USF Pre-College Begins Registration

The academic summer 2013 programs for high school juniors and seniors expose students to university-level learning.


From USF News


TAMPA, Fla. (Feb. 7, 2013) – The University of South Florida’s Pre-College 2013 is now opening registration for summer academic programs for junior and senior high school students.


Students may enroll in one or more of nine programs, selecting from a broad spectrum of academic disciplines. Programs range from two days to four weeks and offer overnight (residential) or day (commuter) access.


USF Pre-College 2013 provides students with opportunities to explore university-level learning in an intensive, exciting and enjoyable on-campus environment. They can explore interdisciplinary studies and experience USF research firsthand while gaining exposure to potential careers.


This year’s program brings a strong science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) focus by offering several STEM-based academies.


“Students who enter college with prior exposure to state-of-the-art STEM research are uniquely positioned to engage faculty in undergraduate research activities that will enhance their academic performance and provide them with a competitive advantage in the job market and admission to graduate and professional programs,” says STEM Academy Director Richard Pollenz.


2013 programs:

STEM Academy: Diabetes & Medicine

STEM Academy: Environmental Health & Toxicology

Global Sustainability

International Baccalaureate Extended Essay

Community Film-Making

Marine Science

Computer Science

Biomedical Engineering

STEM Research


Course descriptions, schedules, and online applications are available at: Class sizes are capped at 20 students. Early applications are highly recommended. Application deadlines vary for each program. Photos and videos from USF Pre-College 2012 can be found with each course listing. For more information call (866) 541-7124.