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Morehead State's Summer Success Academy will help students develop the learning habits that will promote college success. This selective program is a five-week intensive academic program designed to help students transition from high school to college successfully. Admissions preference is give to students who have not earned any college credit during high school. During this rigorous program students will:
  • Complete an extensive academic orientation
  • Complete leadership training
  • Six college credits (two classes).
  • While this is an academically focused program, social activities will also be planned.
Themes to be covered in the program include connectedness, growth mindset, self-management, professional identity, cultural competency, and academic capabilities.

2021 Cost

  • Residential: $1,500-This cost covers housing, meal plan, tuition (6 credits), books and fees.
  • Commuter: $567-this cost covers a limited meal plan, tuition (6 credits), books and fees.
*The Summer Success Academy Program is an intensive five week program. Students will be expected to participate in activities from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on weekdays with some required weekend activities. Living on campus is not a requirement of this program, but is strongly encouraged.
Optional outings and activities are planned for the weekends at no additional cost to the students.


June 27, 2021 – July 30, 2021

Additional Information

For more information, contact The Office of Retention and Academic Advising at 606-783-2084.

Covid-19 Protocols

All university COVID-19 protocols will be followed during the Summer Success Academy. All participants will be briefed at the beginning of the program on the most up to date protocols that will be in place for the program.
It is recommended at participants get COVID-19 tested 7-10 days before arriving on campus.
You can see current university protocols and procedures at :


  1. Apply for admission to Morehead State University.
  2. Apply for admission to the Success Academy.
  3. Pay your enrollment deposit to Morehead State University. No additional deposit is required for participation in the Summer Success Academy.