Application Directions

To apply, click the application link on the Summer Session Online Courses page below the course of interest to you. You will be prompted to create an online account and to fill out a multi-page questionnaire. You can start applying, save your work, logout, login again and continue working before submitting the application. You will be prompted to pay your application fee by credit card online. Once you have submitted your application and paid your application fee, you will not be able to make changes or upload supplementary documents. 

If you are a previously accepted student to our 2020 on-campus programs, you do not need to reapply! Instead, please email our team at summeracademy@duke.edu with your full name and course preference, and we will register you for your course of interest. 

Required Supplementary Documents

In addition to our application, you will need to submit the following items in order for your application to be complete. Please note, you will not need to submit supplementary documents for the College Admissions Seminar & Workshop Series course. 
Supplemental documents must be submitted in .doc/.docx or PDF format. We will not review your application until we have received all of the required documents listed below.

  • An essay stating why you are uniquely qualified for this program and interested in the courses for which you are applying
  • A résumé highlighting your academic and non-academic experiences
  • High school transcript (an unofficial transcript is acceptable)

Submitting Application Materials

You will have the opportunity to incorporate your supplementary materials directly into your online application. Once you have submitted your application online and paid your application fee you will not be able to go back and edit responses in your online application.