Summer Bridge

Your first step to success at CSUDH!

CSUDH's Summer Bridge serves as your introduction to Encounter to Excellence. A six-week summer program completed before the fall semester starts, Summer Bridge strengthens your English and math skills, allowing you to get a head start with courses by completing Early Start, and connecting with an academic advisor and peer mentor.

Let Us Know You're Interested!

Are you interested in Summer Bridge? You can learn more about our program and register for Summer Bridge during New Student Orientation (NSO).

Who Can Attend?

Summer Bridge is an opportunity for incoming first-year students to take math and/or English courses.

Take Classes You Need and Get Ahead

Summer Bridge lets you complete courses you need for no or low cost.

Start Your CSUDH Experience Strong

The six weeks you spend at Summer Bridge will prepare you well for college classes. Summer Bridge consists of academic courses and college knowledge workshops that provide students the opportunity to develop study skills, network with peers and faculty, and connect to campus resources. This is one summer that could change your future -- and your life.

Learn From CSUDH Faculty

Summer Bridge English and math classes are taught on the CSUDH campus by CSUDH faculty. Classes are small and supportive, which means you'll have plenty of interaction with professors who are here to see you succeed.

Get Familiar With The Campus

Participating in Summer Bridge will give you a great introduction to CSUDH's beautiful campus and to student life in general. You'll get to know your way around, while also learning about all the resources available to you, including the Loker Student Union, University Library, math and English learning labs, and computer labs.

Meet Your Fellow Students

You'll be joining a group of other first-time students attending CSUDH who are also building their academic skills to prepare for college. The friendships you make at Summer Bridge will last throughout your college career and beyond!

Have Questions or Need More Information?

Call Mayra Soriano at (310) 243-3689 or email her at

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