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Educational Opportunity Program and
Special Support Programs

Frequently Asked Questions

We are offering an in-person residential program this summer.

Summer Bridge Dates: Sunday, July 9 through Friday, July 21, 2023

If you have any questions or concerns, please email  

Summer Bridge is a two-week residential program that supports the transition of first-time freshman into the university.  

  • Students live in the dorms and receive an orientation-to-college experience that provides information and tools to successfully navigate the campus.  
  • Students are part of a learning academy where they receive support from an instructor, a counselor, peer mentors, tutors, and other peers.
  • Students take a math class to enhance their academic preparation for college.

Sunday, July 9 through Friday, July 21, 2023

  • Learn how to navigate the Fresno State campus.
  • Receive an in-depth orientation to the college experience.
  • Review fall 2023 course selections.
  • Finalize financial aid and housing arrangements.
  • Make new friends and learn how to effectively work in teams.
  • Become familiar with campus resources.

Entering freshman who have been admitted to Fresno State for the fall 2023 semester.  Priority will be given to EOP students.

Students selected for Summer Bridge are required to make a commitment for the entire length of the program - July 9 through July 21, 2023.

No, Summer Bridge is an intensive program with many scheduled activities throughout the day.  Prior exceptions are made only with doctor’s appointments and other health-related issues.

It may be possible to go home after all scheduled activities.  Details are still being finalized.

Summer Bridge is an intensive program.  Students follow a rigid schedule from 7:00am to 10:00pm, Monday through Friday, and Saturday from 8:00am to noon.  As you can see, the amount of time available for employment is very limited and we do not encourage employment during Summer Bridge.

No, except during specified times.  All visitors must check in at the Graves Hall office and are subject to program rules.  

We do not encourage students to bring cars; however, it is understood that under certain circumstances it may be necessary.