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Summer Term

SDSU offers a variety of courses throughout the summer for students to continue their studies. Students can take courses on-campus, off-campus in Pierre, Rapid CitySioux Falls, at LATI in Watertown and online. Wondering what courses are available? View the list of all summer courses on Self Service or click here for all summer online courses.

2020 Summer Term Sessions

  May Interim

  May 11 - May 29

10-week Academic Summer Session

June 1 - July 2 or July 6 - August 7

  10-week Academic Summer Session

  June 1 - August 7

  August Interim

  August 10 - August 21

Online Summer Course Listing

For on-campus courses go to Self Service or contact your academic advisor. 


Interested in taking an online course through SDSU but not a full program? This is the place for you. We have a wide variety of courses available online that you may take for professional development or just for fun. Apply to SDSU as a non-degree seeking student. (Not eligible for financial aid.)

What You'll Need:

  • Completed Admissions Application
    • Choose “I do not plan to pursue a degree and will be taking courses as a non-degree seeking student.  I understand that this educational goal does not qualify me to receive federal financial aid.”
    • Indicate location as “Online”
  • $0.00 Application Fee (i.e. fee waived)


Financing Your Summer Term

To apply for summer financial aid, first make sure you filed the FAFSA for the upcoming school year and the results have been sent to SDSU (code 003471). You must also complete the Summer Financial Aid Application (available in March) and return it to the Financial Aid Office.

For registration questions email or call 605-688-4154.

Productions, Performances & Exhibits

Visit us this summer to check out music and theatre events as well as the exhibits at the SD Art Museum. Even with all this happening, you'll still have time to visit McCrory Gardens or lunch in the Union.