Important Update:

The Teen U Summer Residential program at Westfield State will not be running in 2023. To be added to the email contact list for Summer 2024, please email Brandon Fredette at

Program Dates: Summer 2024 dates TBA

Registration/Deposit Deadline: TBA

Work as a team to solve a “murder” on campus using forensic science, criminal justice, and the latest in crime scene investigation technology!

To have a registration packet mailed to you, click the link below and complete a short registration request form. These forms will also be available to download directly from our webpage below. You may also pay your deposit or balance online, by clicking HERE!


What's included?

  • Live in a Westfield State University residence hall
  • Eat in the Dining Commons
  • Participate in on-campus activities
Sample Daily Schedule

8:30am: Breakfast
9:30-12pm: Classes with a break at 10:30
12pm: Lunch
1-5:00pm: Classes with a break 2:30
5:30pm: Dinner
6:30-10pm: Evening social activities, free time, movie nights, game nights, etc.

Learn about criminal justice, forensic science, criminal investigations, and more! 

Westfield CSI includes:

  • Viewing and investigating mock crime scenes
  • Crime scene processing
  • DNA analysis
  • Analysis of hairs, fibers, and tool impressions
  • Fingerprinting techniques
  • Interviewing skills
  • Crime scene reporting
  • Law and the judicial process

Westfield CSI is open to anyone ages 14-17 with an interest in criminal justice, forensic science, or criminal investigations.

The program does not require any specific previous background, just an interest in helping us solve our mystery while experiencing college first hand!

Important Forms and Documents

  • Letter from the Program Coordinator
  • Registration form
  • FAQs
  • Policies

After WSU has received your initial registration form and deposit, the following forms will be sent to you:

  • Second Letter from the Program Coordinator
  • Final payment form
  • Student pick up form
  • Medication Form
  • Medical Form
  • Housing Information Form
  • Event & Liability Waiver and Photo Release


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Contact us

Brandon Fredette
Teen-U Coordinator