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The University of the West Indies, Open Campus Summer Session will be held during the period June 15 – July 31, 2020.   A select number of postgraduate, undergraduate and pre-university courses will be offered during this session.

The Summer Session offers students an opportunity to:

  • complete their programme of study;
  • accelerate their studies;
  • take courses in order to meet prerequisites for the regular semester course offerings; and /or 
  • enhance personal development.

The Summer Session is optional, except in cases of programmes structured with compulsory courses during this period. 

Students who register for the Summer Session are subject to all University and Faculty Regulations and General Regulations for students. Students have the responsibility to know and special attention is drawn to the Regulations of The University of the West Indies, including those that prohibit plagiarism, falsification of information and academic dishonesty. You may view these regulations in the Student Handbook at



  1. The period of registration will be May 04 – June 14, 2020. During this period all students are required to register, to review their registration and report any discrepancies to their respective Site Coordinator/Head, Open Campus Country Sites or the Virtual International Students Office (VISO).
  2. The period for late registration will be June 15 - 19, 2020.  A Late Registration Fee of US$30, or its equivalent in local currency, will be applied to registration and changes to registration from June 15 – 19, 2020.   During the late registration period, students may make changes to their registration. 




During this Summer Session, maximum hours stipulations, pre-requisite checking, programme restrictions and level checking will apply.   Students who have met these requirements for a course but are unable to add the course on their own can submit an online override request.  This form is available online via the student dashboard. 

Students are permitted to register for a maximum of TWO courses (six credits), including “Examinations Only”. Academic Board approval is required to sit Examinations Only.

Students may apply to select a third course via the online override request form.   Ideally, all such applications should be made prior to the commencement of the Summer Session, since all such requests must get the approval of the respective Programme Manager in the Programme Delivery Department (PDD).

All information guides, timetable and registration materials for the Summer Session will be available online. Students are advised to check the website regularly for updates (

For Open Campus students, course selection will be carried out online in the Student Portal Students are required to select courses online before making payments.

All applicants and students should view the list of courses to be offered in the Summer Session at the website before completing their respective application forms.