Summer Session

Summer Session 2015

Morgan State University’s annual Summer Session provides graduate and undergraduate students from Morgan and other colleges and universities the opportunity to earn credits toward their degrees.  Summer 2015 course listings may be found using this online search tool once registration begins on April 1, 2015.  Course descriptions are published in the on-line undergraduate catalog and graduate catalogs.


Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Can non-degree or “visiting” students take summer classes at Morgan State University?

A: Yes, Non-degree seeking or “visiting” students are eligible to take classes during the 2015 summer sessions which begins May 26th and ends August 7th.  All non-degree or visiting students must apply for admission to Morgan State University using the online application. Applicants must identify themselves as a "visiting" or "non-degree seeking" student in order to find the Summer Session option.

As a non-degree or visiting student, you may register for most undergraduate courses at Morgan so long as you meet all prerequisites for enrolling in the course and registration is not restricted by the department. In some cases, you may need to obtain permission to enroll in a course from the Chair of the department and/or the Dean of the college/school in which the course is offered before registration will be allowed.


Application Procedures for Non-Degree Students


1. Submit online application for non-degree enrollment.


2. Pay the $35 application fee.


3. Register for classes in a timely manner.


Advisory Notices


Non-degree or visiting students should be advised of the following:

      • non-degree or visiting students are not eligible for financial aid or Veterans Administration (VA) benefits;
      • International students on F-1 visas are not eligible for admission as non-degree or visiting students unless they have permission from their host institution or are on practical training; and,
      • non-degree or visiting students who decide to matriculate at Morgan must satisfy all criteria for regular admission and must successfully complete all degree requirements for their major including, but not necessarily limited to, orientation courses, prerequisite courses, theses, and proficiency, exit, or qualifying examinations.



Q: Can high school students take summer classes at Morgan State University?


A: Yes. High school students should apply for admission as a "visiting" or "non-degree seeking" student.  As noted above, the application fee is $35.00.  High school students may only enroll in 100-level courses.  High school students must also submit the following material to the Office of Undergraduate Admission and Recruitment:

a) a letter of support from their guidance counselor

b) a letter of permission from their parent or  guardian



Q: Are summer courses guaranteed to run?


A: No. Undergraduate courses with fewer than 10 students and graduate courses with fewer than five students are subject to cancellation.  Please consult with the course instructor and/or the Division of Academic Outreach and Engagement at 443-885-4686 if you have concerns about whether or not your course will be cancelled.  



Q: I have been admitted to Morgan as an undergraduate student for the upcoming fall semester. May I enroll in courses during the summer?

A: Yes, but you will have to enroll in the Summer Session as a non-degree student.  Please contact the Office of Undergraduate Admission and Recruitment to complete the necessary paperwork.  The credits you earn will be subsequently transferred to your official transcript. Please contact the Transfer Center if you have questions about the suitability of any coursework for transfer.



Q: I will graduate from Morgan State University before the Summer Session begins.  Am I eligible to enroll in Summer Session classes?

A. Yes, but you will have to reapply for admission to the University.  Please contact the Office of Undergraduate Admission and Recruitment at 443-885-3000 if you have any questions about this process. 

Q: I applied for undergraduate admission so I could enroll in the Summer Session. How do I determine the status of my application?

A: Please contact the Office of Undergraduate Admission and Recruitment at 443-885-3000. 


Q: I am a newly admitted student. How do I register? What is my email address?

A: Please review the New Student 411 website. The WebSIS User Guide featured on this site includes instructions on how to register for classes.

Q: Where can I find information about tuition and financial aid?


A: Please see the following links: Tuition and Fees and Office of Financial Aid.


Q: When will I receive my bill? When it is due?


A: Payments for Early Registration are due on May 6, 2015.  Payments for regular or late registration are due May 26 and July 7, 2015 for Session I and Session II, respectively.  For more detailed information about billing, please contact the Bursar's Office at 443-885-3108.



Q:  How many classes can I take during Summer School?

A:  A student can pursue a maximum of eight (8) credit hours per summer session.

Q: When will Summer School begin and end?

A:  Summer Session I classes begin May 26 and end June 29, 2015.  Summer Session II classes begin July 6 and end August 7, 2015.

Q: When can I begin registering for Summer School classes?

A: Early registration for Summer Sessions I and II begins April 1, 2015.  The last days to add a class are May 28, 2015 (for Summer Session I) and July 9, 2015 (for Summer Session II). 



Q: When will class schedules be posted?

A: Summer class schedules are generally posted at the end of February.  Summer 2015 courses may be added throughout the Spring 2015 semester.



Q: Does Morgan State University offer summer programs for children and youth?

A: Yes! These programs are offered through the Center for Continuing and Professional Studies office. Please click here for more information. 



If you have any questions, please phone 443-885-4686 or email