers, counselors and administrators. Start narrowing the possibilities by searching the Online Schedule of Classes.
Q: What other learning resources are available for those needing professional development or non-traditional learning options?
A: EDEL 450, EDF 366, EDRD 340, EDRD 410, EDRD 414, EDRD 419, EDFE 270/271 and other classes will be offered this summer. Classes in psychology, special education and other subjects also are available. More information: Online Schedule of Classes.
A: We have four post-baccalaureate programs, all of which start in the summer term. More information: School of Education website or 970-351-2908.
TUITION AND FEES
A: 2012-2013 tuition and fees charts.
A: Yes, the current differential tuition rate - an additional per credit hour charge to defray the higher costs associated with offering music, theater and dance courses, business courses and nursing courses will be charged. Differential tuition does not apply to Liberal Arts Core courses. More information.
A: Yes, if you’re eligible for a College Opportunity Fund (COF) stipend, it will be applied toward your summer enrollment costs. COF is the state of Colorado’s way of providing financial support for resident undergraduate students. More information.
A: If you’re enrolled at least half time, you may be considered for very limited grant and loan assistance. Just make sure you have a valid 2012-13 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) on file with our Financial Aid Office and complete a short aid summer application (available in March). Visit the Financial Aid website for more information or call 970-351-2502.
A: Summer semester charges will begin showing up on May student bills.
A: Students with a declared major who need advising during the summer term should contact their assigned advisor or program staff if their assigned advisor isn’t working during the summer term. Academic Support and Advising (ASA) will be available all summer to advise students who are undeclared, pre-music, pre-theatre, pre-music theatre and pre-business. New students will be advised at New Student Orientation. Returning students will be advised through one-on-one appointments in our office. More information: 970-351-1391, ASA website or email@example.com.
A. The tutoring center operated by Academic Support and Advising will not operate during the summer term, but many faculty and program staff members can recommend private tutors. Free and confidential tutoring assistance for all writing, from College Composition (ENG 122) essays to doctorial dissertations, will be available from the UNC Writing Center in Ross Hall, 1230. The center’s summer hours are Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. More information: 970-351-2056 or Writing Center website.
A: The libraries will be open during the summer term per the following schedules.
- Michener Library Summer Hours: Mon.-Thurs., 7:30 a.m.-8 p.m.; Fri., 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat., noon-6 p.m.; Sun., noon-8 p.m.
- Skinner Music Library Summer Hours: Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat. & Sun., 1 p.m.-5 p.m.
- Both libraries will be closed May 27th and July 3rd.
A: For UNC students who are enrolled in 6- or 8-week summer sessions, on-campus housing is available in the South Hall on the third floor. Only students who are enrolled in UNC summer sessions are eligible. The contract for summer housing is available online. Print out the contract, fill out the application and bring it to Tobey-Kendel Hall, Room 199. Longer term accommodations are available at University Apartments. All housing options include amenities such as high-speed Internet access, extended cable TV service, free laundry facilities and local phone service. For more information, please call (970) 351-2721 or e-mail the Housing & Residence Life Office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A: Holmes Dining Hall and the University Center (UC) Food Court will both be open for the summer term beginning in early June. The Food Court’s schedule will vary depending on summer conferences and new student orientation. Bear Plans (160, 120, 80, 50, 25, and 10) will be available to registered students at current prices, or summer diners can pay with cash or credit card for single meals. Currently, Taco Bell and Starbucks in the UC plan to remain open after the end of spring semester. More information: 970-351-2652, Dining Services website or mailto:email@example.com.
Yes. The Technical Support Center (TSC) is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and 365 days a year by calling 970-351-4357 or at the Online Support Center.
Q: Will the computer labs be open during the summer term?
A: The summer schedule for campus computer labs is:
- University Center Computer Commons: 8 a.m.-10 p.m., Monday-Friday; 10 a.m. – 10 p.m., Saturday; noon – 10 p.m., Sunday
- Kepner Hall Room 30 lab: 8 a.m.- 7 p.m., Monday-Thursday; 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., Friday
- Ross Hall Room 2261
- Candelaria Hall Room 1170 labs: 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday.
The computers on the main floor of Michener Library will be available during library hours and a specific lab can remain open later by special request. More information: 970-351-4357 or Information Technology website.
A: Yes. For more information: 970-351-1915 or the Student Health Insurance website.
A: Registrar’s Office: 970-351-2231, Financial Aid Office: 970-351-2502, Admissions: 970-351-2881, Graduate School: 970-351-2831, UNC Operator: 970-351-1890