Overview

Quinnipiac’s summer programs & camps are designed to provide more than just the chance to explore your interests, but a means to expand your skills and accomplishments using project based experiential learning.  Programs operate on all 3 of our campuses, across 600 acres in Hamden and North Haven, Connecticut, as well as in the convenience of your own home through interactive online education platform. 

On-Campus Summer Pre-College Programs & Camps

Quinnipiac University Campuses, Hamden and North Haven Connecticut
Medical Microbiology
1 week | on-campus daytime| college-bound high school students

This one-week program delivers strategies and hands-on learning for culturing microbes and diagnosing infectious diseases. Students will have the opportunity to explore the importance of the human microbiome in health and disease, the rise of antibiotic resistance, and local and global challenges of infectious disease outbreaks.

Media Production
2 weeks | on-campus daytime | high school & transition program students

This summer program is open to high school students of varying abilities who dream of telling important stories across multiple platforms. Participants will spend 2 weeks immersed in our own on-campus production studio creating content, using our field camera equipment and editing labs to shoot and edit their own video content.

Digital Innovation & Entrepreneurship
2 weeks | on-campus daytime & online | high school students 

This immersive experience provides the tools and knowledge to bring your future business ideas to life. High school students may participate in this 2-week hybrid program either fully online, or partially online with 4 full-day, on-campus sessions. You choose the path that works best for you.

Health Sciences Exploration Camp
2 weeks | on-campus day | middle school students

This 2-week summer day camp provides a hands-on dive into many different and exciting health care fields. Middle school-aged students will get certified in first aid, participate in around 8 hours of community service, and enjoy a fun — and safe — experience on our own North Haven Campus.

Online Summer Pre-College High School Programs

Fundamentals of Digital Photography
1 week | online | high school students 

From portraits to compositions, this one-week program immerses you in the fundamentals of digital photography through a variety of independent challenges. You will walk away with a portfolio of photos that you can confidently share.

Data Analysis & Excel
1 week | online |  high school students

This one-week program delivers a 360-degree understanding of how computer and digital information works. Upon completion, you will be equipped with the knowledge to take the Microsoft Office Specialist Certification.

The Art of Podcasting
2 weeks | online | high school students

In this 2-week program, you will learn how to use the podcasting medium to tell a compelling story through a series of collaborative and individual hands-on projects. By the end of the 2 weeks, you will have produced your own podcast episode.

Introduction to Cybersecurity
2 weeks | online | high school students

This 2-week program provides a deep, 360-degree understanding of how computer and digital information works and its connection to the field of cybersecurity. It will prepare you to take the official Certified Hacker Analyst certification exam, sponsored by the Institute for Security and Open Methodologies (ISECOM).

2021 College Credit Specialty Programs

Veteran College & Career Transition Program
8 weeks | 7 credits | on-campus residential & commuter | 1st year student veterans & dependents 
Quinnipiac University offers this 7-credit, 8-week, on-campus summer program to all eligible student veterans and their dependents. The program includes the courses, skills and connections crucial to successfully transition into college and into a future career.

Cost and Session Information

On-campus Summer Programs

Medical Microbiology
Session 1: June 28, 2021 – July 2, 2021
1 week | on-campus daytime| high school students | $1,200
Media Production
Session 1: June 21 - July 2, 2021
2 weeks | on-campus daytime | high school & transition program students | $2,400
Digital Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Session 1: July 12 - July 23, 2021
2 weeks | on-campus daytime & online | high school students | $1,200 online | $1,800 on-campus and online hybrid
Health Sciences Exploration Camp
Session 1: July 26 - August 6, 2021 (2 weeks)
2 weeks | on-campus day | middle school students | $960

 

Online Summer Programs

Fundamentals of Digital Photography 
Session 1: July 5 – July 9, 2021
Session 2: July 12 – July 16, 2021
Session 3: August 2 - August 6, 2021 
1 week | online | high school students | $600
Data Analysis & Excel
Session 1: July 5 - July 9 (5 Days)
Session 2: July 19 – July 23 (5 Days)
Session 3: August 2 – August 6 (5 Days)
1 week | online |  high school students | $600
The Art of Podcasting
Session 1: June 21 – July 2, 2021 (2 Weeks)
Session 2: July 19-30, 2021 (2 Weeks)
2 weeks | online | high school students | $1,200
Introduction to Cybersecurity
Session 1: June 21 – July 2, 2021 (2 weeks)
Session 2: July 12 – July 23, 2021 (2 weeks)
2 weeks | online | high school students | $1,200

 

College Credit Specialty Summer Programs

Veteran College & Career Transition Program
Arrival/orientation: June 28, 2021 Program end/departure: August 20, 2021 (8 weeks)
Option 1: $14,000 covers program tuition plus on-campus single residence accommodations and meal plan
Option 2: $9,720 covers program tuition only, no accommodations or meal plan (commuter student)
Please note: Quinnipiac accepts all Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) education and disability benefits to eligible veterans, military and dependents for this program.

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