Summer @ Mansfield UniversityThe Application Process


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The Application Process

If I am a current student at Mansfield University, do I have to apply to summer school?

No. Talk to your advisor regarding your summer course selection and register online using WebAdvisor

Summer @ Mansfield UniversityThis is the first time I am taking a class at Mansfield, how do I register?

If this is the first time you are registering for a class at Mansfield University, select the courses you want and then complete the appropriate application found on our How to Register page.

Can I register for coursework if I am a high school student?

Yes. Our College Bound Program is for serious high school learners who know they will go to college, want to explore their potential for college work, or who want to study subjects not normally available in high school. Applicants must be recommended by their high school guidance counselor and must demonstrate the ability to think critically and analytically. Contact our Admissions Office by e-mail or by calling 800-577-6826 for assistance in registering for summer school.

Is summer school open to anyone?

Summer Sessions at Mansfield University are open to all students who have earned a high school diploma or GED. Enrollment in summer school does not imply or guarantee admission or re-admission to Mansfield University.

Is financial aid available for summer?

Yes. Visit the Financial Aid website for more information or call 570-662-4129.

When can I register?

You can register now. Visit our How to Register page for complete instructions.

Summer @ Mansfield UniversityHow many total credits may I register for each session?

The policy regarding the number of credits for which a student may register during the summer sessions at Mansfield University is as follows: Students may not take more than six credits during one session (SU or SF) for a total of 12 credits for the entire summer. Students taking six credits in session I and/or II will be considered full-time for that session. All requests for credits greater than six must be petitioned to the Dean of the Faculty. Petition forms are available on the Registrar's Office Web Page under Academic Forms.

How much will summer school cost me?

A complete list of tuition and fees for summer school is available on the Student Accounts Office web page as well as office contact information.


Summer @ Mansfield UniversityHow do I transfer credits taken at Mansfield University back to the University/College I am currently attending?

Many students take coursework at Mansfield University and transfer the credits back to the University/College they are attending. Select the course(s) you want to enroll in and contact your University for approval. Then complete the application (see How to Register for complete instructions). At the completion of your coursework at Mansfield, utilize our online transcript request service at Transcript on Demand.

Do grades and credits count toward graduation?

Yes. All academic coursework meets academic departmental standards and earns Mansfield University credits. A Matriculated student should meet with your advisor to verify appropriate course selection for your academic program.

How long is each summer session?

There are two sessions:

  • Session I May 29 - June 29, 2017
  • Session II July 5 - August 10, 2017

Most classes meet four days per week (usually Monday - Thursday, with the exception of Memorial Day and Independence Day) for approximately 1 hour and 40 minutes. Please refer to your actual course syllabus for additional information.

My courses require that I log in to Desire2Learn - how do I do this?

Summer @ Mansfield UniversityDesire2Learn is a course management platform used by instructors for both online and classroom courses. Students log in to Desire2Learn using their MU campus services ID and password (email username@mansfield.edu and initial password). If you don't know your MU campus services ID and password, visit My Accounts. For more information on Desire2Learn, visit our Desire2Learn page.

What do I do if I need to drop or withdraw from my summer classes?

Contact the Registrar's Office as soon as your plans to take a course at Mansfield University change to avoid incurring charges. The drop schedule is available on the Registration webpage. The student may drop the course through WebAdvisor through the end of the drop period. The withdrawal from a course requires obtaining a form from the Registrar's Office, acquiring the instructor's signature and returning the completed form to the Registrar's Office for processing. The refund schedule is available from the Student Accounts Office website.

Student Resources

Is on-campus housing available during the summer?

Yes. Access the meal & housing page for more information and to reserve your room.

Summer @ Mansfield UniversityHow do I access my Mansfield University email account?

All students registered for coursework for summer will receive a Mansfield Email account. For specific information on your email account & technology on campus, access the link for our TechConnect Survival Guide on our Student Technology Services web page. Once registered for classes, access the My Accounts page for your email account and default password.

How can I access the Library from off-campus?

If you are only taking online coursework we will provide your unique number to be used to access the library from off-campus. If you do not receive this information by the first day of class, contact us.

Students taking on-campus(classroom) coursework will be issued a student ID card by the CCSI Office. This card is used to access Library Services. The CCSI Office is located in 203 Alumni Hall Student Center. Visit the CCSI Office webpage for their office hours. There is a $5.00 charge for new student I.D. cards.

To access the library from off-campus go to this website.

How do I find out about books?

Summer class textbooks will be available on our website mansfieldbookstore.com. A credit card is required for payment and students who need their books shipped will be charged a shipping fee.

If special arrangements need to be made regarding purchases, please call 800-577-6798 or 570-662-4922 and we will be happy to accommodate you.