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Summer Institute


About The Program

The Summer Institute is a two (2) week program to help freshmen students improve their Accuplacer placement test scores in math, reading & writing. This program also prepares incoming freshmen students to be college ready.

2016 Program Dates

The Summer Institute is an intense program with a rigorous schedule, for this reason it requires 100% participation throughout the entire duration of the program.

Tsaile Campus
New dates for July 2016 coming soon!

Application Deadline:
Check back later for the new 2016 application deadline.


  • Applications Coming Soon!


You must meet all these requirements:

  • Admitted to Diné College and have a Diné College student ID number
  • An incoming college freshman (You have NEVER attended a college/university)
  • Plan to register and enroll at Diné College for the fall 2016 semester
  • Have taken the Accuplacer Placement Test and entered into 1 or more pre-college courses in reading, writing, math (MTH 100 or lower, FST, ENG100A, ENG 100B courses).

If you meet these requirements and are interested in the Summer Institute program, please complete the application.

Program Benefits

  • Receive Three (3) college elective credits
  • Re-take Accuplacer placement test
  • Get an early introduction to college life
  • Build a close-knit community with other Diné College freshman
  • Save time & money
  • Team and leadership building activities
  • Program fees, supplies, room and board are fully covered by Diné College's Title III Grant under Student Services

Additional Information

  • Out-of-pocket costs include your travel to and from the program & incidental expenses
  • Must be admitted to Diné College and have take the Accuplacer placement test
  • Students selected on a first come, first serve basis
  • Parent/Family Orientation upon arrival

We look forward to receiving your Summer Institute application. Get a positive jump start on your educational path & goals!

Coordinator and Contact

Tsaile Coordinator

Verlena J Livingston,
First Year Experience Coordinator

Apryl Joe, Program Manager

Mail Application to:

Barbara Harvey,
Administrative Assistant
Division of Student Services - Title III
P.O. Box C11
Tsaile, AZ 86556