Canisius Summer Classes

Whether you’re looking to catch up, get ahead or just take a class for pure learning enjoyment, Canisius offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses open to both current and non-matriculated students. Courses run 5 or 6 weeks with both day and evening schedules offered in two summer sessions so you can fit your class around an internship, job or summer vacation.


Stay on track or get ahead on your degree program 
Start and finish in just 5 or 6 weeks
Select from a wide variety of courses taught by distinguished Canisius faculty
Smaller classes and a more relaxed atmosphere
Day & evening schedules 
On campus or online
Summer courses are open to Canisius students, transfers, students from other institutions, and adult learners. 

Special Summer Course Open to All: Making Meaning in a Pandemic 

How do we make sense of a global pandemic that has caused millions of deaths around the world? In this special summer course, Canisius faculty, alumni and guest presenters will explore the many ways humankind has responded to disease-related crises throughout history. 

This course is free and open to students, alumni and community members. 

Learn More 


Undergraduate Students:

Session Dates
Session 1: May 18, 2020 - June 20, 2020
Session 2: June 29, 2020 - August 1, 2020

Undergraduate Course List

Course Registration and Financial Information

Graduate Students:

Session Dates
Session 1: May 18, 2020 - June 27, 2020
Session 2: June 29, 2020 - August 8, 2020

Graduate Course List 

Course Registration and Financial Information

Contact Us: 

If you have questions or need further information, please contact one of our admissions offices below. We look forward to hearing from you!

Griff Center (For Undergraduate Admissions Questions) 

(716) 888-2170

Graduate Admissions

Phone: (716) 888-2545 
Toll Free 1-800-950-2505
Fax: (716) 888-3290