ISSP Information

Fall Applications CLOSED!

The Fall 2020 College Before College program application window is now CLOSED.

The next application window, for classes that begin in January of 2021, will open in October.

Carefully review the information on the CBC, FAQ, and College Class Qualification pages above and to the left, before applying to a program or contacting ISSP Coordinators regarding this program. 

Please be advised of the following:

  • Applying to a program does NOT guarantee acceptance.

  • Acceptance to a program does NOT guarantee enrollment.

  • Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, fall semester plans at ALL of the colleges are subject to change at any time. NHPS policies and procedures for college classes and HS/college students are also subject to change.

  • Students who may have difficulty responding to abrupt changes, including a sudden return to all online classes, are encouraged to wait until circumstances have normalized.

Internet Access

During this time of at-home, online learning, please see the following if you need internet access:

Xfinity WiFi Free For Everyone: Xfinity WiFi hotspots across the country will be available to anyone who needs them for free. For a map of Xfinity WiFi hotspots, visit www.xfinity.com/wifi. Once at a hotspot, consumers should select the “xfinitywifi” network name in the list of available hotspots and then launch a browser (Chrome, Safari, etc.). Try searching for Xfinity WiFi from inside first. Be sure to maintain six feet of social distance from other people, if you must go outdoors to access a hotspot.

 

To add internet service to your home:

In English– https://corporate.comcast.com/press/releases/internet-essentials-low-income-broadband-coronavirus-pandemic

In Spanish– https://corporate.comcast.com/press/releases/comcast-aumenta-el-acceso-y-la-velocidad-de-internet-essentials

International Relations Summer Program @ Yale

Are you entering grade 9, 10, 11, or 12 this fall? Are you super interested in International issues and Model United Nations type activities? If so, then the Yale International Relations Leadership Institute may be for you! It will run for a week this summer, from August 1st-9th on the Yale campus, and there are both residential and commuter options available. Financial aid is also available! Follow the link below for more info and/or to apply. Deadline is March 20th, and the application has several elements, including a recommendation letter, so don’t delay!

http://yirli.org/

Transcript Requests

Transcript Requests-

If you would like an official copy of your transcript either for yourself or for any institution you eventually attend, please see these links-

Gateway-

https://www.gatewayct.edu/SiteMedia/Gateway/Offices%20and%20Departments/Registrar/Transcript-Request_revised040114_1.pdf

SCSU-

https://inside.southernct.edu/onestop/academics/transcripts

Quinnipiac-

https://www.qu.edu/info-for/registrar.html

UNH-

https://www.newhaven.edu/_resources/documents/academics/registrar/transcript-request-form.pdf

Yale-

https://registrar.yale.edu/students/transcript-requests

SSRI Deadline EXTENDED!

Please note that the application for Summer 2020 SSRI Internships at Yale has been EXTENDED to January 21st! This is an exceptional summer opportunity for science-oriented New Haven high school students who will be 16 by June 26th. DO NOT DELAY, as you need to include a resume, teacher recommendation, and transcript WITH your application. Click here for more information and/or to apply: https://ssri.sites.yale.edu/admissions

Science on Saturdays @ Yale

Peering into the Dark Side of the Universe

Kids & adults of all ages can join for fun, hands-on science demos & a lecture by a Yale Professor!

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12, 10AM-12PM
STERLING CHEMISTRY LAB, 225 PROSPECT ST. NEW HAVEN
FREE & OPEN TO TO KIDS & ADULTS OF ALL AGES! BRING THE WHOLE FAMILY!
NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

What could be the ultimate mystery of physics: what is the dark stuff that determines the fate of the universe? Science Saturdays is a special lecture series designed for families that brings the excitement of research and the passion of scientists to the community. Each event involves a lecture and tons of hands-on science demonstrations run by Yale students, including an inflatable planetarium show! Bring the whole family! Refreshments will be served. Parking available at the Sachem-Prospect Garage on Prospect St. 

2020-2021 FAFSA is OPEN!

***ATTENTION SENIORS***

The FAFSA online application is now open and the sooner it is completed, the better your chances are of maximizing your financial aid package!

Visit https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa to get started today!

If applying to private colleges (including Promise colleges such as Connecticut College, Wesleyan, and Yale), be sure to check and see if you must complete the CSS Profile in addition to the FAFSA. Students who cannot complete the FAFSA due to their immigration status may still need the CSS Profile!

For a complete list of colleges requiring the CSS Profile, click here: https://profile.collegeboard.org/profile/ppi/participatingInstitutions.aspx

To get started with the CSS Profile, click here: https://cssprofile.collegeboard.org/