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Undergraduate: Official admission to the University is not required for Summer Session students taking undergraduate-level courses (001-499). However, a nonrefundable application fee of $60 is assessed if you wish to enroll in undergraduate or graduate credit courses. This fee applies to ALL students, including independent learning, nondegree, returning and graduate students who:
• have never attended the University; or
• have attended but not paid the fee; or
• have paid the fee but not attended.
High school students may be admitted and may enroll, subject to the approval of the appropriate university officials. Students below the high school level seeking to be admitted and enrolled will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
ATTENTION! Incoming Freshmen already admitted to the University who are taking Summer Session classes: Please submit the Summer Application form in order to receive your student NSHE#. Call the Summer Session office at (775) 784-4652 for more information.
Graduate: Official graduate-level admission is required prior to registration in any graduate course (500-799). Those who are not University of Nevada, Reno graduates or have not previously been admitted to graduate study at the University must complete the Application for Summer Session 2013 Registration, pay the $60 application fee in addition to registration fees, and certify prior completion of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution to be considered as a Graduate Special student.
General: Applications for admission are available upon request in the Office of Admissions and Records, Fitzgerald Student Services Building, (775) 784-4700. Summer Session students are subject to University regulations as published in the University’s General Catalog, which is available online at www.ss.unr.edu/records/generalcatalog.
Seniors planning on graduating at the end of Summer Session 2013 should refer to MyNEVADA Help for more information on the graduation application process. The graduation application deadline is June 1.
Classes may be audited with the approval of the department offering the classes (not required for PEX activity courses). Audit request forms are available at the Office of Admissions and Records. Credits audited are considered when determining the maximum study load for regularly admitted students.
The consolidated fee for auditors is $189 per credit for undergraduate-level courses or $252.50 per credit for graduate-level courses.
The University reserves the right to cancel or change any courses listed. If a course is cancelled by the University, a full refund of all fees paid for the course will be issued. The University also reserves the right to cancel or limit the enrollment in any scheduled class.
The following deadlines are provided to aid academic planning for Summer Session students:
The final day to drop classes or withdraw:
(no refunds granted)
- Regularly scheduled classes:
Mini-Term — May 25
First Term — June 22
Second Term — July 27
- For intensive study and classes beginning in one term and ending in another, the deadline is within the first 50 percent of instructional days.
- Classes dropped after the second day of instruction appear on your transcript with a grade of “W.”
The University of Nevada, Reno strongly adheres to the provisions of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, regarding student educational records, their privacy, the right of inspection, and the appeal rights of students. Please refer to the University’s current General Catalog under “Regulations for Student Records” for the complete Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act University policy statement.
Students may access final grade reports online using the MyNEVADA system. Access MyNEVADA online at www.unr.edu and click on the MyNEVADA quick link, from any Netscape Navigator, versions 7.0+, Firefox 1.0, or Microsoft Internet Explorer, versions 5.5+ (7.0+ for Macs). Some portions of MyNEVADA require Adobe Acrobat Reader 4.0+.
If you were born in 1957 or later, you must present documentation of immunization for the following:
- two doses of immunizations for measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) anytime in your lifetime AND,
- an immunization within the last 10 years for diphtheria and tetanus (DT).
If you were born before 1957, you are exempt from the MMR requirement. However, you are required to have a diphtheria and tetanus immunization within the last 10 years. These immunizations may be obtained from the Washoe County Health Department, (775) 328-2400, or the Student Health Center, (775) 784-6598. International students have additional requirements and must contact the Student Health Center prior to registration.
Please check requirements of your major before enrolling in any math course. Visit www.unr.edu/mathcenter/placement or call (775) 784-4433 for important information regarding placement in math courses. For math placement tests, go to the Ansari Business Building (AB), Room 610 (after paying the $10 fee in the Cashier’s Office). For questions, visit the Math Center in AB 601.
Summer Session credit is designated as semester credit and is equivalent to any given course taken in any other semester.
To ensure quality and to comply with accreditation standards, maximum credit loads are set for summer terms. These are:
- Mini-Session: four (4) semester credits or equivalent;
- First Session: seven (7) semester credits or equivalent;
- Second Session: seven (7) semester credits or equivalent.
The maximum TOTAL semester credits allowed for all summer terms is 15.
Any exception to this policy requires the ADVANCE written approval of the director of Summer Session, located on campus in the Continuing Education Building, Room 225, 1041 N. Virginia St., (775) 784-4046. (Please note that six (6) credits for Mini-Session will not be approved.) The form to request overloads is available here. Please note that failure to request prior approval may result in an administrative drop of the classes in “overload” status.
Summer Session is intensive study. Intensive study means a high concentration of contact hours in a short time. Be prepared to work hard! Summer courses are offered in a shorter time period, but are rigorous and each is equivalent to the workload of a 15-week course.
Textbooks for Summer Session classes are available at the ASUN Bookstore in the Joe Crowley Student Union. If you’d like to purchase your textbook from them online, visit http://www.asunbookstore.org/buy_main.asp.
The Office of Admissions and Records will issue an official transcript of records to persons or institutions authorized by the student. Transcript request forms are available in the Admissions and Records Office, Fitzgerald Student Services Building, or online at www.ss.unr.edu/records/forms. Unless otherwise noted, official transcripts will be available within 10 working days after the close of each term.
For course descriptions and important University policies and information, visit www.ss.unr.edu/records/generalcatalog to view the University’s current General Catalog.
Consult the current University of Nevada, Reno General Catalog online at
www.ss.unr.edu/records/generalcatalog for information about all University rules and regulations.
WolfCard student IDs are required for use of University libraries, Lombardi Recreation Center and the Student Health Center. WolfCards for new students are available at the Joe Crowley Student Union ID Center on the second floor of the Joe Crowley Student Union.
The mandatory fee for WolfCards for new students enrolling in Summer Session classes is $7. Replacement cards are $11. Summer hours are Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., subject to change. For more information, visit www.unr.edu/wolfcard or call the Joe Crowley Student Union Information Center, (775) 784-6505.