Summer School Information

Luther College 2015 Summer Session Information and Course Course Offerings

Admission and Registration

The summer programs include two four-week summer sessions offering academic courses in June and July. Summer Session I classes are held June 1 - June 26 and Summer Session II classes are held June 29 - July 24. Classes during both sessions will be held Monday through Friday (with the exception of Friday, July 3). We are offering in-class as well as on-line classes this summer. The normal credit load is four credits per four-week session. 

To Register:

Return completed application form with the $50 non-refundable registration fee to Office of the Registrar, Luther College, 700 College Drive, Decorah, IA 52101 by May 19 for either session.

The application form constitutes your actual registration; you will be assumed to be attending class and will receive a bill for the balance of your tuition (plus room and board, if applicable) unless you withdraw your registration via or by contacting the Registrar’s Office in writing by May 19. Tuition refund policy for cancellation of registration after this date appears under “Refund Policy.”

Course Information

Course offerings for both summer sessions are available for viewing at Please note that an on-line calculus course is being offered through ACM (Associated Colleges of the Midwest). Anyone interested in this course should contact the Registrar's office for information. The application deadline has been extended to March 31.

Registration by May 19 for Summer Session I and Summer Session II is strongly encouraged. Students registered for courses which have been canceled due to low enrollment will be notified by the Registrar’s Office on May 22. On the application form please indicate the course(s) in which you wish to enroll plus an alternate in the event that your first choice is canceled. Registration for courses not canceled will be accepted through the first day of classes for each session.

Important Dates (Dates in parentheses denote Summer Session II):

  • June 1 (June 29) - First day of classes
  • June 2 (June 30) - Last day to add/change classes
  • June 2 (June 30) - Last day to authorize cr/no cr grading
  • June 5 (July 3) - Last day to withdraw without record
  • June 12 (July 10) - Last day to withdraw with “W” grade
  • June 25 (July 23) - Last day to cancel cr/no cr authorization
  • June 26 (July 24) - Last day of classes; senior papers due


Tuition per credit hour: $435.00

Room charge: yet to be determined. Contact Residence Life for information.

On the first day of the session you are enrolled in you must settle all accounts with the Office for Financial Services located in Main Building.

Refund Policy

To officially withdraw from a summer session class, you must do so via the online registration system at or notify the Registrar’s Office in writing.

Federal regulations require the combined summer sessions to be considered as one term for refund consideration. Students receiving federal assistance to help them pay for their summer classes will be refunded according to the federal refund policy. Under this policy, there will be no refund offered if withdrawal occurs after July 2, 2015.

Students who do not receive federal assistance will be refunded under our standard refund policy as outlined in the Luther College Catalog. Under this policy, there will be no adjustments to summer fees if withdrawal occurs after these dates:

  • June 15, 2015 for Summer Session I
  • July 15, 2015 for Summer Session II

See Current Students Summer Enrollment on the Financial Aid website for additional information regarding summer financial aid.

Housing and Meal Plans

Summer Housing in college residence halls is available by application for students who commute more than 30 miles to campus. An application for summer housing is required and is available in the Residence Life office or in the Summer Housing section of their website. Summer meal plans are available to students who live on campus for the summer; contact Dining Services for prices and additional information.

Students enrolled in Summer Sessions should request a summer Student Post Office (SPO) box at the Mail Center in the Dahl Centennial Union.