Strategize Your Summer
Enrolling in a summer school course keeps you progressing toward graduation. Explore the hundreds of course options for credit LSU offers via in-person, online, study abroad, internships, and summer research.
Choose from three summer school modules.
First Summer (Session B) - May 22, 2023 through June 24, 2023
Second Summer (Session C) - July 3, 2023 through August 5, 2023
Summer Long Session - May 22, 2023 through August 5, 2023
Find a course(s) and register TODAY!
Preview 100% Online Course Offerings
Get a headstart to graduation or get back on track by taking online summer courses. To find more information about each of these online classes, including instructor, time, and location, please go to the LSU Course Offerings page. Be sure to select Summer 2023 in the dropdown menu. You can also find on-campus courses as well on the same page.
To ensure that you are taking the right course that will fulfill requirements for your intended degree program, it is important that you check with your academic advisor beforehand. You can make an appointment with one of your academic advisors via the Navigate Student platform on the web or through the mobile app.
Alternative Summer Course Options
Think beyond the classroom this summer! Students can take advantage of study abroad programs, completing internships for course credit, and even participating in research opportunities over the summer semester.
Paying for Summer
Wondering how you can pay for your summer experience? Don't forget to apply for scholarships (some are due by March 1.) Did you also know that you don't have to pay all at once either? Check out the deferred payment plan below.
LSU students who take a summer course are 2x more likely to graduate in four years than those who do not.
LSU students who take a summer course are 6x more likely to graduate in six years than those who do not.
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When summer classes let out, grab a bit of relaxation and summer vibes at the LSU University Recreation Center. Students enrolled full-time for the summer, summer membership is included in regulars fees. Part-time students, students enrolled in an LSU Online degree program, and LSU students who are full-time in the spring and are registered full-time in the upcoming fall semester, are all eligible to purchase a UREC summer membership for $85.
With so many good reasons to take a summer course, it’s no wonder campus housing is a year-round operation!
Summer internships through the LSU Olinde Career Center are a great way to get course credit toward your major and professional experience for your resume. See LSU student Brooke Bell's story about interning with CNBC Events.
Turn free time into degree credits. LSU offers in-person and online courses, multiple study abroad programs, research, and internship credit during its summer sessions. Learn more.
Does FAFSA cover summer classes? It's a good question if you're seeking financial aid for summer classes or student loans for summer classes. Learn more.
LSU offers in-person and online summer courses, multiple study abroad programs, and internship credit during its summer sessions.