The Delaware State University Summer Academy is an eight-week online academic program that offers a great chance to get a head start on your journey as a Hornet!
Summer Academy provides academic support and the opportunity to fast-track student success by earning 9 or more college credits and participating in leadership development workshops.
Who can attend?
- Summer Academy is open to all incoming freshmen, including Early College High School graduates, as well as transfer students with less than 30 credits.
WHAT ARE THE Dates?
- June 17-20: Onboarding and a Professional Development Workshop Series
- June 22-August 14: At-home online learning
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS?
- Earn 9 or more college credits during the summer.
- Start college early and graduate early – get ahead in a competitive market!
- Get your iPad sooner than students starting in the fall.
HOW WILL THE COURSES BE TAUGHT?
- Courses are pre-scheduled and taught at set times while students and professors are participating online together.
- Various visual tools will be used such as Blackboard, Zoom, Webex, etc.
WILL I GET HELP WITH ONLINE LEARNING?
- You’ll have full faculty support to assist you with online learning processes and courses.
- On-on-one and group support will be available for those who are new to online learning.
- Virtual tutors will help to ensure your success!
WHAT IS THE COST?
Summer Academy program cost: $3,500 (This amount includes courses and books)
Fees: $100 Summer Academy Enrollment Fee
WHAT ARE MY OPTIONS TO PAY?
Grants are available for those who qualify.
(please apply for financial aid by filing the 2019-2020 FAFSA at https://fafsa.gov. Include Delaware State University’s school code – 001428).
Note: The 2020-2021 FAFSA must be filed separately for the fall 2020 semester.
Payment plans are also available.
WHAT ARE MY Next Steps?
Step 1: Complete the online registration form and pay the non-refundable $100 Enrollment Fee to secure your spot in the program by June 1, 2020.
STILL HAVE QUESTIONS?
- Email summeracademy [at] desu.edu or call 302.612.5190.
Note: Due to the nature of Coronavirus/COVID-19, the Summer Academy program will be exclusively online for summer 2020. Additionally, we will no longer offer the Private Pilot Certification, Pilot lab, or flight hours for Aviation students. Aviation students may still participate in Summer Academy.