Summer Program

Make Your Summer Count at Berea!

Summer Term 2021 Dates

Four-Week Term: May 26, 2021-June 25, 2021 

Nine-Week Summer Term: May 26, 2021-July 27, 2021

View planned schedule offering and course descriptions HERE.

For current course availability, view the Dynamic Schedule HERE.

Experience Summer at Berea College

  • Earn up to 3.00 credits during the summer term and take advantage of the opportunity to get a jump-start on a major, get ahead, or catch up on requirements.
  • Focus on intensive and innovative courses covering a variety of subjects during the Four-Week Term.
  • Enrich your perspective by enrolling in departmental introductory or survey courses, many of which meet General Education Perspectives during the Nine-Week Term.
  • Financial Aid for students taking classes will be similar to aid a student would receive during the regular Fall and Spring terms.
    • View estimated charges for summer-COMING SOON.
  • On Campus Housing-All courses will be taught in the distance learning format. Any student who has an extenuating circumstance may receive special permission to stay on campus during the summer. View the estimated cost of room and board-COMING SOON.

General Academic Information

  • Students may take up to 1.25 credit in the Four-Week May Session.
  • Students may take up to 3.00 credits in the Nine-Week Summer Session.
  • Students cannot combine enrollment across the two terms.
  • Students cannot participate in an internship and take a Nine-Week Summer course.

General Labor and Student Account Information

  • Students living on-campus and taking summer classes are strongly encouraged to enroll in payroll deduction for summer to help cover the cost of room and board.
  • Students can sign up for payroll deduction by contacting the Student Accounts Office at 859.985.3087.
  • Labor is required for any student who remains on campus for the summer.
  • Labor Rate for Summer will be $8.60 per hour (subject to change).
  • Labor Only students may work up to 40 hours per week.
  • Off-Campus labor positions may be available. Contact the Labor Program Office for more information.

Summer Terms Overview

Four-Week Term-All Summer 2021 courses will be taught remotely. 

  • Designed for students to take 1 full credit course

Labor Requirements: Four-Week May Term

  • On-Campus students enrolled in a Four-Week May Term Course are expected to work 20 hours per week during time of enrollment.

Nine-Week Summer Term-All Summer 2021 courses will be taught remotely.

  • Designed for students to take up to 3 credits
  • Full credit and 1/4 credit HHP courses available

Labor Requirements: Nine-Week Summer Term

  • On-Campus Students enrolled in 1.25 credits or less  are permitted to work up to 36 hours per week during time of enrollment.
  • On-Campus Students enrolled 2.25 credits or less are permitted to work up to 20 hours per week during time of enrollment.
  • On-Campus Students enrolled in 3.00 credits or less are permitted to work up to 10 hours per week during time of enrollment

Students who are administratively dropped from summer classes for failure to confirm will be charged a $50 drop fee.  In addition, all students must provide a current address and phone number prior to the first day of the summer labor contract.

Please remember that all student accounts must be paid in full by August 1st.