Frequently Asked Questions about Summer Registration in the Residential College
For undergraduate students , summer tuition fees are less than those charged during the regular academic year. This makes a summer course with Elizabethtown College an excellent value. For a complete list of tuition fees associated with summer enrollment, please refer to the Business Office - Annual Expenses page for more information.
For graduate students , for a complete list of tuition fees associated with summer enrollment please refer to the Business Office - Annual Expenses page for more information.
Summer housing requests should be directed to the Office of Community Living at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 717-361-1197.
Please refer to our course listing page for more information.
Undergraduate students are limited to twelve credits across the summer term. A petition for overload is required to exceed the maximum. Graduate students may register for up to 16 credits (Fall, Spring, Summer) without overload assessment.
Payment for summer courses will be due on the Friday prior to the start of classes. You may call the Business Office at 717-361-1417. The College does not accept payment by credit card over the phone. Students paying by an electronic check or credit card can pay online at www.etown.edu/businessoffice.
You don’t need any special hardware. The online courses will be offered using Canvas learning management system (no charge or extra fee). Please check with Information and Technology Services to confirm that your computer is up to the challenge of an online course. If issues with technology arise during the course, you can contact our Help Desk for support. In terms of course format, you can expect to be dynamically engaged on multiple levels in this learning experience. Specific course expectations will vary and will be clearly stated on each course syllabus by your instructor. For example, you may be asked to participate in a live discussion or make regular posts to a discussion board.
Please read the information at this link provided by our Financial Aid Office about summer financial aid possibilities.
This will vary with each course, just as it does during the regular academic year. Textbook requirements will be listed on the syllabus for each course. The textbook list can also be found on the Elizabethtown College Store website . You may purchase your textbooks from the Elizabethtown College Store. Students are encouraged to contact the Elizabethtown College Store at 717-361-1130 for alternative purchase methods that do not include a physical visit to campus.
Any concerns with graduation should be discussed with a member of the Office of Registration and Records. The College has three graduation conferral dates: August, December, and May (Commencement). Students graduating in August or December will be invited to participate in the subsequent May Commencement ceremony, provided they have not previously participated in a ceremony as an early participant. If you have questions or concerns, please contact the Registration and Records Office or call 717-361-1409 for assistance.