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Undergraduate and graduate students from the CSU system and beyond and ​advanced practitioners are invited to participate in a transformative, immersive educational experience. Courses carry three to five units of credit and 80% of our students receive scholarships. Explore our courses below.

Session One Dates

June 24 – July 7, 2024

California State University, Fresno

Session TWO Dates

July 8 ​– July 21, 2024

California State University, Fresno

Application Deadline Extended to June 21*

International an​d virtual courses run on different dates, see individual course pages below for details.

*These classes are full: Animation Production Studio, Drawing and Painting in Florence, Italy. Course applications may close at any time.​

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The CSU is committed to providing a diverse and supportive environment that facilitates learning, teaching, working, and conducting research for all students, employees, and visitors. It is CSU policy to ensure that individuals with disabilities have the opportunity to participate in all programs, activities, and services.

Summer Arts embraces the diversity that all students bring to our program. We strive to ensure that our educational experience is accessible to all students and to provide services and resources that enrich the experience through equity, inclusion, advocacy, and support.

If you have a disability and require accommodation to fully participate in this program, or have questions about physical access, please contact Joanne Sharp.

CSU Services for Students with Disabilities

Fresno State Services for Students with Disabilities​​