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Summer Session 2024  (May 22 – August 10, 2024)

  • Full Summer (May 22 - Aug 10)
  • Session A (May 22 - June 23)
  • Session 1 (May 28 - June 28)
  • Session 1A (May 28 - June 11)
  • Session 1B (June 12 - June 28)
  • Session 2 (June 20 - August 10)
  • Session 3 (July 8 - August 10)

Registration will open on March 11

Choose from more than 100 undergraduate and graduate on-campus and online courses to get ahead in your studies this summer!



SUNY Potsdam students can add courses through BearPAWS until 11:59 p.m. the day prior to the start date of a course. After that date, web registration will be turned off. To add a course after that time, email the Registrar at

SUNY Potsdam students may web drop their courses through their BearPAWS account until the date outlined for each session on the policies page. After this date, web registration will be turned off.

All course drop requests should be done through BearPAWS.  If you are not able to web drop due to a hold on your account, you can submit the add/drop form found here. This form must be submitted by the drop dates outlined above.

Instructions for Adding/Dropping Classes:

  • Log in to BearPAWS
  • To register: Click “Student Services and Financial Aid,” then click “Registration,” then click “Add/Drop Classes.” Check to make sure you have the correct semester listed. Then click “Submit Term.”
  • To add classes: View Summer Courses in BearPAWS to find the courses you are looking for. Enter the 5-digit Course Registration Number (CRN) for each class in the “Add Class” box at the bottom of the page under “Add/Drop Classes.” Click “Submit Changes,” then scroll down to check your schedule and check for error messages.
  • To drop classes: In your current schedule, click the “Web Dropped” option under the “Action” column for the class. Then, click “Submit Changes.”

Please complete this fillable Non-Matriculated Application (PDF) form (for undergraduate and graduate non-matriculated students) and upload it to the Office of Graduate and Continuing Education secure file drop here.

If you have any questions about registering for summer classes, please contact the Office of Graduate & Continuing Education at (315) 267-2165 or via email at