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Summer School 2014 at USC Upstate

Make the most of your summer. You can attend one or two of the condensed and convenient terms with classes in the mornings, afternoons, evenings and online!

Get ahead in your major, get the courses you need, or just take something new. It’s all up to you.

This summer, think Upstate!

Registration information for continuing students 

Registration information for new, transfer, visiting or non-degree students

View the Summer Schedule

Discounted tuition rates for undergraduate students 

  • Academic Advisement for continuing students: March 17 - 28
  • Priority Registration for continuing students: March 31 - April 11
  • Open Registration for all students: April 16  

First Day of Classes for Summer School 2014

MaymesterClasses Begin Wednesday, May 7
Summer IClasses Begin Monday, June 2
Summer IIClasses Begin Monday, July 7
Summer IIIInternships that span the summer begin June 2
Special Sessions:

Summer IV, Term 8S4/8G5Summer IV, Term 8S4/8G5
Summer V, 8S5/8G6Summer IV, Term 8S4/8G5

Why go to summer school?

  • Lighten your fall and spring course loads.
  • Improve a grade.
  • Focus on one or two classes instead of four or five.
  • Get prerequisites out of the way.
  • If you’re still in high school, you can get a jump-start on college classes.
  • Enjoy more personal attention with smaller class sizes.
  • “Free up” time during the year to study abroad or do an internship.
  • Take advantage of reduced tuition rates for undergraduates!
  • Get ahead in your major and earn credits toward early graduation.
  • Meet the credit hour or GPA requirements to keep your scholarship.
  • Get the same number of credit hours in a shorter amount of time.
  • Try an internet course and study from anywhere.

USC Upstate Summer Study Abroad Programs
Throughout the year, we coordinate numerous Study Abroad trips to expose university students to world culture. See the link above for more information.

Sample of Online Courses

  • History of Rock Music
  • Human Biology & Society
  • Crime in America
  • Foundations of Education
  • Human-Machine Interaction
  • Intro to Theatre Art
  • Pathophysiology
  • Topics in Language & Literature: Jane Austen
  • Crime in America

Selected Traditional Classroom Courses

  • History of China
  • Psychology of Deception
  • Writing for Broadcasting
  • Sociology of Religion
  • Biomechanics
  • Urban Planning & Policy
  • Descriptive Astronomy
  • Legal Environment of Business
  • Pharmacology
PLEASE NOTE:  If you register for a class and decide not to take it, be sure to drop the class in SSC or you will be charged for it.

Admissions Information

Apply online

Registration Resources
View the Summer Schedule
Academic Catalog
Academic Calendar - Summer
Summer Exam Schedule
Academic Advisement Contacts
Academic Advisement Form
Campus Map/Building Codes

Instructional Resources
Blackboard Instructions

Financial Resources
Tuition and Fees 
Critical Payment Dates
Payment Plan Information
Refund Schedule

Phone: 864-503-5246
Fax: 864-503-5727

Financial Aid
Phone 864-503-5340
Fax 864-503-5974

Phone: 864-503-5220
Fax: 864-503-5074

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