Designed for students who want to get the most out of one semester, this 15-week program combines our entire skill-building curriculum with an expanded Wayfinding module and adds resume-building experiences like a virtual volunteer project at a non-profit organization and a professional externship. Participants in the program are also supported by a coach, a working professional who acts as a mentor, challenging each student to follow through on weekly goals and providing insight into the professional world.
Choose to live in one of three cities across the United States: Brooklyn, Chicago, or Los Angeles.
Choose to add on a semester of transferable academic credit through Portland State University.
Enroll in our Virtual Experience which combines life design and skill building to help you navigate life after high school.
Our registration process is designed with you in mind. After you choose to enroll in our program, you can add your housing preference and the option to earn a full semester of college credit.
Optional Housing Add-on
Eclectic museums, trendy shops, and endless happenings are hallmarks of Williamsburg. The G/L and J/M/Z trains are all in close proximity providing easy access to Manhattan and all of Brooklyn, perfect for a long walk, speedy cycle, or quick drive to the Lower East Side.
Brooklyn, New York
Set in the Heart of Chicago, the Lower West Side a historic district given new life through some of the best that the city has to offer. Celebrated for its authenticity and vibrant style, this neighborhood is located close to downtown Chicago and the Illinois Medical District.
Los Angeles, California
Larchmont Village has a small-town charm only minutes away from Hollywood, Beverly Hills, and Downtown L.A. This historic neighborhood features a bustling Main Street, home to some of the city's coolest local restaurants and shops, along with gorgeous historic architecture.
Communal Living Made Easy
All Year On housing will be in pods of 8 - 15 students, depending on location. Each location will have an on-site community coordinator who will support students and help build community.
Private bedroom, furnished with a nightstand, lamp, and a comfy bed.
Living spaces fully furnished with quality pieces
Kitchens outfitted with high-end appliances, dishware, and other essentials.
Laundry, utilities, household essentials, and WiFI are all included
Weekly cleaning of all common spaces to ensure a healthy and friendly environment
During Year On's Virtual Experience, you can elect to earn extra coursework through our college partner. The cost for this full semester of transferable academic credit is $1,700 and requires students to complete additional coursework while enrolled at Year On.
18 transferable academic credits through Portland State University
Want more info?
Currently, housing through Year On is only available to students who are participating in our Virtual Experience program.
Can I just sign up with Year On for housing?
Yes! Students can elect to take our Virtual Experience and be enrolled in their home university.
Can I take my other college courses while enrolled in Year On?
Sure! If you register for Year On, the base cost is $7,995. If you want to live in community with others, you add $6,000 to the base. If you want to add credit, you add $1,700 to the base.
For example, if you enroll and want to live in Chicago and want to earn a semester of credit through our college partner, your full tuition is $15,695. If you don't want to earn any credit and want to live in Chicago, your full tuition is $13,995. And if you want to live at home, your tuition is $7,995.
Can you explain the pricing more in depth?
The Virtual Experience workshops take place every day, Monday - Friday, from 10am - 12pm local time. All virtual volunteer opportunities and virtual externship opportunities are flexible. In total, students should expect to dedicate apx. 20 hours of work each week to the program.
How often and what time are the Year On workshops?
In following guidance from the CDC and state governments, Year On will be requiring all students enrolled in our programs to adhere to health & safety protocols including contact tracing during their residential experience in order to ensure the good health and safety of our communities. We will also have all apartments cleaned weekly.
What precautions are in place for COVID-19?
Yes! After you register, you will be able to apply for a scholarship. All scholarships are need based.
Are scholarships available?
Yes! After you register and are accepted, you will be able to work with our admissions team if you need a payment plan.