The Academic Program

Join us for an exciting new virtual summer experience at the A. James Clark School of Engineering! During the week, you will have an opportunity to explore the interdisciplinary principles of engineering while learning more about the eight engineering departments within the Clark School! You will participate in a variety of activities including lectures, discussions, interactive instruction and an individual and team design project. Within the network of support provided by the instructors, program advisors, and peers, you will have the opportunity to build self-confidence in applying your math, science and engineering skills.

Program Dates

Session 1 Monday, August 2 - Friday, August 6, 2021
Session 2 Monday, August 9 - Friday, August 13, 2021

Sample Schedule

A sample schedule of the program day follows below. Please note that this schedule is only a general outline of how each day is organized; further details of the program are to be determined closer to the start of the program.

  • Academic Sessions (9:30am-11:00pm)
  • Lunch & Learn Sessions (11:00am-12:00pm)
  • Academic Sessions (12:00pm-2:00pm)

Eligibility

Students entering the 11th or 12th grade in Fall 2021 are eligible to participate in the program. To maintain the interactive nature of the program, we are only be able to accept 30 students for each session of the program.

Cost

The entire program costs $250 per student.  Scholarships are available for students with demonstrated financial need. Please email summerengr@umd.edu, for more information.

Materials/Technical Requirements

Students may be required to purchase low-cost materials for participation. More information regarding these materials will be provided at a later date.  Additionally, program participation will require:

  • Laptop Computer/Desktop Computer/Tablet
  • Broadband (high-speed) Internet connection with a consistent minimum speed of 1.5 Mbps.
  • A Webcam and/or Microphone for use during live sessions on Zoom.  
  • Access to a web browser on the device.

Participation in this virtual program will require:

  • Laptop Computer/Desktop Computer/Tablet
  • Broadband (high-speed) Internet connection with a consistent minimum speed of 1.5 Mbps.
  • A Webcam and/or Microphone for use during live sessions on Zoom.  
  • Access to a web browser on the device.

Participation in this virtual program will require:

  • Laptop Computer/Desktop Computer/Tablet
  • Broadband (high-speed) Internet connection with a consistent minimum speed of 1.5 Mbps.
  • A Webcam and/or Microphone for use during live sessions on Zoom.  
  • Access to a web browser on the device.

How to Register

1.  Please complete the program registration form*

2.  Submit the full $250 payment. Upon completion of the Program Registration Form, within the confirmation email, you will be prompted to the UMD Payment Portal to submit payment. Your spot in the program is not secured until you have submitted payment. If you wish to be considered for a scholarship based on financial need, please fully complete the registration form and then email Aishah Briscoe at summerengr@umd.edu

*The University of Maryland recognizes and values the privacy of university community members and its guests and strives to be leaders and set the standard in which we manage personal information. For more information, please review the University of Maryland's Privacy Notice.

Registration Deadline

Registration for the program will close on June 25, 2021.

Contact Information

Aishah Briscoe, Program Manager
A. James Clark School of Engineering
1126 Glenn Martin Hall
4298 Campus Drive
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742

E-mail: summerengr@umd.edu
(301) 405-5342 (office)
(301) 314-9867 (fax)


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