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Welcome Sewanee School of Letters students! 

The 2017 School of Letters session is scheduled June 4 - July 14. 

The first day of classes is Monday, June 5 and the last day of classes is Thursday, July 13. 

The information on this page help you prepare for the summer 2017 session. We welcome questions by phone or email, so please do not hesitate to contact us. 

New and returning students will be contacted by email by the School of Letters office with information about tuition and fees, courses, housing, meals, required forms, policies, and pre-registration, once it is available.

Residence Halls and Houses will open on Sunday, June 4. Key pick-up and move-in will be handled through the office of Residential Life. Students will receive details by email about requesting housing and also where and when to pick up keys. 

There will be an opening dinner Sunday evening at 6 pm at Convocation Hall.




Returning students, you will receive an email with a link to preregistration and housing forms. The Health Form, linked below, requires a signature, so please print, sign, and return it by mail or bring it with you on orientation.

Health Form


2017 Catalog


2017 Tuition and fees are posted on our ADMISSION PAGE.

Contact information can be found here for FINANCIAL AID.


Courses and Registration

The course offerings are listed below, and you can read about the courses in more detail on the Course Listing Page

8:30 to 9:45, Monday - Friday        

ENGL 581 - JENN LEWIN                 Modern British Poetry

ENGL 594 - JOHN GRAMMER          Literature of the American South


10:00 to 11:15, Monday - Friday   

ENGL 566 - ALLEN REDDICK           Dr. Johnson and the Poets

ENGL 572 - BARBARA BLACK          Special Topics in British Literature: Reading Dickens


11:30 - 12:45, Monday - Friday     

ENGL 595 - JOHN ERNEST               African-American Literature

ENGL 557 - ANN COOK                    Shakespeare


2:00 to 5:00 pm, Monday and Thursday  

ENGL 509 - NICKOLE BROWN         Workshop in Poetry Writing

ENGL 510A -  MICHAEL GRIFFITH  Workshop in Fiction Writing

ENGL 514 - BETH LINCKS                Workshop in Playwriting


2:00 to 5:00 pm, Tuesday and Friday       

ENGL 510B - JAMIE QUATRO          Workshop in Fiction Writing

ENGL 512 - MEERA SUBRAMANIAN Workshop in Nonfiction Writing


To repeat: information about pre-registration and banner web registration will be forthcoming by individual email.


2017 Schedule of Classes

2017 Booklist to date

2016 Bookstore Instructions


The School of Letters is part of the College of Arts and Sciences of the University of the South. All policies and procedures that are not defined on the School of Letters website can be found on the website of the University of the South:

University Wellness Center


The Wellness Center:

Student Accessibility Services


In accordance with the provisions of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the University seeks to provide disabled students with the reasonable accommodations needed to ensure equal access to programs and activities.  Students seeking accommodations should contact Student Accessibility Services in the University Wellness Center (UWC).

Student Accessibility Services: 


The office of Residential Life will handle housing and keys this summer. You will be contacted by email with information about dorms and University houses. Students will be asked to fill out a form to request housing spaces.

Key pickup will be Sunday, June 4 from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. at the Office of Residential Life in Bishop/s Common.

Rates for housing for the summer 2017 semester are:
Residence Hall Room: $997
House: $1148


Current parking regulations can be found at

Students may park in Humphreys Dorm parking lot or the Alabama Avenue (student/overflow) parking lots. You will not need stickers for these lots. There is also limited visitor parking behind the library. Be aware that if you park in visitor parking and have an old student parking sticker, you will be ticketed. Anyone with limited mobility may register with the police department for a special parking sticker. Contact our office for details. The Gailor parking lot is reserved for faculty and staff only. Vehicles parked in the Gailor lot that do not have a faculty or employee sticker will be ticketed until 5 p.m.

2016 Parking Map


McClurg Dining Hall will be open daily for Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner. An optional meal plan for $767 that includes 3 meals/day for the 6 weeks will be available through the Office of Residential Life.


Arrival information has been emailed to students.


Guest Readings and Lectures are each Wednesday at 4:30 pm.



PRIVACY The University of the South complies with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 as amended (FERPA), which is designed to protect the confidentiality of the records that educational institutions maintain on students and to give students access to their records to assure the accuracy of their contents.  Links to the Student Notification of Rights with Respect to Their Education Records and the Education Records and FERPA policy are here:




The University of the South’s policy against discrimination, harassment, sexual misconduct, and retaliation is consistent with Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, 34 CFR Part 106, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and 34 CFR 104.7, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, and the Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act of 2008. In addition to contacting the Provost, who is the compliance coordinator, persons with inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and 34 CFR Part 106 may contact the Regional Civil Rights Director, U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, Region IV, 61 Forsyth Street S.W., Suite 19T70, Atlanta, Georgia 30303.




2014 Parking Map


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