Welcome to Annandale
Please use this site to familiarize yourself with Bard prior to your arrival on campus. We want your transition to be as seamless as possible, so we recommend that you spend some time learning about both the academic and campus life here at Bard. All early college students participate in the Language and Thinking (L&T) Program, which requires an early arrival to campus and a required summer reading.
Arrival: Friday, August 5, 2022
Language and Thinking Program: Monday, August 8, 2022 – Wednesday, August 24, 2022
L&T Required Reading
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein: The 1818 Edition (Penguin) (ISBN-13: 978-0143131847). Students should purchase and read Frankenstein before arriving in Annandale.
Early College students begin with a three-week Language and Thinking program in August and complete Citizen Science in January.