Summer Programs at St. John’s

St. John’s College offers several Great Books-focused summer programs for adults, including Summer Classics, the Teachers Institute, Graduate Institute classes, and more.

Summer Lecture Series

The Summer Lecture Series, hosted by the Graduate Institute, is an opportunity for tutors and for graduates to present the first fruits of their thinking to an attentive and inquisitive audience.

See the 2023 Summer Lecture Schedule
Summer Classics in Santa Fe

Weeklong, discussion-based courses exploring timeless works of fiction or nonfiction, poetry, science, the arts or philosophy, for adults of all ages.

Learn More About Summer Classics
The Teacher's Institute

The Graduate Institute in Annapolis hosts an annual, week-long academic conference for teachers during the month of July. There is no cost to attend.

Take Graduate Classes

Apply to the Graduate Institute to take summer classes in Annapolis, Santa Fe, or online. This is the most powerful way to immerse yourself in great books over the summer.

Apply to the Graduate Institute
Community Seminars

Open to the public, Community Seminars are a longstanding tradition at St. John’s College. Throughout the year, once-a-month and weeklong seminars are offered.

Community Seminars