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Winter Session


Picture this: You’re sitting in front of the fire, snow is falling outside your window, and you’re sipping a cup of hot chocolate, all while getting ahead on your degree. Marist’s Winter Session allows you to continue learning in an online format throughout your winter break, to help you stay on track with your degree and offers you the flexibility you need to enhance your Marist experience. 


Winter Session courses are priced at $795 per credit and will run for four weeks - December 16, 2023 through January 12, 2024. 

Registration begins on Thursday, November 2 at 10:30 a.m. and will remain open until 11:59 p.m. Registration will continue to open daily on this schedule until Monday, November 27 when it closes at 5:00 p.m.

Billing for winter registration is on-going and payment is due by Wednesday, November 29, 2023. Further billing information can be found on myMarist.

Registration is not dependent of earned credits, but you need to be enabled by your academic advisor to register.



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By taking advantage of Winter Session courses, you can diversify your academic career. It gives you the opportunity to take classes that interest you, or courses that broaden your knowledge in diverse areas to make you stand out.

Interested in fitting more experiences into your four years at Marist? Taking Winter Session courses is a great way to free up space in your schedule to incorporate new things! Now you'll have the opportunity to do things like:

  • Add a second major
  • Add a minor or concentration
  • Register for that fun elective you've had your eye on
  • Complete an internship
  • Study abroad

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All students taking a fully online course are strongly encouraged to complete Brightspace orientation. Brightspace is the Learning Management System where your course will be housed. You can begin the Brightspace Orientation at any time, available through myMarist. You will receive an Online Student Welcome Kit for additional information prior to the start of your class. Registration for winter will open on Thursday, November 2, 2023 at 10:30 a.m.  

Select your student type from the following list and follow the instructions:

  • Non-Matriculated / Visiting Undergraduate Students:  Please click here for further information and application.
  • Current Marist students: Winter session is a great way to catch up on credits. You can register through the myMarist portal concurrent with spring registration.

Winter Session - On Ground:

January 2 - January 5, 2024: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

MDIA 190N; 1 cr; ST: Adobe Photoshop Certification (1 Credit) - Jeffrey Bass 

  • In an accelerated, four-day format, students will learn PhotoShop image-editing skills including managing layers, image repair, import/export, Web images vs. print, raster vs. vector, masks and filters, and batch automation. Class time will be a combination of lecture/demonstration and hands-on exercises. Students will then sit for a certification exam, with a passing score earning the Adobe Certified Professional certificate. Pre-requisite: familiarity with computers and director navigation using file paths.

January 9 - January 12, 2024: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

MDIA 191N; 1 cr; ST: Avid Media Composer Certification (1 Credit) - Jeffrey Bass

  • In an accelerated format, students will cover all material from the Avid Media Composer 110 course including advanced project management, media management, and effects. Class time will be a combination of lecture/demonstration and hands-on exercises. Students will then sit for the MC 110 exam, with a passing score earning the Avid Certified user certificate. Pre-requisite: completion of the MC 101 course and a passing score on the MC 101 exam.



For general inquiries, contact the School of Professional Programs by calling (845) 575 - 3202 or emailing