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Create a New Account

Applicants can access the application by clicking on the “Apply Now” button on this page. Applicants will first create “Create a New Account” to begin the application process and complete the required information and select the pre-college application. Applicants will be sent a username and password to continue the application.

See detailed instructions on starting your application. (Opens to PDF)

Enroll in Classes

On the “Enroll Classes” tab, applicants should enter the course number for the course they wish to take. Course numbers are listed on the application but can also be found on our Courses Page.  Applicants will then be given the opportunity to upload their required supplements (essay, letter of recommendation etc.). Be sure to complete all tabs of the application and click the yellow “Submit Application” button at the end.

Confirmation

Once an applicant submits the main application, they will receive a confirmation email from admission@tcnj.edu. We will then follow up with an email from our office (summer@tcnj.edu or aspire@tcnj.edu) when the application is loaded. Applicants should be sure to send all required supplemental documents through the application or to our email/mailing addresses. Once an application is fully complete (including the additional documents noted below) we will start reviewing that application. Applications will be accepted until the program is full. We will expect the programs to fill by May 2018.


Bonner Summer Program Application Required Materials

Deadline for Submitting Complete Application to Bonner Summer Pre-College Program: May 25th

1. A letter of recommendation. Plan to submit a letter of recommendation from a school counselor, your principal, or a teacher who knows you well. The letter should address your readiness for a rigorous academic and service experience.

2. A personal statement. For the Bonner summer program, in about 250 words, please let us know why you are interested in community engaged learning. What would you bring to the program? What do you hope to get out of it? For the Academy Series, in about 250 words, please let us know why you are interested in the program. What do you hope to get out of it?

3. You will also need to submit an official school transcript.

Please upload electronic versions of your recommendation and personal statement with your application. Transcripts will need to be sent from the student’s school.

Transcripts can be mailed to:

Office of Graduate and Advancing Education

Summer/Winter Programs
Green Hall 111
The College of New Jersey
PO Box 7718
Ewing, NJ 08628-0718
Attention:  Bonner Pre College Summer Program


Academy Series Application
Required Materials

Deadline for Submitting Complete Application to Academy Series: June 1, 2018

  1. A letter of recommendation. Plan to submit a letter of recommendation from a school counselor, your principal, or a teacher who knows you well. The letter should address your readiness for a pre college experience.
  2. You will also need to submit a school transcript.

You may upload electronic versions of your recommendation and school transcript to the online application,  send to aspire@tcnj.edu, or mail to:

Office of Graduate and Advancing Education

The College of New Jersey
PO Box 7718
Ewing, NJ 08628-0718
Green Hall 111
Attention:  Pre College Academy

The Program Admissions Committee will evaluate all complete applications and determine which students will be accepted. Notification will be made on a rolling basis.


Accepted Students

Accepted students will receive additional materials including payment deadlines, medical forms, liability releases, and emergency notification forms. These materials must be filled out as soon as possible and must be back in our hands by the deadline indicated. Updated immunization information (including dates) is also required at that time. If you do not have updated immunization information on hand, you may want to acquire this from your physician now to avoid processing delays.


Cancellation

A student can receive a full refund for the program if they withdraw before they attend the second day of class and/or their service site, whichever comes first. After that, there are no refunds.

Pre-college Application

  • The Academy Series is for rising high school freshmen, sophomores, and juniors.
  • The Bonner Summer Program is for rising high school juniors and seniors. But exceptional rising sophomores are also encouraged to apply.
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