Maymester courses are in a three-week format. The shorter session allows students to earn credit and pursue other summer opportunities.

Academic Policy: Due to the compressed three-week format, you may not enroll in a Maymester course (May 10-May 27) and a course in Session 1 (May 13-June 24). However, you may enroll in a six-week course during the second session.


Easy tips to find Maymester courses in the Atlas:

  • Be sure to choose the correct options in each drop-down menu for the Term (Summer 2022), Career (Emory College) and Session (Maymester) as shown below


  • Search results will show available courses

  • Class Notes will confirm "This is a Maymester online course."



Maymester Dates: May 10-May 27, 2022


Registration opens on February 8, 2022

Please email for further questions.


  • Maymester courses are 3-4 credit hours
  • On campus tuition: $1,708 per credit hour
  • Online tuition: $1,363 per credit hour and technology fee, $75

Class days/times:

Maymester classes meeting times are either 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. or 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday. Please check the course listing in OPUS for your specific course and synchronous class meeting time.

How many courses may I enroll in during Maymester?

You may enroll in one course. The course meets daily for three and a half hours and with additional required work outside the classroom. Maymester courses may have related academic projects, lectures, or other course requirements to fulfill outside of the class meeting time.

GER / Writing Requirement

Looking to fulfill a GER or Writing Requirement? The majority of the courses for Maymester are indicated with SNT, HAPW, HAP, HSC or SNTL.

Refer to the Course Atlas for specific designations.

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EAS 216WR/ANT 217WR/ARTHIST 216WR: East Asian Calligraphy

Crowley/Li  |  Daily 9:00 a.m.  - 12:30 p.m.  |  4 credit hours

GER: HAPW  |  Writing Requirement

Prerequisites: None

An interdisciplinary study of East Asian calligraphy in its artistic, cultural, and historical contexts. The course combines systematic hands-on practice with guided reading, reflective writing, discussion, and research.

All regular Emory College academic policies (including Add/Drop deadlines, S/U grade change deadlines, and Honor Code policies) will apply to courses taken online this summer.

All summer online courses will include both asynchronous content that you access independently and required synchronous (live) meetings. Please check OPUS for the synchronous meeting times of the courses for which you are registered. Attendance of these live synchronous sessions is an essential part of the successful completion of summer courses, just as attending class would be for an on-campus course.  


  • You may register for only one course
  • You may not concurrently enroll in the first session of summer school
  • Expect to spend about 40 hours per week on coursework


All summer online students should ensure that they have access to the following:
  • A laptop or computer with Windows or Apple operating system
  • Reliable high-speed internet connection
  • A webcam (the one built into your device is fine)
  • A headset with microphone (most earbuds should be fine)

All summer students will be added to a Canvas Summer Online module at the beginning of May and will need to complete a brief 30-minute Emory College Online orientation. Faculty should begin communicating with you about your course during the week before Maymester begins.

What if I enroll and then have to drop the class?

The preferred deadline to drop (through OPUS) the class is May 2, 2022. You will not incur financial or academic penalty if you drop the course (through OPUS) no later than May 11, 2022. Refer to the academic calendar

Is financial aid available?

Yes. Limited financial aid is available. Awards will be made on a first-come, first-serve basis to students who qualify for financial aid during the academic year. Students must have a 2021-2022 Profile and FAFSA on file. Students are strongly encouraged to enroll for the total number of hours they intend to take during Maymester and/or second session so their award is based on the total number of hours of enrollment. Maymester awards may only apply if enrolled in a Maymester course. If the Maymester course is dropped, your award will be reduced. The Maymester award may not apply to second session enrollment.

Will the course count toward my major/minor?

Please contact your department directly to inquire about whether specific course counts or refer to the course listing.

Do Maymester courses have prerequisites?

Yes, some may have prerequisites. Please refer to the Course Atlas.

Can I also enroll in a Session 1 or Session 2 summer course?

You may not enroll in Maymester and Session 1, because Maymester and Session 1 overlaps. You may enroll in Maymester and Study Abroad if your Emory Study Abroad program begins after May 31, 2022. You may also enroll in Maymester and Session 2.

Is housing available? How much does it cost?

Yes. Maymester students live on the Clairmont Campus. The cost is $656-$690. To apply for Maymester housing, email or apply online. For more information, visit Summer Living at Emory.

Is a meal plan available? How much does it cost?

Yes. Students enrolled in Summer School regardless of whether they live on or off campus may choose to participate in a summer dining plan. Students have three meal plans to choose from and each plan utilizes Dooley Dollars. The plans range from $360-$1200 depending upon your needs. Dooley Dollars can be used in any retail or dining location on campus. Please verify which locations are open and the hours.

Unused Dooley Dollars from spring carry over to summer sessions. Unused Dooley Dollars do not carry over to fall, 2022. Remaining funds are non-refundable and forfeited at the end of second summer session. Refer to Emory Dining for more information.