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Course registration for Summer 2021 will begin on April 12th.

Please note: NYU will continue to offer courses in a mixed-mode format, with most courses conducted exclusively online. In-person course offerings are limited. All course formats are detailed in the Albert course listing.

Maximize Your Summer

This summer at NYU, you can choose from an array of 3-, 6-, or 12-week courses designed to help you enhance your transcript, nurture your interests, and prepare for an increasingly competitive marketplace. Along the way, you’ll work with some of our most innovative, talented, and engaging faculty members. By the end of the summer, you’ll have the sense of accomplishment that comes from beginning to master a new language, embarking on a new minor, or making tangible strides toward your chosen career.

Course Options

You have hundreds of courses to choose from. However, to make it easier for you to find classes and co-curricular opportunities that align with your goals, we’ve gathered some highlights into four convenient categories. To maximize your experience, you can pair academic coursework with professional development modules or internships. Explore the possibilities below and start planning your summer. For a view of all Summer 2021 courses, visit the NYUAlbert portal.

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Fresh Perspectives

Explore innovative summer courses open to all students.

Designed to complement just about any major, these courses will challenge you to broaden your thinking while empowering you to explore topics and ideas you may never have otherwise considered.

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Global Network

Tap into online academic offerings taught from around the world at NYU's Global Sites.

Accelerate your progress toward your major or minor from any time zone.

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Professional Development

Become Violet Ready this summer.

Developed to help you prepare for life beyond academia, these free classes will help you develop the practical skills you need to find and land your dream job in our increasingly competitive modern work environment.

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Making Summer Work for You

Earn money, gain practical job experience, and make progress toward your degree through one of these unique internship or work-study opportunities.

Events and Activities

Supplement your courses and engage with the dynamic NYU community this summer. NYU will offer hundreds of virtual and in-person events that will empower you to connect with students, explore NYC, and delve into fascinating topics.

Summer Session Dates

Registration for all summer sessions begins on Monday, April 12

Use the Session filter in the Summer 2021 course search to view the classes offered during each session.

Session Dates
12-Week Session Monday, May 24 to Sunday, August 15
6-Week Sessions (2) Monday, May 24 to Monday, July 5

Monday, July 5 to Sunday, August 15
3-Week Sessions (4) Monday, May 24 to Sunday, June 13

Monday, June 14 to Monday, July 5

Monday, July 5 to Sunday, July 25

Monday, July 26 to Sunday, August 15

Summer 2021 Registration

Visit the NYUAlbert portal to find and register for Summer 2021 courses. Use the “session” filter on the right hand side to help determine your options.

Tuition

Specific information about tuition and fees can be found on the Office of the Bursar page. Students with remaining flexible semester credits from the 2020-21 academic year will have the option to apply those credits to summer courses for no additional tuition. 

Summer 2021 Housing

NYU offers safe, convenient, and affordable housing options for summer students.

You can enroll in NYU Housing for the full 12-week summer session (May 24–August 15), or either Summer Session I (May 24–July 5) or Summer Session II (July 5–August 15). 

NYU students do not have to be enrolled in courses in order to apply for summer housing. Housing is available to students on a first-come, first-served basis. Visit NYU’s Summer Housing website to view residence hall options, rates, and deadlines, and to apply for housing.

Connect With An Academic Advisor

Undergraduate Students: Log in to NYU Connect to view your personalized Success Network. Click the ellipses next to your academic advisor’s name to find their full profile and contact information. 

Graduate Students: You can find your academic advisor’s contact info in your Albert portal in the "Academics" section.

Admitted Visiting Students can make an appointment with a program advisor.

Additional Summer Course Opportunities

NYU also offers summer programs for both visiting (non-NYU) students, as well as programs for both high school and middle school students