Applications for 2019 are now open!

Program Description

SUU PREP is a FREE summer academic program that provides three summers of rigorous academic instruction, educational hands-on projects, challenging homework assignments, and daily career awareness for 7th, 8th, and 9th grade students who have an interest and aptitude in Science, Technology, Engineering, and/or Mathematics fields. SUU PREP strives to provide opportunities for high achieving students to pursue STEM studies and careers. Underrepresented and first generation students are encouraged to apply.

Important Dates

  • Applications Open: October 31st, 2018
  • Applications Close: February 1st, 2019
  • Parent Information and Q&A:
  • Mandatory Parent Orientation for Accepted Students:
    • Year 1: April 23rd, 2019, 6:00 pm
    • Year 2: April 24th, 2019, 6:00 pm
    • Location: EVT 227
  • Program Dates: June 3rd - July 18th, 8:50 am - 3:15 pm


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Program Admission Requirements:

  • Iron County School District student currently enrolled in 6th or 7th grade
  • 86% or better in current mathematics class, must be in good standing in all classes (No D, F, N, U grades)
  • Fill out application and all necessary application requirements
  • Attend all 7 weeks of SUU PREP- A maximum of four absences are allowed. Absences conflict with learning. If your summer plans would require an absence beyond 4 days, please do not apply. Friday field trips are optional and do not count toward allotted absences.
  • Arrange transportation to and from SUU PREP daily and bring a lunch.
  • Complete daily homework and class work assignments. Three missed assignments may result in the student missing a Friday field trip.

If your child attends a charter, private or home school, we do have a limited number of spaces available. Please contact the program director at [email protected] for details.

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