Cornell TASS 2022

Community. Learning. Democracy.

Telluride Association creates free educational programs that challenge young people to build community, learn together, and make democratic decisions in order to think critically about the world and begin to create a more just society.

UM TASP 2014

Support Telluride

The success of Telluride’s programs depends on the generosity of our friends and associates!

Our Programs

For High School Students

Free summer programs in Critical Black Studies and Anti-Oppressive Studies offer sophomores and juniors the opportunity to encounter new ideas and meet peers who are excited about learning.
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For University Students

Students at Telluride Association’s residential houses at Cornell University and the University of Michigan receive full room and board scholarships and shape their intellectual communities.
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2022 UMD TASS Classroom

For College Faculty

Telluride Association’s programs succeed with the participation of the many university faculty members who teach our summer programs or live in our branches.
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  • 2024 TASS Applications Open Now Through January 3, 2024
    Applications are now open for the 2024 Telluride Association Summer Seminar! High school sophomores and juniors are welcome to apply for this life-changing summer experience. Applications are due January 3, 2024. TASS applications are open to all high school sophomores and juniors (“rising juniors” and…
  • 2024 TASS Nominations Open
    From now through December 1, 2023, Telluride Association is accepting nominations for the Telluride Association Summer Seminar (TASS). We seek nominations for high school sophomores and juniors (“rising juniors” and “rising seniors”), who will be invited to apply to our free, six-week seminar in Summer…