SUU PREP is a FREE summer academic program that provides three summers of rigorous academic instruction, educational hands-on projects, challenging homework assignments, and daily career awareness for 7th, 8th, and 9th grade students who have an interest and aptitude in Science, Technology, Engineering, and/or Mathematics fields. SUU PREP strives to provide opportunities for high achieving students to pursue STEM studies and careers. Underrepresented and first generation students are encouraged to apply.

Mission: The mission of SUU PREP is to enhance and encourage diverse middle school age students’ academic background and interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) to motivate and prepare them to overcome the challenges in achieving a STEM degree.

Important Dates

  • Applications Open: November 4th, 2020
  • Applications Close: March 1st, 2021
  • Parent Information and Q&A:
    • Introduction Video Coming Soon
  • Mandatory Parent Meeting: TBA
  • Program Dates: Monday, June 7th, 2021 - Thursday, July 22nd, 2021
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Program Admission Requirements:

  • Iron County School District student currently enrolled in 6th, 7th, or 8th grade
  • 86% or better in current mathematics class, must be in good standing in all classes (No D, F, N, U grades)
  • Fill out application and all necessary application requirements
  • Attend all 7 weeks of SUU PREP- A maximum of four absences are allowed. Absences conflict with learning. If your summer plans would require an absence beyond 4 days, please do not apply. Friday field trips are optional and do not count toward allotted absences.
  • Arrange transportation to and from SUU PREP daily and bring a lunch.
  • Complete daily homework and class work assignments. Three missed assignments may result in the student missing a Friday field trip.

If your child attends a charter, private or home school, we do have a limited number of spaces available. Please contact the program director at for details.

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