Summer Challenge: Calendar & What to Expect

Summer Challenge is a fast-paced and fun-filled program. No matter which session(s) you attend, information about what the program will be like can be found below. Be sure to read through our check-in and departure sections for key details about arrival, final presentations, and more.

Note: In alignment with Boston University COVID-19 guidelines, all Summer Term pre-college students will be required to follow University-wide vaccination requirements, on-campus testing requirements, and Massachusetts Department of Health quarantine and isolation guidance in place at the time of their programs. Please visit the Back2BU website for further details and updates as they become available.

Program calendar

Summer 2022

Session 1 Sunday, June 19, 2022 – Friday, July 1, 2022
Session 2* Sunday, July 10, 2022 – Friday, July 22, 2022
Session 3 Sunday, July 24, 2022 – Friday, August 5, 2022

*Limited remote seminar options are available during Session 2. Please visit Summer Challenge Online for more information.

When making travel arrangements, please keep the following check-in and departure information in mind.


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