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.

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Important Dates

  • Applications Open: December 4th, 2021
  • Applications Close: February 1st, 2022
  • Mandatory Parent Meeting: April 21, 2022 7:00pm - 8:00pm SUU PE Building, Room #101
  • Program Dates: Monday, June 6th, 2022 - Thursday, July 14th, 2022
  • Closing Ceremony & Awards: Thursday July 14, 2022 (Time & Location TBA)
Apply to SUU PREP

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 6 weeks of SUU PREP- A maximum of three 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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