Summer Schedule 

July 1-26, 2019 

PreCollege summer is a full time/immersion program. Students carry a full academic schedule, with classes Monday–Friday and evening and weekend enrichments each day.


March 1 Application and supporting materials are due, including a non-refundable $50 application fee—please see the Application Information page for details. Applications will continue to be accepted after the March 1 deadline, until the program is full. Since many classes fill quickly, we strongly encourage you to apply before this date in order to get your first choice for your concentration course, and to reserve housing if needed.

April 8 Non-refundable $600 deposit
Copy of proof of valid health insurance coverage, and 
all required documents are due.

1. Both the non-refundable $600 deposit and copy of proof of valid health insurance coverage serve to reserve your placement in summer PreCollege classes.
2. Accepted students must submit all required forms as outlined in the acceptance letter.
3. Health Evaluation Packets may be submitted through the Accepted Student Packet until April 30.

April 19 International Student I-20 request forms are due. I-20 request forms are available in the application form.

April 30 Health Evaluation Packets are submitted through the Accepted Student Packet.

May 13 Full payment of all tuition and fees due. $100 Late fees will be added to payments received after May 13. Tuition and fee bill will be available on students’ account after they have been registered in classes and added to housing.


Please note that cancellations must be emailed to

Before June 1:
Refund of payments made minus the nonrefundable $650 ($50 application fee and $600 deposit) 

Between June 1 and June 15:
50% refund of payments made minus the nonrefundable $650 ($50 application fee and $600 deposit) 

As of June 15:
No refund for any reason


July 1, 9 AM Orientation and Check-in.
Check-in and orientation for students and parents. All students must attend the program check-in and orientation session. Check-in packets will include individual course schedules and residence hall assignments, as well as activities information. Orientation program information will be included in the student’s welcome packet. Parents/guardians are encouraged to attend.

July 2, Classes begin.

July 4, Fourth of July Holiday. No classes scheduled, however optional activities will be available for students. 

July 26, 10 AM–12 PM Final exhibition and reception. 
                   12 PM–3 PM Residential Life and Housing check-out.


In addition to classes, meals, and on-campus symposiums, residential students are required to attend additional and enriching activities. While not mandatory, commuter students are encouraged to attend.

  • Weeknight activities include Studio Space, in which studios are provided for students to complete their homework assignments with mentor support. 
  • Weekend activities consist of social and cultural events, encouraging students to explore NYC in a structured format, while socializing, meeting PreCollege students outside of their core classes, and taking a break from rigorous class and homework schedules. An optional Studio Space is scheduled for Sunday evenings.