Penn's Coronavirus COVID-19 Update
2020 SAS summer courses will take place remotely. For undergraduates, please check Penn InTouch for updated summer course information. For graduate and professional students, please consult your schools and programs. Summer study abroad remains cancelled.

The College of Liberal and Professional Studies staff is working remotely to comply with University protocols as we navigate the COVID-19 virus. Penn is committed to maintaining a safe campus and workplace for faculty, students, staff, and visitors. While we are not onsite, we are still available Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. by phone and online in case you need support: (215) 898-7326 or

Visit, the University's dedicated coronavirus COVID-19 web page, for the latest updates.

Penn Summer High School Programs

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Penn delivers the challenge of an Ivy League curriculum to academically talented high school students seeking a pre-collegiate experience. Engage with leading faculty and build intellectual connections within accelerated two-, three-, or six-week Penn Summer High School Programs.

Penn Summer Prep Program

Session A: July 12 - July 24, 2020
Session B: July 26 - August 7, 2020


The two-week program offers non-credit, immersive study in disciplines across the sciences, arts, and humanities. Students choose two modules in which to focus their studies.

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Penn Summer Academies

July 6 - July 24, 2020


For three intensive weeks, these non-credit academies encourage students to dive deep into exploratory research in a specific subject area, including biomedical research, chemistry, experimental physics, mathematics, and social justice.

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Penn Summer Coding Camp

July 6 - July 24, 2020
August 3 - August 21, 2020

coding camp

For three weeks, this non-credit program formally introduces students to the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to explore the field of computer programming.

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Pre-College Program

Summer Session I: May 26 – July 1, 2020
Summer Session II: July 2 - August 7, 2020


The Pre-College Program allows high school students to take six-week, credit-bearing courses alongside Penn undergraduates.

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Young Scholars Program

Summer Session I: May 26 – July 1, 2020
Summer Session II: July 2 - August 7, 2020

young scholars

Philadelphia-area high school students can enroll in six-week, credit-bearing courses alongside Penn undergraduates, offering a challenging liberal arts academic experience as well as college credit.

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Scholarships for

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Penn Summer

3440 Market Street, Suite 100
Philadelphia, PA 19104-3335

(215) 898-7326

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