Cal Poly Summer

Your Summer. Your Schedule. Your Success.


Cal Poly Summer provides a variety of undergraduate and graduate classes in 4 sessions for matriculated Cal Poly students. Students can take courses from all six of Cal Poly's colleges as well as those offered by Extended Education.

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$250/UNIT

Undergraduate, Graduate & Credential
*$250/unit base tuition up to 4 units

600+ Classes

Summer term offers four sessions with a mix of virtual and in-person classes.

FINANCIAL AID

Financial aid resources are available for eligible students.

* If registering for 5 or more units, the base tuition cost per unit varies. See Administration and Finance Sumer 2022 Registration Fees.

Session Dates

First 5-week
Session

6/20/2022 - 7/22/2022

Final Exam: Last Class Meeting

Second 5-week
Session

7/25/2022 - 8/26/2022

Final Exam: Last Class Meeting

8-week
Session

6/20/2022 - 8/12/2022

Final Exam: 8/15/22 - 8/17/22

10-week
Session

6/20/2022 - 8/26/2022

Final Exam: 8/29/22 - 9/02/22

* Visit Office of the Registrar for additional information.

About Summer

Cal Poly Summer will provide a variety of undergraduate and graduate classes in 4 sessions for matriculated Cal Poly students. Students can take courses from all six of Cal Polyʼs colleges as well as those offered by Extended Education.

Every summer, incoming first-year students have an opportunity to accelerate their academic studies and begin their Cal Poly experience early through the Quarter Plus program.

Learn more about Quarter Plus

For community members, Cal Poly offers summer classes through its Open University. This unique program provides access to Cal Poly's quality Learn by Doing instruction without formally enrolling in the university.

Learn more about Open University
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Housing

On-Campus summer housing in available for continuing Cal Poly students and newly admitted transfer students considering taking summer classes.

Visit the housing website to learn more about summer housing options. Applications open May 11. 

Visit University Housing - Summer Housing Options

Why take Summer classes?

Degree Progress

Catch-up or get ahead on your degree by taking classes in Summer.

Multiple Sessions

Summer term offers four sessions.

Save Money

Course fees are typically reduced for Summer Term.

students outside Kennedy Library

Summer classes are fast paced, quick learning courses. Great opportunity to get ahead!

RIESE N.

2020 SUMMER STUDENT

Riese N.
students outside Kennedy Library

I enrolled in summer to get a difficult class out of the way.

SAM W.

2020 SUMMER STUDENT

Sam W.
students outside Kennedy Library

I loved being able to get ahead and work and my own pace with both synchronous and asynchronous class options.

JUSTIN V.

2020 SUMMER STUDENT

Justin V.