Overview

We have a summer in Storrs for you!

UConn's Pre-College Summer Global Engineering course provides high school students the opportunity to explore the world of engineering and how it is developing on a global scale at a nationally ranked public university campus.

Where will your future take you?

Perhaps around the world? Offered during Session 2, our Global Engineering course is designed to give students an overview of the exceptional opportunities for careers in Global Engineering. The course will review different branches in engineering from nano-technology, robotics, material sciences, aeronautical, biomedical, and computer engineering as well as green technologies to map how these branches are being developed globally. Becoming a global engineer will allow students to take a front-row seat anywhere in the world, whether they want to participate in cutting-edge work in multi-national corporations or participate in development and environmental engineering projects through the aegis of NGOs like Engineering Without Borders.

Our Global Engineering course will provide students with an opportunity to meet those currently pursing dual degrees in Engineering and Language & Culture at UConn (UConn currently has dual-degree programs in German, Spanish, Chinese and French). These young engineers spend the entire fourth year of their studies abroad during which time they complete an engineering internship in their field of specialty in the language and culture of their host country.

Global Engineering students will:

     - Visit an engineering company and laboratory directly involved with global engineering in Connecticut

     - Participate in workshops that explore how to navigate cultural differences in the workplace

     - Learn some tips about what they can do to enhance their language preparation with a view to living and working abroad in the future

 

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: After careful consideration and comprehensive discussions with many who are deeply invested in the health and education of our students, we have decided that the most responsible course of action is to cancel all Pre-College Summer 2020 sessions. Unfortunately, the Program's focus on providing a residential experience with hands-on courses does not make online learning a realistic or feasible option.  For more information please visit this webpage. For any questions or concerns please email pcs@uconn.edu.

Cost and Session Information

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. 

Program Cost and Fees: 

Application: A non-refundable application processing fee of $45.00 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. Our application fee is waived for students who apply before January 6th. After this date our standard application fee will be applied.

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.

Discounts

Early Bird: Take advantage of a $150 early bird discount when you submit your application by April 1st, 2020

Multiple Sessions: Receive a discount for enrolling in more than one session, as indicated in the pricing table above. Check out our Course Academies for bundling options!

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.

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