SSA is a two-week program that offers university-level courses for transferable college credit to academically gifted high school students. Each SSA student participates in two courses taught by select TLU faculty. Small classes, field trips, evening activities and a group service project offer high school students an opportunity to experience college life first-hand.

July 13-25, 2014

Former SSA students talk about their experience. Read their stories!
Fernando's Story
"Many of the skills that have made me successful at TLU came out of SSA. Being a TLU student has been the most rewarding experience of my life."
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Victoria's Story
"I attended several different programs at different schools and TLU just felt like home."
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2014 Courses
Morning Courses

DNA and You (BIOL 119E)

Tell your story with Windows Live Movie Maker (ISYS 119A)

Speak to me only with your...HANDS! (LANG 119A)

Life Changing Experiences: Exploring psychology through hands-on activities (PSYC 119C)

Afternoon Courses

Games, Strategy, and Society (COMM 119Q)

Do the Write Thing: Introduction to College Composition (ENGL 119F)

Math? No Problem! (MATH 119A)

Printmaking is Culture: Comics to Graffiti to Painting (VART 199C)
Get discounts on your application deposit!
Application Deadline Discounts
Apply for SSA 2014 by a specific date and get a discount on your application deposit.
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Social Media Activity Discounts
Get rewarded for your love of social media by inviting, posting, sharing and following TLU. For completing any of the following social media activities, you'll get up to $5 off your application deposit.
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See your #tlussa Instagram photos here and get up to $5 off your application deposit!
Check out the Social Media Activity Discounts above for more information.

Invite your friends to SSA on Facebook and get up to $5 off your application deposit!
New Commuter Option
Experience SSA while commuting from home this summer if you live within 25 miles of the TLU campus. Save $450 on room & board and get the same great SSA courses and college credit.

Want to get discounts for posts, tweets and photos? Check out the Social Media Activity Discounts!
About SSA
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Ways to pay for SSA
Here are some tips to get you started on raising funds to attend SSA!
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Contact Us
Summer Scholars Academy
c/o Admissions
Texas Lutheran University
1000 W. Court St.
Seguin, TX 78155
Phone: 800-771-8521
Fax: 830-372-8096
TLU Alumni Referrals
Refer a student to SSA, get a t-shirt
Do you know a motivated high school student looking for a great summer program? Refer them to TLU’s Summer Scholars Academy and you could receive a free t-shirt, courtesy of TLU Admissions.
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