Frequently Asked Questions

What is the cost to attend Summer Bridge?

There is no cost to students participating in the program, which includes a math and writing course, and tutoring.

Who is eligible to attend?

Incoming freshmen students from selected high schools are invited to participate in the Summer Bridge Program. As a result of the new CSU initiative, Summer Bridge is designed specifically to provide an opportunity for a selected group of students to meet the requirements of the Early Start Program. Students will be responsible for their own transportation and school supplies.

How long is the Summer Bridge Program?

Sunday, July 9th through Friday, July 28th, 2017

What happens in Summer Bridge?

  • Students take a math and writing course designed to fulfill the Early Start requirement.
  • Students who pass the Math Challenge Exam will receive 3 units of credit and complete the math remediation requirement.
  • Students who pass the writing course will receive 3 units of credit
  • Student will be a part of a learning academy where they will receive support from an instructor, a counselor, tutors and other peers.

Do you have to attend Dog Days if you attend Summer Bridge?

All first-time freshmen are required to attend Dog Days: New Student Orientation. Dog Days is an opportunity to find out about General Education and academic requirements, receive academic advising and get information about how to register for classes. Students who are interested in attending the Summer Bridge Program are REQUIRED to attend Dog Days.

For more information about Dog Days, please call 559-278-4885 or visit their website at Dog Days Website.

How do you apply to Summer Bridge?

 If you have any questions, please contact: 


EOP Admissions 
Educational Opportunity Program (EOP)

California State University, Fresno 
5150 North Maple Ave., M/S JA 62 
Fresno, CA 93740-8026 
Phone: (559) 278-6025 
FAX: (559) 278-2323