What to Expect

For Freshmen Students

The EOP Summer Bridge Program is a mandatory, four-week residential program where you will live on UB’s campus and get ready for life as a college student. Fill out the EOP Summer Bridge Program Registration form to sign up!

During the program, you will become familiar with the campus, the community and a wide range of academic and non-academic resources. You will also be introduced to performance expectations, workload and behavioral strategies that are important aspects of college life and academic success.


Our specialized curriculum will prepare you with the skills needed to succeed in your college courses. Our intense, credit-bearing courses, along with workshops and seminars, are scheduled from Monday to Friday. You will also have scheduled time for studying and appointments.

Staying on campus

You will reside in UB’s residence halls for the duration of the program, including weekends. Rooms are furnished, smoke-free and are monitored by resident counselors. They’re available 24/7 to help you with any questions or concerns.

Summer bridge participants are required to follow all of the rules and regulations outlined by our program and the Office of University Residence Halls and Apartments. Failure to follow the rules may result in your dismissal from the program.

For Transfer Students

The Transfer Bridge Program is a residential program where you will live on UB’s campus and advance your development in key areas. Here is how:

  • Gain the knowledge to make a smooth transition to UB.
  • Make connections with faculty.
  • Identify research, internship, study abroad and community service opportunities.
  • Learn about resources available to you.
  • Become familiar with the UB campus.
  • Find your place in our close-knit community.

 Fill out the EOP Transfer Bridge Program Registration form to sign up!


There will be no EOP transfer summer program offered at this time.  Visit orientation.buffalo.edu to select a campus wide transfer orientation to attend.