The Summer Session registration form and instructions can be found in the Student Portal. Click "Courses" and select "Summer Session" from the drop-down, or type "Summer Session" in the Portal Search field. If you have any trouble accessing this, please call the Summer Session office at 860-685-2005 or email

Registration forms accompanied by full payment and faculty advisor approval will be processed in the order received. The request, payment and any approvals must be fully complete before enrollments are processed.  No seats are saved for students majoring in the course's concentration. For example, no seats will be saved for students majoring in IDEA in IDEA190. 

Students who participate in Wesleyan Summer Session are bound by the policies in the Wesleyan University Student Handbook including the Honor Code and the Code of Non-Academic Conduct, as well as the academic regulations.

Students who have incompletes in the spring term and do not submit work before the start of Summer Session are not permitted to participate in Summer Session. Students will be contacted by their class dean and dropped from Summer Session; tuition charges will be reversed. Please discuss this schedule with your advisor when you request approval to register for Summer Session.

International students are welcome to take Summer Session courses. An F-1 Student Visa is required. Wesleyan University international students should check with Janice Watson ( to clarify any visa questions or issues.

Veterans and Full-Time/Part-Time Status

In order for students to be considered full time during a winter/summer session, students are required to be enrolled in a minimum of 0.75 credits (3 credit hours). Students who fall below this minimum will be reported to the VA and will affect tuition payments.

Policy regarding incompletes

Please note: Incompletes will not be granted for summer sessions. Rare exceptions to this policy may be made in the case of serious emergencies, by petitioning the class dean.

How to Drop or Withdraw from Summer Session Courses

To withdraw from Summer Session, please send a request via email from your "" address to

In your email:

1: Please include: Your full name and WESID
2: Please include the course number and name of the course(s) you wish to drop/withdraw from
3: Please include the name and email address of your advisor and class dean so that we can include them in the confirmation email.
4: Students who received student loans to pay for Summer Session should discuss the implication of the drop/withdrawal on student loans with Financial Aid prior to dropping/withdrawing.


Switching courses:

To drop or withdraw from one course and add another, please follow the instructions for dropping/withdrawing from a course, but add a request to register for an additional course.

Your advisor must approve the added course before the switch can be made. Please see the Calendar for drop/withdrawal deadlines and tuition liability.