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Summer Academy Institute

Postponed for Summer 2020 Due to COVID-19

Shaw University's Summer Academy Institute (SAI) is designed to ease students’ personal and academic transition from high school to college. In addition to providing 10 credit hours of general education courses, students will live on campus and enjoy weekly activities.

Residential Program

SAI’s core mission is academic skills enhancement. This is accomplished by the following:

  • Offering an English composition course designed to strengthen writing skills and reading comprehension, along with critical thinking and analysis
  • Enrollment in a math course that will develop quantitative skills
  • Enrollment in a science course to strengthen biological principles