Summer Bridge

What is the summer bridge?

  • The SLCC Summer Bridge Program is a unique opportunity to prepare you to be successful in college.  
  • A chance to get a head start towards your degree or certificate by learning about all the resources available to you at SLCC. 
  • An opportunity to earn college credit (for free!) and get to know the campus and people who work here. 
  • An opportunity to explore majors and career paths. 

Who can participate ?

Graduating seniors from Salt Lake City and Granite School districts from the following backgrounds will be given priority but enrollment is not exclusive to the following:

  • First Generation College Going.
  • A racial minority.
  • Undocumented. 
  • LGBTQAI+  
  • A student with a disability (IEP in place).  
  • Low-income. 
  • System impacted (aging out of foster care).

Why should students participate?

  • Tuition free: possibility of earning 2-5 credits towards a degree or certificate. 
  • Save time and money in the long run: possibility of testing out of a required Math course (depending on placement exam).
  • Earn a stipend: Students will not have to choose between work and school. We are offering a stipend for participating in the program.  
  • A brand new laptop will be provided to all students at no charge and can be kept once the summer program is over.

How Long is the Summer Bridge?

  • Participation does not require committing the entire summer. 
  • Only 8 weeks. 
  • June 14- August 7.  
  • 20 hours per week. 

Where will the summer bridge occur?

Summer Bridge will be an in-person program with 4 locations designed to accommodate students throughout Salt Lake City.

  • Westpointe 
  • West Valley 
  • Taylorsville 
  • South City 

How do students sign up?

If you have already applied to SLCC, you are ready to apply to summer bridge! 
Please follow the QR code or click on this link to apply. 

 

 

For questions, please contact the Orientation & Student Success office at 801-957-5144 or email kino.hurtado@slcc.edu.

Individuals who require accommodations can contact the Orientation & Student Success Office at 801-957-4299.