Who is eligible? - Westmoreland County Community College


Who is eligible? - Westmoreland County Community College
What is Summer Bridge?
The Summer Bridge program at WCCC can
help prepare new students for the demands of
college life and promote academic success in
their first year of college.
“Summer Bridge
gave me a
foundation to
become a successful
Program Activities
• Courses in reading,
mathematics and
personal development
• Orientation to the
program, college campus,
services and financial aid
• Free Tutoring available onsite
• Academic advising and
counseling with college staff
Program Benefits
• Get comfortable with the college campus during the summer
• Start the fall semester in college-level classes
• Fast-track to completion of prerequisites for Allied Health programs
• Short 7-week semester that runs from June 17-August 1
• Attend four days per week: M-Th from 8:30 a.m.-1:45 p.m.
• Complete 9 college credits in just seven weeks
• Program offered at Youngwood campus & New Kensington
Education Center
Summer Bridge Specifics
“Small class sizes at
Summer Bridge
gave me more
individual attention
from instructors”
Top 10 Reasons to do Summer Bridge
1) Improve your chance for academic
2) Complete developmental classes so
you can start the fall semester
with college-level classes
3) Get adjusted to college life and
familiar with the campus
4) Make new friends and get to know
college staff
5) Allied Health students get a head
start on prerequisites
Top 10 Reasons to do Summer Bridge
6) Improve your academics while
high school classes are still fresh
7) Be more informed and ready to
select a major with the Career
Exploration class
8) Complete MTH 050 and 052 in 7
weeks instead of 15 weeks
9) 3-day weekend and still time to
take a vacation
10) 90% of Summer Bridge students
complete the program and
schedule for fall classes
“I met a lot of new
friends at Summer
Who is eligible?
New students with placement test results that
indicate a need for the offered Summer Bridge courses.
How to apply?
1) Complete the WCCC application.
2) Schedule to take the placement test
3) Complete a financial aid application (FAFSA)
Where can I get more information?
Jackie Greenawalt: 724-925-4280 or [email protected]
Lori Jacobs: 724-925-5926 or [email protected]