Summer Course for High School Students: Web Design

For NYU Community

Start Date: Monday, July 8th, 2013
End Date: Friday, August 2nd, 2013
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.


You are invited to join NYU-Poly for a four-week, three credit summer course: Web Design. This course will cover basic concepts and techniques of World Wide Web design and publishing with a focus on the visual organization of content and interface design.


This course is designed for high school students wanting to learn more about designing for the Web. Students will learn HyperText Markup Language (HTML) - the code structure underneath the Web pages; Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) the presentation layer of the web; and JavaScript, a language for controlling behavior on web pages.   


Classes begin Monday, July 8th and end on Friday, August 2nd. Classes meet for lab on Monday and Thursday, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:50 p.m., and Tuesdays and Fridays for recitation, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.


Phoenix Perry is an Adjunct Professor at NYU teaching Gaming, Design and Embodiment at Poly, ITP and Steinhardt. She received a Master in Science in January 2013 from NYU Poly with her thesis work focusing on creating emotion through embodiment. From digital arts curator to Creative Director, she has extensive experience in new media, design, and user interfaces. Perry’s creative work spans a large range of disciplines including drawing, generative art, video, games, interfaces and sound. Her projects have been seen worldwide at venues and festivals including Come out and Play, Maker Faire at the New York Hall of Science, Lincoln Center, Transmediale, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, LAMCA, Harvest Works, Babycastles, European Media Arts Festival, GenArt, Seoul Film Festival and Harvestworks. In 2011 she co-authored the book, Meet the Kinect with Sean Kean and Johnathan Hall.

Click here to learn more about Phoenix Perry.


The cost for this four-week, three credit summer class is $1,200.


If you need more information regarding NYU-Poly's  course in Web Design, please contact:

The Undergraduate Admissions Office
By Email:
By Phone: 1-800-POLYTECH


Classes are open to students graduating high school in 2014 or 2015 and should have at least a 3.0 GPA. Class is limited to 12 students so please apply as sooon as possible. The deadline has been extended to June 15th, 2013. You will be notified by the Undergraduate Admissions Office if your application if your application has been selected.

Please click here to access the application. Once you have completed the application, hit "Submit" in the upper right hand corner. All supporting documents including your personal statement, official high school transcript and letter of recommendation should be e-mailed to Jacob Raykhelson at