This year, about 200 students stayed on campus over the summer to complete research ranging from genetics to the study of political systems in the United States. The President’s Summer Research Symposium was postponed due to the College’s recent lockout.
The price of student summer housing has increased from $65 to $70 per week. The change comes after a price reassessment, undertaken by the Office of Summer Events and Programs, determined that an increase was necessary due to recent wage raises for housekeepers and other employees of the College.
The release of the Summer Campus Community Agreement this week painted a clear picture of what life on campus will look like for students who sign it, and it is a picture that strongly resembles this past semester at the College.
Juggling Handshake appointments, cover letters and interviews on top of an already-packed course load, students often struggle to keep up during internship application season, and the COVID-19 pandemic has only added another layer of complexity to the process.