Summer Program

Make Your Summer Count at Berea

Summer Term 2019 Dates

Four-Week May Term: Monday, May 13-Friday, June 7 (View planned schedule of offerings-COMING SOON)

Seven-Week Summer Term:Monday, June 10-Friday, July 26
(View planned schedule of offerings-HERE)

 

Experience Summer at Berea College

  • Earn up to 3.25 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 May Term.
  • Enrich your perspective by enrolling in departmental introductory or survey courses, many of which meet General Education Perspectives during the Seven-Week Summer Term.
  • Financial Aid for students taking classes will be similar to aid a student would receive during the regular Fall and Spring terms.
  • On Campus Housing (optional)
    • Housing rate is estimated to be $60 per week (partial-week charges not available) with a required estimated $90 per week meal plan.

General Labor and Student Account Information

  • Labor Rate for Summer will be $8.40 per hour.
  • Labor Only students may work up to 40 hours per week.
  • All students will have a 40% payroll deduction applied to their account. Once the student account balance is clear, the payroll deduction will be removed.

Summer Terms Overview

Four-Week May Term

  • Designed for students to take 1 full credit course
  • Registration will begin 7:00 AM on Monday, February 4.
    • Registration PIN will not be required for summer registration
    • There can be no holds on a student’s account in order to register
    • Summer labor position will not be required at time of registration but must be secured by March 30

Labor Requirements: Four-Week May Term

  • Enrolled students must work a minimum of 10 hour per week and may work up to 20 hours per week during time of enrollment.

Seven-Week Summer Term

  • Designed for students to take up to 2.25 credits
  • Full credit and 1/4 credit HHP courses available
  • Registration takes place concurrently with Spring Registration (Nov. 5-Nov. 14)
    • Summer labor position will not be required at time of registration but must be secured by March 29

Labor Requirements: Six-Week Summer Term

  • Students enrolled in more than 1.25 credits must work a minimum of 10 hours per week and may work up to 15 hours a week during time of enrollment.
  • Students enrolled 1.25 credits or less must work a minimum of 10 hours per week and may work up to 32 hours per week during time of enrollment (up to 40 hours per week with permission).

For each Summer Term (May-term or Seven-week session) students must:

  1. Be in attendance beginning with the first day of class (or have received approval from the instructor to be absent) and
  2. Have an account balance
    1. that is paid in full before the first day of class for off-campus classes or
    2. that will be resolved with a 40% summer paycheck deduction and expected labor hours for on-campus classes.

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.