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Welcome to Summer Session

Whether you wish to get ahead with your degree, make up for courses missed, or explore new areas of study, Summer Session can help you earn the credit you need. Designed for SJSU students and community college students alike, Summer Session gives you the opportunity to take classes for college credit during one of three convenient time frames. Several hundred courses are offered from a variety of SJSU colleges and departments. Majority of Summer Session 2021 courses are online.

Three Summer Session Options:

  • June 1, 2021 – July 2, 2021 (five-week)
  • June 1, 2021 – August 6, 2021 (ten-week)
  • July 6, 2021 – August 6, 2021 (five-week)

Summer Benefits:

  • Save Money – The cost of credits at San Jose State University are 50% lower than private institutions in the Bay Area.
  • Save Time – SJSU summer courses will help you get ahead in your coursework, will give you a leg-up on your career, and get you in the workforce faster.
  • Year-Round Pell - The Pell Grant funds can be used to cover a portion of the cost of summer courses. Courses can all be taken in one summer session or you can take three units in each session. If you have questions on whether you are eligible to use the Pell Grant in the summer or if it is the right financial decision for you, contact fao@sjsu.edu.