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Ease into your new college experience through AACC’s summer transition programs: Bridge to Success and the Black Male Initiative Early Arrival. These experiences are designed to provide incoming students extra tools and resources to jump-start your first year in college.

Bridge to Success

Virtual Bridge to Success is a three-week program designed to prepare you to ease into your new online college experience within an engaging and inclusive environment. Whether you’ve just finished high school, earned your GED or are returning after a few years out of school, we are here to help. Our goal is to help you make a smooth transition to college and provide the resources to help you be successful.

Program details

The Summer 2020 program dates were July 6 through 24, 2020 with a varied daily schedule between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.

The Summer 2021 program dates and times will be announced in March 2021.

Program flyers

English language version 

Spanish language version


  • Attend at no cost.
  • Introduction to academic expectations and strategies, and support to help you reach your goals.
  • Learn how to navigate an online course.
  • Experience virtual face-to-face and online instruction, as well as academic support.
  • Participate in an online community.
  • Review English and math concepts.
  • Explore culture through art, education, social activities and virtual outings.
  • Explore career fields.
  • Learn about college resources and services.
  • Connect with advisors, faculty, peer mentors and students.
  • Possible incentive scholarship up to $200 for the fall term.
  • Possible assistance with technology and basic needs.

Information Sessions

The Summer 2020 Information Sessions have ended.

The Summer 2021 Information Sessions schedule will be available in March 2021.

How to Apply

The application process for the Summer 2020 program has concluded. Please consider applying next summer!