Policies

General Summer Policies

  • 2.75 GPA or better on a 4.0 scale. Some programs may require a higher GPA.
  • Full-time university status without any financial holds, academic or disciplinary probation.
  • An interview with the Faculty Program Coordinator is required in order to be accepted into any program.
  • Attendance at all pre-departure orientation sessions as required by the Faculty Program Coordinator.
  • All non-VU students must contact the Faculty Program Coordinator directly for additional program information.
  • Students must attend program through the stated dates. Late arrivals/early departures are not allowed. 
  • All undergraduate programs are subject to a $15 general fee. MBA programs are subject to a $30 general fee.
  • VU students are not allowed to take Distance-Learning courses while participating in a VU summer program.

Additional Academic Requirements and/or Special Instructions may be listed within the specific program descriptions and/or on the Web.

Grade Transfer Policy

Villanova School of Business (VSB) students participating on VU Business programs whose courses are taught by VU faculty members or adjunct, VU hired faculty members will result in letter grades. 
Students taking courses taught by non-VU faculty members will receive credit transfer (`T'). Courses taken by VSB students participating on VU Arts & Sciences (A&S) programs will receive letter grades

Villanova University College of Arts & Science students participating on VU A & S programs will receive letter grades. VU A & S students participating on VU Business programs whose courses are taught by 
VU faculty or adjunct, VU hired faculty members will receive letter grades. Courses taught by non-VU faculty members will result in credit transfer (`T').

Villanova University College of Nursing students participating on VU A&S programs will receive letter grades. VU College of Nursing students participating on VU Business programs whose courses are taught
by VU faculty or adjunct, VU hired faculty members will receive letter grades. Courses taught by non-VU faculty members will result in credit transfer (`T').

Villanova University College of Engineering students participating on VU A&S programs will receive letter grades. VU Engineering  students participating on VU Business programs whose courses are taught by 
VU faculty or adjunct, VU hired faculty members will receive letter grades. Courses taught by non-VU faculty members will result in credit transfer (`T').

Upon completion, all internships are awarded a Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U) grade.

In order to receive a 'T', students must earn a 'C' or better. Courses earning less than a 'C' mark will not be recorded onto the Villanova University transcript.

Course Withdrawal Policy

If a student withdraws from a summer program after the deadline, but before courses begin, courses will be dropped from the academic record.

If a student withdraws from a summer program once coursework has begun, the student will receive an authorized withdrawal without academic penalty, WX, for all coursework. Although there is no academic penalty (GPA is not affected), a WX is considered a grade and does appear on the academic transcript.

Application Information

Summer Applications are due no later than April 1, 2014. Please note that many of our programs have earlier deadlines, which will be posted on the individual program website under the 'Apply Now' section.

Click here to access the Summer Program Application!

Summer Program Evaluation

After completing a Villanova Summer Program, please respond to the following Summer Program Evaluation.