May 31 - Summer Sessions Begin

Summer Sessions are open to all students:

  • Students enrolled in degree or non-degree programs
  • High school graduates / recently admitted freshmen and transfer students
  • Students enrolled at other institutions –– See Visiting Students
  • Individuals in the community interested in courses for personal enrichment or professional advancement
  • Teachers who need credit toward renewal of teaching certificates

Financial Aid Summer application.

Summer Fee Schedule.


Starting Jun 11 - Summer Camps

Seed to Bloom Ag-STEM Institute


June 11- June 23, 2017

8 am-1 pm

The Seed to Bloom Ag-STEM Institute is a two-week, academic, and residential camp for rising 6th, 7th and 8th graders. During the camp, students will explore Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and their interconnectivity to Agriculture. This free two-week academic and residential camp is for rising 6th, 7th and 8th graders.

Students will also participate in youth professional development courses in alignment with nationally recognized 4-H programs.

Application deadline is May 12, 2017.

Click here to download the application.


Marauder JumpStart Program


June 17 –July 22, 2017
Five-week academic enrichment program for incoming CSU Freshmen

The Marauder Jump Start program is a FREE, five (5) week, comprehensive, residential program for incoming freshmen at Central State University. Requirements include:

* High School GPA, 2.8 or higher
* ACT 20 or SAT 970
* 200 word essay
* Letter of recommendation from a high school principal, teacher or guidance counselor

Participants will get a head start on college credits, explore fields of study and get acclimated to college life.

Students will take classes and earn between six-eight credit hours while living on campus.

Click here to download the confirmation form.

Questions: Contact Mortenous A. Johnson at mjohnson@centralstate.edu.


Summer Transportation Institute

June 11-July 7, 2017
Four-week residential program for rising 10th, 11th and 12th graders

Participants will be introduced to all modes and careers in the transportation industry. The Institute consists of an academic program, an enhancement program, an evening program and a sports/recreation program. The curriculum will expose students to new frontiers and adventures such as highway design, transportation of people and cargo, laws, regulations, safety, and career opportunities. In addition, students will participate in ACT preparation courses, computer training, academic enhancement activities, field trips, and student projects.

To apply, students must have two letters of recommendation and write an essay.

Application deadline is May 26, 2017.

Click here to download the application.


Verizon Minority Male Makers Program


June 11 – June 24, 2017
Two-week summer residential program and mentoring throughout the school year

This program is a Mobile App Development, 3D Design, Robotics and Web Technology Program for rising 6th, 7th and 8th grade minority male students.

Camp is from Sunday, 11th of June to Saturday, the 24th of June and the deadline for applying is May 8, 2017.

Click to download application.

For more information, email smarie@centralstate.edu






Oct 5-8 - Homecoming

Keep up to date on all plans for Homecoming 2017! Click Here to go to the Homecoming page.