Frequently Asked Questions




Are there prerequisites or requirements?   

For most undergraduate courses, no specific requirements apply. Summer courses are open enrollment and anyone can register. However, undergraduate students wanting to apply credits to their academic programs at MCLA or other schools, especially for upper-level credit courses, should check with their adviser. 

Where can I find the courses that are being offered?

Visit the main Summer 2018 page for links to the course catalog and our online registration system.

What are the dates for Summer College?

Courses are offered on many different dates and times, both face-to-face and online. Most courses are held during one of three 6-week sessions:

Session A, May 21 - June 28

Session B, June 18 - July 26

Session C, July 2 - Aug 9

How can I enroll for classes? 

Register Now! 

What are your summer tuition and fees?

Tuition and Fees

Tuition: $302.00 per credit
Student Fee: $50.00 per credit

Tuition: $172.00 per credit
Student Fee: $180.33 per credit

Tuition: $223.50 per credit
Student Fee: $231.83 per credit

When is the deadline to enroll?

Summer courses are open for enrollment until the first day of class. However, the online registration and payment system closes three days before the class begins.  After that date, only paper registration forms that are received with payment will be processed.

When is the due date for tuition and fees? 

Students currently enrolled in Spring 2018 courses will be billed starting May 1, 2018, with payment due on May 15, 2018.

All Other Students: Payment is due at time of registration. Once you have finished selecting classes please proceed to the payment process by pressing the 'Pay for Courses' button at the bottom of the page. If payment is not received you will be automatically dropped from your summer classes.

What is your refund policy?

100% refund if you drop a class prior to the second class meeting or within 48 hours into an online class.

What is your withdrawal policy?

Students may academically withdraw up to midpoint of a class to receive a grade of W.

How do I add or withdraw from a course? 

Students should contact the Registrar's Office for details about a specific course in question: 413.622.5216.

Is there financial aid available? 

Yes, students should contact Financial Aid directly for more information: 413.662.5219.

Is summer housing available?

Summer housing is available for MCLA students. For more information visit the Quick Links section of our Residential Programs and Services page.

Is parking available on campus? 



Who can I contact at MCLA if I have more questions? 

Summer courses are offered by the Division of Graduate and Continuing Education: 413.662.5575.