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Rhodes Summer Programs

Summer Program
Interested in a Maymester for 2024? Here is what you need to know! 

General Eligibility Requirements: 
  • Students from any class year may apply. 
  • GPA: Have at least a 2.5 GPA. Some programs require a higher GPA, so please check each program's GPA requirements.
  • Pass conduct screening by the Office of Community Standards.
  • Meet the specific program requirements to the program to which you apply.
General Information
  • Maymester Pop-Up Event: Troutt Quad: October 26th from 3-5 pm
  • Applications are accepted on a rolling basis for most programs. The deadline to apply is February 1. Apply and submit early! 
  • Once accepted into the program, you are responsible for the cost of the program. Make sure to plan ahead, look at your summer calendar, and discuss with family. 
  • Reach out to the faculty leader of the Rhodes Summer Program you are interested in. That way you can receive communications about that specific program.
  • Schedule an appointment with Rachel Gasser (
  • Check this page for updates to summer programming for 2024. We have a list of what was offered Summer 2023 below.

Rhodes offered the following programs in 2023: 

Watch a quick interview with Dr. Collins as he discusses his Namibia program. Just click this image:

Four students in NamibiaStudents overlooking Namibia on the 2019 program.