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Summer Session 2020 has concluded. Course information will be updated later this year for Summer 2021. We hope you will join us next summer!

The University of Chicago's Summer Session programs bring together a global community of thinkers who ask tough questions and embrace new ideas. Join fellow engaged, idea-driven students from around the globe as you dig in—sometimes literally—to a Summer Session program at one of the world’s great intellectual destinations.

Online Course in Experimental Animation

Creative students are invited to check out UChicago’s first online Summer course! Learn how to turn a small corner of a room into a filmmaking studio and invent new possibilities in animation. Learn more »

Fish Story for the Ages

High schooler unearths rare fossil. Rare skull of 8-foot-long gar found in UChicago-Field Museum paleontology course. Read the story »

Molecular Engineering

Explore the forefront of technological problem-solving in our Pathways in Molecular Engineering course.