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Digital Scholars – Computer Science

Pre-College Summer Programming

Our Digital Scholars - Computer Science 8 - Week (In-person) Summer Program affords INCOMING UIC Students access to computer aided design projects and provides students "hands-on" training applicable to real-world settings. Our intensive curriculum provides an opportunity for students to receive computer-science instruction from UIC professors and professionals who will help students solve problems and encourage scientific innovation.

Students will be enrolled in TWO classes throughout the program: one a course in their respective major and an Introduction to Black Studies course. Participants will also have access to professionals within the computer science field and participate in speaker series aimed to engage and encourage their interest in computer science. During Week 6 and 7 of the program, participants will have the opportunity to stay in University Housing. This opportunity is limited to a select group of students and is offered at NO COST.

PROGRAM DATES: Monday, June 10- Friday, August 2, 2024

PROGRAM TIMES: Monday- Friday 9:00am - 4:00pm



In order to qualify for Digital Scholars Summer - Computer Science initiative, students MUST:

  • Plan to enroll at UIC for Fall 2024
  • BE AVAILABLE to attend the ENTIRE 8 -WEEK SESSION (No excuses provided for vacations)
  • Attend an information session. CLICK HERE to register for an upcoming session.

Space is limited, apply early!!


COURSES (Prerequisite: MUST enroll as a UIC Freshman for Fall 2024).

  • Computer Science 111 - Program Design I
  • Black Studies 100 - Introduction to Black Studies

Please Note: Students who successfully complete the 8 - week program and enroll at UIC in selected majors will be eligible to earn college credit.


For more information contact us: or call: 312-355-5025.