Summer Session at Pitt State

Pittsburg State University offers more than 400 summer courses, in a wide variety of disciplines, out of which many are offered ONLINE. Courses are generally offered in four-week and eight-week sessions, although intersession and short courses are also available.

About 2021 Summer Session

  • June Session: June 7 - July 2, 2021
  • July Session: July 6 - July 30, 2021
  • Full Summer Session: June 7 - July 30, 2021
  • Intersession and Short Courses: Varies (May through July)

Enrollment for 2021 Summer Session opens April 4

Whether you intend to stay in the area or have a special summer planned, think Pitt State. Consider our study abroad program, online courses, or stay on campus in our modern housing and enjoy our beautiful 443-acre campus.

Whatever course you choose, you can be confident that you will be learning from some of the most experienced faculty in the region.

Enroll for Summer (opens April 4)

General Summer Session Information
  • Courses and Academic Calendar
  • Enrollment Information
  • Tuition and Fees
  • Financial Aid

Summer Courses

Course Schedule

Summer Academic Calendar

See academic calendar

Enrollment Procedures

  • Step 1: Incoming freshmen, first time and transfer students: apply for admission
  • Step 2: Check out the courses available for Summer
  • Step 3: Meet with your advisor to receive your enrollment access number
  • Step 4: Once you have enrollment access number, log-on to GUS (Gorilla User System) to select your classes at your enrollment time


Incoming freshmen, first time or transfer student? You will first need to apply for admission into Pittsburg State University. Once your application is approved, you will assigned an advisor within your academic department and given full access to GUS (Gorilla User System).

New graduate student? You will first need to complete an application for admission with the Graduate and Continuing Studies Office, which is located in Room 112, Russ Hall. We suggest that you start this procedure at least one month prior to the start of the semester. Once your application is approved, you will be assigned an advisor within your academic department and given full access to GUS (Gorilla User System).

See enrollment Information and Schedule

Summer Tuition and Fees

Fees are charged per-credit-hour. We do not have a full-time student rate in the summer.

Gorilla Advantage
Undergraduate $285 $663
Graduate $374 $826

Your fees will be available online through your GUS account beginning May 1st.

If it is necessary for you to change your schedule after you have enrolled online, you may drop and/or add classes through the online enrollment system using your enrollment access number. Or, you may contact your advisor or the Registrar's Office for assistance in dropping or adding a course.


Additional information

A distance fee of $36.00 per credit hour may apply to classes held an extended distance from campus. This fee compensates for additional travel costs associated with the delivery of instruction.

A course fee of $22 per credit hour in addition to the above listed tuition fee, will be charged for all courses taught through the College of Technology. The general education course GT 190 Introduction to Technological Systems, 2 hours, is excluded from the fee assessment. A maximum cap of $180.00 per student/per semester will be collected for the technology course fee.

Gorilla Advantage
Students from the states of Missouri, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Texas and Tennessee may qualify for Gorilla Advantage tuition rate which is tuition equal to in-state tuition and fees.

Refund Policy
Please refer to the academic calendar.

Late payments

A $30.00 charge is made for all insufficient fund checks. Tuition paid after the payment deadline will be charged a $50 late fee.