Whether you want to study the chemistry of food, boost your data visualization skills, or travel to destinations like Buenos Aires or Hong Kong to study topics like urban culture and sustainability, D-Term offers a changing array of interesting courses to enhance your skills and knowledge in specialized areas.

Offered between fall and winter terms during the first two weeks of December, you can take brief, intensive courses that are not offered during the academic year. Courses can include workshops, fieldwork, and travel and offer 3 units of credit toward a Lawrence degree.

students visit Hong Kong for D-Term's class: Sustainable/Livable with Brozek and Balsekar

Current Courses 

Discover opportunities to build your skills, delve deeper into specialty topics, and even travel internationally with D-Term.

Students giving final presentations during a December Term class taking place in a theatre.

Dates, Fees & Registration

Ready to enroll in a D-Term course? Learn about this year's deadlines, fees, and other program details. Financial aid is available.

Registration takes place in Voyager.

Features & Highlights