Physics FAQ

Q: Is SI@UCF Residential?

A: No. Students are to be dropped-off every weekday at 9:00am and leave at 5:00pm while the camp runs.

Q: What is the cost and what does it cover?

A: The cost is $400 and that covers tuition, t-shirts, lunch, and all materials for the program.

Q: When are applications due?

A: The early bird deadline is May 5. These applications will be given first consideration and acceptances will be provided by May 12 via email. Any remaining slots available will be filled from applications received by the final deadline, June 2. These students will hear back by June 9 via email.

Q: When is the $150 deposit due?

A: You must pay your $150 deposit by June 23 to hold your spot. Otherwise, others will be offered an opportunity to attend.

Q: When is the remaining $250 due?

A: July 14

Q: Are there any scholarships available?

A: Yes, there are scholarships available. Students must establish need as defined by the university. Students requesting scholarship assistance should contact the program coordinator for more details.

Q: How many students are accepted?

A: A maximum of 30 students will be accepted.

Q: What about meals?

A: Students will be provided lunch daily.

Q: What if a student needs to miss a day or two?

A: Due to the structure of the program, students can miss any number of activities/days however, fees will not be refunded once the Summer Institute begins.