The health and safety of our students and staff is always our highest priority. Our promise is to create a program that is safe, above all else. After that comes our commitment to creating a fun environment; and we know that in a safe and fun environment that learning will occur in prodigious amounts!
The TryEngineering Summer Institute (TESI) is committed to providing our summer programs in an environment that supports the health and well-being of all participants, while taking every appropriate action to prevent the spread of COVID-19 by adhering to the guidelines of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), our university partners, and local health authorities. We want you to know that we will continue to monitor the situation related to COVID-19, along with the evolving public health guidelines and best practices related to hosting events and 2021 summer programs.
Tuition Refund Guarantee and Cancellation Policy
You can register for the 2021 Summer Institute with confidence! If we cannot deliver on our promise around safety, or if the program is cancelled for any reason, we will issue full and complete refunds (including the deposit) to all of our students, just like we did in Summer 2020. In addition, students may cancel their registrations for any reason by May 15, 2021 and receive a full refund including the deposit. If at any time TESI closes a program location then students may choose to receive a full refund.
Safety Updates in an Evolving Situation
The COVID-19 pandemic and public health guidelines are evolving on a daily basis. TESI is continuously monitoring the situation in preparation for the summer. TESI will communicate any updates or changes to our programs to enrolled students as quickly as possible. Comprehensive camp policies and procedures related to COVID-19 will be posted to our website and sent to each family at least 30 days before the start of each session.
Student Safety During the Program
Inside of our commitment to student safety, TESI will adopt all reasonable and recommended best practices during the operation of our program. All staff and students will be required to follow our safety rules, which may include the wearing of face masks, frequent handwashing, social distancing, testing, and any guidelines as may be reasonable and recommended by local and state governments. Specific protocols for our students and staff shall be established at each location in conjunction with our university partners. Protocols will be based on the recommendations and requirements of the CDC and each of our host universities and the states in which they are located.
TESI includes many trips, tours and site visits throughout your destination. We will continuously monitor the viability of such trips along with the safety procedures related to group visits. We may make changes without notice to our programming as required to ensure the safety of all of our program participants. Changes will be posted to the TESI website, as they may arise.
Our expectation is to be sold out. Many of the students who were registered with us in Summer 2020 will be registering again for Summer 2021, especially given our full refund policy. And given how things have gone for most families with distance learning and COVID-related social impact, we anticipate an extremely high demand for in-person academic enrichment programs such as ours. Register early to secure your spot in our program!