Summer Bridge is an eight-day program to teach new students the ins and outs of being an IUPUI Jaguar. Our goal is to help students feel prepared for their first semester of college and beyond. During Summer Bridge, students will make new friends in a relaxed setting; learn more about their schools and majors; receive early support in math, writing, and communication studies; and even begin some of their fall class work.
Registration for Summer Bridge is first-come, first-serve and is only available at orientation—so reserve your orientation early and talk to your advisor about how to sign up for Summer Bridge during registration.
Summer Bridge participants establish networks for success with faculty, advisors, student mentors, and other participants. The program is an opportunity to:
- Learn about college-level expectations for reading and writing
- Receive individualized support for math
- Begin connecting with a school and major
- Become acquainted with the IUPUI campus
- Gain experience in using instructional technology
Summer Bridge is a great way to help students start off their college careers on the right foot. Summer Bridge participants tend to have higher GPAs during their first semester than nonparticipants. In fact, nearly 60% of participants earn a 3.0 GPA or better. In addition, 96% of students who participate in the program say that it provided them with resources and information that helped them succeed in college.
18 Students participated in 2001.
1,000+Students representing all schools and majors are expected to participate in 2018.
96%of students who participate in the program say that it provided them with resources and information that helped them succeed in college.
For Questions About Summer Bridge
Remember, you can only sign up for Summer Bridge during your orientation. If you have questions regarding the program, please contact us using the information below.
IUPUI Summer Bridge