We have a summer in Storrs for you!
UConn's Pre-College Summer Pre-Psychology: Psychology and Neuroscience course provides high school students the opportunity to dive into the interworkings of their own minds at a nationally ranked public university campus.
Feed your curiosity.
Ever get a feeling of Déjà vu? What happens when we confront something new? How do we tell if we’ve seen something before? Offered during Session 4, our Pre-Psychology: Psychology and Neuroscience course provides students with an introduction to the field of Behavioral Neuroscience. Here, students will learn that what we think, see, hear, and remember can actually have little to do with the physical reality.
Our Pre-Psych session guides students through fascinating human and animal research, including the responses of individual brain cells to changes in the world around us. Students will be exposed to lively discussion, video clips, in-class activities, and visit a Brain Research laboratory in order to come away with a better understanding of how our brains process information about the world.
This program is excellent for students interested in Psychology, Cognitive Sciences, and Medicine (especially Neurology). For more information from Professor Markus about this class, click here.
2019 Pre-College Summer Dates:
Session 1: July 7 – July 13
Session 2: July 14 – July 20
Session 3: July 21 – July 27
Session 4: July 28 – August 3
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Cost and Session Information
Costs and fees are determined by the number of sessions a student enrolls in (one, two, three, or four sessions). Enrolling in a weekly session, includes the selected academic course* taught by UConn faculty or experts in their industry, exploratory workshops, social programming activities, as well as administrative costs, all meals, and housing in an air-conditioned residence hall. Laundry machines located inside of the residence halls are available to participants at no cost. Participants must arrange their own travel to and from the Program, at their own expense.
*Additional Course Fees: Additional fees to select academic courses may apply. These fees help to cover the added cost of supply kits, studio fees, travel, entrance fees, etc. For specific course fee information, visit the course's information page. If applicable, this course fee will be applied at time of course enrollment.
Application: A non-refundable application processing fee of $40.00 must be paid in order to have your application reviewed. The application fee can be paid at the last step of the application process, and is separate from enrollment costs.
Enrollment: A $300.00 non-refundable deposit per session that will be collected at the time of enrollment is required to enroll in Pre-College Summer courses. This deposit will be credited to your program fee’s account balance.
Take Advantage of our Spring Special and get $100 off of your enrollments costs!
1 Week: $2050 $1950 - Price for one session
2 Weeks: $3950 $3850 - $1900 for a second session (receive a $150 discount)
3 Weeks: $5700 $5600 - $1750 for a third session (receive a $300 discount)
4 Weeks: $7300 $7200 - $1600 for a fourth session (receive a $450 discount)
Spring Special!: Submit your application by Sunday, April 21st for $100 off of your course enrollment costs.
Multiple Sessions: Receive a discount for enrolling in more than one session, as indicated in the pricing table above.
Sibling Discount: If two or more siblings enroll in the Program during the same summer, the subsequent sibling(s) will receive a $100.00 discount off of their total Program fee.