Summer @ UMass Amherst

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For Current Students

Summer Session

Take the classroom with you this summer.

Make the most of your time by picking up valuable credits—to get ahead, fulfill a requirement, and stay on track for graduation. Enrollment opens March 18, 2024.

Summer session offers two 6-week sessions, from May to August:

  • Session 1: May 21 – July 3
  • Session 2: July 8 – August 16
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For High School Students

Summer Pre-College

Experience every amazing aspect of summer life at UMass Amherst and earn college credits, too.

Our pre-college courses are known for their immersive academic style taught by dedicated UMass faculty and graduate students. We aim to provide the same atmosphere of engagement and rigor through remote project and team-based-learning.

Open to rising sophomores, juniors and seniors. Admissions are rolling.

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For Incoming First Year Students

Jump In

For students planning to start at UMass Amherst in Fall 2024, we invite you to “Jump In” to your college career this summer.

The Jump In program is a fully online, 6-week program designed to give you a head start on your academics and provide you with the foundations for a successful transition to college.


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