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Digital Scholars – Computer Science

Pre-College Summer Programming

Our Digital Scholars - Computer Science 6-Week (In-person) Summer Program affords high school  sophomores, juniors, seniors and CURRENT UIC Students access to computer aided design projects and affords students "hands-on" training to "real-world settings." Our intensive curriculum provides an opportunity for students to learn computer-science instruction from UIC Professors and Professionals who will help students solve problems and encourage scientific innovation.

In partnership with the University of Illinois - Discovery Partners Institute, students will also have access to Professionals within the computer science fields and participate in daily speaker series aimed to engage and encourage their interest in computer science.

PROGRAM DATES: Monday, June 26 - Friday, August 4, 2023

PROGRAM TIMES: 9:00am - 1:00pm


In order to qualify for Digital Scholars Summer Initiatives students MUST:

  • Submit a completed application, including one letter of recommendation and a current academic high school transcript
  • High-School Applicants are STRONGLY ENCOURAGED  to submit Application for Admission to UIC during their Senior year.
  • MUST BE AVAILABLE TO ATTEND THE ENTIRE 6-WEEK SESSION 9:00am - 1:00pm (No excuses provided for vacations)


  • Computer Science 111 - Program Design I - Prerequisite: MUST be an entering UIC Freshman for Fall 2023*.
  • Mobile App Development and Design - Prerequisite: High School Sophomore to Graduating High School Senior.
  • Data Sciences Discovery - Prerequisite: High School Sophomore to Graduating High School Senior.
  • Exploring Electrical and Computer Engineering: High School Sophomore to Graduating High School Senior.
  • Foundations of Computer Science & Coding: High School Sophomore to Graduating High School Senior.

For more information and requirements, please CLICK HERE

            TO APPLY - CLICK HERE

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


Prerequisite: MUST be an entering UIC Freshman with a completed Intent to Enroll form for Fall 2023 and MANDATORY participation in the summer 6-Week residential program (June 26 – August 4)