How to Apply to the Summer Leaders Academy

Application Deadlines

  • April 15: Resident Application Deadline
  • May 15: Resident Registration Consents, Deposits, and Medical Forms Due
  • May 15: Commuter Application Deadline for Intensive 1
  • May 31: Commuter Application Deadline for Intensives 2 and 3
  • June 12: Commuter Registration Consents and Deposits Due

More Important Dates

Credit-Bearing Courses

Credit-bearing courses are primarily for rising high school seniors with a G.P.A. of 3.0 or better. Rising juniors may apply with a letter of recommendation in addition to the documents below. 

To apply, you will need: 

  • an analytical writing sample from a class
  • an unofficial copy of your high school transcript
  • your fall report card if the grades are not reflected on your transcript
  • If you are applying for housing, you will need a brief letter of recommendation from a counselor, coach, supervisor, or instructor attesting to your ability to live responsibly on campus.

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Non-Credit Courses

Non-credit courses are open to high school students who have completed their freshman year. Courses are recommended for those with a 3.0 or better. No prior experience with the subject matter is required.

To apply, you will need:

  • an unofficial copy of your high school transcript.
  • your fall report card if the grades are not reflected on your transcript.
  • If you are applying for housing, you will need a brief letter of recommendation from a counselor, coach, supervisor, or instructor attesting to your ability to live responsibly on campus.
  • If you are applying for the Musical Theatre Workshop, an audition song is required.

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