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DC Summer Academy

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

  • 2020欧洲杯客户端下载The School of The New York Times is committed to fostering a culture that embraces the values of diversity, equity and inclusiveness. We believe that diversity — in all its forms — is a driver for new ideas, creativity and academic excellence. Moreover, we are dedicated to creating a climate of dignity and respect as well as recruiting and retaining a diverse group of leaders, administrators, faculty, staff and students.

    Promoting a nurturing, inclusive environment means actively opposing intolerance, bigotry, bias and discrimination. The policies and educational objectives of The School of The New York Times further inclusivity and cultural effectiveness. These values are recognized and supported fully by The School of The New York Times leadership. Additionally, we recognize that the responsibility for maintaining a culture of diversity and inclusion lies with all of us.

  • 2020欧洲杯客户端下载Our Summer Academy in NYC and DC is an international program. In the past we have had students attend from all 50 states as well as 45 countries represented.

Admissions Process

  • All students must complete an application through our online system. The application requirements include class selection, short answer questions, submission of current transcripts and school report and school report and the contact information for one reference. Students may also submit writing samples for review by the admissions committee.

  • Admission to The School of The New York Times’s DC Summer Academy program is competitive. All applications are carefully reviewed by our admissions committee. Admissions officers seek talented student leaders with diverse interests, ambitions and writing styles. The committee strives to select critical thinkers who will contribute to a well-rounded, and academically engaging community of students. Each application is reviewed holistically and qualified students who have demonstrated a genuine interest in Summer Academy as well as a strong academic background will be considered for admission to the program. Our goal is to accept as many qualified students as possible and to ensure we are accepting the right students into the right program for them while space remains.

  • 2020欧洲杯客户端下载No. Students are only responsible for including the name of their reference on their application. Admissions Counselors will reach out to the listed reference directly to complete an online form.

    All students must provide the most up-to-date contact information for their recommender(s). This includes an email address that he/she/they will check on a frequent basis.

    2020欧洲杯客户端下载We encourage all students to notify their recommender(s) to expect an email for The School of The New York Times requesting a recommendation letter on their behalf.

  • We accept references from a teacher, guidance counselor, coach, or school official.

  • Yes. We have limited capacity in our courses and always recommend that students apply at the earliest deadline to have a better opportunity at being accepted in to their first-choice preference. Please note, that more students can be declined or waitlisted at later rounds because of lack of space. Prospective students applying under our Early Decision will have first consideration in course placement based on their preferences. While Prospective students applying for Regular Decision will be considered for course placement based on their preferences. Courses may fill to capacity after Regular Decision.

  • We only review applications after the application deadline. However, we recommend that students start the application process and submit their application before the deadline to guarantee their application is submitted in a timely manner. Please note that all supplemental documents must also be submitted by the deadline in order for your application to be considered.

  • All applicants will be notified via email within four weeks after each deadline.

  • No. Due to the number of applications received, we are not able to offer admissions decisions before the designated notification date. Our admission committee reviews applications in a holistic manner and must review all applications within that pool to determine admissions. All applications from each round will be notified of their admissions decision on the designated notification date. We cannot make exceptions.

  • 2020欧洲杯客户端下载No, we are unable to grant application deadline extensions. Any application that is received after the intended admissions round deadline will be considered in the next application round. Also, any application that is incomplete (i.e. missing supplementary documents) will also be considered in the next application round.

  • Admission to Summer Academy is not binding. But if accepted, students will have two weeks to decide if they are enrolling by submitting a deposit. If a student does not enroll by the enrollment deadline, their space will be forfeited. We do not ask for a student to submit a deposit before an admissions decision is received.

  • 2020欧洲杯客户端下载All admitted students must complete the enrollment form and submit a nonrefundable deposit to guarantee their space in the summer academy. The enrollment form can be found on the students account in the TADS Portal under the “Enrollment” tab. At the end of the form, the system will prompt you to submit the deposit via credit card or bank payment.

  • 2020欧洲杯客户端下载Yes, our courses change each year, so all students must re-apply even if they have attended in a previous year. However, returning students have a simplified application and do not have to pay an application fee.

  • Yes, if a student is admitted into the Summer Academy, they will be sent an enrollment form to complete online. There, they will be asked if they will be attending as a Residential student or day student. Therefore, regardless of what the student selects on their admissions application, they will make the final decision upon enrolling.

  • No, once an application has been submitted, you are not allowed to change it. Please contact the admissions office at info@v-cuisine.com2020欧洲杯客户端下载 if you have any questions.

  • 2020欧洲杯客户端下载After the application fee is paid and application is submitted online, students will then be prompted to upload their required documents to the TADS system. Students can log back into their account at any time to upload their documents. Documents can be also be submitted by fax (612-548-3323) or postal mail (TADS Admissions and Enrollment, 110 N. 5th St., Second Fl., Minneapolis, MN 55403). All supplementary documents must be received by the deadline; applications without all supplementary documents will not be reviewed. Therefore, we strongly recommend that all documents be uploaded.

  • 2020欧洲杯客户端下载Transcripts do not have to be official. Unofficial copies are acceptable.

  • A secondary school report has information about the school, its curriculum, and grading system. Your school office or guidance counselor should be able to provide this information.

  • 2020欧洲杯客户端下载No, we do not require or request test scores when considering admission to the Summer Academy.

  • 2020欧洲杯客户端下载TADS is our third-party secure application portal. All students applying to Summer Academy must apply online through the portal. We do not accept paper applications.

  • Please contact the parent support line via phone at 612-548-3320 or Toll-free 800-477-8237 or by email at tads-support@communitybrands.com2020欧洲杯客户端下载. You can also select the “Need Help?” button on the right-hand side of the TADS portal for more support tools.

Tuition, Scholarship & Financial Aid

  • Students who are requesting financial aid must submit a completed program application as well as all additional financial aid documents by the priority deadline of February 10. The financial aid application (Financial aid form and two consecutive years of tax returns) should be completed online. New financial aid requests will not be considered after February 10.

  • Our mission is to provide affordable educational opportunities to as many qualified applicants as possible. If the tuition cost is a barrier to your attendance in any way, we encourage you to apply. Partial financial assistance or full scholarships is awarded based upon need, as well as other determining factors. Please note that a student’s need for financial assistance has no bearing on admission to the program. Financial Aid and scholarships can be awarded to both domestic and international participants. Members of historically underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

  • 2020欧洲杯客户端下载Financial assistance is awarded based on a combination or merit and need. Applications are also reviewed holistically meaning that we take a number of factors in determining need such as income level, household size, and extenuating circumstances.

  • A student’s need for financial aid has no bearing on admission to the program. Students accepted to the program, but not offered financial aid, may still enroll.

  • In order to enroll and reserve your spot in the program, you must first submit a $1500 nonrefundable deposit by the stated deadline. If the deposit is not received by the designated date on your acceptance letter, the offer of admissions may be revoked or your application may move to the waitlist and only if a space becomes available in the next review, will an offer be extended. After the deposit is paid, the family can pay the remaining balance in either 1 or 2 installments depending on the date of enrollment. The family will also have the option to log on to their account at any time and submit payments towards their balance. All tuition must be paid prior to the start of the term in which you are enrolled. Any student with an outstanding balance will not be able to move into the dormitories and/or attend class.

  • Accepted Payment Methods include:

    • Credit Cards & Debit Cards: American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa*
    • Mailed Payments: Check, Money Order, Cash
    • Bank Payment: Checking Account or Saving Account
    • Wire Transfers**

    For payments charged after the Deposit is paid, a $10 processing fee will be included.

    *Please note that Credit Cards Payments (not including the application fee and deposit) will incur a 3% convenience fee.

    **For all payments made via wire transfer, there is a $25 Wire transfer fee (Individual Financial Institution may also charge an additional fee and payer should contact their bank for more information.)

  • If you enroll by the following deadlines Full tuition is due by
    February 9 May 1
    March 9 May 1
    April 13 May 20
  • 2020欧洲杯客户端下载Deposits for DC Summer Academy are non-refundable. To withdraw from the program for any reason prior to the start of the term, the student must notify the DC Summer Academy in writing via email and depending on the date of withdrawal, a portion of the tuition and fees previously paid may be refunded. No refunds will be given for early departures from a program, once it is underway, whether voluntary or otherwise. Payments cannot be deferred to future years.

    Date of receipt of written cancellation notification Amount of tuition and fees refund less non-refundable deposit
    Before March 15 100%
    March 16 – April 15 60%
    April 16 – May 15 30%
    After May 15 0%
  • The School of The New York Times is not an accredited institution. Therefore, 529 funds cannot be used.

  • There are no required additional expenses after arrival. However, we recommend that students have pocket money as needed for the purchase of incidentals. Parents/guardians will be contacted in the case of incidental charges (e.g. damages, lost keys, medical fees, etc.)

International Applicants

  • We unfortunately do not provide student visas nor do we provide information on how to obtain visas for travel to the United States. We encourage international students to contact their country of origin’s embassy/government office for that information. Letters of verification can be provided upon request.

  • While we do not require test scores, all international applicants should have an adequate understanding of verbal and written English language. A minimum TOEFL score of 95 is recommended.

  • 2020欧洲杯客户端下载At this time, we are unable to accept international bank payments. International participants can submit a payment via credit card or wire transfer. To submit a payment via wire transfer, please see the instructions below:

    Direct to: Wire Routing Transit Number (RTN/ABA): 121 000 248
    Bank Name: Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
    Bank address, city & state: 420 Montgomery, San Francisco, CA 94104
    BNF/Field 4200 Beneficiary acct. # 798 657 9840
    Beneficiary: Auncor, Inc. dba TADS
    For International Transfer only: International SWIFT BIC WFBIUS6S
    Memo: Be sure to include TADS Account Number and Account Name:

Travel & Safety

  • 2020欧洲杯客户端下载The DC Summer Academy experience itself is centered around our campus near Downtown DC. While the residence hall and academic buildings are secured spaces, students should note that our campus is not separated from the city. As always, students should stay alert and travel with caution when leaving campus, and understand that their distance from campus limits the ability of our student life staff to provide support. We encourage students and parents/guardians to discuss safety and guidelines prior to their arrival at Summer Academy.

  • 2020欧洲杯客户端下载Yes. The number will be provided during orientation on arrival day. The emergency number will also be emailed to parents.

  • All classes and official program activities are chaperoned by our instructors and program staff. Security as well as student life staff are present in the residential hall 24/7 for the duration of the program.

  • All staff who have regular interaction with students will have comprehensive background checks completed before they are allowed to begin working in the program. This includes instructional staff, residential staff and any other staff who will have more than incidental interaction with students.

  • 2020欧洲杯客户端下载Yes. All students are required to have valid health insurance coverage for the duration of the program. In the past, international students have purchased travel insurance that covered medical emergencies during their stay in the United States. Also required is an Immunization Form or Immunization record showing proof of the MMR Vaccine (students who wish to exempt themselves from the required vaccination for medical or religious reasons can contact the office).

  • 2020欧洲杯客户端下载Students will be accompanied by instructors and/or program staff during class site visits and official program activities.

    During free time, students are able to travel around DC with another student by using our checkout system. Students must complete a regular leave request through Boardingware indicating their destination, name of their “buddy” and expected return time. Students then proceed to the Welcome Desk to have their request approved and officially check-out. Students who would like to leave campus independently (without another student) or for longer than four hours must complete special leave request through Boardingware and receive parent/guardian approval.

    We recommend that students and parents/guardians discuss safety and guidelines prior to their arrival at Summer Academy.

  • Students must arrive the Sunday before the first day of class and check in at the Welcome Desk. Residential students may move into their assigned room on Sunday afternoon. Day students should arrive prior to mandatory orientation Sunday evening. Details on move-in and orientation programming will be provided prior to the start of Summer Academy.

Program Events & Student Life

  • Campus will be closed on Saturday, July 4, 2020.

  • Students reside in air conditioned traditional style residence halls with private en-suite bathrooms.

  • 2020欧洲杯客户端下载Students are typically roomed according to their age and self-identified gender listed in the enrollment form. The School may consult with students on an individual basis as needed to find appropriate accommodations. Students will learn their room assignment upon arrival to the program.

    Students can request roommates by completing the roommate request form included in the enrollment form. Both roommates must fill out the roommate request form for a request to be considered.

  • Meals are provided and may include vegetarian, vegan and Kosher options. Students and families can indicate any necessary dietary accommodations prior to arrival in their enrollment forms. Families with specific concerns should contact the Dean of Students (studentlife@v-cuisine.com2020欧洲杯客户端下载) to speak directly about possible accommodations.

  • Students are free to visit with their parents and other family members off campus during their free time. Students must complete a Special Leave Request before leaving campus on their own. Parents are not permitted into the residence hall after initial move-in.

Day Students

  • No. Day students check themselves in each morning and self-dismiss at the end of the day.

  • Day students should arrive on class days at least 15 minutes prior to their class start time to check in with program staff at the Welcome Desk. Day students can check out any time after afternoon class sessions conclude.

  • Yes. Day students are encouraged to remain on campus and attend evening and weekend activities, with access to all the same spaces and programming as residential students. The day and residential programs only differ with regard to sleeping arrangements and housing. We do ask that all day students depart from the residence hall by curfew.

  • 2020欧洲杯客户端下载Day students are strongly encouraged (but not required) to fully participate in weekend events and activities.

Packing List & Dress Code

  • 2020欧洲杯客户端下载Students will be doing a good deal of writing and keyboards are essential, hence the recommendation that they bring laptops. Tablets are welcome but not necessary. Each course will have its own requirements regarding materials.

    • Students may not bring flammable materials, including but not limited to candles, incense, matches, lighters, electronic cigarette/JUUL products, explosive devices or fireworks. Students who violate this policy will be subject to immediate dismissal.
    • Students are not allowed to bring weapons of any kind, including but not limited to knives, pepper spray, firearms, paintball guns, laser pointers or other dangerous items. Students who violate this policy will be subject to immediate dismissal.
    • Students are not allowed to use or possess tobacco products, alcoholic beverages or unauthorized drugs or medication. Students who violate this policy will be subject to immediate dismissal.
    • Students may not bring USB drives on campus.
    • Students are not allowed to have a car, skateboard, skates, or a bicycle on campus.
    • Students may not bring pets of any kind.
    • Students may not bring cooking or kitchen appliances, such as refrigerators, microwave or toaster ovens or hot plates.
    • We recommend that students not bring any valuables; The School takes no responsibility for lost or stolen items.
    • Bedding and towels are provided, so students need not bring sheets, pillows, blankets or towels.
  • The School expects all students to dress in a way that is appropriate for an academic environment. Students will frequently be interacting with professionals and in professional environments and should dress as such. Basic Principle: Certain body parts (genitals, buttocks, breasts and nipples) must be covered at all times by opaque clothing.

  • 2020欧洲杯客户端下载Yes, there are laundry facilities within the residence hall. Students must provide their own detergent; machines accept liquid or powder detergent only (no pods or detergent packs).

  • 2020欧洲杯客户端下载No, campus mail services operates on a very limited schedule during the summer months. As a result, students may not receive any packages or mail to campus. Please do not send your child a package by FedEx, UPS or other carriers. These carriers are typically turned away by campus security and packages have been lost in the past.

    We suggest utilizing a local Amazon locker or similar service to send care packages to your student. If it is an urgent situation, please contact the Dean of Students (studentlife@v-cuisine.com) about possible accommodations.

  • All program-related expenses are included in the program tuition or supplemental fees. However, DC provides many opportunities for shopping and students have typically wanted to acquire souvenirs of their stay. We recommend that students and parents exercise prudence and that students not carry around large amounts of currency.

Student Evaluations

  • 2020欧洲杯客户端下载Yes. All students that successfully complete the term in good standing will receive a certificate from The School of The New York Times via mail.

  • Yes. Each student who completes the course and is in good standing will receive a narrative evaluation from their instructor via email.

  • As a pre-college program, DC Summer Academy gives students the opportunity to get a glimpse of the college experience while also exploring possible topics of study. Typically, college admissions officers look favorably on students who continue to enhance their academic portfolio during the summer months. Students will also benefit from receiving a narrative evaluation from their instructor which can be included as part of their college applications.

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