Use the Summer to its full advantage! Stanford undergraduate and graduate students can enroll in courses offered during the Summer Quarter to:
Enrolling for the Summer Quarter is easy – students should register for courses on Axess beginning Sunday, April 14, 2013. There is no special application required.
To learn more about Summer at Stanford, students should use the links on the left side of this page to navigate their way around the site. These links provide detailed information about Enrollment & Expenses, Housing & Dining, Summer Employment Opportunities, and more.
For recent Stanford graduates: Students who have received a degree can no longer automatically register for courses on Axess. Recent graduates who would like to continue their education during Summer Quarter should refer to our Undergraduate & Graduate Students from Other Universities program for application and registration information.
"My peers and friends made the strongest impression on me. They showed me what being in a supportive, open-minded community feels like, and this environment truly moved me."
- Former Stanford Summer Session student
|Sunday, April 14||Axess opens for course enrollment.|
|Monday, June 24||First day of classes.|
|Monday, June 24 – Saturday, August 17||Session for eight-week courses.|
|Friday, August 16 and/or Saturday, August 17||End-Quarter examinations for eight-week courses. See the Summer Quarter Exam Schedule.|
|Monday, June 24 – Friday, August 23||Session for nine-week courses (Organic Chemistry and Physics Sequences).|
|Last Day of Class||End-Quarter examinations for nine-week courses (on last day of class).|
Please refer to the 2013 Summer Session Calendar for more comprehensive dates and details.
Stanford Summer Session also offers Stanford Summer Intensive Studies, allowing students to engage in the study of a specific topic or explore an area outside their major during the Summer Quarter. Participation in a Summer Intensive will enhance a student’s portfolio prior to application to graduate school or entry to the job market.
Students who successfully complete a Stanford Summer Intensive will earn a Certificate of Completion from the Summer Session Office.
The Summer Session Office hires Stanford students for a variety of Summer positions. Students should refer to the Summer Employment Opportunities website for more details.