VMI Summer Session is available to facilitate a cadet's progression toward degree completion by offering courses for academic credit during the summer, consistent with the academic program. Non-VMI students are also eligible to take courses during VMI's summer session.
The Summer Undergraduate Research Institute (SURI) provides a structured program and financial support for research projects conducted during the summer at VMI. Cadets engage in in-depth research with their faculty mentor while receiving course credit.
The VMI Summer Transition Program (STP) is designed to improve the academic and physical fitness of incoming cadets prior to matriculation. All individuals who have committed to matriculate at VMI in August are invited to the STP.
The STARTALK Arabic Summer Program at VMI is open to all high school juniors, seniors and college students (incoming VMI rat class not permitted). It is designed for novice-level students wishing to have a strong foundation in Arabic language and Arab culture.