Academic Achievement Programs


Contact Us

Giselle Denbow
Administrative Assistant
Summer Transitional Program
2204 Marie Mount Hall,
College Park, MD 20742
Phone: (301) 405-4739
Fax: 301.314.9162
gdenbow@umd.edu

Summer Transitional Program


Adjusting to college life on both academic and personal levels can seem overwhelming to many students. AAP students may face other stressors. Successful completion of all Summer Transitional Program components is a requirement for every student entering the University through Student Support Services/Intensive Educational Development (SSS/IED) Programs.

This six-week program helps students prepare for college life and takes place the summer prior to the Fall semester they are admitted. Academic adjustment is aided by:

  • Skills enhancement in math, English, college study strategies, and tutoring.

  • Participation in a three-credit university core course.

  • Enrollment in a one-credit college orientation course.

  • Weekly individual and/or group counseling sessions.

Simply stated, STP is a valuable, enriching tool in the preparation, retention, graduation, and success of all AAP students.