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Summer Session 2023

What and When is Summer Session?

The Summer Session is a condensed summer schedule for students to catch up or get ahead of their studies during the summer months. It’s a great way to earn up to 15 credits in as little as 2 months. Choose from hundreds of courses, which will be offered in three formats: in person, hybrid, and online. 

Summer Session 2023

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Office Information

Queens College Students: advising@qc.cuny.edu

CUNY Students (ePermit): qchub@qc.cuny.edu

Visiting Students: admissions@qc.cuny.edu 

Virtual Office Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00am – 5:00pm

For Financial Aid or Registrar information, please click here for QCHub

Registration for Summer Session begins October 31st. 

How do I apply to Summer Session?

CUNY Students
-Submit an E-Permit​ request on CUNYfirst. No application is required.
(CUNYfirst Instructions)

Visiting Undergraduate Students
-Complete the Undergraduate Visiting Student Application

Visiting Graduate Students
-Complete the Graduate Non-Degree Application

Current QC Students
-Register for classes on CUNYfirst. No application is required.

Who is eligible for Summer Session?

Queens College Students

  • All current QC students are eligible to enroll in Summer Session.
  • Transfer students who have been admitted and paid the $100 deposit.
  • Graduating high school students who have been admitted and paid the $100 deposit may take courses during Summer Session 2 (Summer 4W2 and 6W2).

Visiting Students
All students who are new and have not previously matriculated to Queens College are encouraged to apply.

How do I access CUNYfirst to register for my classes?

1. Visit the CUNYfirst website.
2. Log in with your username and password.
If you do not have a username and password, click the “first time users” link to claim your account.
If you have any further troubles with accessing CUNYfirst​, contact the Registrar.

What are the vaccination requirements to attend Summer Session?

Vaccinations against COVID are required for all students taking in-person and hybrid courses at Queens College unless they receive an exemption from CUNY. This includes visiting and ePermit summer session students. Boosters are strongly encouraged, but not mandatory. Vaccine information must be uploaded into CUNYfirst. You can refer to this user guide for instructions on how to upload vaccine verification. 

Students who do not comply with CUNY’s vaccination requirement within 10 days of the start of each summer semester will be dropped from their classes. Read more about vaccination requirements.

What is QC's mask policy?

Masks are not required at this time, but QC supports a mask-friendly environment. With new variants circulating, QC encourages everyone to continue voluntarily using face masks, especially indoors.  Read more about QC’s mask policy.

How will I enter the campus?
  • QC students will access campus with their QCard, as they did during previous semesters.
  • ePermit students must present their home CUNY college ID and a Cleared4 pass from their home CUNY college.
  • Visiting students will receive a Cleared4 Access Pass via email and/or text once their vaccine information has been uploaded and approved. They must present a state-issued ID and a Cleared4 pass.
Entry to the campus will be denied without a valid QCard or CUNY Cleared4 Access Pass. Read more about campus access.

Campus Access Checklist

Upload vaccination and/or booster information in CUNYfirst

CUNY Cleared4 Access Pass


QC student


ePermit student

Home CUNY College ID

Visiting student

State-issued ID

How many credits can I take during the Summer Session?

You can take up to 15 credits during any combination of summer sessions per academic year:
4W1 = up to 6 credits
4W2 = up to 6 credits
6W2 = up to 9 credits
10W = up to 6 credits

What if my home school requests a syllabus?

  • If your home school requires a syllabus to be submitted for review, please contact the appropriate academic department.
How do I see what courses Queens College is offering this summer?

Browse our course listing.

How much will it cost to take a Summer Session course?

Tuition varies depending on what type of student you are. Visit the Bursar’s Page for detailed information.

A nonrefundable application fee of $65 for undergraduate and $125 for graduate students is charged.

How do I pay for the Summer Session?

It is strongly suggested that you pay your bill online, through the CUNYfirst self-service center. Credit cards (MasterCard, American Express, Visa, and Discover) can only be used for payment plan payments. For more information, please visit the Bursar’s FAQ page

Payment by electronic fund transfer (echeck) is available with no charge to the student. 

If you plan to pay by check, please contact qc.burs.communication@qc.cuny.edu ​for instructions.

If you are a financial aid student, you need to pay the difference between the anticipated aid appearing on your account and your tuition and fee bill. If the anticipated aid appearing on your account is covering your entire bill, no payment is due.

For more information, visit the Bursar’s page on Payment of Tuition.

What if I decide to drop a Summer Session course?

You must officially drop your classes through the CUNYfirst registration system. Schedule of Tuition Liability and Refunds is found in the Bursar Information Letter.

When will I receive my grade?

Grades will be available shortly after the session ends on CUNYfirst​.    

Students who receive incomplete grades will have until the end of the fall term to resolve them.

Summer Parking on Campus for All Students
Parking on campus is free for summer session students with a valid parking decal, which can be picked up from the Public Safety Office in Jefferson Hall, Room 201 from Monday through Thursday, 9 am to 2 pm, starting on Monday, June 6.
You must submit an application online before picking up a decal. 
Submit your parking application online at: https://apps.qc.cuny.edu/summerparking
You must have a valid permit to park on campus or you will risk being ticketed, booted, or towed at your expense.