​Summer Pro​grams


Academic Boot Camp (ABC)

The Academic Boot Camp (ABC) is focused on helping you get the most out of your first-year at Purdue University. The program will provide you with an opportunity to be introduced to college-level coursework, connect you with academic tools to succeed, help you become acclimate on campus, and provide you with a chance to network with students and professors! ABC is designed to help you navigate the differences between high school and college to make the transition as smooth as possible.​

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AgDiscovery Program

AgDiscovery is a summer camp outreach program offered through the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to help middle through high school-aged students explore careers in animal science, veterinary medicine, agribusiness, plant pathology, aquaculture, and much more. This two-to-four-week program allows participants to live on a college​ campus and discover agricultural science from university professors, practicing veterinarians, industry representatives, and professionals working for the U.S. government. Students who participate in AgDiscovery experience hands-on labs, workshops, field trips, and other group and team-building activities. Each university that engages in AgDiscovery offers different opportunities. ​

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Purdue Agribusiness Science Academy (PASA) Summer Institute​​ (SI)

The Purdue Agribusiness Science Academy (PASA) Summer Institute (SI) offers three tiers: 1) PASA Middle School Summer Institute Day(s), 2) PASA High School Summer Institute Camp, and 3) The PASA Teacher Summer Institute Workshop. Each program focuses on further expanding the understanding of the connection between STEM and agriculture for attendees. Our Middle School Summer Institute Day(s) are one-day regional programs for middle school students. Our High Summer Institute Camp is a two-week pre-college enrichment program for high school students. Our Teacher Summer Institute Workshop is a three-day professional development series for STEM teachers.

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Summer Research Opportunity Program (SROP)​​

The Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP) is a pathway to graduate education at Purdue University. This program is designed to provide equal access and opportunities to underrepresented and diverse students by preparing students for Graduate School by offering six-week intensive research experiences and graduate school resources that contribute to student's professional and academic growth.

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The Graduate Bridge Program (Bridge)

The Purdue Graduate Bridge program offers incoming graduate students a unique opportunity to participate in funded summer research and mentoring. Graduate Bridge is particularly interested in underrepresented students admitted to one of the STEM (science, technology, engineering, or mathematics) disciplines. Their department must nominate the student for participation in the program.

Learn more about the Graduate Bridge Program

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