Visiting Student Application

Undergraduate academic courses in Summer Session are open to current YU students, students visiting from other colleges and universities, high school students entering grade 12, and recent high school graduates. 

For more information about our High School Summer Torah Studies or Interactive Bootcamps: Visit www.yu.edu/summer/hs or fill out the Request More Information form. These programs are open to high school students entering graders 10, 11, and 12 as well as recent high school graduates. 

Priority Application Deadlines

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, space permitting.

  • Torah Studies and Bootcamp Courses: Apply by June 15, 2020
  • Academic Courses - Session I: Apply by May 26, 2020
  • Academic Courses - Session II: Apply by June 30, 2020
Application Instructions

Before you can take academic courses in Yeshiva University Summer Session, complete our brief online application form by following these instructions. Please note: there is a $65 application fee.

  1. Go to https://www.yu.edu/myyu and click on "Apply for Admission."
  2. Select "First time user account creation” and follow the guidelines to create an application Login ID and PIN, and then select Login. 
    PLEASE NOTE: Your PIN must be 6 numerical characters (only numbers). 
  3. On the drop-down menu, select “Undergraduate Summer Program” and then Continue.
  4. Select Summer 2020 under Admission Term, fill in your name, and select Fill Out Application.
  5. Follow the directions to complete the application. (Please note: there are six short sections; you can complete them in any order.)
  6. Once you’ve completed all sections of the application, select Application is Complete.
  7. You will be asked to accept terms and then proceed to payment. The application fee is $65, payable online by credit or debit card.
  8. Once you’ve submitted your payment, you’ll be directed to a “Thank You” screen that contains important information. Please keep a copy of this information for your records.
  9. Send your current college or high school transcript (official or unofficial) to summer@yu.edu.  

Your application will not be considered complete until we have received your transcript. If your transcript is not received prior to the start of the summer session, we may decline your registration.  

Summer Registration Policies and Information

Academic Calendar: The Summer 2020 Academic Calendar is on the Registrar's Website. The calendar includes add/drop and "W" dates.

Enrollment Limits: 

  • High School students entering grades 10 - 11: Can enroll in up to 3 credits of Torah Studies and Bootcamp courses for the summer. Not eligible to enroll in academic courses. 
  • High School students entering grade 12: Can enroll in up to 6 credits per summer session and up to 10 credits maximum for the summer, including Torah Studies, Bootcamp courses, and academic courses. 
  • Recent High School graduates (graduating 2020): Can enroll in up to 7 credits per summer session and 10 credits maximum for the summer, including Torah Studies, Bootcamp courses, and academic courses. 
  • Visiting college students: Please check with your home institution for relevant policies. 
  • Auditing a course: Students may audit up to 1 course in the summer. Students will be charged the cost of 1 credit to audit a course. Students who wish to audit a course should complete the Visiting Student Application and contact summer@yu.edu for the Request to Audit a Course form.

High School Student Eligibility:

High school students must present a high school transcript and a minimum GPA of 80 (or 2.7 out of 4.0). If your average is below this and you feel that you are a good candidate for YU’s summer programming, please submit a written statement to summer@yu.edu explaining what you hope to get out of the summer program, the supports you have in place to be successful, and any other information that may help us understand your preparedness to succeed. 

High school students should be mindful that a grade in a credit-bearing college course will remain on their permanent academic record and that grade might influence college admissions decisions in the future.