Program & Course Spotlights
Exclusively during Summer Term, academic units offer special interest courses. For a complete listing, click here.
Non-credit workshops are open to current University of Maryland students and students of other colleges and universities, high school students, professionals, and members of the community. To learn more, click here.
Incoming Maryland Freshmen
The Freshmen First Program prepares incoming first-year students for living and learning at the University of Maryland. The program eases the transition to the university environment. In this three-week summer program, students enroll in a three-credit course, attend seminars, workshops, and social activities, meet and study with other incoming freshmen, and choose to live on campus or commute. To learn more, click here.
High School Students
The Young Scholars Program invites highly qualified rising high school students to pursue academic interests, discover career opportunities, earn university credits, and explore university life. During this three-week summer program, students enroll in a three-credit introductory course featuring field trips and guest speakers and participate in workshops and seminars that further enrich their university experience. Young Scholars are introduced to Maryland’s world-class facilities and live on campus or commute from home. To learn more, click here.
Middle School Students
Young Scholars Discovery welcomes middle school students to explore education and career opportunities and learn about university life at the University of Maryland. During this two-week summer program, students enroll in non-credit courses, attend field trips, and engage with experts in innovative fields. Students collaborate in interactive seminars, enjoy evening social activities, and reside on campus or commute from home. To learn more, click here.