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Domestic & International Visiting Students

Each year we welcome domestic and international visiting students to be part of our learning community at Washington University in St. Louis. Take advantage of what summer can do for you. Step ahead by completing degree requirements or explore new subject matter - our courses get you closer to achieving your academic goals. Our accelerated courses will challenge you, no doubt; but you will find yourself immersed in rich, rigorous content led by faculty who are innovative experts in their field. Earn transferable credits and an academic experience like no other.

We offer you flexibility by organizing four unique sessions that work around your schedule. We know that you want to maximize your summer, which is why you can enroll in summer courses while also maintaining a job, internship, conducting lab research, or designating time to travel.

Summer Session Timeline

Course Browsing Opens

View course offerings and details starting Thursday, February 1, 2024.

Course Registration Opens

Complete your enrollment request form beginning March 27, 2024

Summer Session I Begins

Session I is a 3-week session from May 20 - June 7.

Summer Sessions II & III Begin

Session II is a 5-week session from June 10 - July 12. Session III is an 8-week session from June 10 - August 2.

Summer Session IV Begins

Session IV is a 5-week session from July 15 - August 15.

Summer 2024 Registration Details

Review information about Summer Session dates, tuition, fees, and more.

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We offer what you need. Explore the courses that will get you where you want to go.

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Complete Your Enrollment Request

Students ready to enroll may complete our Enrollment Request Form. We will start reviewing submissions beginning March 27. Requests must be submitted at least two weeks prior to the start date for the session in which the student is hoping to enroll.

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Visiting students looking to enroll during A&S Summer Session must be at least 18 years of age by the start of the course and meet one of the following eligibility criteria:

  • Be a matriculated undergraduate student at another US college or university.
  • Be a matriculated international undergraduate student attending a US college or university.

Special consideration may be given to:

  • Graduating high school seniors taking a gap year.
  • Graduating high school seniors who have not accepted an offer of admission to Washington University in St. Louis.

Requests for special consideration will be handled on a case-by-case basis and should be emailed to If you are an adult learner or professional interested in taking summer courses at Washington University please visit: The School of COntinuing & Professional Studies (CAPS)

Additional eligibility requirements are as follows:

  • The student must be in good academic standing (a transcript will be required during the enrollment form process). Good standing is defined as having a minimum 3.0 grade-point average (GPA) on a 4.0 scale.
  • International students must be able to verify fluency in the English language by providing a minimum TOEFL score of 90 (iBT) or a minimum IELTS Academic score of 6.5. Students may request a waiver based on the current standards of English Proficiency Certification set by the Office for International Students and Scholars. Please note that the College of Arts & Sciences is not sponsoring visas for summer study.

Any student who has been suspended or dismissed from, and not formally readmitted to, any school within Washington University in St. Louis, may not register without the written permission of their former Dean.

Enrollment in Arts & Sciences Summer Session does not constitute or imply admission as a degree candidate in any school or division of Washington University in St. Louis.

Upon receiving approval to enroll, explore these resources to guide you through your summer at WashU.

Campus Resources

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