CAS Success Summer Bridge Program

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Welcoming College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) students to jump-start their academic careers.

Program Overview

This summer, UB will host its Virtual Summer Bridge program, designed for students in the College of Arts and Science to gain a distinct advantage before the start of their first semester and throughout the first year. Program participation is by invitation.

  • Five-week UB Curriculum Pathway course (tuition and fees are waived!)
  • Assigned Peer Mentor for the summer, fall, and spring semesters of your first year
  • Success workshops and support

Participation in this program is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Orientation at UB

New to UB helps prepare you for a successful start. Learn about the steps. 

About UB's Summer Orientation

Participating in UB’s Summer Orientation is required for all students. Summer Bridge program students will participate in the July 6-7 on-campus Summer Orientation program, so that you can complete your orientation requirement before the start of the Summer Bridge program. (Please note that international students will complete an online orientation program.) Learn more about Summer Orientation.

Registering for the Program

Register for the Summer Bridge program on the Orientation Data Form. Review the orientation session options carefully, and choose the July 6-7 session that includes the Summer Bridge program. The Summer Bridge program runs July 10 through August 11. The program coordinator will contact you with next steps within a week of receiving your confirmation. During this conversation the coordinator will work with you to enroll you in your summer bridge experience course.

Component Details

Class Details Peer Mentoring

 

You will be assigned a peer mentor for the summer, fall, and spring semesters of your first year.  Your Peer Mentor will assist you with making connections to UB, finding academic and extracurricular supports, and making the adjustment from high school to university. 

Questions, contact:

Please contact us via email: cas-advisor@buffalo.edu