Summer Programs

Making a successful transition through your first year of college is very important to any incoming student. CASA wants you to succeed so we offer a variety of Summer Support Services:

  • Academic Advancement Orientation Weekend Program (AAP), June 23 - 25
  • AAP Pre-College Program, June 28 - July 30
  • St Thomas of Villanova Scholars Program (STOVS), July 5 - 22
  • UNITAS Weekend, July 7 - July 9

Academic Advancement Program (AAP)

Orientation Weekend Program:  June 24-26

This program welcomes accepted AAP students and their families to a fun filled weekend that introduces students to Villanova and AAP. Students are notified about this event as part of the information about the AAP program

Pre College Program Dates:   June 27 - July 29

Prior to their first semester at Villanova, students participate in a pre-college summer program which focuses on: 

  • English               
  • Science                                  
  • Academic Skills/Instruction
  • Mathematics       
  • Enrichment Workshops    
  • College Reading and Writing Workshops

St Thomas Of Villanova Scholars (STOVS)

July 5-22

STOVS is a residential, pre-college bridge program for incoming first-year students that provides selected students the opportunity to jumpstart their college career through coursework, workshops and cultural experiences.  


July 7-9

UNITAS is a residential, pre-orientation Weekend. It is a fun-filled educational weekend that is designed to help our new students transition to college. Our mission is to help those new members of the community become better acclimated and ideally become future leaders here at Villanova.