Summer Start

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Your first year at UCA will be exciting, challenging, and, of course, fun!  But why not get a jump start on all of this during the summer? UCA will offer a number of exciting Summer 2016 programs to get you started early…and headed toward a great college experience!

Summer Start programs are available in the following areas:  STEM Preparedness, Leadership Development, Math and Writing Skills Review, and Developmental Reading, Writing and Math Placement.  See below for details on each of these programs.

Registration for all of these programs will begin April 1, 2016.

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Science Prep 

UCA Summer Start – College of Natural Sciences & Mathematics Boot Camp

August 8-12, 2016

Calling all Math, Science, and Health Science majors!  Want to be prepared for your first semester and have fun? Then CNSM Boot Camp is for you!  For more information visit the CNSM Boot Camp site.

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Leadership Development

UCA Summer Start – Bear Leadership Experience

August 8-12, 2016

If you’ll be living (and learning) in a Residential College, or you want to be part of our Commuter College program, why not start early?  The Bear Leadership Experience will give you a chance to hone your leadership skills and prepare for a successful year at UCA.

For more information visit the Bear Leadership Experience site.

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Academic Skills Review and Developmental Programs

UCA Summer Start – Read for Success

July 18-August 5, 2016

Read for Success will help you start ahead of the game, by providing you with opportunities to:

  • Complete your developmental reading requirement before the fall semester
  • Prepare to handle college-level reading and writing assignments in your classes
  • Complete one of your UCA Core requirements
  • Learn about the resources UCA offers to help you succeed
  • Meet other students, faculty and staff before Welcome Week even begins
  • Experience campus life and even move into your residence hall early
  • Have fun!

For more information and to sign up please visit Read for Success.

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UCA Summer Start – Math Academy

August 8-12, 2016

Math Academy offers both a skills review program (for students with an ACT Math score of 19-22) and a developmental placement program (for students with an ACT Math score of 15-18).  In both programs, the Math Academy will help you start ahead of the game, by providing you with opportunities to:

  • Improve your math skills and proficiency
  • Prepare to enroll in college-level math your first semester
  • Learn about the resources UCA offers to help you succeed in all of your classes
  • Meet other students, faculty and staff before Welcome Week even begins
  • Move into your residence hall a week early
  • Have fun!

The developmental placement program will also allow you an opportunity to place out of developmental math next fall, and begin in a college-level math course–saving you time and money!

For more information and to sign up please visit Math Academy.

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UCA Summer Start – Write to Succeed

August 8-12, 2016

Write to Succeed offers both a skills review program (for students with an ACT Eng score of 19-22) and a developmental placement program (for students with an ACT Eng score of 16-18).  In both programs, Write to Succeed will help you start ahead of the game, by providing you with opportunities to:

  • Improve your writing skills and proficiency
  • Prepare to enroll in college-level writing your first semester
  • Learn about the resources UCA offers to help you succeed in all of your classes
  • Meet other students, faculty and staff before Welcome Week even begins
  • Move into your residence hall a week early
  • Have fun!

The developmental placement program will also allow you an opportunity to place out of developmental writing next fall, and begin in a college-level writing course–saving you time and money!

For more information and to sign up please visit Write to Succeed.