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Earn your credits in only seven weeks.

Join hundreds of students this summer to take advantage of Summer Session.

  • Finish your program faster
  • Lighten your load in Fall and Spring semesters
  • Take a prerequisite
  • Catch up on missed courses

Summer session courses run for seven weeks:

  • May 1 to June 16, 2017
  • June 19 to August 4, 2017

The summer session timetable is published in February 2017. To view all the courses offered for Summer Session 2017 select the Generate a Timetable.

Current VIU Students

Students who are enrolled in university-level courses during the Fall 2016 or Spring 2017 semesters will automatically be invited to register in Summer 2017 courses. Information is sent by email to continuing students in February 2017. Registration for Summer Session courses begins March 1, 2017.

New Students

New students must apply to VIU - follow the instructions on the 8 Steps to Becoming a VIU Student page. We will begin accepting applications for Summer Session starting February 1, 2017. Once your application has been processed, you will be sent your registration date and time. Registration for new students will begin March 6, 2017.

In addition to the registration instructions above, new students who are currently enrolled in High School will need to fill out the Summer Session – Supplementary Form for High School Students.

Maximum Number of Courses

Due to the intensity of the 7-week courses, students can only register in a maximum of 10 credits per 7-week session.