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Dropping, Adding, and Swapping Courses

Because the summer is on an accelerated schedule, swapping courses is not recommended once classes have begun. However, under extenuating circumstances, students are allowed to add/drop (a.k.a. swap) a course during the first week of instruction.

Withdraw from Summer School

If a student decides to withdraw from the Summer School classes, you may drop your courses online through SAGE Self-Service until the regular registration deadlines of May 24, 2019 for Session 1 and Session O (Online) and June 28, 2019 for Session 2.

After those dates, students must submit withdrawals in writing to the Summer School office via email to refunds will be determined according to the refund schedule found on the Academic Calendar.

If notification is by postal mail, the postmark is accepted as the effective date for refund purposes described in our Tuition Adjustment Policy.

Phone calls are not accepted as official notification of intent to withdraw. Refunds for withdrawing from a Summer School course will be handled in accordance with Student Financial Services.


Not attending class or failure to pay an outstanding balance do not constitute a withdrawal, nor is it sufficient to notify the course’s instructor of intent to withdraw.

Unless a student applies for official withdrawal by the published deadline, he or she will not receive an adjustment of tuition and fees or a refund and receives a failing grade for a course whether classes were attended or not.

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Preview our 2019 classes

Take a sneak peek at the a preliminary list of courses that the Brandeis Summer School plans to offer in Summer 2019. These courses are not guaranteed but the list is based on the best information we have at the moment. More courses will be added to our offerings in the coming weeks!

Online Summer Classes

If your summer plans take you away from Waltham, you can still earn Brandeis credits and continue your degree progress by taking an online summer course. Presented over 10-weeks in the summer, online courses give you the flexibility to balance your summer work, travel, family commitments and social life.