Apply for UConn’s Pre-College Summer Program

Application Instructions

Applications and supporting materials must be completed online to be reviewed for admission. Applications are not considered complete until all of the requirements listed below have been met. NOTE: The application system has a timeout of 40 minutes that will lead you to lose your data if you do not select “save”. For this reason, we recommend completing your application responses in a separate document to later copy and paste your responses into the corresponding application fields.

The online application will require the following:

Online Application Form. This includes student’s biographical, demographic, and education information.

Responses to Application Questions. Your answers are meant to help the admission committee better understand you as a student and person. Each answer should be between 150-300 words (minimum 1,000 characters).

  • What do you want out of your future college experience and how will attending a Pre-College Summer Program help you prepare for this experience and your future collegiate success?
  • Why are you specifically interested in the preferred course(s)? (For students applying to attend multiple weeks, please address your interest for all courses)
  • UConn PCS is a serious academic experience committed to providing a safe and supportive living and learning environment for mature high-school students. Tell us about an experience in which you behaved in a socially mature way to help someone else or to help solve a problem. What personal skills helped you manage the situation?
    • Pre-Med Applicants: Students interested in enrolling in a Pre-Med course must be interested in pursuing a degree in the medical field. Tell us why you would like to pursue a degree in the medical field. In your response, please include:
      • If you have participated in research, leadership activities, community service projects, or other unique experiences pertaining to your interest in the medical field, how have these experiences impacted your desire to pursue a medical career?
      • What do you believe you can contribute to a UConn PCS Pre-Med course?

Academic Transcript or Grade Report. Applicants are required to submit grade records for all secondary school work completed, including current coursework. Acceptable documents include unofficial transcripts, report cards, or progress reports.

References. The contact information (name, position, phone number, and email address) of one reference we may contact in the case that more information is needed. Your reference may include a school counselor, teacher, supervisor, or coach.

$45 Non-Refundable Application Fee. Application fees are waived until January 6, 2020.