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What is the summer developmental program?

  • 9-week academic program
  • provides faculty-directed and computer-assisted instructions in math, reading, and writing
  • academic support for learning strategies and study skills
  • academic advising
  • personal and career counseling


Students who do not meet regular admissions criteria are eligible to enroll in the Summer Developmental Program as an alternate route to the admission process.

Students who successfully complete the program will be eligible to continue their college education at any IHL university in the fall term.

Developmental Program


The Summer Developmental Program begins May 26th, 2015 and extends through July 23rd, 2015.

Application & Enrollment

Students desiring to enroll in the Summer Developmental Program should contact Tricia Killebrew at 662-846-4654. The priority deadline for enrolling in the 2013 Summer Developmental Program is Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 at 5:00 p.m.

Financial aid is now available for Mississippi high school graduates attending the Mississippi Summer Developmental Program. For more information on financial aid eligibility and the application process, click here.