Undergraduate Summer Session at Brown

Summer Session is suspended for summer 2021

Covid-19 Update: In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, for the 2020-21 academic year the University is offering three semesters of instruction that includes a 14-week summer term. This summer term will be held in place of the usual 7-week Summer Session, which has been suspended until 2022. Brown undergraduates with questions regarding the 2021 summer term registration should contact the Registrar or Dean of the College’s office. Information on summer course offerings can be found at cab.brown.edu.

Summer Study for Visiting Undergraduates

Undergraduates and graduate students who are matriculated at other accredited colleges or universities are welcome to apply for admission to the 2021 Summer Term only for online course engagement. Students must be in good standing at their institutions and, for courses with pre-requisites, have the necessary preparation. Learn More »

Summer Study for High School Students - Pre-Baccalaureate Program

The Pre-Baccalaureate Program has been suspended for Summer 2021.

Credit-Bearing Online/Blended Learning Course Standards

Online Course Standards and Consumer Protection Brown University is a Rhode Island institutional member of the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA), an agreement among member US states, Washington D.C., and territories that establishes comparable national standards for interstate offerings of postsecondary distance education courses and programs, including those offered online. SARA is intended to make it easier for students to take online courses offered by postsecondary institutions based in a state other than their home state. Brown University wants all of its students who enroll in online courses to have productive, challenging, and useful learning experiences. Should a student enrolled in an online course allege consumer fraud, state licensing of postsecondary institutions, and/or quality of education or accreditation requirements relating to a Brown University online courses, they can learn more on this page.