This summer, spend an exciting week becoming familiar with college life, exploring fascinating subjects and making new friends.
Our one-week non-credit Summer Preview program offers a choice of seminars to rising high school freshmen and sophomores. Take advantage of this opportunity to explore an area of academic interest or become familiar with an entirely new subject.
Applications for the 2017 session of Summer Preview are now closed. Please check back in the fall for information about Summer 2018.
2017 Summer Preview Calendar
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Our Summer Preview seminars offer academic, residential, and social opportunities through small-group lectures focused on a specific topic and planned activities. Alongside other motivated peers, you gain exposure to an area of academic interest, experience college life at Boston University, and start friendships with students from around the world. You also benefit from a college workshop designed to help you maximize your high school studies so you are prepared to fill out college applications when the time comes.
We also offer a variety of planned social group activities so you can get to know Boston University as well as the city of Boston.
Summer Preview is open to both commuter and residential students. Please note that you must be 14 years or older to live in the dorm.