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 - excellence that shows in our 30+ year partnership. 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.
Our combination programs allow you to have both experiences so you can maximize time in the classroom and time on and off campus with friends.
With our UCLA and University of Michigan combination summer program, you can compare life on two spirited campuses and take courses from all areas of interest to really see which major you'd like best. You can also spend up to five weeks away from home - that means the most time with your friends, old and new.Explore Your Options
Inc. Magazine is the world's leading publication for innovative business builders. This program allows high school students to plug-in to Inc. Magazine’s business thought leadership, expertise, and network to take their entrepreneurial leadership potential to the next level. You'll create an original business idea, write a business plan, and pitch your business to veteran entrepreneurs. Plus, our industry speakers will bring their real-world experience to the classroom and share practical insights and success stories.
The customized curriculum, developed by learning professionals at the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) and approved by Inc., will train high school students how to become business leaders for the 21st century. Discover the fundamentals of entrepreneurship including opportunity recognition, market research, business financials, marketing, and presenting ideas. Industry exposure equips students with the information and inspiration they need to become amazing leaders of thriving companies.Learn More
After class, take a 10-minute walk to Ann Arbor’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 our on-site 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.
You will be a part of a dynamic community of students and staff who live together in one central location.
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*All activities are subject to change based on current safety protocols.
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 $85 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 and optional on-campus afternoon activities including college admissions workshops, and lunch. Note: Commuter students are not permitted to attend other evening or off-campus activities and excursions.