The summer program runs for six weeks and spans from the last week of June thru the first week of August. Students must complete the ninth grade and participate in the academic year component in order to be eligible. During the summer, students for the last two weeks of the program will have an opportunity to live in an environment much like the one they will experience when they are in college. Students will take classes, work in internships, and take trips that are cultural and educational in nature.
Commuting Program- Weeks 1 thru 3
During the first three weeks, students will commute to the
Residential Program- Weeks 4 and 5
During the middle two weeks, students will actually reside on the campus in a
College and Cultural Tour- Week 6
During the last week, students will participate in a college and cultural tour outside of the
COMMON ASPECTS OF COMMUTER AND RESIDENTIAL PROGRAM
The following aspects are offered throughout the first 5 weeks of the program:
Students will experience many cultural activities. Field trips have included trips to the
Students receive at the beginning of the program a Purchase College I.D. card, which is used at the eating venues. Students have a daily schedule that is followed with defined meal times. The students go to the designated eating venues, show their I.D. and are able to select their meal from a wide variety of choices. The meals served meet the Federal Food and Nutrition Program guidelines.
Recreational Activities/Free Time
Students have access to all that the Gymnasium where there are basketball, tennis, racquetball, volleyball, and badminton courts. The facility also includes a swimming pool, and weight machines.
The academic classes are scheduled from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. with a 30-minute lunch break. Subjects taught are English, math, science, computers, and language.