Frequently Asked Questions about Summer Academies

When is Summer Academy?

The 2016 Summer Academies are scheduled for the following weeks:
June 26-July 2 | Piano Academy
July 17-23 | Engineering Academy

Why should I come to a Summer Academy?

-Gain college experience
-Stay in a residence hall
-Meet new friends
-Meet JBU professors
-Awesome activites in the evenings
-Why wouldn't you want to come?! 

Where will I stay during Summer Academy?

Students will be paired with other students in a Residence Hall.  Check out the JBU residence halls.

What is the cost of Summer Academy?

Check out each individual Academy for costs. Academy registration fees will cover all meals, supplies, and activities from Sunday night - Saturday morning of the academy. There is an additional fee for housing on-campus. 

What do I need to bring?

-Towel, washcloth/lufa
-Bedding for a twin bed
-Pencils, pens, paper

 Engineering Academy Specific:
-Earbuds or headphones
-Long pants (For Power Plant Tour)
-Closed Toe Shoes (For Power Plant Tour)

-Laptop or Tablet
-Workout clothes
-Spending money for evening outings

Do I need to bring bedding and towels?

Yes. You will need bedding or a sleeping bag for a twin size mattress. 

Can I be picked up from the airport?

Yes. Limited transportation is available to/from Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport (XNA) and from Tulsa International Airport (TUL). There is a fee ($10 each way) for this shuttle service.

What kind of clothes do I need to wear?

Summer Academy is a casual event, so wear comfortable, casual clothes...like you would at school.  More detailed information will be provided as necessary for each individual academy.

How do I sign up?

Click here to apply for the Engineering Academy.  To register for the Piano Academy, fill out this registration form.

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