Sample Student Schedule

Monday - Friday (Except Wednesday):

9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Morning Class

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Lunch and Afternoon Break
— Eat, relax, or catch up on homework.

2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Afternoon Class

Classes end at 4:30 pm and students then have the opportunity to take part in optional on and off-campus activities including Broadway shows, baseball games, dance classes, and so much more!


On Wednesdays, Summer in the City students participate in the Beyond the Gates program.

9:00 am - 11:00 am

Mandatory Morning Session: Each week a Barnard Department will speak with the students on campus about topics ranging from college applications (Admissions) to resume building (Career Development) and adjusting to college life (Residential Life and Housing)

11:00 am - 4:30 pm

Mandatory Afternoon Session: Students choose from 4-6 options of workplace visits (either off- or on-campus). Session times vary, but will fall within the hours provided.

Apart from Beyond the Gates, Wednesdays are free to relax, catch up on homework, and/or participate in the optional planned activities.

Saturday and Sunday:

On the weekends, students are free to participate in organized activities and/or excursions, explore the city on their own, sleep in late, or catch up on homework.