Pre-College Summer at UConn offers rising high school juniors and seniors (class of 2019 or 2020) the opportunity to study, live on a top-ranked public university, and learn more about college life through four challenging and intensive one-week sessions to choose from.
Throughout the program, students will have the opportunity to explore academic interests, interact with engaging professor, build confidence in being a college student, attend workshops that stress personal and academic development, meet new people and make new friends, and learn the culture of college, before college.
2018 Pre-College Summer Dates:
- Session 1: July 8 - 14
- Session 2: July 15 - 21
- Session 3: July 22 - 28
- Session 4: July 29 - Aug 4
Creative & Fine Arts Courses
- Art: Animation Art: Comics & 'Zines
- Art: Graphic Design
- Art: Photography
- Art: Watercolor
- Creative Writing
- Digital Media: Game Design* (one-week and two-week options available)
- Dramatic Arts: Theatre
- Pre-Med: Explore the Medical Field
- Pre-Med: Human Anatomy & Physiology
- Pre-Med: Human Pathology: Injury & Trauma
- Pre-Med: Kinesiology: Functional Human Movement Science
- Pre-Med: Medical Anthropology and Global Health
Social Science Courses
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Courses
Cost and Session Information
Registration includes all academic, administrative and activity costs, housing in an air conditioned residence hall, as well as all meals. Laundry machines are available to participants at no cost. Fees are determined by program length and may include an additional course fees of $35-$200 to cover the cost of supply kits, studio costs, travel, entrance fees, etc. If necessary, this course fee will be applied at time of registration. Travel to and from the University is not included in the total.
- Application Processing Fee: $35 non-refundable
EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT AVAILABLE! Register and pay in full by 4:00 pm on March 30, 2018 to receive an early bird discount of $150.00.
- 1 Week: $1950 - Price for first week
- 2 Weeks: $3700 - $1750 for second week (receive a $200 discount)
- 3 Weeks: $5350 - $1650 for third week (receive a $300 discount)
- 4 Weeks: $6900 - $1550 for fourth week (receive a $400 discount)
A minimum payment of $300.00 per session is due at the time of registration. The initial $300.00 is a non-refundable processing fee.
The registration/payment website provides you with the option to pay in full or pay in multiple installments. If you wish to pay in full at time of registration, simply pay the amount in your cart. Final payment of all program fees is due by 4:00 pm Friday, June 15, 2018. If participating in the early bird discount, all program fees must be paid in full by 4:00pm on March 30, 2018.
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Pre-College Summer Testimonial Academic Areas: Creative Writing, Sports Medicine Attended program as a Rising Senior This was the best experience in my entire life. Being at the greatest college in the country, the University of Connecticut, was amazing to begin with but the people who run this program and the RAs who worked the program are truly what made it such a life changing experience. The RAs were some of the greatest people I've met. They were open to helping each and every kid learn more about the college life and offer advice on what it takes to succeed in college and they really gave you a good understanding of what college was like. Everyone within the program always had the students in mind before anything else. I can't thank them enough for all they helped me with. No one could have represented UConn in any better way than the RAs, Hall directors, and program directors. The professors I had were great. UConn is the best college out there, and going into the program makes you realize how amazing UConn really is. Each day I was grateful to be there and experience what the campus had to offer. I have made friendships that will last a life time and I wish I stayed all 4 weeks. Thank you UConn Pre-College Summer program.