Cost: Summer Programs


Application Fee

All programs (GUPPY, IS4GT, MST, and MSTL) require a $75 non-refundable application fee


GUPPY 3-4: 

1/2 day and weekend: $350

AM and PM session in one week: $625 (includes lunches)

GUPPY 5-6: 

1/2 day and weekend: $350

AM and PM session in one week: $625 (includes lunches)

IS4GT, MST or MSTL: $895 commuter (includes lunches), $1,995 residential the week of July 10, 2023

Tuition Payment Information

GUPPY, IS4GT, MST and MSTL: Once accepted into the program, each student must pay half tuition 7 days after acceptance. The remaining balance will be due 7 days later. Contact the GATE office if a payment plan is needed. However, please realize that tuition must be paid in full within 2 weeks of acceptance.


1. University Quality Inn

Double Beds $89 plus tax per night 

To reserve rooms, call 517-351-1440 and use the code Michigan Peer Conference 

2. Residence Inn Marriott

Reserve under the MSU rate.

Studio Suite - $134

To Reserve Rooms

3. Towneplace Suites Marriott

Reserve under the MSU rate.

Studio Suite - $109

To Reserve Rooms

4. Hampton Inn East Lansing

Standard room - $139 (double queen bedrooms or single king with pull out couch)

To reserve a room, reach out either by email or phone 517.324.2072 and ask for Angeline or Sales.

**MSU GATE is not affiliated in any way with the hotels listed above. Families are responsible for their students' safety, transportation, and activites associated during a hotel stay and is not included in any tuition paid to MSU GATE.

Financial Aid

See the Financial Aid page for more details. 

How to Pay

See Payment Options page for more details.

Other Costs

GUPPY, IS4GT, MST, and MSTL: Parents are responsible for getting their students to and from camp. Students should bring a small amount of personal spending money for souvenirs, etc.

Change Fee: $25 change fee for students who request a program change or add additional tracks for any reason after acceptance. 

Cancellation Policy

All programs, or classes within a program, may be subject to a minimum enrollment and may be canceled at the discretion of the GATE office.

Refunds and Withdrawals

  • The application fee of $75 is nonrefundable.
  • No tuition, meal fees, or other related program expenses are refundable. 
  • If classes or programs are canceled by the GATE office, application fee and tuition would then be refunded.