Utah Valley University Summer Bridge cultivates a diverse community of scholars and prepares them to engage actively with and meet the challenges of a university education. The program supports UVU's commitment to access and excellence by providing students with:

  • A stimulating and challenging academic experience

  • Access to student support programs and services

  • An intellectually and socially enriching transition to campus life at UVU

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2020 SUMMER BRIDGE PROGRAM

Utah Valley University offers the following Free STEM Summer Bridge programs for current Utah high school students:

Engineers of Tomorrow Summer Bridge (ETSB)
This program encourages women and underrepresented Utah high school students to explore careers in engineering and technology. The ETSB tuition-free college courses introduce students to university-level engineering/technology classes.  The goal of this program is to increase the number of women and underrepresented student populations pursuing careers in computer, electrical, mechanical or civil engineering, or other technology related fields.

Courses:
ENGR 1000 | Introduction to Engineering (3 Credits)
PES 1097    | Fitness for Life (2 Credits)

 

Latino Scientists of Tomorrow Summer Bridge (LST)
This program encourages Latino/a and other underrepresented Utah high school students to explore careers in science. The LST tuition-free college courses introduce students to university-level science courses. The goal of this program is to increase the number of underrepresented students pursuing careers in the sciences.

Courses:
BTEC 1010 | Fundamentals of Biotechnology (3 Credits)
GEO 1010 | Introduction to Geology (3 Credits)

In addition to leading to careers in engineering and science, these college courses could count as general education or elective credits for UVU/other higher education institutions (based on major selection).  In addition to these courses, students will participate in extracurricular activities including college success training and career exploration field trips which may include collecting scientific data. 

 

Print LST Application

Application Deadline: May 18, 2020 

There will be a mandatory orientation meeting for all students accepted to Summer Bridge and their parents/guardians. 

Contact Us

  • Phone: (801) 863-7357

  • Email: summerbridge@uvu.edu

  • Mail: UVU Latino Initiative 

    800 West University Parkway MS 105      Orem, UT 84058

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Sponsored By:

Utah Valley University College of Science and Health
Utah Valley University Concurrent Enrollment
Utah Valley University Latino Initiative