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For everyone’s health and safety, Summer Session will not host students on campus for residential programs this summer. Many of our courses will be taught remotely online so that you can still explore your intellectual interests, gain insight into college life, and be a part of our distinctive learning community. We hope you will join us online this summer! Our Summer Session team is here to help via email at


High School Students

Program Descriptions

Discover the awesome course opportunities for high school students this summer with the University of Chicago. Within a supportive online community, students from all over the globe are exposed to diverse ideas in classes taught by world-class faculty and instructors. In their classes, students are given the chance to take intellectual risks, dive more deeply into subject matter, and discuss questions that go beyond the realm of their high school curriculum.


This summer, take advantage of the rich educational resources offered by the University of Chicago and transform your passion into your expertise.


Learn what makes UChicago one of the most innovative and impactful universities in the world through the Pathways program.

Research in the Biological Sciences (RIBS)

RIBS is canceled for Summer 2020.

Stones and Bones

Stones and Bones is canceled for Summer 2020.

Summer College

Join us online this summer to explore new subjects, delve into a current interest with intense focus, and broaden your powers of perception while earning college credit for undergraduate courses at the University of Chicago.

Summer Language Institute

Learn an entire year of a language online in a summer!