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."

Study Abroad Programs

Gelato In Rome

Shakespeare in Italy

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

Small Class

Latin in Rome

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

Rome Catholic Church

Rome and the Catholic Church

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

Texas Programs

Art Village

Arete: An Introduction to the Classics

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

Summer Music Academy

Summer Music Academy

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

Summer Art Academy

Summer Art Academy

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


Rome Forno Dinner

Rome Forno Dinner

Fall 2018 Rome Scavenger hunt winners received a forno dinner cooked by the Rome Student Affairs staff, a very coveted prize for this fall Rome class.

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Fall 2018 Romers Arrive

Fall 2018 Romers Arrive

The Fall 2018 Rome class arrived in Italy on Saturday, August 25 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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