Lindner Summer Institute

Lindner Summer Institute (LSI) is an overnight program that introduces students to various business disciplines while also providing guidance and support for the college admissions processes. LSI is hosted by Lindner's undergratuate admissions and inclusive excellence teams.

Students are housed in UC residence halls and experience life on a college campus via classroom sessions, interactions with Lindner faculty and staff, plus visits to UC's recreation center and its dining halls.

The 2024 program is at capacity. Dates and timelines for summer 2025 will be posted in August 2024.

Eligibility & Application Information

Students who are entering 11th or 12th grade are eligible to apply to participate. The application window runs from March 23 through April 28. 

  • Program acceptance notifications: May 6
  • Program confirmation and $100 fee due May 31. Scholarships are available! Please reach out to Lindner's undergraduate admissions team for scholarship information.
  • Identification — school ID, driver's license, state ID, etc.
  • Comfortable clothing
  • A pillow, blanket and sheets (beds are twin XL) or sleeping bag
  • Towel and washcloth
  • Comfortable walking shoes — we will be walking all over campus!
  • Pajamas
  • Umbrella or raincoat
  • Sweater or sweatshirt (in case student gets cold)
  • Cell phone and charger
  • Toiletries — soap, lotion, toothbrush, toothpaste, hair products, deodarant, contact solution, etc.
  • Optional — cash, debit and/or credit card that can be used for bookstore purchases, Starbucks, etc.

Sample schedule

Time Activity Location
8 a.m. Breakast Center Court Dining Hall
9:15 a.m. Morning Welcome Lindner Hall Kautz Attic
9:45 a.m. Campus Tour UC Campus
11 a.m. Possibilities in Business - Professor Steven Jones Kautz Attic
12 p.m. Lunch with Steven Jones On the Green
1:15 p.m. Teling Your Story / Elevator Pitch - Kendra Byrd, Undergraduate Programs Kautz Attic
2:45 p.m. Campus Scavenger Hunt UC Campus
4:15 p.m. Choose Your Session: Asking for Help, Getting Involved, Time Management or Mental Health Kautz Attic
4:45 p.m. Dinner in Dining Hall Center Court
5:30 p.m. Depart for Rotolo on the Levee Lindner Hall
9:45 p.m. Return to Residence Hall Marian Spencer Hall
11 p.m. Lights Out Marian Spencer Hall

Student testimonials

Lindner Summer Institute students sound off on what they got out of participating in the program.

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