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Winter and Summer Classes at VSU Give Students Flexibility

Virginia State University offers Summer School and a Winter Session, in addition to the fall and spring semesters. These two shorter sessions provide students flexibility in the completion of their coursework. Students may earn up to three credit hours during the three-week-long Winter Session, and up to seven credit hours during Summer School.

The Winter Session will be held this year from December 7 - December 24.

The Summer Sessions will run from May 18 - July 22, and students can choose between three different sessions:

  • Session I – May 18 – June 19
  • Session II – June 22 – July 22
  • Session III – May 18 – July 22

You will find more details about both the Winter Session and Summer School sessions below:

Winter Session

VSU’s Winter Session will be held this year from December 7 - December 24. This three-week session is offered between the fall and spring semesters, and students may earn a maximum of three credit hours during the session.

Pre-registration begins on October 19, and registration begins on December 3. Late registration takes place on December 8 in Gandy Hall. Classes start on December 8, which is also the last day to drop or add a class.

Classes end and final exams are given on the last day of the session, December 24.

The classes offered for the session will be announced soon. Check back for more details.

Summer School

VSU’s Summer School will be begin on May 18, and will include three sessions. Session I runs from May 18-June 19; Session II from June 22-July 22; and Session III from May 18-July 22. Final exams are set for the last day of each session.

Summer School includes day and evening classes, offering credit and non-credit courses, workshops, seminars and more.

Students are allowed to take a maximum of 14 credit hours during Summer School.

Tuition Costs for Summer and Winter Classes

Tuition costs per credit hour for Summer School and the Winter Session are:

Undergraduate in-state: $358

Undergraduate out-of-state: $780

Graduate in-state: $494

Graduate out-of-state: $933

Doctoral in-state: $2,406

Doctoral out-of-state: $4,452

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