Summer Programs

The University of Louisville is committed to making sure our campus is a great place to learn for all of its students. For new UofL students like you, that can start even before the fall semester.

If you're feeling a little nervous about coming to a larger campus or making that high school to college transition, these programs may be great for you. Or, if you're just looking to get a jump start on earning some college credits, you can take advantage of one of these unique programs:

Brown-Forman Engineering Academy (BFEA) (July 7-18, 2024): This free two-week, live-on program is designed to prepare accepted, incoming engineering freshmen enrolling in ENGR 181, ENGR 100, or ENGR 101 both academically and personally. This enrichment program is designed to assist students with their transition into college through academic prep, peer support, faculty relationship building, and student success programming. Additionally, accepted students will share the same block of classes in the fall and will continue to meet as a cohort for both fall and spring semesters. Details will be provided for you at the end of orientation. Deadline to apply is April 7, 2024.

C4 Summer Bridge Program (July 15-19, 2024): The C4 Bridge Program is a free week-long experience for incoming education majors. The week will include several opportunities for students to get to know future College of Education and Human Development classmates and faculty while learning about and engaging with various entities around campus. Additionally, students who complete this program will be enrolled in courses together in the College of Education and across campus. For questions or more information, contact Dr. Penny Howell at Deadline to apply is June 15, 2024.

Calculus Preview Program (July 1-26, 2024): A four-week online intensive program designed specifically to help incoming Speed School freshmen who are enrolled in ENGR 100, ENGR 101, or ENGR 181 make the transition to engineering calculus. Program cost is $200 ($50 REACH fee + $150 software fee). The first 150 registrants will have their $50 REACH fee paid for by the Speed School. For questions or more information email . Deadline to apply is June 30, 2024.

Cards Camp (Aug. 10-14, 2024): Cards Camp is a 5-day, 4-night immersive experience designed to give students a jump-start on their college journey. On- and off-campus programming will include small group activities, team-building exercises, and other engaging opportunities to discuss meaningful topics surrounding transitions to college life. Camp participants will connect with peers, student mentors, faculty and staff to begin building their Cardinal community. Cost is $200, but there is a scholarship available based on financial need. When applying, log in using the email and password you used when you applied to UofL. Deadline to apply is July 15, 2024.

Health & Sport Sciences Summer Bridge Program (August 11-14): The HSS Summer Bridge for first-year Exercise Science and Sport Administration students gives them a head start on their college career. This 3-day program will include opportunities for students to connect with faculty and other students while learning about campus and all the programs we have to offer. Activities will include visits to UofL sporting facilities, faculty meet-and-greets and much more. For questions or more information, contact Greta Cesarz at . Deadline to apply is June 15, 2024.

Math Xcelerator Program (July 8-25, 2024): Math Xcelerator is a three-week summer bridge program designed to help students learn math study strategies and review the math skills/concepts needed to be successful during their first year at UofL. Program participants will explore algebra content at their own pace with the assistance of interactive courseware, a student study guide, a facilitator and knowledgeable math tutors. Lessons will be taught using guided instruction and mastery learning with minimal lecturing. Successful completion of the program will reduce the amount of intervention coursework required in mathematics.This program is free and offers an in-person and a virtual option. The Accuplacer must be taken before you can register for Math Xcelerator. There are scholarship opportunities for successful completion of the program. Deadline to apply is June 30, 2024.

Summer Programs UofL