Due to inclement weather, UVa-Wise is closed on Friday, March 6.

Registration begins Feb. 22 for Summer College

Summer College at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise features a variety of classes in administration of justice, biology, business, chemistry, communication, computer science, economics, education, English, mathematics, music, psychology, religion, sociology and Spanish.

“Serial Killers and their Victims,” “Mutant Ninja Fruit Flies,” “Mystery Novel” and “Great Religions of the World” are among the courses available during the two summer sessions. A variety of courses that satisfy general education requirements will be offered, as well.

Registration for Summer College opens Monday, Feb. 22. Session I registration concludes on June 1. Session II registration ends on July 6. 

Summer Session I classes begin June 1 and continue through July 2. Summer Session II begins July 6 and ends Aug. 7. Students who are not currently enrolled at UVa-Wise may apply for admission to Summer College by completing a non-degree student application and submitting it to the Office of Admissions. To download an application, visit

For more information about course offerings, tuition and fees, and registration for Summer College, contact the Registrar’s Office at 276-328-0116 or review the complete list of available courses online at

Information about Summer College courses offered at the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center in Abingdon may be found online at

The only branch campus of the University of Virginia, UVa-Wise is ranked among the nation’s top ten public liberal arts colleges by “U.S. News and World Report.” UVa-Wise is home to 1,900 students and offers under graduate and professional programs in the liberal arts tradition of Thomas Jefferson.

For more information, visit the Summer College Web site at or contact the Office of College Relations at 276-328-0130.