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. Please make sure you regularly check your email for correspondence from us as we may request additional materials or information from you to determine a decision.

The online application will require the following:

  1. Online Application Form – This includes student’s biographical, demographic, and education information.
  2. 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 250-300 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? In your response, please include the course(s) you are interested in and why that determined your decision to apply to UConn PCS.
    UConn PCS is a serious academic experience committed to providing a safe and supportive 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?
  3. 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.
  4. 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.