Summer Bridge

Calling all 2021 high school graduates! Get a head start on your college career this summer by enrolling in our Summer Bridge program. 

This program helps first-time-in-college students easily transition to college courses and develop crucial skills for future success. The best part? There are no out-of-pocket expenses for the student! The Summer Bridge program uses available financial aid and/or institutional funds to cover tuition, fees and books so students can get started and GO Far! 

Space is limited so apply by June 7 to secure your seat!

Program Perks

  • No out-of-pocket expenses (tuition, fees and books included). The College will use a combination of financial aid and institutional funds to cover the student's costs.
  • Take two classes during Summer 2021 B Session, which runs June 23-Aug. 4.
  • Access to college resources such as academic advisors, peer mentors, tutors and co-curricular activities.

Program Requirements

  • Students are required to enroll in SLS 1101 College Success and can choose to take the course remotely or as a hybrid course with in-person classes. You can learn more about the different class types offered at
  • Students will select one course from the list below as their second course. 
    • ENC 1101 English I
    • SPC 1608 Speech Communication
    • HUM 2020 Experiencing the Humanities
    • AMH 2020 US History 1865-Present

Student Testimonial

"I think these are really good courses to get ahead in, so I would definitely recommend the [Summer Bridge] program to anyone. I would say you are still able to have fun during the summer and I was able to work at the same time."

-Gabriella Casique 

2020 Summer Bridge participant

Program Eligibility

To be eligible to enroll in this program, students must:

The Summer Bridge program was created in collaboration with Seminole County Public Schools (SCPS). While priority will be given to SCPS graduating seniors, all 2021 Florida spring graduates are welcome to apply!

The deadline to submit the Interest Form and Application for Admission is June 7

If you have questions about the Summer Bridge program, please contact Ashley Toyzan

*Available financial aid, including pell grants, will be used to cover the costs of the Summer Bridge program. Any remaining costs will be covered by institutional funds so there will be no out-of-pocket costs to the student.


Rosemary Falk
Admissions and Recruitment

Eve Hudson
Admissions and Recruitment