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Summer Session


Summer Session Workload Limits A student's semester workload is the combined total of the academic credits and registration units for which he/she is registered.

There is a 12-credit limit for the summer. Permission to exceed these limits is normally granted only in cases where a student has a 3.0 cumulative GPA or higher and is within a semester of graduation. For further information, New Paltz students should contact their academic advisor; undergraduates may also contact the Office of Academic Advising.

Matriculated undergraduate students who would like to discuss requirements for their major should contact their major advisor or their academic department for advising assistance. Undeclaraed students should contac the Office of Academic Advising. The Office of Academic Advising is located in Wooster Hall, Room 106, and can be reached by calling 845-257-3015.

Non-matriculated undergraduate students who plan to apply for admission to SUNY New Paltz should make an appointment to discuss their course selections with a transfer advisor in the Office of Admissions at 845-257-3200. High school students may, with the recommendation of their guidance counselor, register for courses appropriate to their abilities.


Matriculated graduate students are limited to 12 graduate credits.

Non-matriculated graduate students are restricted to enrolling in (6 to 9) credits per term.  A maximum of up to 9 credits in non-matriculated status may transfer when applying to a degree program. To register as a non-degree student, please complete, sign and submit a Non-Degree Applicationpayment, unofficial transcript and, if applicable, any written permission for restrictions on a course to Alana Matuszewski in Graduate & Extended Learning, by email: matuszea@newpaltz.edu or by fax 845-257-3284.
Due to non-matriculated status, students may need to obtain permission before enrolling in certain courses. To check a course‚Äôs prerequisites on the schedule of classes, click on the CRN or course title to view detailed course information including its description, prerequisites, restrictions, and length of course.  For more information regarding non-degree students, please visit our website:  http://www.newpaltz.edu/graduate/students/non-degree-students/