First-Year Experience: Summer Bridge Program

Academically and financially supporting first-year students in their quest for college completion!

The program includes two core components:
  1. A Summer Academic Development 101 Course (Required for Graduation).
  2. Co-curricular Engagement (Out-of-Classroom Experiences).
Through participation in the Summer Bridge Program, students will be better prepared for their college experience at CCBC.

Students can expect the following outcomes from their participation:
  • Students will complete their first college course (summer ACDV 101).
  • Students will feel more confident in their ability to successfully re-enroll in courses at CCBC.
  • Students will be able to identify campus offices and/or representatives who can assist them in their college endeavors.

What are the requirements?

  • Have a completed CCBC admissions application on file
  • Agree to participate in an online section of ACDV 101 from July 27 to August 7, 2020
    • Classes will meet virtually Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
  • Agree to participate in online out-of-classroom experiences over the summer
    • Virtual Team Building: Monday, July 27
    • Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Workshop: Extended Class Time on Thursday, July 30
    • Service Project/Reflection: Date to be determined
    • Class Celebration: Extended Final Class Meeting until 1:00 p.m. on Friday, August 7
  • Agree to participate in New Student Orientation (NSO): Select an August Date from the NSO Schedule
  • Agree to participate in mentoring sessions throughout the fall and spring semesters
    • Monthly One-on-One Mentoring Sessions with a CCBC FYE Summer Bridge Retention Specialist

Summer Bridge Scholarships

Students who agree to the summer terms will have their ACDV 101 course tuition, fees, and book waived.

Students who successfully complete the summer program will be eligible for additional CCBC FYE scholarship money if they meet other program requirements throughout their first academic year.

Ready to apply?

Get started now! Complete the Summer Bridge Interest Form»