Summer Start Program

Incoming freshman accepted into the HEOP and Young Scholars programs are required to enroll and attend a 5-week summer program of intensive academic, social, and cultural experiences to ease your transition to college. All Student Access and Achievement required paperwork must be completed, submitted and received to the college by June 30. Successful completion of the summer program is required for incoming freshmen to begin fall classes.

Timing: July 10 - August 4, 2023 

During the summer program, HEOP students are required to take coursework that will count toward graduation requirements. The program is hybrid, part online and part on campus. Students will participate online July 10- July 21 & on campus July 23 - August 4. All students are required to live on campus from July 23-August 4. Students will return to campus August 21 for the fall semester. Summer schedules will be based on your academic performance and your intended major. The following courses are offered during the Summer Program:

  • English (ENGS 10, HEOP only)   
  • Fundamental Ideas in Mathematics (MTHS 101, HEOP only)  
  • Young Scholars 101 (For Young Scholars only)

The department will fund required books for the summer. After committing to Nazareth College via the dashboard, you will receive information with all the details regarding the Summer Start Program. All requested documents must be received prior to June 25, 2023 in order to participate in summer start.

Nazareth Summer Start Students

Summer Program FAQs

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