CAHS Summer Jump Start


Summer Jump Start: A Bridge to Excellence

is a five-week Summer Session II academic program designed for incoming freshmen in the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences.  The program is free of charge to participants and provides the following benefits and opportunities:

  • Earn six credit hours (two courses) of college level coursework
  • Experience residence life on campus
  • Meet new people and build new friendships
  • Enhance teamwork skills through interaction with other students in the summer cohort
  • Experience high level of academic success during transition to college life
  • Free room, board, tuition and fees
  • Gain professional development skills through workshops and activities

Course Credits to be Earned

  • HUMA 1303: Introduction to Humanities
  • AGHR 1303: Land Grant System and Food Security

Selection Criteria

  • Acceptance to the University
  • Be an incoming freshman majoring in the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences
  • Students with a minimum 2.75 overall high school grade point average will be given priority
  • Teacher or counselor recommendations
  • SAT/ACT scores will be considered

To Apply:

  • Access the application material by clicking in the Application Form and Recommendation Form links
  • Scan and email application and required support documents to OR
  • Mail completed applications to:
    College of Agriculture and Human Sciences
    Summer Bridge Program
    Prairie View A&M University
    P.O. Box 519, Mail Stop 2004
    Prairie View, TX 77446

Sunday, July 9 -
Saturday, August 12, 2017


Prairie View A&M University
Prairie View, Texas

Application Deadline: May 22, 2017

For more information, please contact

Dr. Wash A. Jones
or call (936) 261-2538