Summer in Boulder offers students and community members the opportunity to get involved in a number of exciting CU Boulder programs that go beyond Summer Session courses.

Post-Baccalaureate Health Professions

A student in the Post-Baccalaureate Health Professions Program working in a chemistry lab.The Post-Baccalaureate Health Professions Program is designed for “career changers” who need to complete prerequisite courses before applying to medical and other healthcare-related professional schools. Students begin their coursework in this intensive, yearlong science “bootcamp” in June each year and complete the program the following May. Applications are accepted beginning in the fall, and are reviewed on a rolling basis from November 1 through March 1.

Summer Discovery STEM Academies and Research Experiences

Summer Discovery STEM Academies and STEM Research Experiences prepare high school students for their transition to college. These pre-college programs combine academics, athletics, and activities to give high school students a well-rounded introduction to college life. Students are immersed in either two or four-week STEM focused courses in areas like Aerospace, Engineering, Medical Sciences and Research, Neuroscience, Maker Technologies, Robotics, Psychology and more.

Panoramic Flutist Seminar

Join middle school and high school flutists for a day-long immersion into the flute. The Panoramic Flutist seminar returns in 2019 and includes audition preparation, a Flute Choir reading session and more. Guest flutist Amy Porter from the University of Michigan joins the seminar this year. Find more information and register at the Panoramic Flutist website.

Summer Music AcademyStudents playing their violins.

Middle school and high school musicians are invited to see what it’s like to be a college music student for a week at the College of Music’s Summer Music Academy. With three different camps geared toward middle school band and orchestra students, high school band, orchestra and piano students and high school jazz students, the Summer Music Academy teaches musicianship, professionalism and teambuilding. College of Music faculty and music education students and guest conductors from around the country lead large ensembles and small chamber groups.

Summer Master of Music Education

The Summer Master of Music Education (MME) degree at the College of Music is designed to address a variety of interests, needs and areas of expertise for K-12 teachers working full-time during the school year. Students working toward an MME degree complete 12 hours of study in music education, 12 hours of study in music, and six hours of open electives in any area, inside or outside music.

Study Abroad Programs

The Office of International Education offers a number of summer study abroad programs for students, which provide incredible opportunities to travel, explore, and broaden your experience while staying on track to earn your CU Boulder degree. Both study abroad options and Faculty-Led Global Seminars are available for summer 2018.

Science Discovery

CU Science Discovery offers a variety of hands-on STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) summer camps and high school classes for kids ages 5-18. Students have the opportunity to participate in fun, experiential learning activities that relate to current CU science and research.