Through daily, weekly, and month-long challenges, students gain experience that make them well-rounded leaders of tomorrow. 

MiddCORE Applications for J-term 2023 are closed. 

MiddCORE is partnering with The LEGO Group to be our strategic challenge partner in J-term 2023. You will have the opportunity to develop ideas in MiddCORE and pitch your ideas directly to the creative directors at The LEGO Group. Let’s go Play-Term. MiddCORE is only open to Middlebury Undergraduates. Applications for Winter Term 2023 are closed for this year’s class. If you have already applied you will find out if you are accepted on Sunday, November 6th, and class registration will begin on Monday, November 7th, through Wednesday, November 9th.


2023 MiddCORE J-term Program: January 5–February 2, 2023

A Typical Day in MiddCORE 2023

Frequently Asked Questions


All students who apply will receive an email notifying them of our admissions decision by 8 p.m. on Sunday, November 6th. Registration begins on Monday, November 7th through Wednesday, November 9th. If you apply and are accepted, you will still need to register during J-Term registration.


No. J-Term MiddCORE costs are covered by your Middlebury College tuition payment.


A limited amount of financial aid is available to students who might otherwise be unable to enroll due to work-study or other financial obligations. If you are interested in receiving information about financial aid please email

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