Satisfy prerequisites for an upcoming semester, take a language course before studying abroad or complete a three-credit course in just six weeks—all while making progress toward your graduation.
On Campus, Online & Abroad
Whether on campus, online or abroad, summer session is bursting with dozens of arts and sciences offerings designed to broaden the mind and enhance your skills. You can fulfill requirements from home or while enjoying summer in D.C., take in-demand courses that fill up quickly during the regular academic year and even get a leg up on prerequisites by enrolling in a math, writing or science class. You can even knock out multiple G-PAC requirements with a single course.
Summer courses are available to undergraduate, graduate and non-degree seeking students. Working professionals and students from other universities can also take advantage of GW Summer Programs.
Attend summer courses outside of Foggy Bottom, from the GW Arlington and Alexandria Graduate Education Centers to the Corcoran School's Flagg Building on 17th Street NW.
Summer Institutes offer an in-depth analysis of topics with a thematic focus. Each program incorporates unparalleled resources and key institutions unique to Washington, D.C.
Summer EAP courses are designed for students who are non-native English speakers who wish to strengthen their academic writing, research and communication skills.
Resources for Summer Students
BA ' 17, Psychology
"I have so much love for everyone in the Health Promotion in Underserved Populations Summer Institute, as they are some of the most kind and supportive individuals I have had the opportunity to meet here at GW."