Terp Discovery

Commuter Option

Commuter Students

Supervision | Dining


While on campus, Terp Discovery commuter students are supervised for the entire two-week period. Commuter students are required to remain under program mentor or course instructor supervision at all times. The program does not offer aftercare. Parents/guardians should plan to pick up their student by 5:00 p.m. Below is an overview of a typical commuter student’s schedule.

  • 8:15 – 8:45 a.m.: Mentors accept commuter students at drop-off location.
  • 8:50 a.m.: Mentors escort commuter students to classrooms.
  • 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.: Instructors and teaching assistants supervise all students.
  • 12:30 – 2 p.m.: Mentors escort all students from classroom to lunch; following the conclusion of lunch, all students are escorted to afternoon seminars.
  • 2 – 4:30 p.m.: Afternoon activity instructors and mentors supervise all students.
  • 4:30 – 5 p.m.: Mentors staff supervises commuter students at pick-up location. Students released to parent/guardian only.

A late fee of $25 per fifteen minutes or any part thereof will be assessed for late pick-up. Payment is due, via check or cash. Repeated late pick-ups may require withdrawal from the program.

Dining Services

The commuter student package includes lunch, Monday–Friday, at the campus dining hall. Students who require dietary accommodations will submit a request after admission.

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