Guest students must complete the Guest Student Registration Form (PDF) and return it to the Registrar by May 15, 2020.

All students and guests must complete the online summer housing application by April 22, 2020.

There is no application fee.


Current students with authorization from their academic advisor may register for summer courses in Self-Service from 7 a.m. on April 16 to midnight on May 5. Late registrations will be considered until the end of the first day of classes. Once enrolled, the last day for change of schedule including dropping courses, adding courses, and changing credit-no-entry status is the third day of the Summer Session. Students cannot add courses, including independent studies, apprenticeships, etc., after the third day of Summer Session. For Exceptions to the policies outlined here, students can petition the Director of Summer Session. Forms available in the Registrar’s Office.

Course Load

The normal course load for a summer session is a maximum of two units. Students may enroll in up to 2½ units of credit including laboratories and applied music. This 2½ unit course load includes regular courses (numbered 100-399), independent studies, directed readings, and apprenticeships/internships. Should students wish to exceed the 2½ credit limit they may petition the Director of Summer Session. Petitions for exceeding the 2½ credit maximum will be considered until the end of the first day of classes for the Summer Session.

Academic Credit

Ohio Wesleyan uses the unit system of credit: each full unit is equivalent to 3.70 semester hours or 5.55 quarter hours. Applied music courses may be taken for .25, .5, or 1 unit.

Academic Residency Requirement

All students registered for independent studies and/or directed readings during summer session shall be in continuous residence at Ohio Wesleyan (they do not have to reside in the residence halls) during the five weeks of summer session. Residency status will be waived only at the discretion of the Director of Summer Session and as a result of a petition to waive such status received by the Director prior to the beginning of the Summer Session.

University Requirements

Information regarding grades, requirements for degrees, and course descriptions is contained in the Ohio Wesleyan Catalog.

Campus Extensions

Name Extension
Provost’s Office x3113
Beeghly Library x3247
Branch Rickey Arena x3725
Financial Aid Office x3050
Public Safety x2222
Registrar’s Office x3200
Residential Life Office x3175
Student Health Services x3160
Student Services x3136