Summer Session Calendar

Dates and Deadlines

Term I: May 28 – June 28

  • Registration period: From March 11 through May 31 you may register for Term I courses online using the BU BRAIN Self Service.
  • Add deadline for Term I: Friday, May 31, is the last day to add courses for Term I. Beginning June 1, an approved Late Add Petition must be completed and a $20 late add fee per course will be charged and posted to your account.
  • Drop deadline for Term I: Friday, May 31, is the last day students may drop a course for Term I without having a grade recorded on their Binghamton University transcript.
  • Withdrawal period for Term I: Between June 1 and June 11, students who successfully withdraw from a course will receive a grade of “W” on their transcript. Beginning June 12, an approved Late Course Withdraw Petition must be submitted and a $20 late withdrawal fee per course will be charged and posted to your account. June 11 is also the last day a student can change his/her grading option for a Term I course.

Term II: July 8 – August 9

  • Registration period: From March 11 through July 11 you may register for Term II courses via the BU BRAIN Self Service.
  • Add deadline for TERM II: Thursday, July 11, is the last day to add courses for Term II. Beginning July 12, an approved Late Add Petition must be completed and a $20 late add fee per course will be charged and posted to your account.
  • Drop deadline for TERM II: Thursday, July 11, is the last day students may drop a course for Term II without having a grade recorded on their Binghamton University transcript.
  • Withdrawal period for TERM II: Between July 12 and July 22, students who successfully withdraw from a course will receive a grade of “W” on their transcript. Beginning July 23, an approved Late Course Withdraw Petition must be submitted and a $20 late withdrawal fee per course will be charged and posted to your account. July 23 is also the last day a student can change his/her grading option for a Term II course.

Term III: variable

  • Term III courses are courses that don’t fall within the parameters of Term I or Term II.
  • The following are considered Term III courses:
    • Courses that begin prior to May 28
    • Courses that start in Term I and end in Term II
    • Courses that start in Term II and end after August 9
    • Thesis and independent study courses are classified as Term III courses
  • Add/drop deadlines and withdrawal periods for Term III courses are adjusted based on the actual length of the course.

Summer Session Calendar

  Term I Term II Term III
Dates of class meetings May 28 – June 28 July 8 – August 9 Variable
Regular registration period March 11 – May 31 March 11 – July 11 Contact Student Records
Residence halls open TBA TBA  
First day of classes May 28 July 8  
Academic add/drop deadline for courses May 31 July 11 Contact Student Records
Academic withdrawal deadline for courses June 11 July 22  
Last day to change grade option June 11 July 22  
Last day to drop courses with 100% refund of tuition and fees for 5-week courses; all others contact Student Accounts June 3 July 14 Contact Student Accounts
Last day to drop courses with 25% refund of tuition June 10 July 21 Contact Student Accounts
Residence halls close TBA TBA  

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NOTE: While the procedural information provided on the pages listed below is appropriate for Summer Session, the dates/deadlines/timeframes listed on these pages don't apply to Summer Session. For Summer Session dates and deadlines, review the calendar and dates listed above.

* Only applies to Summer Session courses with a duration of Term I (May 28, 2019 through June. 28, 2019) and Term II (July 8, 2019 through August 9, 2019). Please contact Student Accounts for more information on tuition and fee liability deadlines for courses offered with a shorter duration.