Choose Your Session:

Four-Week Session

Summer 2022 Four-Week Session dates: May 16 - June 9; UI holiday is Monday, May 30; final exam day is Friday, June 10. There are  3 Mondays, 4 Tuesdays, 4 Wednesdays, and 4 Thursdays in the 4-week session for a total of 15 days.

University Classrooms

Courses not requiring a university classroom should consider following this schedule for student convenience in planning summer classes.

  • Courses must be scheduled every day on Monday through Thursday. 
  • Courses must be offered in the morning beginning at 8:30 a.m. and ending by 12:30 p.m. with courses starting on the half hour; a course cannot meet for more than three hours at one time. 
  • Courses must meet for the entire length of the session or be an off-cycle course meeting within the 4-week session; approval is required by the Office of the Registrar in workflow for off-cycle courses and they should be intended for special populations. 
  • Web, hybrid, online courses, internships, and 0 s.h. courses cannot be offered in the 4-week session. 

1 s.h. = 750 contact minutes (must meet MTWR)

  Number of Days Number of Minutes per Day
MTWTh 15    50 min

2 s.h. = 1500 contact minutes (must meet MTWR)

  Number of Days Number of Minutes per Day
MTWTh 15    100 min (1 hr 40 min)

3 s.h. = 2250 contact minutes (must meet MTWR)

  Number of Days Number of Minutes per Day
MTWTh 15    150 min (2 hrs 30 min)

4 s.h. = 3000 contact minutes (must meet MTWR)

  Number of Days Number of Minutes per Day
MTWTh 15    200 min (3 hrs 20 min)

Eight-Week Session

Summer 2022 Eight-Week Session dates: June 13 - August 4; UI holiday is Monday, July 4; final exam day is Friday, August 5. There are 7 Mondays, 8 Tuesdays, 8 Wednesdays, and 8 Thursdays in the 8-week session for a total of 31 days.

University Classrooms

Courses not requiring a university classroom should consider following this schedule for student convenience in planning summer classes.

  • Courses are preferred to be offered in the morning beginning at 8:30 a.m. and ending by 12:30 p.m. with courses starting on the half hour; a course cannot meet for more than three hours at one time.
  • Courses that require a university classroom must be scheduled
    • Two days a week on MW or TTh;
    • Three days a week on MTW or TWTh; or
    • Four days a week on MTWTh.
  • All independent study courses must be offered in the 8- or 12-week session, regardless of meeting location.
  • Courses must meet for the entire length of the session; off-cycle courses cannot be offered in the 8-week session.

1 s.h. = 750 contact minutes

  Number of Days Number of Minutes per Day
MW                 15   50 min
TTh 16   50 min

2 s.h. = 1500 contact minutes

  Number of Days Number of Minutes per Day
MW                  15    100 min (1 hr 40 min)
TTh 16    95 min (1 hr 35 min)
MTW  23    70 min (1 hr 10 min)
TWTh 24    65 min (1 hr 5 min)
MTWTh 31    50 min 

3 s.h. = 2250 contact minutes

  Number of Days Number of Minutes per Day
MW      15    150 min (2 hrs 30 min)
TTh 16    145 min (2 hrs 25 min)
MTW                23    100 min (1 hr 40 min)
TWTh 24    95 min (1 hr 35 min)
MTWTh 31    75 min (1 hr 15 min)

4 s.h. = 3000 contact minutes

  Number of Days Number of Minutes per Day
MTW                23    135 min (2 hrs 15 min)
TWTh 24    125 min (2 hrs 5 min)
MTWTh 31    100 min (1 hr 40 min)

5 s.h. = 3750 contact minutes

  Number of Days Number of Minutes per Day
MTWTh            31    125 min (2 hrs 5 min)

Six-Week Sessions

Six-Week Session I

Summer 2022 Six-Week Session I dates: May 16 - June 23; UI holiday is Monday, May 30; final exam day is Friday, June 24. There are 5 Mondays; 6 Tuesdays; 6 Wednesdays; and 6 Thursdays in this 6-week session for a total of 23 days.

University Classrooms

Courses not requiring a university classroom should consider following this schedule for student convenience in planning summer classes.

  • Courses are preferred to be offered in the afternoon beginning at 12:30 p.m. and must end by 6 p.m. with courses starting on the half hour; a course cannot meet for more than three hours at one time. 
  • Courses that require a university classroom must be scheduled 
    • Two days a week on MW or TTh; 
    • Three days a week on MTW or TWTh; or
    • Four days a week on MTWTh. 
  • Courses must meet for the entire length of the session or be an off-cycle course meeting within the 6-week session; approval is required by the Office of the Registrar in workflow for off-cycle courses and they should be intended for special populations.

1 s.h. = 750 contact minutes

  Number of Days Number of Minutes per Day
MW       11    70 min (1 hr 10 min)
TTh   12    65 min (1 hr 5 min)

2 s.h. = 1500 contact minutes

  Number of Days Number of Minutes per Day
MW       11    140 min (2 hrs 20 min)
TTh 12    125 min (2 hrs 5 min)

3 s.h. = 2250 contact minutes

  Number of Days Number of Minutes per Day
MTW     17    135 min (2 hrs 15 min)
TWTh 18    125 min (2 hrs 5 min)
MTWTh 23    100 min (1 hr 40 min)

4 s.h. = 3000 contact minutes

  Number of Days Number of Minutes per Day
MTW 17    180 min (3 hrs)
TWTh 18    170 min (2 hrs 50 min)
MTWTh 23    135 min (2 hrs 15 min)

5 s.h. = 3750 contact minutes

  Number of Days Number of Minutes per Day
MTWTh 23    165 min (2 hrs 45 min)

Six-Week Session II

Summer 2022 Six-Week Session II dates: June 27 - August 4; UI holiday is Monday, July 4; final exam day is Friday, August 5. There are 5 Mondays, 6 Tuesdays, 6 Wednesdays, and 6 Thursdays in this 6-week session for a total of 23 days.

University Classrooms

Courses not requiring a university classroom should consider following this schedule for student convenience in planning summer classes.

  • Courses are preferred to be offered in the afternoon beginning at 12:30 p.m. and must end by 6 p.m. with courses starting on the half hour; a course cannot meet for more than three hours at one time.
  • Courses that require a university classroom must be scheduled
    • Two days a week on MW or TTh;
    • Three days a week on MTW or TWTh; or
    • Four days a week on MTWTh.
  • Courses must meet for the entire length of the session or be an off-cycle course meeting within the 6-week session; approval is required by the Office of the Registrar in workflow for off-cycle courses and they should be aimed at special populations.

1 s.h. = 750 contact minutes

  Number of Days Number of Minutes per Day
MW                11    70 min (1 hr 10 min)
TTh 12    65 min (1 hr 5 min)

2 s.h. = 1500 contact minutes

  Number of Days Number of Minutes per Day
MW                11   140 min (2 hrs 20 min)
TTh 12   125 min (2 hrs 5 min)

3 s.h. = 2250 contact minutes

  Number of Days Number of Minutes per Day
MTW              17    135 min (2 hrs 15 min)
TWTh 18    125 min (2 hrs 5 min)
MTWTh 23    100 min (1 hr 40 min)

4 s.h. = 3000 contact minutes

  Number of Days Number of Minutes per Day
MTW              17    180 min (3 hrs)
TWTh 18    170 min (2 hrs 50 min) 
MTWTh 23    135 min (2 hrs 15 min)

5 s.h. = 3750 contact minutes

  Number of Days Number of Minutes per Day
MTWTh            23    165 min (2 hrs 45 min)

Twelve-Week Session

Summer 2022 Twelve-Week Session dates: May 16 - August 4; UI holidays are Monday, May 30 and Monday, July 4; final exam day is Friday, August 5. There are 10 Mondays, 12 Tuesdays, 12 Wednesdays, and 12 Thursdays in the 12-week session for a total number of 46 days.

University Classrooms

Courses not requiring a university classroom should consider following this schedule for student convenience in planning summer classes.

  • Courses are preferred to be offered in the afternoon beginning at 12:30 p.m. and must end by 6 p.m. with courses starting on the half hour; a course cannot meet for more than three hours at one time.
  • Courses that require a university classroom must be scheduled
    • Two days a week on MW or TTh;
    • Three days a week on MTW or TWTh; or
    • Four days a week on MTWTh.
  • All independent study courses must be offered in the 8- or 12-week session, regardless of meeting location.
  • Courses must meet for the entire length of the session; off-cycle courses cannot be offered in the 12-week session.

2 s.h. = 1500 contact minutes

  Number of Days Number of Minutes per Day
MW       22    70 min (1 hr 10 min)
TTh 24    65 min (1 hr 5 min)

3 s.h. = 2250 contact minutes

  Number of Days Number of Minutes per Day
MW 22    105 min (1 hr 45 min)
TTh 24    95 min (1 hr 35 min) 
MTW 34    70 min (1 hr 10 min)
TWTh 36    65 min (1 hr 5 min)
MTWTh 46    50 min 

4 s.h. = 3000 contact minutes

  Number of Days Number of Minutes per Day
MW 22    140 min (2 hrs 20 min)
TTh 24    125 min (2 hrs 5 min)
MTW 34    90 min (1 hr 30 min)
TWTh 36    85 min (1 hr 25 min)
MTWTh  46    70 min (1 hr 10 min)

5 s.h. = 3750 contact minutes

  Number of Days Number of Minutes per Day
MW 22    175 min (2 hrs 55 min)
TTh 24    160 min (2 hrs 40 min)
MTW 34    115 min (1 hr 55 min)
TWTh 36    105 min (1 hr 45 min)
MTWTh 46    85 min (1 hr 25 min)