Summer Sessions 2024

June 3 - July 2

Summer Session I

July 8 - August 6

Summer Session II

Why Dip into Summer at F&M?

Curate Your Academic Adventure

From "Hip Hop: The Global Politics of Culture" and "History of Space and Time" to "Classical Myth" and "The Occult, Magic, and Science," explore our wide-range of course options and get a taste for the high-quality teaching and learning F&M is known for.

Learn From Anywhere

Are you spending your summer in Lancaster and want to get some credits under your belt? Are you interning in your hometown or abroad? Our in-person and online options make learning accessible wherever you are.

Summer Savings

Earn the course credits you need at reduced rate of 30% during summer sessions.

Dip Your Toes

Wade into uncharted waters and try something new! With our diverse range of courses, you may discover another favorite subject.

Make a Splash

Stay on track or get ahead with your college credits and check off those essential courses on your path to graduation. Plus, if you’re a high school student, you’ll stand out on your college application and prove you can already do college-level work!

Dive Head First

Ready for a deep dive? Immerse yourself in your major or minor to broaden your skills and clarify your career path.

Ready to dive in? Let's get started!

With more than 60 available courses, we're sure you'll find the class you're looking for. If you have any questions, you may contact the Office of the Registrar at or (717) 358-4168.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Who can take summer session courses at F&M?

Summer session courses are open to all F&M students, students attending other colleges, and qualified high school juniors and seniors (entry-level courses only).

When do summer session courses begin and end?

There are two sessions. The first session takes place June 3 - July 2, while the second session takes place July 8 - August 6.

What courses are available?

There are more than 60 courses available in a wide range of disciplines.

Will I earn college course credit towards my degree?

F&M summer courses count for credit towards an F&M degree. If you are pursuing a degree at another college, transferring credits will be at the discretion of the institution you attend. One F&M credit is equal to four semester hours.

Are courses in-person or online?

It varies by course. Some courses are only in-person, while others are only online. A few select courses offer both options.

I see some courses are labeled ‘asynchronous.’ What does that mean?

Asynchronous means that learning takes place at unfixed times for students enrolled in a course. You access your materials and assignments at your own pace and based on your own schedule.

How do I register for a course or courses?

If you'd like to take a course with F&M this summer, you will need to complete a registration form.

High school students who have not applied for admission to F&M will need to submit an official transcript to the Office of the Registrar.

Guest students from other colleges may need to provide a college transcript to demonstrate they have the prerequisites to take a higher-level course. F&M's Office of the Registrar will be in contact if a transcript is required.

When is the deadline to register for a course or courses?

The deadline to register for Summer Session I is June 4. The deadline to register for Summer Session II is July 9.

How much do summer session courses cost?

The cost per course is $2,900 (a 30% reduction compared to summer 2023).

Can I get financial aid for summer session classes?

Institutional grants are not available for summer classes, but students can use private loans and/or state aid to finance tuition costs. Find more information about these funding options through our financial aid office.

When is tuition due for summer sessions?

Tuition for Summer Session I is due May 13, 2024. Tuition for Summer Session II is due June 17, 2024. If you register for a summer session course after these dates, your tuition payment is due within two weeks of your registration.

What happens if the course I registered for is canceled?

If F&M cancels a course for any reason, including a lack of sufficient enrollment, you will receive a full refund.

If you withdraw from a course, refunds are computed from the date of receipt of in-person or written notice via campus mail. For notices sent by U.S. mail, postmark date determines the withdrawal date. No withdrawals can be accepted by telephone. 

The refund schedule for withdrawals is:

  • By 4:00 p.m. on the second day of classes: 100%
  • By 4:00 p.m. on the third day of classes: 75%
  • By 4:00 p.m. on the fourth day of classes: 50%
  • By 4:00 p.m. on the fifth day of classes: 25%
  • No refunds will be issued after the fifth day of the session

Can I live on campus while taking summer session courses?

High school students taking in-person classes must commute to campus.

Guest college students may live on campus in College-approved residences. The weekly housing rate for guest students is $210 per week. Contact for more information.

Is there a meal plan available during summer sessions?

Yes, students can add a meal plan for a fee: 
  • 35 Block Meal Plan: $500 per summer session
  • 50 Block Meal Plan: $675 per summer session
  • 5 Block Rechargeable Meal Plan: $70

We're Here to Help

If you have any questions, you may contact the Office of the Registrar at or (717) 358-4168.

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