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2017 Summer Courses and Upcoming Deadlines

The 2017 course list is now updated. When considering courses, please remember that the Courses page on the Summer Session website is the best resource for identifying courses available for visiting students.

Although course enrollment opens on April 9, 2017, only confirmed students with a Stanford ID number are allowed to register for courses.

Make sure to read further for more information about upcoming application deadlines.

Intensify Your Summer

Understand the world through interdisciplinary lenses by participating in the Stanford Summer Intensive Studies program and earning a Certificate of Completion in one of the following subject areas:


  • Human Rights
  • International Management
  • Environmental & Water Studies
  • Service Learning
  • Technology & Innovation


  • Organic Chemistry
  • General Chemistry
  • Computer Science

Learn more about each Intensive, such as lists of courses and requirements, at

Round 2 of the Application Ends This Tuesday, February 28

As long as you complete* your application before the Round 2 completion date of February 28, 2017, you can save $50 on the application fee.

Round 2 admission decisions will be released on Friday, March 10, 2017. Admitted students will then have until Friday, March 31, 2017, to complete the acceptance process. Once admitted students complete this process, they will be considered confirmed into the program and will be able to register for courses.

How will you transform this summer? Find out by completing your application today!

*Applications will only be considered complete when your application is submitted, required materials are uploaded, and the application fee is paid.

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