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Undergraduate Dean's Office
Eugenia Chase Guild Hall
Lower Level
101 N. Merion Ave.
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
Phone: (610)526-5375
Fax: (610)526-7560

deansoffice@brynmawr.edu

Office Hours
9am - 5pm
Monday - Friday

 

Summer study

Summer study and transfer credit
Summer study at Bryn Mawr
Summer study abroad sponsored by Bryn Mawr
Other summer study abroad

Summer study at other institutions

Bryn Mawr students frequently take classes during the summer at other institutions.  They may do so for a variety of reasons.  Students interested in transferring the credits earned towards their Bryn Mawr degree should consult the transfer credit policies.

Summer study at Bryn Mawr

Bryn Mawr offers summer courses in General Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry and Calculus. These courses are divided into two five-week sessions. Many of the students in these courses are drawn from Bryn Mawr's PostBaccalaureate PreMedical program, but there are also small numbers of Bryn Mawr undergraduates.
 
Through the Russian Language Institute, Bryn Mawr also offers intensive language studies in Russian, from the elementary to the advanced level. These courses are divided into two four-week sessions. The RLI is coeducational and counts among its students undergraduates from Bryn Mawr and elsewhere, as well as graduate students and teachers.
 
Grades in summer school classes at Bryn Mawr are included on Bryn Mawr transcripts and in Bryn Mawr GPAs. Summer courses at Bryn Mawr also count towards the residency requirement. However, they are also subject to the ordinary limits on summer school courses: i.e., no more than two units of credit may be earned per summer, and no more than four units of credit may be earned through summer courses.

Summer study abroad sponsored by Bryn Mawr

Bryn Mawr sponsors the Institut d'études françaises d'Avignon which offers a six-week program of intensive advanced work in French literature and culture. The program is open to male and female undergraduate and graduate students from other colleges and from Bryn Mawr. Some of the courses carry graduate credit. Courses at Avignon are often taught by Bryn Mawr faculty and are always taught and graded according to Bryn Mawr standards. Therefore, grades from these courses are included on Bryn Mawr transcripts and in Bryn Mawr GPAs. However, these courses do not ordinarily count towards the residency requirement.

Other summer study abroad


Summer study abroad is often a good option for students, whether as an alternative to study abroad during the school year or as a supplement to it.  In recent years, Bryn Mawr students have transferred in credits earned during the summer from universities in more than fifteen different countries.  Whether students learn about summer programs abroad from other students, from faculty, or from their own research, they should always consult with the registrar and their dean before enrolling to see if transfer credit is possible.