Summer Bridge Program

We are no longer accepting applications for the 2020 Summer Bridge Program.  Thank you for your applications!

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A transitional summer program for incoming students who have experienced foster care that will equip them with skills and resources for their upcoming college career.

Program Objectives

• Offer a point of contact for students who have experienced foster care
• Connect students with supportive community & campus services for the duration of their academic career
• Ensure students learn study habits through weekly mandatory study halls
• Attend social & service oriented programs to aid in building student community
• Assign a faculty or staff mentor to help students navigate goals and career aspirations. This mentor will ideally be with them throughout their time at UNT.
• Provide a University 101 course that offers resources & skills on career development, goal setting, budgeting, personal habits, & time management
• Access to peer mentors who are liaisons between programming expectations & student needs