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IDEAL Summer Academy

IDEAL Summer Academy is a week-long residential experience for students with intellectual disabilities who are rising seniors in high school to age 24, who are interested in learning about college and exploring whether post-secondary education is right for them

Program Highlights

  • 2:1 Student to Staff Ratio
  • Undergraduate Peer
  • Counselors
  • College Readiness Classes
  • Career Exploration
  • Social Events
  • Community Volunteering

Summer Academy Details

The 2023 Summer Academy Track 1 will take place the first full week of June and is for Accepted Fall 2022 students ONLY. 

The 2023 Summer Academy Track 2 will take place the last full week of June. Applications will open on March 1, 2023, and will close on May 15, 2023. While you may still apply after this date, you may not be considered for acceptance.

Applications will only be reviewed after all materials have been submitted. Applicants will be notified of the next steps once application materials are reviewed by the IDEAL team.

If you have any questions contact Sarah Roe-Hall for more information, sarah.roehall@lipscomb.edu

Track 1 Info    Track 2 Info