UPAS Summer Bridge Program


About the Program

This program has been designed to jumpstart your success and provide essential tools for building a strong foundation throughout your academic journey. The program will provide exclusive opportunities for participants only and will conclude with your S.O.A.R. date. (Student Orientation, Advising and Registration).

  • Six -week access to ALEKS for Collegiate Math ($100.00 value)
  • Chance to navigate campus, dining halls and the Student Recreation Center and Perry Field House
  • Build friendships
  • Participate in a service event 
  • Meet with faculty and pair with a mentor

How to register  

  • Register and submit a payment of $150 for the UPAS Summer Bridge Program
    • Full and partial grants are available to attend (See below for more information)
  • You MUST register for SOAR separately through MyBGSU
  • Have you completed the “next steps” for fall enrollment?

If you are unable to attend the Summer Bridge Program from June 11 - 13 or SOAR on June 14, please contact the office to make other arrangements.

Apply for a Grant

UPAS Summer Bridge Grant Application

Have you registered for S.O.A.R.? :

Have you returned your housing contract and made payment if living on campus?:

In deciding to attend the UPAS Summer Bridge Program how important is receiving a grant?:

Decisions are made on a rolling application basis. So apply early!! Please note if you have already completed your registration to attend you may still apply for a  grant to attend at a reduced cost or no cost.