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EOF Summer Studies Institute

2024 EOF SUMMER STUDIES INSTITUTE

The EOF Summer Studies Institute is the foundation of your academic, personal, and professional success at Ramapo College. This five-week summer bridge program is required for all our incoming first-year EOF scholars to assist with the transition to college.

The in-personal residential Summer Studies Institute is:

Sunday, July 7 Thursday, August 8, 2024.

This year’s program will be in-person and requires you to live on campus for the above dates. Our summer institute has NO cost as the EOF Program and the college pay for course tuition, fees, and books. By participating in our EOF Summer Studies Institute, EOF Scholars will:

  • Earn up to 4 credits during the five-week summer program;
  • Participate in our Supplemental Instruction program, where you will work with a professional tutor in your class and group-study sessions;
  • Be assigned an EOF Advisor who provides one-on-one advisement and teaches your summer seminar course;
  • Be matched with a Peer Success Mentor who will continue with you through your first year at Ramapo;
  • Be provided an opportunity to review and refresh your math skills through Reclaim my Math for those who qualify;
  • Participate in weekly workshops and special topics with alumni and campus presenters.
Steps to Success (Accepted to the EOF Program)

Once you are accepted and deposited to Ramapo as an EOF Scholar, download a copy of the EOF checklist, or follow along here is how you can prepare for the Summer Studies Institute. You must complete the steps by noon on Thursday, June 27.

  • Step 1: Complete the EOF Intake Form (Ramapo EOF portal)
  • Step 2: RSVP for the EOF Summer Studies Institute Kick-Off

    • The Summer Studies Institute will begin July 7, 2024.Students are allowed a maximum of 2 guests.
  • Step 3: Complete any necessary Placement Testing
    • Unsure of what tests are required complete this form.
    • Please note, for SAT/ACT scores, AP scores and/or transfer credits to exempt you from testing, you must officially send transcripts/score reports to admissions@ramapo.edu.
  • Step 4Register for the EOF New Student Orientation
    • Orientation is a one day program running from 9:00AM – 4:00PM. EOF Students will meet their advisor, receive their Summer and Fall schedules, and more. EOF students are required to attend one of the following dates:
      • Tuesday, June 25, 2024
      • Wednesday, June 26, 2024
      • Thursday, June 27, 2024
  • Step 5: Complete the Summer Food Service Program Application 
    • Please email the completed form to EOFDesk@ramapo.edu by June 13, 2024.
  • Step 6Complete Immunization Forms
    • Please email completed form to Immunize@ramapo.edu or fax to Health Services at (201) 684 – 7534 by July 31, 2024. For more information, visit Health Services.
    • IMPORTANT: ALL EOF STUDENTS ARE REQUIRED TO RECEIVE THEIR MENINGITIS VACCINE PRIOR TO MOVE-IN. FAILURE TO RECEIVE VACCINE WILL PREVENT THE STUDENT FROM MOVING ONTO CAMPUS. 
  • Step 7Complete your Virtual New Student Orientation Modules

Summer Studies Institute Frequently Asked Questions: (click link below)

Summer FAQs 2024

Financial Aid Requirements

If you have any questions regarding your Financial Aid package please contact Ms. Tancy Nunez in the Office of Financial Aid, tnunez@ramapo.edu. Please upload all documents required from the Financial Aid office prior to June 5th.

Please note that our EOF Advisors are available for in-person and virtual meetings. If you need to see your advisor in person, contact them directly to schedule an appointment. If you need to contact us, please call our office number (201) 684-7541 or direct your questions to EOFdesk@ramapo.edu, and we will reply to your message within one business day. Thank you for your patience.

Summer Program Photos