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July 28 - August 2, 2024

Curry College's Academic Quad

Curry College, located in Milton, Massachusetts adjacent to the Mattapan and Hyde Park neighborhoods of Boston, is pleased to provide 10th and 11th grade Boston students an opportunity to participate in the College MAP Summer Program. The goal of this collegiate summer experience is to provide support to underserved students from the Boston area as they consider and work toward their dreams of higher education. This experience will help students better navigate the college application and financial aid process, provides access to resources, and exposes them to the benefits of higher education. To be eligible for this program, a student must be a rising 11th or 12th grader in the 2024-2025 school year, demonstrate a commitment to graduate from high school and attend college, and commit to participate in all program sessions and activities.

Program Benefits

Students participating in the program:

  • Explore college opportunities through engaging experiences with Curry students, faculty, staff, and community partners through field trips, service learning, and workshops.
  • Live in a dorm on Curry College’s campus for the duration of the program (July 28-August 2, 2024)
  • Experience a week in the life of a Curry College student! Students will have access to all of the amazing resources on our college campus.
  • Learn more about themselves and their identities through diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging workshops.

Apply to the College MAP Summer Program at Curry

Program Costs

There is no tuition, residence hall or on-campus dining hall fees required to participate in the program. The program is generously funded by the Ernst & Young U.S. LLP.

Students will need to provide spending money for field trips or other excursions should they choose to buy anything while participating in these experiences.

MAP Summer Program Schedule


Questions about the program can be directed to Lisa Rodrigues, Associate Vice President of Student Affairs at 617-391-5240 or

Picture Perfect. Beautiful. New England. That’s how visitors describe our 131-acre Milton campus, just seven miles from downtown Boston, where students have the best of both worlds - the advantages and comforts of a suburban learning and living environment as well as the excitement and resources of a major city. Milton was once again recognized as America’s Safest College Town according to a study released by SafeWise in 2024.

Curry offers bachelor degree programs with majors including Accounting, Biochemistry, Biology, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Business Administration, Communication, Community Education, Computer Science, Criminal Justice, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Environmental Science, Exercise Science, Forensic Science, Graphic Design, Marketing, Nursing, Psychology, Public Health and Wellness, Public Relations, Sociology, Sport & Recreation Management, Special Education, Studio Arts, and Transformative Justice. The College also offers graduate degree programs in Accounting, Criminal Justice, Business Administration, Diverse and Equitable Instruction, Elementary Education, Nursing and Special Education.

The 20 students participating in this program will reside on campus for the entirety of the program in Bell Hall. Bell Hall consists of living pods that are separated by a common area. Each pod includes a common space with access to a kitchenette, multiple single user restrooms, and enclosed study spaces. Curry College Community Directors (professional staff) will administer all residence life elements of the program. Additionally, Curry students will serve as resident assistants to support program participants. Resident Assistants as well as Curry’s Public Safety personnel will be stationed in Bell Hall during overnight hours. Quiet hours will be in effect from 10 p.m. to 8 a.m. daily. No guests will be allowed to visit students in the residence halls during the program.

Included in the program is our “all you care to eat” meal plan for breakfast, lunch, and dinner on weekdays and brunch and dinner on weekends in the College’s Marketplace located in the Student Center.