Summer Academic Programs
Summer Academic Programs

Summer Academic & Registration Programs

The following is a list of summer academic programs for incoming students.  Some programs offer the opportunity to take a summer course as well as opportunities to visit campus, meet with an advisor and register for classes.
SOAR: Summer Orientation, Advising, Registration
Consider attending a SOAR program this summer. This on-campus, 3-day overnight experience includes meeting with an advisor and registering for classes*, getting to know upper-class student leaders, exploring campus and the St. Louis community, as well as meeting some of your new classmates.
Biology Summer Scholars
The Summer Scholars Program in Biology and Biomedical Research, offers an extraordinary opportunity for 20 students to get a head start on scientific research and their college careers by spending seven weeks on campus learning research skills and working in a research lab.
Visit the Biology Summer Scholars website
Explore Program for International Students
International Students should plan to arrive for the Explore Program sponsored by the Office for International Students and Scholars.  This program provides opportunities for new International Student to meet one another and discover the resources offered by OISS.  The Explore Program also includes participation in a Fall Pre-Orientation Program.
Visit the OISS website for more information on Explore
Freshman Summer Academic Program
The Freshman Summer Academic Program (FSAP) gives first-year students admitted to Washington University an introduction to the undergraduate academic and social life at the university. The intensive five-week academic program provides students the opportunity to earn six college credits, make friends, become familiar with the campus and surrounding neighborhoods, and register early for fall courses before other freshmen.
Visit the Freshman Summer Academic Program website