Summer Institute


Designing Student-Centered Learning Experiences is a week-long program, beginning at beginning at 9am on Monday, June 8th and ending by 3 pm on Friday, June 12th. Daily activities throughout the week begin at 9am and run until 5pm.  Lunch is provided.  Information about evening receptions/dinners will be sent with your acceptance.  The fee for the program is $13,000 for a team of up to four members (minimum is three), and $3,000 for each additional member after that, up to a maximum of six total.  All sessions will take place on the campus of Olin College of Engineering in Needham, MA.

To maximize educational benefit from this program, participants should plan for the Institute to be their sole activity for the week. Some preparation in advance of the program will also be required.

Application, Admission and Accommodations

Attendance is limited and an application is required.  Applicants must apply in teams of at least three members (four is preferred) and describe a project (in the opportunity identification, planning, or execution stage) at their home institution.  The application form will be available shortly.  The priority application deadline is March 15, 2020.  

Once acceptance into the course is confirmed, payment is due in full, and is non-refundable. The program fee includes all materials and sessions for the registered program, including lunches, coffee breaks, receptions, and program related dinners.

Participants are responsible for their own transportation, hotel, and meals (except those listed above). However, since attendance is limited and an application is required, please do not purchase tickets until you receive confirmation of enrollment. Local lodging and transportation information may be found here.

 For More Information

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Olin College of Engineering
1000 Olin Way
Needham, MA 02492