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Why students love Summer Session

Marketable career skills, faster graduation, global adventures

April 10, 2018

For all you numbers people, here’s why students love CU Denver Summer Session:

  • 600 summer classes to choose from – for undergrads, grad students, visiting students and career professionals
  • 100 Maymester classes to fuel your passion
  • 3-week, 4-week, and 8-week sessions to suit your schedule
  • 3 course formats to fit your needs: in-person, online or hybrid

If you’re more of a words person, read on to learn why these students love the flexibility, efficiency and big-time opportunity of CU Denver Summer Session.

Luis Arvizo, CU Denver studentLuis Arvizo

BS, Human Development and Family Relations
“You take more classes, you spend less money.”

Meet Luis


Already a student elsewhere?

Take Summer Session as a visiting student.


Emily Wolff, CU Denver studentEmily Wolff

BS, Business and economics
“Summer Session is definitely less stress.”

Meet Emily



Summer Session secret:

On-campus parking is a breeze during Summer Session.

Jason Siegel, CU Denver studentJames Siegel

BA, Political science
“Summer Session helped me spread out my course load and take graduate-level classes.”

Meet James