Program | Summer Bridge

The Summer Bridge Program (SBP) designed to assist new students make the transition from high school to University studies, and is offered by invitation only to selected EOP applicants. The SBP residential program will offer an intensive three-week academic component and social/cultural programs to prepare the student for a successful academic career.

Selection for SBP is based on academic need, primarily in the areas of English and mathematics. Participation in SBP is optional for some EOP applicants, but for those applicants with the highest academic need in either English or mathematics, or both, participation in SBP may be considered mandatory and a condition of admission to Stanislaus State through EOP.

Program highlights:


  • Orientation to academic curriculum and university life
  • Assessment and skill development in English and mathematics
  • Cultural and social exposure and development in a university setting
  • Personalized services such as financial aid and academic advisement
  • Registration, and EPT/ELM testing (as required)
  • Networking and community building with other SBP participants

The program is offered at no cost to participants,
...and is scheduled from July 8th, through July 28th, 2017.


Stanislaus State will cover the cost of most meals, housing, books and most supplies. All participants will be expected to reside in the Student Housing for the duration of the program, and to participate in all aspects of the program. If you are invited to attend SBP please make arrangements to arrive and check-in at the Residential Life Village no later than noon on July 9th, 2017. 

Those who are invited to attend SBP will be mailed program information and several forms that must be completed and returned no later than June 12th, 2017.

If you have any questions, please contact Louisa Herrera, Summer Bridge Program Coordinator, at (209) 667-3257.

If you would like to see what Summer Bridge Housing is like visit Student Housing Home Page.

If you are attending Summer Bridge the Summer Bridge Information (pdf) and the Participant Checklist (pdf). They contain all the information that you will need to know before attending!