Session Details

Acceleration Academy (Summer)

Acceleration Academy students advance one full level in math or science during each five week summer session.

Timing: Summer

Duration: 5 Weeks

Dorm Experience: Yes

2021 Summer session delivery method is tentatively scheduled to hosted in-person

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Acceleration Academy students advance one full level in math or science during each five week summer session.

The Acceleration Academy (Summer) is a 5-week opportunity that is held on the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) campus and hosted by ANSEP. Students will be housed on the UAA campus for the duration of the ANSEP Acceleration Academy (Summer).

Dates & Location

The Acceleration Academy (Summer) is a 5-week opportunity that is held on the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) campus and hosted by ANSEP. Students will be housed on the UAA campus for the duration of the ANSEP Acceleration Academy (Summer).

The 2021 5-week session dates will be held from May 29 to July 2, 2021.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Postmarked or Online Submission by March 19, 2021

How to Apply

PRIORITY APPLICATION DEADLINE: Submit or Postmark by March 19, 2021
Applicants will be notified of application status by April 16, 2021

STEP 1: Take the ALEKS Math Placement Test

READ FIRST:
You do NOT need to take the ALEKS Math Placement Test if you have:
a) Successfully completed MATH 105 – Intermediate Algebra with w C grade or higher through a University of Alaska campus (UAA, UAF, or UAS) or;
b) Scored a 30 or higher on the ALEKS Math Placement test in July 2020 or later


If you have completed any of the above, you may proceed to STEP 2.


Option 1 (RECOMMENDED) – Apply for admission to UAA and take the ALEKS test:

PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR ADMISSION APPLICATION TO THE UNIVERSITY AT LEAST 5 DAYS PRIOR TO THE APPLICATION DEADLINE
UA may require 3-5 business days to register student IDs which are required for the ALEKs placement test.

Prior to submitting your Acceleration Academy (Summer) application, please complete the ALEKS Math Placement test.



Option 2 (ALTERNATE Method) – McGraw Hill ALEKS Website

Note: Only use this method if you have technical difficulties with using the RECOMMENDED method above.

  1. Go to www.aleks.com
  2. Select “SIGN UP NOW!”
  3. Enter class code: CUA3E-GJGKD and Select “Continue”
  4. Complete student registration and student survey
  5. Complete Placement Assessment (Time Limit: 72 hours)
    • Note: A student may re-take the assessment up to 5 times
  6. Print or save a copy of Placement Assessment and include with your application packet

STEP 2: Submit an application

Option 1 – Submit an Online Application

  1. Have ALL the following documents ready for upload BEFORE you begin the online application process:
  2. Submit application by March 19, 2021





Option 2 – Printed Application Packet

Complete the full application packet for mail-in or delivery. Application packet must be delivered or postmarked by March 19, 2021

MAIL APPLICATION TO:
ANSEP Acceleration Academy (Summer)
3211 Providence Dr, Acceleration Building
Anchorage, AK 99508


DELIVER APPLICATION TO:
ANSEP Acceleration Academy (Summer)
3800 University Lake Dr
Anchorage, AK 99508