Precollege Academy

Precollege Academy

Amp up your summer—and your future

You have big dreams, and the IU Precollege Academy can help you on your path to achieving them. Apply for a seat in the program to learn more about the college experience, the application process, and yourself! Stay in a residence hall overnight, meet with faculty members, have fun with other students heading into their senior year, and ask all your questions. This free program allows you to see yourself as a college student—and gain the tools to make it happen.

This is an exclusive event for historically marginalized rising seniors with a GPA of 2.8 or higher.

Apply today to take part in this hybrid program with three days of virtual sessions and two days and two nights of in-person experiences on the Indiana University Bloomington campus.

IU Precollege Academy

July 5–10, 2022
Virtual program: Tuesday–Thursday, from noon to 5 p.m.
In-person program: starting Friday afternoon; departing Sunday morning

Space is limited, so apply early. We will review your application and let you know if a space is available for you.

The virtual program will take place over Zoom. It is recommended that you download the Zoom Client for Meetings prior to the event for the best experience.

A link to the Zoom meeting will be emailed to you before the program starts. The virtual sessions will start at noon each day.

The in-person program will take place on the Indiana University Bloomington campus.

You'll stay at Teter Quadrangle and enjoy catered meals and meals in our dining facilities—a true college experience.

Parents and supporters can drop students off on Friday, July 8, between 1 and 2 p.m. Eastern Time at Teter Quadrangle, 501 N. Sunrise Drive. Feel free to park in the circle drive during check in. 

Students will need to be picked up at between 10:30 a.m. and noon on Sunday, July 10 at Teter Quadrangle.

If you are driving yourself to campus, please park in the lot at 10th Street and Sunrise Drive (just across 10th Street from Teter). A parking permit will be provided to you at check in.

What to bring:

  • Comforter or a sleeping bag
  • Pillow
  • Toiletries
  • Shower shoes
  • Towel
  • Season-appropriate clothing
  • We recommend leaving expensive personal belongings at home if they cannot be carried with you at all times.

During the program, you will explore campus so be sure to wear comfortable shoes.

Consent and release forms are required to attend this event. Please be sure these forms are completed and returned prior to arriving on campus.

Consent and release forms are required to attend this event. Please be sure to complete and return the forms prior to your student arriving on campus.

Parents and supporters can drop students off on Friday, July 8, between 1 and 2 p.m. Eastern time at Teter Quadrangle, 501 N. Sunrise Drive. Feel free to park in the circle drive during check in.

Students will need to be picked up between 10:30 a.m. and noon on Sunday, July 10 at Teter Quadrangle.

Providing a safe environment is a top priority of this program. Safety measures include:

If you will be staying in Bloomington during the event, we recommend staying at the Indiana Memorial Union located right on campus. Other hotel options—plus information on restaurants, events, and things to do—can be found at Visit Bloomington. Guests are responsible for hotel and other costs.