Learn More in Spring & Summer Studies

Do more than sit in a classroom, see more of your campus and the world, and learn more about what the University of Alberta has to offer with Spring and Summer studies.

Immerse yourself in other cultures and gain a global perspective with course options in over a dozen countries, including Italy, France, Greece, Russia, Japan and India. Or get an education right here in your own backyard: from outdoor adventures to classroom workshops, the University of Alberta offers hands-on learning opportunities in virtually every corner of the province.

In addition to the unique course offerings throughout spring and summer, there are hundreds of popular day and evening courses available through each faculty from May through August—all of which can help you complete your degree sooner.

Who Takes Spring and Summer Courses?

Spring and Summer studies are open to continuing students and lifelong learners who wish to enhance their professional skills or take a course for personal enrichment. If you are not in a degree or diploma program, you may choose to register through Open Studies.

Register Early!

Spring and Summer courses can be cancelled due to insufficient enrolments. Course enrolments will be reviewed and decisions made to continue or cancel them on these dates:

Spring Term: April 13, 2018
Summer Term: June 22, 2018

Next Steps

Ready to register for spring or summer studies? Here’s what to do next:

Note: University regulations as printed in the University of Alberta Calendar prevail. As a UAlberta student, you need to be aware of the regulations and deadlines outlined in the University Calendar.

Find a Course

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Important Dates

Registration opens:

February 14, 2018

Open Studies application deadline:

Spring Term: April 30, 2018
Summer Term: June 30, 2018

Classes begin:

Spring Term: May 7, 2018
Summer Term: July 9, 2018

View all dates and deadlines for Spring Term and Summer Term.