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Participate in Rutgers University–Newark's distinguished educational opportunities during the Summer and Winter terms.

Take advantage of smaller class sizes, convenient location, and flexible course schedules. Summer & Winter Sessions offer a variety of remote or online classes. Find the course that best fits your schedule.

Did you get closed out of a course this Spring? Do you need to fulfill a prerequisite? Do you want to reduce your Fall 2024 semester course load?

Whether you are a Rutgers student, visiting student from another institution, a transfer student, or a lifelong learner, you can experience summer courses at Rutgers University-Newark. 

Take advantage of Rutgers' academic reputation, small class sizes, and convenient locations. 

With online courses, you can find a class that best fits your schedule and helps you reach your academic goals.

View all Summer 2024 Courses

Important Summer Session 2024 Dates:

  • Summer Sessions Courses Available via online Schedule of Classes: January 16, 2024
  • Visiting Student Registration Form Available: February 5, 2024
  • Summer Session Registration Begins: February 12, 2024
  • Last Day to Submit Visiting Student Registration Form
    • Session I & 12 Week - May 20, 2024
    • Session II - July 1, 2024
  • Summer Session Begin
    • Session I & 12 Week - May 28, 2024
    • Session II - July 8, 2024
  • Summer Session Courses Meet:  May 28, 2024 - August 14, 2024
  • Summer Session Courses End
    • Session I - July 3, 2024
    • Session II & 12 Week - August 14, 2024

University Closures for Summer Session 2024: 

  • Independence Day: July 4, 2024
  • University offices will be closed. Courses may have directed readings, online and/or web-enhanced coursework during this time.  Please consult the course syllabus for specific assignments. Important dates and deadlines for Summer Session, registration instructions, and course offerings can be found at

Summer and winter session courses are open to:

  • Current and past Rutgers University students
  • Visiting students from other colleges and universities
  • Transfer students
  • High School students
  • Adults interested in personal enrichment, professional development, or degree completion opportunities

Attending a summer or winter session course offers you the ideal opportunity to:

  • Accelerate time to graduation
  • Explore a subject of interest
  • Reduce course work during the next semester
  • Earn credits in a short amount of time
  • Improve GPA

"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."

Nelson Mandela

Registration is open.

How to Register? 

Current Rutgers Students

Register online via WebReg or by contacting the Office of the Registrar through the myRUN Supportal.

Current Rutgers students should consult with their academic advisor about what courses might make sense to achieve their academic goals. To set up an appointment, please log into the Navigate-Student app.

Visiting (Non-Rutgers) Students

Visiting students that want to experience a Rutgers summer or winter session must complete the Visiting Student Registration Form (VSRF) in the Summer & Winter Sessions Application Portal. If you are new to Rutgers, please Click Get Started to create an account within the portal. Once your account is created, please complete and submit the Winter Session 2024 Visiting Student Registration Form. In 2-3 business days, students will receive an email with registration instructions. 

Transfer students admitted for January 2024 must submit a Visiting Student Registration Form (VSRF) through the Winter Session Application Portal to register for Winter Session 2024. If you already have an RUID, please enter the number in the form. 

Visiting Student Application Portal

High School Summer Edge Students

SUMMER EDGE is Rutgers University-Newark's summer program designed for high-achieving high school students. Students who meet the requirements can take up to two program-approved courses (up to 7 total credits) for college credit this summer. High school students who are age 16 or above, with a minimum grade-point average of 3.0 are encouraged to apply for the Summer Edge program.

Summer Edge Application Portal

Still have questions about Summer & Winter sessions?

Can I attend a summer or winter session class at Rutgers University–Newark?
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Current RU students and visiting students can attend classes during the summer and winter sessions.

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Can high school students take summer or winter session classes?
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Summer session is open to high school students completing 9th, 10th, or 11th grade via the Summer Edge program.  High students are not permitted to register for Winter Session courses. 

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I am a Rutgers student at Camden or New Brunswick. Will the credits for classes I take in Newark transfer to my campus?
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Please contact the dean or the director of your program to determine whether the credits are transferable. 

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How many credits can I register for during the summer or winter sessions?
How do I submit an appeal?
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Appeals must be formally submitted through the Summer & Winter Sessions Application Portal.  First-time users must create an account.  Forms can be found under “Available Applications”.  Students are strongly encouraged to submit supporting documentation. For more information regarding appeals, please visit our Appeal Policy.

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How do I get my grades at the end of the session?
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Once your grade(s) have been submitted to the Office of the Registrar, you will be able to access them by requesting an unofficial transcript. Use your NetID and password to request.

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Key Contacts

Blumenthal HallRoom 208
249 University Avenue Newark NJ07102

To schedule a virtual meeting please submit an appointment request here.

Virtual Appointment Hours: Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8:30am - 4:30pm

To schedule an in-person meeting during regular office hours please submit an appointment request here.

Office Hours: Monday-Friday from 8:30am - 4:30pm




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