How to Apply

1.     UMD Summer Language Institute Application
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Applications received before March 1, 2019 will receive $200 off tuition and be eligible for scholarships.

Applicants not currently enrolled at the University of Maryland must send an email to with student name and preferred email address to be granted access to the system.

UMD students will use their Directory ID and password to sign in to the online application system.

2.     Reference Form & Letter of Recommendation

The Summer Language Institute application requires that a professional or academic reference submit a Summer Institute Reference Form and Letter of Recommendation on your behalf. Please provide contact information for your academic or professional reference on your Summer Language Institute application. After you have submitted your entire application, the online application system will automatically send an email with the form and further instructions to your recommender.

Please note that you are responsible for ensuring that your recommender submits both the form and letter to the Summer Language Institute in a timely manner.


3.     Complete academic transcripts

All applicants must provide complete official or unofficial copies of their transcripts on the online application. The Summer Language Institute application provides up to five spaces where you can upload copies of your transcripts.

4.     Online Summer Term Visiting Student Application (FOR NON-UMD STUDENTS ONLY)

The Summer Term Visiting Student Application will reopen in February, 2019.


5.     Undergraduate Admission's Concurrent Student Application (high school students only)

If you are a high school student who will not graduate before the beginning of the summer term, please contact us regarding the Concurrent Student Application. Please note that the terms of Concurrent Enrollment state that all high school students must live within commuting distance of College Park, MD and that high school students are not eligible to live in on-campus summer housing.

The final deadline to apply for concurrent enrollment is May 1, 2019.

All non-UMD applicants (except for true beginners) will be placed pending assessment. These tests will take place after applications are complete, but if you are concerned you may be too advanced for the highest level course you should contact us at

Please also note that all summer classes are contingent on meeting minimum student enrollments.

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