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?

Information regarding the fee and scholarships for Summer 2022 will be posted in December 2021.

Is there still space?

Yes. We will be accepting applications for SummerLab 2022 starting in January.

What is the deadline to apply?

SummerLab has a rolling acceptance policy. The deadline for all application materials is June 20, 2021.

Can I sign up for more than one week?

Yes, you can enroll in two consecutive 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?

Students not staying in a BU residence hall should bring a lunch each day.  There is a cafeteria in the building for students who need to purchase lunch.

Students staying in the BU residence hall will choose a box lunch option.

Can I stay on campus?

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

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

There is 24-hour security throughout the building. A Residence Assistant and Program Assistants 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.