Summer Bridge Program

Welcome UCR Class of 2018!

Summer Bridge

 Important Dates

  • Welcome Event for students and parents - TBA
  • Residence Hall Check-In -Sunday, TBA
  • First day of class - Monday, TBA
  • Fees Due- TBA
  • Math Finals - Saturday, TBA

Invest in your Success

Summer Bridge will challenge you, and attending will give you more confidence, provide you with knowledge about the campus, and help you feel at home at UC Riverside.

Benefits of Summer Bridge

  • A better chance to graduate in 4 years.
  • Develop a higher level of academic skills and abilities.
  • Receive academic credit for courses.
    • Be College Level English ready by fall
    • Be Calculus ready by fall
  • Special study groups designed especially for Summer Bridge students.
  • An Introduction to University Life course for a smooth transition to college life including the differences between high school and university, how to be successful at a research university, campus tours, community building, and more!

Academic Year Bridge

During the academic year, Summer Bridge students may be eligible to participate in the Academic Year Bridge Program.  AYB continues to ensure that freshmen reach their academic potential and enjoy positive involvement on campus throughout their first year at UC Riverside. 

  • Meet regularly with a peer mentor to assist you in your academic and personal success at UCR.
  • Participate in continued community building events and activities.
  • Utilize services at the Academic Resource Center like tutoring, supplemental instruction, study skills workshops, etc to ease your transition from high school to university life.



More Information

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

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Department Information

Summer Bridge Program
156 Surge Building

Tel: (951) 827-3282
Fax: (951) 827-4543
E-mail: summerbridge@ucr.edu