ISSP Information

Squash Haven!

Want to learn a new sport and get help going to college? Are you motivated to be a great student? Do you enjoy learning new things? You are a perfect fit for…Squash Haven! We are an after-school program at Yale that aims to send our students to college! We focus on academic enrichment, homework help with tutors, college prep and training in the sport of squash. Transportation from school provided 3 days per week. Completely Free! INTERESTED? Come to our OPEN HOUSE with your family to learn more about our program. Translators will be present and dinner will be provided. Monday, October 1st at Martinez School, 6:30 p.m.; Tuesday, October 2 at Truman School, 6:30 p.m.; Wednesday, October 3rd at Squash Haven (78 Ashmun St.), 6:30 p.m. For more info, contact: Mike Greer 203-444-0722 Tryouts start early October. If you can’t make the Open House nights, you can still try out, just contact us for more info.

HPREP Applications Available NOW!

HPREP, the Health Professions Recruitment and Exposure Program, is a nation-wide high school Saturday science enrichment program aimed at recruiting underrepresented minority students from New Haven Public Schools into careers in the sciences and health professions. Sophomores and juniors who identify as African-American, Native American, and/or Latino are eligible to apply. HPREP 2018 will run on Saturdays from 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM at Yale University School of Medicine, from October 6th to December 15th. Applications are due by September 21st and can be found at this link:

College Classes for Fall 2018!

Applications for Fall 2018 College Before College classes are available NOW from your ISSP Coordinator! Interested sophomores and juniors with a B average or better and P/SAT’s in at least the 400’s (on English and Math) should contact their school’s Coordinator ASAP.  Application and Orientation processes — including an in-person interview with your Coordinator — must be completed now for the fall, so if you are interested in a college class next year, don’t delay!



Girls — Code this Summer!

Keen on learning how to code? Kode With Klossy Summer Camp is a free (yep, free!) two-week summer program for girls 13 – 18 years old. You’ll be in classes of 20 participants learning to build real-life apps with code. If you’re interested in tech, this is an excellent opportunity to create and meet other young women who also are.

FREE Summer Program @ Yale for Juniors

Citizens, Thinkers, Writers @ Yale

Are you a high school junior interested in exploring fundamental
human questions in a college setting? Apply for Citizens, Thinkers, Writers, which will take place ON CAMPUS at Yale July 15-27, 2018. In small seminars led by professors, you will join a long-running philosophical conversation on citizenship stretching
from ancient Greece to twenty-first-century New Haven.

Click on this link for more information and/or to apply. Deadline is March 15th!


Spring 2018 College Before College

Recruitment for Spring 2018 College Before College classes has begun! If you are a junior or senior interested in taking a class from January to May, now is the time to read up on the requirements ( and then contact your ISSP Coordinator ( The application period runs through November 15th, so don’t delay!

Splash! at Yale

Learn at Splash!

Fall Splash 2017 is on November 11th, 2017. The catalog is available here:<;

Student registration will open OCTOBER 19TH, at 5PM.
Register for Splash HERE:<;

This link will NOT be accessible until exactly 5PM.

Program Essentials
Who: 7th-12th graders
When: Saturday, November 11th
Classes begin at 9:30am and run until 5:00pm; student sign-in will run from 8:00-9:30.
What: Take whatever classes interest you, taught by Yale students!

1.) Make an account by clicking “sign up” at the top right of this page. Registration for classes opens on October 19th at 5pm. Register by clicking “Register for Classes” at the top of the page. You may be prompted to update your profile information. Making an account is NOT enough to be registered for the program. Create an account to receive emails with more information for each program!

Cost: The cost for the Splash program will be $20 dollars (which includes lunch) and $10 for a t-shirt. As always, full need-based financial aid is available. The financial aid application is short, and accessible from the student registration page. From now on, payment by credit card before the program is required by 5pm on November 1. If this poses a problem, you must email<> by 5pm on October 28. If you do not email, the cost at the door will be $30 for the program by cash or check.

General Schedule
8:00 am – 9:30 am: Students Sign-in
9:30 am – 12:45 pm: Classes
12:45 pm – 1:40 pm: Lunch
1:40 pm – 5:00 pm: Classes