Summer Bridge Program

The Summer Bridge Program is a free 5-week program designed to prepare a select group of first-generation college students for their transition to college.

Important Dates

  • Move-In/Orientation: July 17, 2023
  • Summer Bridge Courses: July 18-August 16, 2023
  • Closing Ceremony: August 17, 2023

Participants live on campus, take courses for college credit, and connect with on-campus resources and internships. Housing, food, and textbooks are included. All participants will receive a $500 award.

Eligible Participant Requirements

All program participants must:

  • Identify as first-generation students
  • Have been accepted to Azusa Pacific University
  • Have paid their enrollment deposit
  • Submit a Summer Bridge application
  • Live on-campus in the Fall after the Summer Bridge program

The deadline for the 2023 Summer Bridge Program application is April 1, 2023. For more information, email

Apply for Summer Bridge

Note: This information is current for the 2021-22 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.

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