The Summer Intensive Session is June 10 - June 23, 2017.
Frequently Asked Questions
How will I receive information about my courses?
When should I arrive?
Please plan to arrive in the afternoon or evening of Friday, June 9th. The formation program begins on Saturday morning with a Quiet Day. Academic orientation will occur on Sunday afternoon. The academic session begins Monday with morning prayer at 7:30am and class at 8:00am.
What should I bring?
Laptop, warm clothing (layers), all assigned materials. Summer in Berkeley can be surprisingly chilly, especially at night when the fog rolls in, so pack accordingly.
Where will I eat?
Snacks are provided. Lunch will be served and is included in your program fee. Breakfast and dinner are on your own, but there are many restaurants and coffee shops in the area, as well as kitchens in the dorms and other campus lodgings. Please let us know in the Information Survey if you have dietary restrictions or other needs.
How will my time be structured?
You will be in class daily from 8:00 to 5:45 with a break for lunch. On Saturday, June 17th, no classes or activities are scheduled, but the day is intended for study. On Sunday, we invite you to visit a local parish. Worship during the week includes morning prayer at 7:30am, noon Eucharist, and evening prayer at 6pm. The session continues through dinner on Friday, June 23, so please plan to stay into the evening or overnight that day. An example daily schedule may be viewed here.
Where will I stay?
All rooms in Parsons are single-occupancy dorm-style with shared bathroom, towel and linen service once per week (with more towels available on request), free wi-fi, and on-site laundry. Rooms include twin bed with bedding and towels. If you are prone to being cold at night, you may wish to bring an extra blanket.
Rooms in Gibbs are single-occupancy hotel-style with shared bathroom. Rooms in Easton are single-occupancy hotel-style with private bathroom. Bookings are made in the order received while availability lasts.
What is the Summer Program Fee?
The program fee goes towards lunch and snacks each day, special dinners, and other supplies for the session.
When does the Summer Intensive program conclude?
Activities continue through a closing dinner on Friday, June 23, which concludes around 8:30pm.
Please complete the Summer Intensive Informational Survey before May 1, 2017.