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.


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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Fall 2018 Northern Italy Trip

Fall 2018 Northern Italy Trip

The Fall Romers left for their last group trip of the semester on Wednesday, November 7. The group traveled to visit Florence, Venice and Assisi. Some of the highlights of the trip include visits to the Doges' Palace and San Marco in Venice and the Uffizi, Accademia and Duomo in Florence.

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Fall 2018 Greece Trip and Fall Break

Fall 2018 Greece Trip and Fall Break

The Fall 2018 Rome class headed off for their 10-day trip to Greece on Friday, September 28. The Greece Trip is one of the highlights of the Rome Semester as students travel to some of the greatest cities and the richest sites of the ancient world. Following the Greece Trip students set out to explore the rest of Europe on their own during their fall break.

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