Enrichment Mini Course (EMC) | Grades 9-12


Experience University for a Week!


Residence Option – May 6-11, 2018

Commuter Option – May 7-11, 2018

Registration opens December 1, 2017

Register early to secure a spot in your preferred course!

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Students have the opportunity to learn beyond the high school classroom with engaging and challenging courses that motivate them to explore and apply new knowledge. They return to school with renewed energy, an excitement for learning, and ideas for post-secondary and career planning.

Program Highlights

  • Choice of one academic course from a variety of disciplines
  • 20 hours of classroom instruction over five days
  • Intensive, hands-on experience in state-of-the-art facilities
  • Courses taught by Queen’s students, faculty, and community professionals who have demonstrated excellence in their field
  • Learn and connect with like-minded peers
  • Mentorship by Queen’s undergraduate students
  • Participation in Wednesday Morning Workshops: presentations highlighting university life, resources for planning your post-secondary future, and the unique Queen’s University experience

Residence Option

The residence option provides a complete university experience. Students live in residence, attend daytime classes, eat breakfast and dinner in a campus dining hall, and participate in extracurricular activities on the Queen’s campus and around the Kingston community. The residence option also qualifies for The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Gold Medal Residential Project.

Included with the Residence Option:

  • Five nights of accommodation in a traditional residence room
  • Five breakfasts
  • Five lunches (new in 2018)
  • Five dinners
  • Full supervision
  • All course fees
  • All course materials
  • All evening extracurricular activities
  • ESU T-shirt
  • Taxes included
  • No hidden costs

Commuter Option

The commuter option provides a university experience that is perfect for students who live within commuting distance to campus.  Students attend daytime classes and experience the post-secondary routine of living off campus.

Included with the Commuter Option:

  • All course fees
  • All course materials
  • Five lunches (new in 2018)
  • Full supervision
  • Admission to the Welcome Rally on Sunday
  • Admission to the final evening activity on Thursday
  • ESU T-shirt
  • Taxes included
  • No hidden costs



Residence Option
Commuter Option

Links and Downloadable Resources

2018 EMC At A Glance

2018 EMC Course Descriptions

EMC Sample Schedule


2018 EMC Program Guide

ESU Policies