Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How do I register for summer sessions courses?
A: Go to www.stcloudstate.edu/registrar/students/registration/onlineguide.asp for registration instructions.
Q: As an admitted SCSU student, do I need to apply for summer sessions?
A: No, admitted SCSU students simply enroll using the same online registration system that they use for spring and fall registration. Go to www.stcloudstate.edu/registeronline to register for summer session courses.
Q: I am attending St. Cloud State University to take classes for credit, but not toward a SCSU degree or program. How do I enroll?
A: You will enroll as a special student by filling out the special student form. Instructions for special student registration are available online at www.stcloudstate.edu/registrar/students/registration/non-degree.asp
Q: The course I want to take says “permission required.” How do I get permission?
A: You must get permission from the instructor of the course. Many departments require that you fill out an override form, available from that department’s office.
Q: How much does it cost to attend SCSU summer sessions?
A: You pay by the credit based on your classification and residency status. Tuition, billing, and fee payment information is available online at www.stcloudstate.edu/summer/tuition.asp.
Q: What if I decide to drop some or all of my classes once I am enrolled in summer sessions?
A: Whether course instruction has begun or not, it is important to officially withdraw from your summer sessions courses. Consult the withdrawals and refunds page online at www.stcloudstate.edu/summer/withdrawals.asp for withdrawal and refund deadlines.
Q: How do I find out when and where my class will be held?
A: Go to the Summer Sessions homepage at www.stcloudstate.edu/summer and click on “Live” Course Schedule for the latest updates to the summer sessions schedule.
Q: When is the last day that I can register for a class?
A: You can register for a class up until the first meeting day of that course.
Q: How do I transfer a course taken at SCSU back to my home university?
A: Your home university makes the determination as to what credits will transfer back to them. We suggest inquiring with your home university before enrolling in courses at St. Cloud State University.