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Summer Sessions


Take Classes. Earn Credits. On Campus or Online.

Summer Sessions


Summer session is the perfect time to catch up or get ahead on credits, improve your GPA and learn unique skills. You will also benefit from small classes and face time with professors—and being able to focus on fewer courses than you would during a normal semester.

Enjoy the sunshine and earn credits.

Three Convenient Summer Sessions


Session A: May 29, 2018 - June 8, 2018

This two-week intensive session permits you to complete up to three credit hours by the beginning of June. This is a great session to attend if you want to take a course during summer session, but have to return to your hometown or work full-time throughout the summer. View Summer Course Schedule.

Session B: June 11, 2018 - July 13, 2018

This session allows you to finish one or more courses before mid-summer. The majority of SUNY Plattsburgh's course offerings take place in Session B. View Summer Course Schedule.

Session C: July 16, 2018 - Aug. 17, 2018

This session accommodates students who prefer mid-summer study. View Summer Course Schedule.

Important Dates and Deadlines

Session A: May 29 - June 18
Event Date and Time
Matriculated Student Registration Begins April 2, 2018 at 10 a.m.
Non-matriculated Student Registration Begins (Visiting students) April 9, 2018 at 10 a.m.
Classes Begin May 29, 2018
No Classes Held Memorial Day (May 28)
Residence Halls Open May 29, 2018
Online Add/Drop Ends May 30, 2018
Last Day to Drop a Course for 100% Refund See Tuition Refund Schedule
Course Withdrawal Deadline June 1, 2018
Final Exams/End of Session June 8, 2018
Residence Halls Close Aug. 17, 2018
Session B: June 11 - July 13
Event Date and Time
Matriculated Student Registration Begins April 2, 2018 at 10 a.m.
Non-matriculated Student Registration Begins (Visiting students) April 9, 2018 at 10 a.m.
Classes Begin June 11, 2018
No Classes Held Independence Day (July 4)
Residence Halls Open May 29, 2018
Online Add/Drop Ends June 17, 2018
Last Day to Drop a Course for 100% Refund See Tuition Refund Schedule
Course Withdrawal Deadline June 27, 2018
Final Exams/End of Session July 13, 2018
Residence Halls Close Aug. 17, 2018
Session C: July 16 - Aug. 17
Event Date and Time
Matriculated Student Registration Begins April 2, 2018 at 10 a.m.
Non-matriculated Student Registration Begins (Visiting students) April 9, 2018 at 10 a.m.
Classes Begin July 16, 2018
Residence Halls Open May 29, 2018
Online Add/Drop Ends July 22, 2018
Last Day to Drop a Course for 100% Refund See Tuition Refund Schedule
Course Withdrawal Deadline July 23, 2018
Final Exams/End of Session Aug. 17, 2018
Residence Halls Close Aug. 17, 2018

Frequently Asked Questions About Summer Session

  • How Many Credits Can I Take During Summer Session?

    Answer: The maximum number of credit hours allowed during summer session is 15 credits for undergraduate and graduate students.

    Students may be granted permission to exceed the maximum number of credits allowed per session by completing the Permission for Credit Overload form. This form requires written approval from the student's academic advisor and department chairperson; non-matriculated students must receive permission from the director of admissions.

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