University of California-Irvine American Indian Summer Academy



Students interested in contributing to the American Indian community participate in interactive presentations from various UC-Irvine departments, cultural workshops and activities, field trips and social events. Group projects identify and address an important issue pertaining to the American Indian community, and boys and girls present their work at a closing symposium. AISA participants receive follow-up mentorship from university staff and students throughout their remaining high school years.

General Info

Name University of California-Irvine American Indian Summer Academy
Location Irvine, CA
Year-round Contacts 949-824-0291
Program Focuses & Features Cultural Studies
Grade Range (rising grades) 9-12
Age Range Residential — Coed Ages 14-18
Application Deadline April
Director Yolanda Leon, Coordinator
Residential Fee Free (in-state residents). 2 weeks.
Dates & Sessions 1 session, 1 week long


Yolanda Leon, Coordinator