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
- 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
|Maymester||Classes Begin Wednesday, May 7|
|Summer I||Classes Begin Monday, June 2|
|Summer II||Classes Begin Monday, July 7|
|Summer III||Internships that span the summer begin June 2|
|Summer IV, Term 8S4/8G5||Summer IV, Term 8S4/8G5|
|Summer V, 8S5/8G6||Summer 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
- Genetics & Society
- Graphic Design Studies
- Theories of Crime
- Children's Literature
Selected Traditional Classroom Courses
- Film Comedy
- History of China
- Sensation and Perception
- Intro to Theatre Art
- Professional Writing
- History of South Carolina
- Sociology of Religion