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Summer Start

What is Summer Start?

The University of South Alabama's Summer Start is a six week, seven credit summer session that is scheduled from June 10th through July 26th, 2024. The program gives students a jump-start on college, and provides them with the opportunity to learn more about campus and engage in academic success activities during the summer term. 

Enjoy a more relaxed summer classroom environment with small class sizes. Students learn "in community", sharing the same group of classes together. Get to know your way around campus and make new friends before fall term. 

Who is Summer Start For?

Summer Start is a program for first-year applicants to the University of South Alabama who are offered Summer admission. There is no additional application for Summer Start. First-year applicants to USA are automatically considered for the program during the application review process, and a select group receives offers to participate.