Global Scholars Program

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SEU students in residence hall lounge

This FREE, residential program will strengthen your academic skills and prepare you for college. Taking place prior to the start of the Fall semester, the Summer Scholars Program is an academic enrichment opportunity that has been proven to increase student success and engagement.

Through Summer Scholars you will:

  • Earn up to 10 free credits before the year officially begins
  • Become part of a supportive community before other first year students even start classes
  • Develop relationships with faculty and staff who will be vital to your success over the next four years
  • Take part in fun activities with peer leaders and other Saint Elizabeth community members

Key Dates

  • Orientation – June 23, 2024
  • Classes – Monday through Friday, June 24-July 26, 2024

Courses Included

English/Writing class (ENG111), Presentation Skills Class, (COMM223), Math (MATH105) plus a critical thinking class for 2.0 credits.

In order to receive credit for courses, students must attend all classes and pass with a grade of "C" or better.


The Global Scholars Program is paid for by the University.


Tutoring and mentoring are provided and required to support each student. Workshops include time management, how to be a better student, learning strategies, and guest speakers on various topics. Peer Mentors are current students who have been in various Summer Programs, so they have an understanding of the challenges of a first-year college student.