High school students in Summer College – On Campus have the unique opportunity experience college life at Syracuse University. As a Summer College – On Campus student, you’ll learn from Syracuse University faculty and instructors in the campus’s world-class facilities. You’ll be fully immersed at Syracuse University- living in the residence halls, eating in the dining halls, and participating in various events and activities.

In the Classroom

Summer College- On Campus students build meaningful connections with instructors and classmates in a collaborative environment. All classes are held in Syracuse University facilities. The average instructor to student ratio is 9:1, which allows students to have a personalized experience with individualized attention and guidance. All courses are college-level and led by Syracuse University faculty and instructors. In the classroom, students can look forward to lectures, readings, hands-on activities, guest speakers and field trips.

Summer College – On Campus students in class
A Summer College student asking a Teaching Assistant for advice.
Summer College – On Campus student with their instructor

Levels of Academic Support

Syracuse University offers a wealth of academic support centers throughout campus including: tutoring, ITS, the Center for Disability Resources, and more. We want you to have the smoothest transition to pre-college life and they are here to help!

Res’ Life

See where you’ll be living this summer! Our residence halls are located on Syracuse University’s campus and dedicated exclusively to Summer College – On Campus students. Explore the residence halls, learn about the Office of Student Living, see how rooms are set up, learn about the roommate selection process and what to pack!

We can’t wait for you to move-in!
Several types of pizza with a variety of toppings at one of the dining halls.
Yum – pizza!

Dining Centers

There’s are so many delicious options to choose from! All Summer College – On Campus students are provided with a meal plan and get to eat right on campus. There are also plenty of options if you have dietary restrictions and food allergies! Check out what’s included and where you can eat on campus!


What is there to do on Syracuse University’s campus? A lot! Summer College – On Campus students have full student access to Syracuse University’s world-class facilities. The Office of Student Living also hosts their own events!

Several students wearing giant plastic bubbles, hitting an inflated soccer ball around outside.
From Orange Celebration during move in until the final day of your program, you can engage in fun activities- like this!
Two high school students wearing Syracuse University shirts and lanyards laugh together.
We can’t wait until you’re here!

Health and Safety Information

At Syracuse University Summer College, we are committed to the safety and well-being of students. We work with a variety of on campus departments to ensure our pre-college student’s safety and wellbeing.

Travel & Transportation

Prepare for your arrival! Read about our complementary shuttle service, arrival and departure information, and hotel and lodging information for families!

We can’t wait for move-in day!