Summer Bridge Programs for Incoming Freshmen

Prairie View A&M University offers 10 Summer Bridge Programs for our incoming freshmen! Please see the list below to learn more about these amazing programs! Each program has its own acceptance requirements and guidelines.

Don't forget to secure your housing for the fall! All Summer Bridge Program Students should secure fall housing before you start your bridge program.

 

If you have any questions about our Summer Bridge Programs, please contact Ms. Jamila Clayton 936-261-5914, jcclayton@pvamu.edu

 

Office of Academic Engagement & Student Success:

Panther Pride Summer Bridge Program logoPanther Pride Summer Bridge Program - Panther Pride is a five (5) week summer program designed for incoming Prairie View freshmen that are interested in taking the necessary steps to jumpstart their academic careers.

 

 

Program participants will have the opportunity to:

  • Complete six (6) hours of college level coursework
  • Experience residence life by staying in University College
  • Network with faculty, staff, and administration

Program Dates: July 9-August 10, 2017
For More Information and to Apply: The Application Has Closed for the 2017 Cohort.

 

 

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MathUP – Entering Freshman receive personalized mathematics instruction from highly trained professionals to jump-start college mathematics preparation. Students will receive a developmental education credit upon completion to reach college algebra sooner. Designed for incoming freshmen who have not satisfied the TSI math requirement.
Program Dates: June 12-June 29, 2017-(Monday-Thursday)
Time: 1pm-4pm
Location: Offered at the Northwest Houston Center Campus and the College of Nursing Campus in downtown Houston
For More Information: Contact Ms. Jamila Clayton, 936-261-5914, jcclayton@pvamu.edu
Registration is Free! MathUP Brochure

Apply Now

 

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WriteUP – Entering Freshman receive personalized reading and writing instruction from highly trained professionals to jump-start college reading and writing preparation. Students will receive a developmental education credit upon completion to reach college level reading and writing courses sooner. Designed for incoming freshmen who have not satisfied the TSI reading and/or writing requirements.

Program Dates: June 12-June 29, 2017-(Monday-Thursday)
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Offered at the Northwest Houston Center Campus and the College of Nursing Campus in downtown Houston
For More Information: Contact Ms. Jamila Clayton, 936-261-5914, jcclayton@pvamu.edu
Registration is Free!  WriteUP Brochure

Apply Now

 

 

College of Agriculture and Human Sciences:

The Summer Jump Start: Bridge to Excellence Program through the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences 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 and gain professional development skills through workshops and activities.
Program participants will have the opportunity to:

  • Complete six (6) hours of college level coursework
  • Experience residence life by staying in University College
  • Network with faculty, staff, and administration

Program Dates: July 9-August 10, 2017
For More Information and to Apply: Please Contact Dr. Jones, wajones@pvamu.edu, 936-261-2538

 

Roy G. Perry College of Engineering:
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College of Engineering Enhancement Institute (CE2I)- The Roy G. Perry College of Engineering Enhancement Institute (CE2I) is an intensive summer bridge-to-college program designed to prepare students for the rigors of an Engineering, Computer Science, or Technology Curriculum and to aid with the transition between high school and college. This is a five-week residential program, where participants will complete coursework in Math, Science, Technology, and Professional Development Activities.

Program participants will have the opportunity to:

  • Complete six (6) hours of college level coursework
  • Experience residence life by staying in University College
  • Network with faculty, staff, and administration

Program Dates: July 9-August 10, 2017
For More Information and to Apply: Please visit the CE2I website at College of Engineering Enhancement Institute (CE2I)

 

College of Juvenile Justice and Psychology:

Preparing Undergraduate Leaders Through Summer Experience (PULSE) – is a five (5) week pre-freshman college program designed to give incoming freshman students an opportunity to immerse themselves in the field of Juvenile Justice and Psychology.  PULSE offers two courses, with credits being applied toward an undergraduate degree in Juvenile Justice or Psychology.

Program participants will have the opportunity to:

  • Complete six (6) hours of college level coursework
  • Experience residence life by staying in University College
  • Network with faculty, staff, and administration

Program Dates: July 9-August 10, 2017
For More Information and to Apply: Please Contact Dr. Williams, pulse@pvamu.edu, 936-261-5222

 

 

College of Nursing:

The College of Nursing’s Summer Bridge Program, entitled Begin Success in Nursing (BSN), is designed for exceptional incoming students who plan to pursue the nursing major, at the CON and ultimately join the nursing profession. Participants who meet program criteria will receive six (6) hours of college level coursework at the end of the 5 week summer session. The experience includes campus life emersion, tools for college success, community service learning, civility, Texas Medical Center tours, HESI A2 tips (CON admission exam) and more.
Program participants will have the opportunity to:

  • Complete six (6) hours of college level coursework
  • Experience residence life by staying in University College
  • Network with faculty, staff, and administration

Program Dates: July 9-August 10, 2017
For More Information: Please contact, Dr. Washington, pmwashington@pvamu.edu, 713-797-7017

 

College of Arts and Sciences:

The Premedical Concepts Institute (PCI), sponsored by the Department of Biology on the Prairie View A&M Campus, is a ten week (divided into two 5 week sessions) summer program for freshmen that are interested in pursuing careers in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, pharmacy, podiatry, optometry, physical therapy, or the biomedical sciences. Students can earn 10 semester hours of credit in the first two general biology courses that are required perquisites for entry into the doctorial programs listed above and for the biology degree. Participants are academically accelerated because they spend 150% more time per course with academic support than they can receive in either the fall or spring semesters. PCI participants receive more premedical advisement and counseling because there are no student activities and other distractions occurring during the summer.

Program participants will have the opportunity to:

  • Complete twelve (12) hours of college level coursework
  • Experience residence life by staying in University College
  • Network with faculty, staff, and administration

Program Dates: June 3-August 10, 2017
For More Information: The Application Has Closed for the 2017 Cohort.

 

The Summer Band Bridge Program is a five (5) week summer program for Marching Storm Freshmen to participate in band-related activities and to take courses for credit. This gives these outstanding freshmen the opportunity to prepare themselves for Marching Storm camp early as well as get a head start on their course work. This program is invitation only and requires an audition with the PVAMU Band Director.

Program Dates: July 9-August 10, 2017
For More Information: Please contact Dr. Zachery, TTZachery@pvamu.edu, 936-261-3314

 

The Summer Music Bridge Program is a five (5) week summer program that introduces selected vocal, piano and stringed instrument students to effective musical experiences in an educational environment in music and to gain exposure to the world of music prior to their fall semester entry into the University. The program will strengthen students' academic background and enhance their possibility and likelihood for success as college students of music.

Program Dates: July 9-August 10, 2017
For More Information & to Apply: Please contact Dr. Phillips, mwphillips@pvamu.edu, 936-261-3336

 

 

College of Business:

Business Scholars Summer Program (BSSP)
Business Scholars Summer Program (BSSP) is a structured five (5) week summer program designed for incoming Prairie View freshmen interested in business majors. Program participants will have the opportunity to complete six (6) hours of college level coursework towards their PVAMU business degree, experience residence life, take part in academic and professional enhancement workshops, network with faculty, staff, and administration. For information, please contact MS. Carolyn Davis, csdavis@pvamu.edu.

Program participants will have the opportunity to:

  • Complete six (6) hours of college level coursework
  • Experience residence life by staying in University College
  • Network with faculty, staff, and administration

For More Information and to Apply:  The Application Has Closed for the 2017 Cohort.

 

 

College of Architecture:

Architectural Concept Institute (ACI) logoArchitectural Concept Institute (ACI) -This program is designed to give high achieving incoming freshman students an opportunity to immerse themselves in the study of architecture. Students may apply for this ten-week pre-freshman college program in the summer. Upon being accepted, the student will take these courses in the summer following graduation from high school and preceding fall enrollment. ACI offers intensive courses in Architectural Design and Graphics with academic credit being applied toward an undergraduate degree in architecture at Prairie View A&M University.

Program participants will have the opportunity to:

  • Complete twelve (12) hours of college level coursework
  • Experience residence life by staying in University College
  • Network with faculty, staff, and administration

For More Information and to Apply:  The Application Has Closed for the 2017 Cohort.

 

Last updated on 6/2017

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