Summer Programs conducted by the SEMEP Office
The following programs are offered through the Science, Engineering, and Math Educational Programs (SEMEP) Office at Xavier University of Louisiana. Both are special programs for high school seniors who have applied to enter Xavier the following year.
The Summer Bridge Programs are specifically designed to give the students an opportunity to enhance their math and analytical reasoning skills during a time when they will be free from the pressure of other academic subjects. These programs are designed for Xavier’s future Super Stars.
For further information, please contact the SEMEP office at Xavier University of LA by phone at (504) 520-7646, fax at (504) 520-7966; 520-7992 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Experiential Problem-solving & Analytical Reasoning (EPsAR) is an intensive six-week summer bridge program designed to provide the opportunity for students who did not score as well as they would have liked to on the mathematics and/or reading portion of the ACT or SAT test and who are interested in the sciences an opportunity to get a head start in college. EPsAR is held on the campus of Xavier University of Louisiana in New Orleans, Louisiana. EPsAR is sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF) through the HBCU-UP grant and Xavier University of LA.
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The STEM Scholars Summer Bridge Program is a five-week program for highly motivated high school seniors who plan to major in the areas of Computer Science, Physics, Engineering, or Mathematics at Xavier University of LA. Participants spend the five-week summer session on the campus of Xavier University of Louisiana, and can earn four (4) hours of college credit in mathematics. The STEM Scholars Summer Bridge Program is sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF) through the HBCU-UP grant and Xavier University of Louisiana.
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If you are interested in applying to the "Star" programs or SOAR-1, print the summer program application, complete, and forward it to: Summer Science Academy, Xavier University, 1 Drexel Drive-Box 160, New Orleans, LA 70125; or you may fax materials to (504) 520-7998, Attn: Summer Science Academy. Additional information regarding Summer Science Academy programs may be obtained by calling the Summer Science Academy Office at (504) 520-5418.
NOTE: These programs are NOT conducted by XU's SEMEP Office; therefore, you should contact the Summer Science Academy Office directly for any questions or concerns. *Campus housing is NOT available for the Summer Science Academy programs.
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All campus visits are arranged through Xavier's Admissions Office
. Visits arranged through Admissions Office include general information about the University as well as a tour of campus. The contact number for Admissions is 504-520-7388. The SEMEP Office does not sponsor special visits.