Policies & Expectations

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To attend CRISIS, placed students and their families must sign important agreements as part of the acceptance process, including:

  1. The Participation Policies
  2. The Duke TIP Community Standard
  3. The Digital Citizenship Policy

Parents and students should read and understand the policies contained in these documents.

CRISIS is a residential summer program for fifth and sixth graders enrolled in TIP’s 4th–6th Grade Talent Search. The program lasts one week and takes place at five college campuses. Students assume the role of a professional on a specific occupation-based research team, collaborate with their peers, and participate in activities that build their academic, leadership, and teamwork skills.