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Pre-College Summer Programs

Graphic and Interactive Design Workshop

Embark on an exploration of the Graphic and Interactive Design realm by delving into the intricacies of designing posters, websites, apps and animations — the very elements that capture your attention. Participants will gain hands-on experience in creating a diverse range of projects, from printed posters and banner animations to apps, websites and more.

The application for Summer 2024 will open in January 2024. Complete our pre-registration form to receive an early-bird discount of $100. 

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Wonder how posters and web sites are designed? When you are on your favorite app, ever wonder on how they do it? How do graphic designers create websites, apps and animations? They took their creativity and knowledge of technology to bring their unique vision to life.

This 1-week program will introduce you to the world of digital and print design. Student will learn from industry professionals the design process from understanding your audience and ideation methods to prototyping and implementation. 

At the end of this program, you’ll walk away with:
  • Knowledge of digital and print design methods, tools and techniques employed by graphic designers

  • Understanding of how to craft visuals that connect and resonate with target audiences

  • Hands-on experience creating graphic designs alongside industry professionals

Program Dates

July 8, 2024 - July 12, 2024

Participation Requirements

Participants must be current high school students. Typically, participants are between the ages of 15 to 18 years of age at the start of the program. 

Equipment and Materials

Quinnipiac University will provide all required materials, including laptops, for students within this program. Students are welcome to bring their own laptops or other devices for use outside of instruction periods or with the approval of their instructor.

Program Costs

Option 1: 1-week overnight program from Sunday to Saturday. Includes full room and board as well as evening and weekend activities: $1,680

Option 2: 1-week on-campus commuter program from Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Includes lunch daily: $1,400

All options include:

  • One week of faculty-designed and delivered programming, administered online or on campus with educational support staff and program materials

  • Technology and software support

  • A Quinnipiac T-shirt

  • A digital badge for use on social media, resumes or portfolios

  • Access to special Quinnipiac Admissions events

The application for Summer 2024 will open in January 2024. Complete our pre-registration form to receive an early-bird discount of $100. 

Pre-Register Now


Discounts and Financial Aid

Partial financial support may be available for those who indicate the need for financial assistance in their online application. Financial support awards are based on a combination of financial need and academic merit.

We are pleased to offer a 10% discount on all summer camps and experiences to current Quinnipiac employees, Quinnipiac alumni and employees of our corporate partners. 

Application and Payment Deadlines

Space is limited per session; applications are reviewed when they are received and students are accepted on a rolling basis. 

Deposits: All students must submit a non-refundable $250 deposit at the time of registration to ensure a spot is reserved.

Deadline to submit payment: Payment is due within 30 days of applying to fully register for a program.

Payment Methods and Refund/Cancellation Policy

The application for Summer 2024 will open in January 2024. Complete our pre-registration form to receive key updates about upcoming programs and receive an early-bird discount of $100. 

Pre-Register Now


Contact Us With Questions

Please share any questions you may have about the registration process, billing, financial aid, discounts, equipment, requirements and scheduling by contacting the Program Director at summerprograms@qu.edu 

Our Program Instructors


Quinnipiac University complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act as an institution of higher education. Students who have a current IEP or 504 plan are encouraged to share any accommodations or modifications they may require in order to access the fundamentals of a QU summer program or camp they plan to attend.

Students requesting disability-based accommodations should indicate this within the application as well as email summerprograms@qu.edu about any and all specific accommodation needs.


Rules & Regulations

Read Quinnipiac University’s Summer Camp and Pre-College Program Policies