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Get ahead this summer with WSSU

2 students work on art projects at a desk.
Students discover their creative sides during a Summer Sessions art courses offered by the Department Art + Visual Studies. (2019 file photo)

Summer classes at Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) are just a few weeks away. This is a great way to improve your GPA, move toward graduating early, or complete prerequisites more quickly. 

With classes starting May 15, now is the time to prepare. Here’s what you need to know to get ahead this summer.

At WSSU this summer, you can complete courses in a little as five weeks. Also, because WSSU offers two sessions, you don’t have to spend your entire summer in class if you don’t want to.

WSSU offers two summer sessions:

  • May 15: Summer Session I classes begin
  • June 24: Summer Session II classes begin

Current/Returning Students

Summer is a great time to:

  • Improve your GPA
  • Graduate faster
  • Complete prerequisites

Academic advisement is available through your advisor. Contact University College and Lifelong Learning (UCaLL) if you are unsure of who your academic success counselor is. Continuing student early registration continues through April 18. To avoid being purged for non-payment, it is strongly advised that you pay for classes upon registering.

Students who are interested in receiving financial aid must submit the Summer School Financial Aid Application Form. The application opens on March 29. Students must register and finalize their class schedules prior to submitting the application. The financial aid application deadline is April 18. 

Visiting Students

Students who are at other universities are typically able to classes this summer at WSSU. To get started, complete the WSSU application for admission. Be sure to check the “Summer School Only” box on the application. 

Complete your application as early as possible, especially if you wish to enroll during the early registration period from April 10-17. Registration for both sessions closes on April 29.

High School Students

During summer sessions, WSSU accepts high school juniors and seniors who are above average in academic achievement and have the formal endorsement of and permission from their high school principals. Students also must complete the WSSU application for admission. Be sure to check the “Summer School Only” box.

For more information on WSSU summer sessions, visit www.wssu.edu/summer or download the Summer Sessions Guidebook 2019

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