Summer Institute for international students
The Summer Institute (SI) is held in the three weeks leading up to International Student Orientation and Welcome Week. This unique program is designed to introduce you to learning in the liberal arts tradition and provide you will invaluable skills and resources before beginning your first college course. This year the Summer Institute will be conducted online and will begin on August 15 and run through September 5.
You will spend these weeks engaging in intensive academic discussions, thesis-driven essays, and critical thinking about texts and lectures, earning 3 units of college coursework upon completion. In addition to preparing yourself to excel academically, you will also have the opportunity to adjust to college life before the rest of the freshmen class.