University of Michigan

Ann Arbor, Michigan

2, 3, or 5 Week Programs$2,599 - $9,899
Special classes in 2021 in Business, Sports Management, and Cybersecurity
  • Commuter Options
Grade Level
9, 10, 11, 12
Ages
14, 15, 16, 17, 18
Course Highlights
  • - Business Innovation Academy
  • - Fundamentals of Social Media
  • - Game Changers: Business Disruptors
  • - Truth, Justice & the American Way
  • - Psychology Academy
  • - Crime Scene Investigation: Forensics
  • - Sports in Society
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University of Michigan Pre-College Academic Programs

Ready to explore the iconic U-M campus while taking courses at America’s “Public Ivy”?  Located in Ann Arbor, one of America’s quintessential college towns, U-M offers students a vibrant, college setting just 40 minutes from the heart of Detroit. Famous for its gigantic football stadium, proximity to Tigers games, comedy showcases, and more, Michigan is an incredible place to spend your summer.

In our programs you'll connect with talented faculty and instructors that bring the U-M tradition of excellence to the classroom. Explore the Wolverine culture while taking various specialized courses or academies in STEM, arts, business, leadership, psychology, and more! Our Michigan program has many courses offerings to match your academic interests.

University of Michigan Pre-College Academic Programs

Campus Life & Activities

Summer 2021 residential program activities may look different from previous years, but we still plan to provide amazing and enriching experiences for students. 
 

After class, take a 10-minute walk to Ann Abor’s city center - State Street. Visit restaurants, boutiques, coffee houses, and big-box stores in America’s #1 Best Small College Town. Explore the iconic Michigan campus with newfound friends or dust-off your tennis shoes at U-M’s first-rate recreational facilities.

Find your groove with a supervised trip to Motown Records Museum or cheer on the Tigers at a major league baseball game. Delve into your creative side at Ann Arbor’s summer festivals for art, music, and entertainment. Feel the campus pride and college vibes as you take in the sights and sounds of Michigan’s oldest university.

Our home on campus is Mosher-Jordan Hall. You will be a part of a dynamic community of students and staff who live together in one residence hall.

*All on-campus activities are subject to change based on current safety protocols.

Top 10 University of Michigan Activities

  • Ride more rollercoasters than can be found anywhere else in the world at Cedar Point Amusement Park.
  • Take an interactive journey through music history at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
  • Cheer for the Detroit Tigers at a major league baseball game.
  • Play beach volleyball, sunbathe or go for a swim at Silver Lake, or paddle a canoe at Gallup Park.
  • Explore Chicago, the Windy City on the shores of Lake Michigan.
  • Tour the Big House, America’s largest college football stadium with 109,901 seats.
  • Shop hundreds of designer stores at Great Lakes Crossing Outlets and the Briarwood Mall.
  • Experience Whirly Ball, a combination of basketball and lacrosse played from bumper cars.
  • Laugh at famous comedians during our private show at the Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase.
  • Show off your skills at Zap Zone’s laser tag, miniature golf, arcade, and bumper cars.

*3 week and 2 week students participate in many but not all activities listed. All on-campus activities are subject to change based on current safety protocols.

Dates & Tuition

Testimonials

  • "I loved the program! It was my best summer thanks to staff members, activities, directors, classes, and people here. Everything was perfect.” Alexandra Z.2018 Alumni
  • “It gave me an accurate representation of how my college experience would be.”Yoolee O.2018 Alumni
  • “It impacted me by giving me a taste of college life, challenging but eye-opening courses, and allowing me to meet new people. I thoroughly enjoyed this experience.” Benny W. 2019 Alumni
  • “I now have a better understanding of what college life is like. I am now more prepared for what will come in the future.”Zachary G. 2019 Alumni

Program Details

Living: Our home on campus is Mosher-Jordan Hall. Students live in a double room with communal hallway bathrooms. Every air conditioned room includes a bed, study desk, bookshelves, closet, and free Wi-Fi. Lounges, laundry facilities, and the Summer Discovery Office are all in our residence hall. We are located on the popular “hill” section of central campus, adjoined with the Hill Dining Center and close to Central Campus Recreation Building and Palmer Field. Did we mention we’re a quick 10-minute walk to State Street in the heart of Ann Arbor?

Dining: Unique to Summer Discovery is our all-inclusive meal plan. Enjoy three meals every weekday, and two on the weekends, while on campus in the new Hill Dining Center. Choose from daily options that include hearth oven pizza, grilled sandwiches, burger bar, wok station, and salad bar. Are you a vegetarian? Do you have food allergies? Special diets are not a problem.

Tuition includes: Term fees, academic and enrichment program, housing, comprehensive welcome orientation and ice-breakers, 3 meals daily while on campus (2 on weekends), use of athletic and recreation facilities, activities and trips, transportation for included activities, college admissions presentation, blanket and pillow.

Not included: Application fee, $95 student ID/technology fee, airfare, airport transfers (available for $75 each way), class materials, course supplements, meals eaten off campus, medical expenses, laundry, linens, and spending money.

Commuter tuition includes: Term fees, comprehensive welcome orientation and ice-breakers, academic program Monday-Thursday (some Fridays) with morning and afternoon courses, lunch and optional on-campus afternoon activities including college admissions workshops. Note: Commuter students are not permitted to attend other evening or off-campus activities and excursions.

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