2020 Summer Program Cancellations and Updates

By IvyWise on Monday, April 27, 2020

AdobeStock_199020788Learn the Status of 2020 Summer Programs

Many high school students opt to attend summer programs hosted by various colleges to expand their horizons and deepen their knowledge while getting a taste of campus life. However, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, a multitude of universities are either cancelling their courses or shifting them online.

Curious what’s happening with your summer program? Keep reading for a roundup of policy changes for many different popular sessions.

The institutions below have opted to cancel their summer programs. A * indicates that some exclusions may apply, so be sure to reach out to a contact from the program with any specific questions.

Online Options
The following opportunities are now available online. A * indicates that some exclusions may apply, including programs detailed in the following section.

Additional Updates
Keep reading for program-specific updates for different courses:

  • Yale Global Scholars
    • Session I: undetermined
    • Session II: undetermined
  • Georgetown University Academies: cancelled
    • Experiences in Biotechnology
    • Nursing
    • Community Impact & Leadership
    • Social Justice & Public Policy
    • Social Medicine & Public Policy track of 3 week Medical Academy
  • UCLA Summer Sessions and Pre-College
    • Session A: online
    • Session C: undetermined
    • Pre-College: online
      • Design Media Arts Summer Institute: cancelled
      • Teen ArchStudio Summer Institute: cancelled
  • Carnegie Mellon University Pre-College
    • Art: cancelled
    • Design: cancelled
    • Summer Academy for Math & Sciences: cancelled
    • Writing & Culture: cancelled
  • Cornell University Summer College: on campus programs slated to begin prior to July 12th are cancelled. On-campus programs scheduled to begin after July 12 are set to proceed as scheduled
  • Johns Hopkins Summer Programs: only offering 6 online pre-college programs

Don’t panic if your summer program is cancelled or changed. While it may be disappointing, there are plenty of different opportunities to step outside of your comfort zone and plan an impactful summer. If you are looking for personalized guidance on making the most of the upcoming break, our team of college admissions experts can pinpoint recommendations that align with your goals.



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