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Summer Semester

Take Classes This Summer to Save Big

Summer is a great time to get a hard class out of the way, lighten your workload for coming semesters, or to get back on track toward earning your degree.

Apply today to get started!

Summer Semester Features

Financial Aid

The Pell Grant, Michigan Reconnect, and Futures for Frontliners can all be used for summer classes. 

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Deeply Discounted Housing

Live in our suite-style residence halls for just $620 for the whole semester!*

*Must be taking at least six credit hours during the summer. 

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Our Always-Low Tuition

Tuition at SMC is a fraction of the cost of four-year schools. Taking just one summer course can save you hundreds!

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Current (Spring 2021) students can apply for the Complete Your Degree Scholarship or the Summer Bridge Scholarship.

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Flexible Course Options

In-person and online, day and evening courses let you take courses with the time and format that are convenient for you!  

View the Summer Course List

Free Tuition for Michigan Adults

Michigan Reconnect is a State of Michigan program offering free community college tuition to qualifying residents ages 25+. Learn more and see if you qualify here.

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Programs in In-Demand Fields

Get started on nearly any high-wage career with our transfer and work-ready programs. 

Browse Degree and Certificate Programs

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Live On Campus

With private bedrooms, a lively community, and easy access to the feature-packed Student Activity Center, our spacious and modern housing is some of the nicest in the state. Make it your home this summer for only $620. 

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Getting Started

How to Apply

Getting started is easy, fast, and free!

1. Fill out the free application.

2. Send us your transcripts.

3. Send us your SAT/ACT scores
(if you've taken either test in the last ten years)

4. Contact an advisor to register for classes

Full application details can be found here.

Important Dates

Registration Opens: March 23

Payment Due: May 1

Last Day for New Students to Register for Classes: June 3

Classes Begin: June 6

Last Day to Add or Drop Classes: June 10

Summer Semester Ends: August 10

Guest Students Welcome! 

Want to take a class or two while you are home from your university for the summer? It's easy! Click the button below to learn more. 

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