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SEED High School Students: Program Details

Dates: Arrive on Saturday, July 10, 2021 by 4:00 P.M. and depart on Sunday July 25, 2021 by 11:30 A.M.

  • The University of Dayton will provide airport pickup/drop-off for those that arrive in Dayton, Ohio no later than 4:00 P.M. and depart Dayton, Ohio no later than 12:00 P.M.
  • Classes meet July 12 - July 24, 2021

Location: The University of Dayton, 300 College Park, Dayton, Ohio, 45469-1701, USA

Price: $2600

Eligibility: Program open to UD partner schools that have a Summer Educational Exchange @ Dayton Coordinator (if you do not have a SEED Coordinator but are interested in participating in the program in the future, then please email Students must be 14 years of age or older by July 1, 2021 in order to enroll.

Housing: Students will stay at a residential hall located on the University of Dayton's campus. There will be two students per room and four students per suite. Each four person suite includes two rooms each with two beds, two desks, two chairs, closets, and a small refrigerator. There are free laundry facilities, lounges and open space for social gatherings in each residential hall.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner buffets are offered daily to all Summer Educational Exchange @ Dayton participants.

For additional information about Summer Educational Exchange @ Dayton program details or the price of the program, contact your school's SEED Coordinator.

What to expect

High school students participating in the Summer Educational Exchange @ Dayton program will engage in activities to promote their oral and written English communication skills and complete a cooperative learning project. Details for each of these are as follows:

American English and Communication Course

  • 30 hours of classroom instruction
  • Focus on all skill areas: reading, writing, listening, speaking, pronunciation
  • Engaging and interesting practice of all skill areas
  • Interactive activities and games

Cooperative Learning Project

  • 20 hours of collaborative group work
  • Research on different topics of interest
  • Presentation skills
  • Hands-on activities designed to foster creativity

In addition to academic learning at the Summer Educational Exchange @ Dayton program, students have the opportunity to learn about American culture by taking several field trips and participating in on-campus activities.

Field Trips:

On-Campus Activities

  • University of Dayton campus tour
  • Welcome Party
  • Pizza Party and Ice Cream Social
  • Sports and games: swimming, basketball, soccer and volleyball

Application Instructions

All students must complete Parts 1 and 2 of the application process before the deadline in order to enroll in SEED.

Application Deadline: February 15, 2021

Payment Deadline: March 1, 2021 [Please contact your school's SEED Coordinator for payment instructions]

PART 1: complete these steps
  1. Download the release waiver packet and print it out.
  2. Fill out your information with a pen or pencil.
  3. Scan the completed release waiver packet back onto your computer.
  4. Upload each document directly into the application where directed. 
PART 2: online application

Click here for the Summer 2021 SEED Application for Students

Information for Chaperones

Please consult with your school’s Summer Educational Exchange @ Dayton Coordinator if you are planning to be a chaperone. Some chaperones are eligible to enroll in the SEED English teacher program and receive waived tuition. 


Intensive English Program

Rike Center
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469