Summer Bridge

Monday, July 29 through Friday, August 2, 2024

Summer Bridge is more than just a transition into university life. It's a warm embrace, a supportive environment where you can build essential academic skills, connect with peers, and familiarize yourself with campus resources. Since 2004, whether you're a recent first-generation incoming high school graduate or transferring from another institution, Summer Bridge has been a stepping stone to excel from day one as you become a valued member of the Bulldog community.


Summer Bridge Group Photo 2023


At Summer Bridge, students will have the opportunity to:

Academic Preparation: Dive into introductory coursework, which will allow you to sharpen your skills and prepare for the rigor of university-level classes.

Mentorship and Support: This is your chance to benefit from personalized guidance and mentorship from esteemed faculty, staff, and peer mentors committed to your success inside and outside the classroom. This is not just about academic success but about your personal growth and development. We're here to help you become the best version of yourself.

Community Building: Forge connections with fellow students through group activities, workshops, and social events, fostering a sense of belonging and camaraderie that will last well beyond your college journey.

Resource Exploration: Explore the academic and support services available on campus, empowering you to make the most of your university experience.

Cultural Enrichment: We value diversity and inclusion at the University of Redlands. Engage with the diverse perspectives and experiences that make our university community vibrant and inclusive. This program is about learning and cultivating a deeper understanding of global issues and fostering empathy and cultural competency. We respect and value your unique background and experiences. Whether you're looking to enhance your academic skills, make new friends, or get a head start on your college experience, Summer Bridge at the University of Redlands supports you every step. We invite you to join us as you embark on this exciting new chapter in your academic journey.

Participation in Summer Bridge is by invitation only. For more information, contact and 909-748-8285.


Student Gathering - Summer Bridge Summer Bridge students learning about the Native Student Programs office