Cost of Participation
Activity Fee: $100 (required)
This fee provides access to campus facilities, including the recreation center.
Course Materials: Students will need to bring a laptop or tablet with a keyboard for their assignments. All other materials, including necessary textbooks, will be provided.
The Center for Inclusive Education and Scholarship has laptops and tablets available to borrow if a student is unable to purchase a laptop before Dragons Prep begins. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to learn more about our short-term Laptop Rentals.
Housing: $1,120 (optional)
This covers the cost of housing in a residence hall from Sunday, July 25 to Friday, August 27. While housing is not required, we strongly recommend that students stay on campus for the duration of the program.
Dragons Prep participants have the option to purchase a summer dining plan or to purchase and prepare food on their own.
Dining information, including Summer Conference Meal Plans, will be confirmed in May. Rates and dining hall availability from 2022 are listed below, but details may change in 2023. Students can use Dining Dollars to access the Urban Eatery Dining Hall and to purchase a la carte options at Northside Dining Terrace. At Urban Eatery, students can pay per meal or use one meal swipe to access the Urban Eatery for any meal.
|50 Dining Dollars
|150 Dining Dollars
|250 Dining Dollars (+2 Meal Swipes)
|500 Dining Dollars (+5 Meal Swipes)
|800 Dining Dollars (+10 Meal Swipes)
If paying with Dining Dollars, the rates per meal are as follows:
- Breakfast: $8.50
- Lunch: $11.50
- Dinner: $13
If paying with cash/debit/credit, the rates per meal are as follows:
- Breakfast: $10
- Lunch: $13.50
- Dinner: $13
Once a student has enrolled in a dining plan, additional Dining Dollar funds may be added throughout the program if needed.
Students who choose not to purchase a dining plan should budget around $10–$20 per day for food. Students can purchase meals from local restaurants, food trucks, and grocery stores. Residence halls have shared kitchens that can be used by Dragon Prep participants for the duration of the program.