June Minimester, Mitchell College

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June MiniMester

Registration opens March 29, 2021 for May MiniMesters, June MiniMesters and Summer Internships.

June MiniMester runs Mondays through Saturdays, May 24 – June 5 = 11 class days. No classes on Monday, May 31 in observance of Memorial Day.

June MiniMester Classes:

Last day to enroll in this term is May 25, 2021 at Noon.
Last day to withdraw from this term with a “W” grade is Wednesday, June 2, 2021.

Course times, days & instructors are subject to change depending upon college needs.  A course may be cancelled if insufficiently enrolled


3 credits: $1,200*
4 credits: $1,600*
6 credits: $2,400*
12 credits: $4,800*

*Please Note:

  • Students who are on hold, need to pay all back balances before registering for May or June MiniMester course or Summer Internships. 
  • You must pay for your June MiniMester in full at the time of registration in order to be officially enrolled.


As stated last summer, Mitchell College is offering free room and board to current residential students who enroll in the May MiniMester and/or June MiniMester sessions.

To receive free housing during the MiniMester session, students must enroll and make full payment for the course(s) at the time of registration. 

  • Current resident students wishing to live in the residence halls during the MiniMesters or for a Mitchell summer internship must move out of their current housing and complete a short ERezLife application for reassigned housing during the May/June MiniMesters. Registration for MiniMesters must be paid in full, and holds cleared, prior to signing up for housing.
    • Students living in housing for the June MiniMester may stay on campus from April 27-May 10 at no cost for housing; they may purchase a limited meal plan for $150 for that time period. Plans should be purchased through the Bursar’s Office.
    • Students signing up for June MiniMester must move out of their residence hall at the end of the spring semester and move back to a reassigned residence hall at the start of the June MiniMester.
    • Student-athletes will be provided dining and housing until their season end.

Additional Costs

Bentsen Learning Center (BLC): Students enrolled in the BLC will have an additional cost of: $520 per MiniMester course.


Students requiring disabilities accommodations, services or access needs should contact Accessibility Services at lee_a@mitchell.edu.

Contact the Registrar at:
860-701-5019 or registrar@mitchell.edu


Course Title Instructor Time Mode of Delivery Description
EL399 Sp Top: Dystopian YA Lit Adler 1:00pm-4:55pm (M-Sat) In Person 3 credits DA: L3 CCT Prerequisites: CW102 (C- grade or better). We will meet teen characters who are coming of age in a stark, tense fictional world. This class will explore the attributes that make YA dystopian literature so popular. In this genre, teen characters grapple with totalitarian governments, anarchy, dying worlds, global health crises, crashing economies and futuristic technologies, but they still care about romance and they still need to handle those pesky parent figures. Two novels will be read in entirety – Neal Shusterman’s Scythe, as well as a YA dystopian novel of the student’s choice (with instructor approval). Students will keep a reading journal, write a book review of their free choice novel, and they will also write a YA dystopian short story. Scythe by Neal Shusterman (required text), Free choice YA Dystopia (possible choices below):The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins (or any in the series), Divergent, Veronica Roth (or any in the series), Legend, Marie Lu (or any in the series), The Giver, Lois Lowry (or any in the series), Unwind, Neal Shusterman (or any in the series), Replica, Lauren Oliver (or any in the series), Red Rising, Pierce Brown (or any in the series).
ES220 Scientific Writing Bailey 8:30am-12:25pm (M-Sat) In Person (WI) 3 credits (spring, even years) DA: L2 ICT Prerequisite: CW102 (C- grade or better). This is a three credit course designed to prepare students for further written and presentation work in science majors, Environmental Science and Health Science. Students will demonstrate proficiency in interpreting and presenting large data sets, will learn to critique scientific papers and to ethically obtain and use appropriate information to analyze scientific issues. Students will prepare a laboratory report, a scientific poster, a research paper and a classroom presentation.
HI295 History through Film O'Leary 1:00pm-4:55pm (M-Sat) In Person (G) (W) (IN) 3 credits (spring) DA: L2 CCT Prerequisite: CW101 (C- grade or better) or permission of the instructor. HI295 offers students the opportunity to study history through a variety of visual media, primarily documentaries and cinematic portrayals of selected historical events, issues, and personalities. Each semester, the class studies historical topics that have a global dimension: such as war, revolution, and important historical figures who have instigated social change. Primary emphasis will be placed upon twentieth century movements including but not limited to imperialism, World War I and II, the Cold War, and civil rights.
HT215 World Culture: Eat/Pray/Love Forcier 8:30am-12:25pm (M-Sat) In Person 3 credits (once per year) DA: L2 D An exploration of various cultures through both current and historical food, religion, and social customs. As the global economy grows and global influences.
PE128 Mind/Body through Yoga Chappelle 8:30am-12:25pm (M-Sat) Hybrid/ Blended 3 credit (fall, spring and/or every other semester DA: L1 SI This course is designed to stretch your mind and body. Yoga focuses on understanding and controlling the body, the breath, and the mind through physical movement (asanas), breathing techniques (prayanamas) and basic meditation. The techniques are designed to increase strength, flexibility, endurance, balance, coordination, and the ability to relax. They are also designed to release stress and muscle tension and to enhance the ability to concentrate. The course is meant to be both interactive and solitary. The pace is gentle and the approach is relaxed, but there is an expectation that the content will be taken seriously. Honoring the ideas and physical presence of one’s self and fellow students is essential.

Register for June MiniMester!