Frequently Asked Questions

How much does SummerLab cost?
Is there still space?
What is the deadline to apply?
Can I sign up for more than one week?
What are the hours of SummerLab?
Should I bring lunch?
Can I stay on campus?
How much does housing cost?
What kind of supervision is there for students in the dorms?


How much does SummerLab cost?

One week at SummerLab costs $1000. Two weeks cost $1800.  Students who receive free or reduced lunched qualify for financial assistance of 50% off.

Is there still space?

Yes, registration will begin in January.

What is the deadline to apply?

SummerLab has a rolling acceptance policy. The deadline for all application materials is June 1, 2014.

Can I sign up for more than one week?

Yes, you can enroll in any two sessions with different curricula.

What are the hours of SummerLab?

Our hours are 9-3 Monday through Friday, with the exception of Wednesdays,  which go until at 4:00 p.m. Doors open 8:30am. You will not have access to the building before then.

Should I bring lunch?

Yes, we do not have a cafeteria in our building. Students are expected to bring a bagged lunch each day.

Can I stay on campus?

Yes, students can choose to stay in BU dorms for the week. Dorms are located on the Charles River Campus and students travel between the two campuses on the free BU Shuttle.

How much does housing cost?

Housing costs for 2014 have not yet been released.

What kind of supervision is there for students in the dorms?

There is 24 hour security throughout the building. A Residence Assistant and a Program Assistant live on the floor with our students. The Program Assistants are current BU students who act as mentors and chaperones for our students. The Program Assistants accompany the students to and from CityLab each day, join them for meals in the dining hall, and lead evening activities to allow students to explore the beautiful city of Boston.

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