Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


Q: What is going on with the MISS Program 2023?


Q: Who can apply for the MISS Program?


Q: My CHILD is taking (math class) right now, which MISS class will THEY be placed into, if accepted?

A: If the student is currently in Geometry or Math II and will be registering for Algebra 2 or Math III in the Fall, their MISS class is Preparation for Algebra II.

If the student is currently in Algebra II or Math III and will be registering for Pre-Calculus in the Fall, their MISS class is Preparation for Pre-Calculus.


Q: How do I apply for the MISS program?

A: Download and complete the application and recommendation form here. Students will also need a 1-page essay and a copy of their transcripts.


Q: When are the applications due?

A: Please submit completed applications by Friday, June 9, 2023 . You can email completed application packets to


Q: What are the dates and times of the program?

A: The program will run from 8:00 am - 3:00 pm Monday through Friday. It will begin Wednesday, July 5, 2023 and end on Friday, July 28, 2023. The CSUF campus will be closed on Tuesday, July 4, 2023 in observance of the Independence Day Holiday.


Q: How much does the program cost?

A: The program is free. Meals, books, materials and supplies are provided at no cost to the student. Every first-time MISS student that successfully completes the program will receive a free graphing calculator. (Students must participate in class, complete assigned work, and not exceed 1 absence.)


Q: Can my CHILD receive credit for the MISS class at THEIR school?

A: No, your child will not receive school credit for attending the program. The MISS program does not substitute for a summer school class nor will it exempt them from taking the next math course in school. At the completion of the program, the principals of each school will be notified that these students participated in the program and the number of hours they attended. It is up to the discretion of their principal and educators to determine if and how much credit will be given to the student.


Q: Was information sent to my CHILD'S school?

A: Information was emailed to schools within a certain radius of California State University, Fullerton. People who would have received the information would be: Principals, Math Department Chairs, Head Counselors, and AVID Coordinators.


  • Application Deadline
    June 9, 2023
  • Informational Orientation
    June 16, 2023
  • MISS Program
    July 5-28, 2023