Summer Scholars Academy

Orientation for the Summer Scholars Academy is on Thursday, July 6 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. in Partnership Center (Room P 0808). Check in begins at 8:30 a.m. Please fill out the reservation details below. We are excited to have you on campus!

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Welcome Summer Scholar Academy members! Please RSVP for the Orientation here.


Why You Should Participate

The Summer Scholars Academy is designed to help you be successful in college-level courses in the fall and to ease your transition to college. The Summer Scholars Academy will help ease the transition to college life by providing you opportunity to build your confidence as a scholar while networking with fellow students and Normandale staff and faculty. 

Enhance Your Skills and Knowledge

Program courses are focused on building knowledge and skills in reading, writing, and/or math. You will also gain success strategies such as time management, study skills, technology skills, and financial literacy. With individualized support from Normandale faculty and staff this program will help you become a stronger student and focus on the road ahead, saving you time and money.

Meet Your Fellow Students

The Summer Scholars Academy is ideal for getting to know peers who can support you during the program and beyond. The program enrolls a small cohort of students, providing ample opportunity for you to get to know other college students as you work, learn, think, and have fun together.

Plan for Your Future

In addition to preparing you for the near future of starting college in the fall, the Summer Scholars Academy is a chance to think and dream even bigger. Normandale staff can assist you in considering your academic and career goals and help map out the best path to achieving them

Explore What Normandale has to Offer

Normandale has a variety of resources that are at your disposal and will help you succeed in college and beyond. Through the Summer Scholars Academy, you will learn about support services on our campus such as the tutoring center, academic advising, counseling, career planning, and campus events

Get a Return on Your Investment

In addition to your time and commitment to the program, the Summer Scholars Academy requires a $75 application fee. However, choosing to invest in yourself pays. In fact, you will receive support for transportation costs and you will even earn a $150 stipend upon successfully completing all requirements of the Summer Scholars Academy and enrolling in fall semester courses.

*Individuals who wish to participate in the Summer Scholars Academy but are facing financial hardship should contact Marissa Machado at marissa.machado@normandale.edu for information to explore possible assistance options.