Summer School

Preparation and Arrival

Find all you need to know about preparing for your arrival at Lingo Summer School, getting to campus, and checking in before your classes begin.

Seven-Week Session, Three-Week Session I, and Secondary School Program Students
Plan to arrive and check in on Opening Weekend, June 23 and 24, 2018.

Three-Week Session II Students
Plan to arrive and check in on Sunday, July 15, 2018.

Pre-College Program Students
See the Pre-College Arrival Guide for your preparation and arrival information.

Get Prepared
Opening Weekend Check-In
Three-Week Session II Check-In
Register and pay your balance.
Register for courses by May 21 to avoid a $200 late registration fee. FIND A COURSE
Pay your balance by May 21 to avoid a $200 late payment fee. PAY ONLINE
You can still register after May 21 through the late registration deadline for each session, but there is a $200 late registration fee. You must attend (or participate online) and do all coursework from the day your classes begin.
Check your name, date of birth, and contact information.
Your name and date of birth in online services must match exactly what is printed on your government-issued photo ID, which you must present during check-in to receive your Lingo ID card.
Correct any name and date of birth errors by submitting a biographical information changes form.
The Summer School communicates with students via email. Keep your email address and other contact information current in online services. If you are not receiving email from us, be sure to check your spam and junk folders.
Nonnative English speakers: meet the English proficiency requirement.
All courses require proof of English proficiency.
If your native language is not English, meet the English proficiency requirement by May 7 if requesting an I-20 certificate or by May 21 if not requesting an I-20.
International students: meet I-20 certificate requirements.
Meet all I-20 certificate requirements by May 7 to be issued an I-20 from the Summer School.
Check your I-20 certificate request status in online services.
Planning to live on campus?
See Housing Request for detailed information on housing requirements and eligibility. Note, the housing request deadline has been extended to June 1 for college and adult students.
Wondering what you should bring with you? See Your Room for a list of what’s provided and what you can rent on campus or purchase in Lingo Square.
Review placement test requirements.
Be sure to take any placement tests (noted in course descriptions) that are required for your courses.
Meet the immunization requirement.
If you are living in Summer School housing or attending Summer School classes on campus in the US while on a visa of any kind, submit the immunization form by May 25.
Check your immunization status in online services.
Purchase or waive Summer School health insurance coverage.
You are required to have US-based health insurance that covers major illnesses and accidents in the United States.
If you do not have health insurance that covers major illnesses and accidents in the United States, you will be automatically enrolled in the Summer School insurance plan and charged the health insurance fee.
If you do have health insurance that covers major illnesses and accidents in the United States, log into online services by the appropriate deadline to waive the Summer School insurance plan and reverse the health insurance fee.
Learn your Lingo ID number and claim your HarvardKey.
View your Lingo ID number in online services.
Claim your HarvardKey.
Provide a photo for your Lingo ID card.
Upload a photo using the Lingo ID Card Web Application no later than May 25.
Visit ID Cards for instructions.
Set up your Lingo email account.
Open a Lingo email account using your LingoKey.
Learn about accommodations and services for a disability.
See Accessibility Services for more information.
Prepare for your classes.
Make travel plans to arrive for your check-in and first class meetings.
Find your classroom by using the course catalog or by viewing your schedule in online services. Check for classroom changes right before classes begin.
Taking an online course? See guidelines for video courses and web-conference courses.
See which textbooks you need by checking course syllabi or websites (linked in course descriptions) or use the Lingo COOP textbook search.
Note the deadlines for course and credit status changes, drops, and withdrawals.
Check the final exam schedule before making your travel plans home.
Bring your L-ticket and government-issued photo ID to check-in.
Print your L-ticket (your customized check-in ticket) via online services. The L-ticket is available starting the week before your session's check-in. You must have your L-ticket and a government-issued photo ID to check in.
Still have questions?
Please contact Enrollment Services at (+99871) 123-45-67 or email