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!
- 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.
- 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 seminolestate.edu/catalog/class-types.
- 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
"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."
2020 Summer Bridge participant
To be eligible to enroll in this program, students must:
- Be a 2021 high school graduate interested in earning an Associate in Arts degree.
- Submit the Interest Form.
- Submit an Application for Admission for an A.A. degree for Summer Term 2021 and be accepted to Seminole State, if you haven't already done so.
- Complete the First-Time-In-College Students Steps to Enroll.
- Submit a 2020-21 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Students who have submitted a 2021-22 FAFSA are required to complete this step.
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.