High School Summer Programs

Turn your summer vacation into an odyssey.

The University of Dallas is all about big ideas and making a big difference in the world.

Our summer programs for high school students let you get in on the action early. Some programs even offer college credit. Travel through Italy studying Shakespeare, Latin or Catholic tradition. Hone your artistic talents. Explore great works of literature and philosophy. No matter which program you choose, we’ll help you prepare for college while learning, having fun and making new friends.

"This is a fantastic program! We toured the Italian countryside, visited the Capitoline & Aventine Hills of Rome, climbed Vesuvius, and visited more beautiful churches than I've ever seen in my life."
"It was an amazing life changing experience and a good balance between traveling, academics, and free time."

2019 Study Abroad Programs

Gelato In Rome

Shakespeare in Italy - July 8-30

Study his most compelling works in his most enchanting Italian settings.

Small Class

Latin in Rome - July 8-30

Deepen your understanding of Latin and the Romans who spoke it.

Rome Catholic Church

Rome and the Catholic Church - TBA 2020

Explore truth, goodness and beauty in the very heart of Catholicism.

2019 Texas Programs

Art Village

Arete: An Introduction to the Classics - June 9-22

Encounter the most important ideas from the greatest thinkers in history.

Summer Music Academy

Summer Music Academy - June 10-14

Expand your abilities and develop your potential in strings, piano or voice.

Summer Art Academy

Summer Art Academy - June 10-14

Immerse yourself in the language and techniques of ceramics, printmaking and drawing.

Summer Math Academy

Summer Math Academy - TBA 2020

Experience advanced mathematical topics such as combinatorics, number theory and algebra.


Latin in Rome First Week in Rome

Latin in Rome First Week in Rome

Our Latin in Rome group had a week full of walking tours taking them to St. Peter's, the Pantheon, the Forum and the Aventine and Palatine hills. They also took a day trip to Cerveteri, Tarquinia and Santa Severa.

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Shakespeare in Italy First Week in Rome

Shakespeare in Italy First Week in Rome

The Shakespeare in Italy program wasted no time in getting acquainted with Rome visiting the Circus Maximus, Forum, Colosseum, Piazza Navona and several churches during their first week in the city.

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Spring 2019 Romers Arrive

Spring 2019 Romers Arrive

The Spring 2019 Rome class arrived in Italy on Saturday, January 19 to begin four months of traveling, studying, and reveling in all that Europe, Italy and Rome has to offer. They wasted no time jumping right in with site tours, mass at St. Peter's and loads of traditional Italian cenas.

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