Costs

Residential
Non-Refundable Deposit – Due within two weeks of admission $500
Remaining Balance – Due on or before April 15, 2020 $2.045
Total Program Fee $2,545

 

Extended Commuter
Non-Refundable Deposit – Due within two weeks of admission $500
Remaining Balance – Due on or before April 15, 2020 $1,475
Total Program Fee $1,975

 

Commuter
Non-Refundable Deposit – Due within two weeks of admission $500
Remaining Balance – Due on or before April 15, 2020 $1,295
Total Program Fee $1,795

 

What does the program fee cover?
  • Course Fee
  • Dining (on campus meal swipes) 
  • Program-Sponsored Activities
  • Housing (Residential Only)
  • Linen Pack Rental (Residential Only)
  • Ground Transportation to and from Raleigh-Durham International Airport (Residential Only)
Cancellations and Refunds

All cancellation requests must be made in writing.  The cancellation and refund policy of the 2020 Intensive STEM Academy is as follows:

Session 1:

  • Before May 1, 2020: refund of 100% of the program fee, less the $500 deposit which is forfeited.
  • May 1 - May 12, 2020: refund of 75% of the program fee, less the $500 deposit fee which is forfeited.
  • May 13 – May 24, 2020: refund of 50% of the program fee, less the $500 deposit fee which is forfeited.
  • Beginning May 25, 2020 and thereafter: No refund. 

Session 2:

  • Before May 3, 2020: refund of 100% of the program fee, less the $500 deposit which is forfeited.
  • May 3 - May 14, 2020: refund of 75% of the program fee, less the $500 deposit fee which is forfeited.
  • May 15 – May 27, 2020: refund of 50% of the program fee, less the $500 deposit fee which is forfeited.
  • Beginning May 28, 2020 and thereafter: No refund. 

Session 3:

  • Before May 8, 2020: refund of 100% of the program fee, less the $500 deposit which is forfeited.
  • May 8 - May 22, 2020: refund of 75% of the program fee, less the $500 deposit fee which is forfeited.
  • May 23 - June 5, 2020: refund of 50% of the program fee, less the $500 deposit fee which is forfeited.
  • Beginning June 6, 2020 and thereafter: No refund. 

If a medical condition necessitates the participant’s withdrawal from the program prior to the program’s start date, the program will refund the paid balance minus the $500 deposit fee. The medical condition must be documented by a physician as one that prevents participation in the program.

If a medical condition necessitates the participant’s withdrawal from the program while in session, the program will refund housing and dining costs on a pro-rated basis. There will be no refund for course fees or the $500 deposit.   

If a participant is dismissed from the program for failure to comply with the stated and published policy, the parent/guardian is responsible for all expenses, including but not limited to airfare and change fees, hotels, and meals. In the case of a dismissal, no refunds will be issued.
The Intensive STEM Academy and Duke Summer Session reserve the right to cancel the class if the minimum enrollment is not met or for any reason beyond the control of Duke Summer Session.