Summer Session at EIU

Catch Up, Keep Up,
or Get Ahead

Summer Classes in Chicago

Things To Do This Summer

Study Abroad

School of Continuing Education

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Contact Us

  • Summer Sessions Office
    600 Lincoln Avenue
    Charleston, Illinois 61920-3099

Summer 2015 Calendar

Eastern offers a streamlined summer calendar with two main sessions: Summer 4 and Summer 6. A limited number of courses and programs are offered in a third session, Summer 8. Choose from daytime, evening, weekend and online offerings to get the schedule that’s right for you.

Summer 4Summer 6Summer 8
May 18 - June 13 June 15 - July 25 June 15 - August 8

Visit the university's academic calendar to view the complete academic calendar for Summer 2015. A PDF version of the academic calendar is available here.

Summer 2015 Registration and Course Schedule

Registration for summer sessions began the week of March 23. Check the chart below to see when you may begin registering:

Your Current StandingSummer Registration Opens
Graduates and Post-Baccalaureates March 23
Seniors and Priority Students March 30
Juniors April 6
Sophomores April 13
Freshmen April 20

Summer Core Courses

Courses that will be regularly scheduled during summer sessions will be referred to as the "Summer Core." These courses will be offered in various summer timeframes. For example, some courses will be offered every summer, every other summer, or every third summer. Summer course schedules and offerings are updated annually. What course would you like to take in Summer 2015, visit the “Summer Core” to decide.

For a complete listing of all summer courses, click here.

Student Testimonials

If you're still weighing the merits of summer courses at EIU, perhaps you'll get some motivation out of these summer success stories or this information.

Summertime in Charleston

Worried about what you'll do with your down time during summer in Charleston? No worries . . . we've got plenty of ideas for you. Just click here.