The goal of the EOF summer program is to introduce initial students to the academic and social demands of college life and prepare them for transition into the fall semester. Whether in Galloway or Atlantic City, the summer academy will provide EOF scholars a unique and rewarding experience that will help them develop a college mindset and enhance foundational knowledge and skills that they will apply to the academic year and beyond.
SAVE THE DATES:
- A required program overview will take place on June 10, 2023 from 9:30am -1:00pm (families are encouraged to attend as well). At this session, we will address questions regarding the EOF program and services, funding model, summer academy, and academic year program.
- Incoming EOF scholars must complete the 2023 Summer Academy, scheduled for Sunday, July 2 to Thursday, August 3. The 2023 academy will be in person. EOF scholars will have two weekends off-campus during of the academy. Additional information will be provided on closer to the start date.
- EOF Scholars will take the AccuPlacer placement test during Move in weekend. You may disregard any invitation to schedule a placement test.
- EOF scholars will participate in New Student Orientation on July 10, 2023. You may disregard any communication about registering for orientation, as you will be registered upon submitting your confirmation of participation.
The EOF summer academy includes:
- FREE credit-bearing classes
- FREE on-campus housing and meals
- FREE textbooks
- Loaner calculator
- Structured afternoon and evening study modules
- Individual and small-group tutoring
- Workshops to connect students with campus resources
- Opportunities to engage in service-learning (Atlantic City EOF)
- Improving your time management
- Learning to flourish in a fast-paced environment
- Familiarize yourself with the Galloway and Atlantic City campuses
- Social activities
- Overcome barriers to academic success
- Learn about various clubs and organizations
- Enter college in the fall term with a stronger foundation
- Improve your self-confidence
Students Participate in the Following:
- College-level Mathematics (2 credits)
- College-level Reading (2 credits)
- Workshops from various campus resources
- Accuplacer pre- and post-test
- Fall course registration at culmination of Summer Academy
- Individual and group tutoring
- Assigned instructional assistant
- One-on-one meetings with faculty
- Assigned EOF advisor/counselor
- Wellness screenings
- Mindfulness exercises
- Referral to other campus offices as needed
Interpersonal Connections & Activities
- Summer Academy participants are given the opportunity to participate in a variety of activities and workshops designed to help students establish meaningful conections with students, faculty, and staff.
- Workshops with Sankofa and togetHER
- Connect with continuing EOF students for peer mentorship