Summer Bridge

Summer Bridge 2020

August 3 - 13, 2020
Monday – Thursday | 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Summer Bridge (SB) 2020 is a two-week program, held prior to the start of the fall semester, where recent high school graduates and returning students can become (re)acquainted with the Community College of Denver (CCD) and higher education.

During these two weeks, participants will have the chance to meet, work with, and learn about the different departments at CCD crucial to a student’s experience and successful continuation. SB 2020 is online and engages different platforms to get you the information and resources you need to support academic success!

Workshop topics will include:

  • Financial Aid – Ways to Pay for School
  • Student Life – How to Get FREE Food and Other Resources
  • Student Support Programs at CCD
  • CCD Advising – Connecting with an Advisor
  • Study Skills, Scholarships, Essay Writing, Tutoring and MORE!

The application cycle for this program is open, but slots are filling fast. Please join the SSS contact list and someone will connect with you, or send an email to TRIOSSS@ccd.edu to request an application.

About Our Summer Bridge Program for Future CCD Students

Future students have access to our Summer Bridge course, which will help you prepare for college before you even start classes in the fall. Summer Bridge introduces you to college and prepares you for the challenges you might face in higher education. This free, two-week course is for new students starting at CCD in the summer or fall.

  1. U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident
  2. Be from a lower-income background, first-generation to attend college, or with disability
  3. Interested in transfer to a four-year college or university
  4. Enrolled at CCD with at least two semesters remaining at CCD
  5. Enrolled in or above MAT 050 and CCR 092
  6. Willing to participate in and benefit from the services, opportunities, and resources provided by TRIO SSS.

After completing Summer Bridge, students will be able to

  • Create college success through effective self-management
  • Navigate college culture and expectations
  • Create and utilize a student support network
  • Use financial literacy skills to meet financial commitments while in college
  • Navigate and access the physical and online campus
  • Articulate and follow an individual career and academic plan