Summer Institute for international students
The Summer Institute (SI) is held in the three weeks leading up to International Student Orientation and Welcome Week. This unique program is designed to introduce you to learning in the liberal arts tradition and provide you will invaluable skills and resources before beginning your first college course.
You will spend these beautiful summer weeks engaging in intensive academic discussions, thesis-driven essays, and critical thinking about texts and lectures, earning 3 units of college coursework upon completion. In addition to preparing yourself to excel academically, you will also have the opportunity to adjust to life on campus before the rest of the freshmen class. You will get comfortable with your residence halls and classroom buildings, learn to navigate your way around the city of Appleton, and begin friendships that will last a lifetime.