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Summer Session 2020 Courses

View a PDF quick list of 2020 Summer course offerings. This list is updated regularly. 

Details for 2020 Summer courses, such as day and time or format, is currently available on the Loyola Online Records Access (LORA) website by running Course Section Search. Current Loyola students should check with thier academic advisor to see how Summer courses work with your degree program. 

Not a Loyola student? No problem! We're accepting applications now for Summer Visiting students. 


Academic Success Courses Summer 2020

This 1-credit hour course will be FREE OF CHARGE to any student concurrently enrolled in a 3-credit hour summer course at Loyola! 

Students enrolled in Academic Success meet once a week in a small group (fewer than 15 students) online or in person. Students approach topics related to academic success and challenges that might impede the path to graduation. The course addresses the question of “what makes a student succeed in college?” Students learn strategies that may help improve their GPA and enrich their educational experience at Loyola. View the full description here

Academic Success is listed on LORA under "Special Studies." This summer, we are offering two sections of Academic Success online:

  • SPST-A230-WU1: Summer Session #1 from 5/11-6/25 with Prof. Boatright (call #10568)

  • SPST-A230-WV1: Summer Session #2 from 6/26-8/13 with Prof. Boatright (call #10569)


NEW COURSE: Understanding COVID-19

This 3-credit course will be offered for FREE OF CHARGE in the second 7 week online session. This is a team taught course bringing the best of Loyola's experts to help students understand the biology, sociology, criminology, and business implications of COVID-19. The first two weeks feature Biologists Kim Mix and Patricia Dorn talking about infectious disease and public health. Simone Rambotti will help folks understand the social spread and social consequences and Kelly Frailing will share expertise on crime in times of crisis. Adam Mills and Mehmet Dicle will share how covid-19 has changed business marketing, as well as how you can better understand your own financial situation. The course closes out with Chuck Nichols exploring the science of happiness and wellbeing including tools from positive psychology that are useful to us all. For questions, please contact Erin Dupuis ( To register for the course, please sign into LORA and select “Science” as the subject area.

NEW COURSE:  Introduction to Legal Analysis and Legal Systems

We have a unique offering in Law that is suitable for undergraduates - Wondering whether law school is right for you?  Introduction to Legal Analysis and Legal Systems is designed to provide undergraduates with the knowledge and skills to be successful in law school. Students will become familiar with sources and types of law in the U.S. legal system and the mechanisms for administration and dispute resolution. Students will learn to read and analyze legal cases, perform legal research, and write a legal memorandum. Call #10581, this course is priced at undergraduate tuition rates and runs 5/26/20-7/13/20 on Mondays through Thursdays from 9am to 10:15am. It earns three general elective credits.