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Alternative Sessions

Earn credits to graduate faster or meet your scholarship requirements during summer semester, winter session or supplemental course offerings.

Get Your Degree in Less Time

Taking courses online or during winter and summer sessions can help you graduate earlier.

Search Alternative Course Options

Find courses you need for your degree program offered in alternative sessions or formats, including:

  • Summer Semester
  • Winter Session
  • supplemental course offerings
  • online courses

Common Reasons to Enroll In Alternative Sessions
Alternative session and online courses offer flexibility so you can pursue other goals without postponing your graduation. They are a great option if you would like to:

  • commit to a semester-long internship
  • study abroad 
  • stay on track after changing your major
  • catch up after withdrawing from or repeating courses
  • graduate early to reduce your degree cost or enter the workforce early
  • start graduate school sooner.


Sessions and Available Courses


Preparing for Success

Read our guide for 15 tips that will help you get the most out of your accelerated session, including information about:

  • organizing priorities
  • time management
  • technology requirements
  • engaging with your course.

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