CHICAGO HEIGHTS–(ENEWSPF)–March 17, 2016. Registration for summer courses at Prairie State College (PSC) is open. Priority registration began March 15, and open registration begins March 18.
Course offerings include credit and non-credit courses, courses for students from other colleges or universities that are home for the summer, and free courses for high school seniors.
Credit courses include two eight-week summer sessions. The first session begins May 31 and ends July 22. The second session begins June 13 and ends Aug. 5. Classes are offered days, evenings and online.
To register for credit courses, new students must complete an enrollment application in person at the college, located at 202 S. Halsted St., in Chicago Heights, or online at prairiestate.edu by selecting Apply, Register, Pay. Current students can register for credit courses in person or online on WebAdvisor.
Credit courses provide students home from college for the summer the opportunity to fulfill general education requirements at a fraction of the cost, and transfer the credits back to their home college. Classes available include English, speech, biology, chemistry, history, and math. For more information, visit prairiestate.edu/summeronly.
High school students who plan to graduate in 2017 can take advantage of the college’s tuition-free offer. To be eligible, students must attend a high school in the PSC district, have a GPA of at least 2.5 on a 4-point scale, and have permission from their high school. For more information, contact Beth Wyack, enrollment advisor, at (708) 709-7776.
PSC also offers non-credit courses that begin throughout the summer. Students can register for non-credit courses online or in person. To register online via Instant Enrollment, go to prairiestate.edu, select Apply, Register, Pay, and then choose How to Enroll. Another option is to complete the registration form available online or in the back of the printed course schedule. Students also can register for non-credit courses in person at the Matteson Area Center, located at 4821 Southwick Drive in Matteson, or in the Enrollment Services Office on the PSC main campus. The Matteson Area Center is open Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., and Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The summer course schedule is available online at prairiestate.edu and on PSC’s main campus. Schedules are mailed to district households and are available at the public libraries. For more information, call the college at (708) 709-3500 or visit prairiestate.edu.