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Frequently Asked Questions

When can I register if I am a continuing Augustana Student?
How do I register if I am a new student to Augustana College?
How do I register if I am a former Augustana College?
How many credits can I take during the summer?
When can students drop and add course in "the course registration site"?
What happens if the course I registered for is cancelled?
Are there any courses offered outside of the regular June session?
Is there housing available during summer session?
Is financial assistance available for summer session?

When can I register if I am a continuing Augustana student?

Online registration will be open starting 6:00 a.m. April 14 through 4:30 pm. May 29. Add and drop is June 2 and 3. All registration will be done through the course registration page.

How do I register if I am a new student to Augustana College?

Summer Only: Students expecting to enroll at Augustana College for the first time and only take courses as a non-degree student for summer only should complete and submit Special Student Application available on-line and return it to the Office of the Registrar, 639-38th Street, Rock Island, IL 61201. If you have been a summer-only student during previous summers, please submit this same application and note you are returning.

Degree-seeking Students: Students wishing to earn a degree from Augustana and have Summer 2013 be the first term of enrollments should complete the on-line application for admission and submit high school and/or college transcripts. This should be done well in advance of the registration period. Specific questions regarding the admissions process can be addressed through the Office of Admissions 309-794-7341.

Undergraduate students transferring from other collegiate institutions must furnish an official statement of good standing from the institutions last attended in residence. Those expecting to enter a degree program at Augustana must furnish official transcripts of all previous college work as well as the high school transcript.

Postgraduate students who wish to broaden their backgrounds or need courses that they were not able to take earlier, must furnish an official statement of degree obtained. Those wishing to meet teacher certification requirements should send complete high school and college transcripts and must have the approval of the chair of the Augustana Education Department.

Once you have been accepted for the summer session, you will receive a link to the online registration page as well as login information. Online registration will be open as stated above. All registration will be done through the course registration page.

How do I register if I am a former Augustana College?

Former students not in regular attendance at Augustana the term immediately preceding registration must complete a separate form from the Office of Admissions. The application fee is not required from former students.

Once you have been accepted for the summer session, you will receive a link to the online registration page as well as login information. Online registration will be open starting 6:00 a.m. April 14 through 4:30 pm. May 29. Add and drop is June 2 and 3. All registration will be done through the course registration page.

How many credits can I take during the summer?

You may earn 9 semester credits in the summer school program. These credits can be distributed between the various sessions as class scheduling allows. Students may earn more than 9 semester credits only with permission of the Registrar.

When can students drop and add courses in the "course registration site"?

The course registration page will open from April 14 through May 29. Add and drop is June 2 and 3. Last day to add a class is June 3. The drop deadline to avoid a "W" grade is Friday, June 6, all drops beyond this deadline will receive a "W" grade for the course with no refund regardless of attendance. The last date students are permitted to drop a Summer Session course is 4:30 p.m. Friday, June 13, 2014. After this date all students will earn a final grade.

What happens if the course I registered for is cancelled?

Classes may be cancelled if the enrollment does not meet the minimum number of students. The Office of the Registrar will contact students in those classes and work with them on moving to alternate courses. We will attempt to contact students via email on Monday, May 26 to inforn them of the cancelled class. We will use only your official Augustana email account or the email you have provided on your application for this purpose.  

Are there any courses offered outside of the regular June session?

Certain sequence-type courses and special academic opportunities offered at time periods before or after the normal, 4-week Summer Session. Please see Arches for specific meetings dates and times.

Is there housing available during summer session?

Since the College residence halls are generally reserved for summer conferences and internship housing, rooms for summer session students are limited and reserved on a first-come, first-served basis. Arrangements can be made by contacting the office of Residential Life at 794-2686.

Is financial assistance available for summer session?

There is no Augustana College financial assistance for summer session tuition.

Additional questions?

Please contact Liesl Fowler, Registrar/Assistant Dean, LieslFowler@augustana.edu and Jeff Ratliff-Crain, Assocaite Dean and Director of Summer Session 2014 jeffreyratliff-crain@augustana.edu