Incoming freshmen from throughout California will participate in the 24th Summer Bridge Program at California State University, Stanislaus from July 5-24.
A total of 45 students from the ages of 17 to 20 will prepare for their first-ever college experience, living in the Village apartments on campus and receiving an orientation to higher education that includes English and mathematics instruction, academic advising and other activities. The program features an English course taught by CSU Stanislaus faculty and preparation for the mathematics placement test.
Students are chosen for the program from applicants to the Educational Opportunity Program and will sit in on regular class lectures, use university computer laboratories and receive tutoring. The university covers the cost of meals, housing, books and most supplies.
This year’s class has students from California cities including El Cajon, Hollister, Pomona, San Jose, Lake Elsinore, and Gardena.