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UPAS-Bridge Experiences

What is a bridge experience?

The UPAS experience is enhanced by a variety of “bridge” experiences that ease the transition from high school to college. Some are more formal than others. All UPAS students must participate in one “bridge” course or experience, chosen from an approved list.

What counts as a bridge experience?

Options include:

  • College Reading/Learning Skills (ACEN 1000): Designed to improve basic reading/learning habits of college students' vocabulary, comprehension, note-taking, time management, test taking, analytical and critical thinking.
  • Chapman Community at Kohl Hall (RESC 2000): a 1 credit hour service/learning opportunity for students who choose to live in the Chapman Learning Community.