Summer Bridge Program

The Summer Bridge Program is a FREE three-week program designed to help incoming students start on a more college-ready level, both academically and socially. Each day, students receive reading, writing and math instruction and attend a college success Lunch & Learn, where lunch will be provided. On the last day of the program, students have a chance to test out of learning support courses at the college they plan to attend. The program will run Monday - Friday from 9:00 AM until 1:00 PM.

Is the Summer Bridge Program for me?

If you answer yes to any of the following questions, the Summer Bridge Program is for you:
  • Did you score below a 19 on the math section of the ACT?
  • Did you score below a 19 on the reading section of the ACT?
  • Did you score below an 18 on the English section of the ACT?
How do I apply?

The online application can be found by clicking here. The application will close one month prior to the program's start date.

When is the Summer Bridge Program?
 College  Dates  
Chattanooga State Community College, Amnicola Hwy Main Campus  July 9-27
Cleveland state Community College, Cleveland Main Campus  June 4-22
Columbia state Community College, Columbia Main Campus  July 9-27
Cumberland University June 4-22
Dyersburg State Community College, Dyer Main Campus  June 4-22
Jackson State Community College, Jackson Main Campus  June 4-22
Motlow State Community College, Tullahoma Main Campus June 4-22
Nashville State Community College, Main Campus off of White Bridge  July 9-27
Northeast State Community College, Blountville Campus July 9-27
Pellissippi State Community College, Hardin Valley Campus July 9-27
Roane State Community College, Cumberland County Campus* July 9-27
Roane State Community College, Oak Ridge Campus July 9-27
Southwest Community College, Macon Campus  July 9-27
Volunteer State Community College, Gallatin Campus June 4-22
Volunteer state Community College, Cookeville Campus  July 9-27
Walters State Community College, Sevier County Campus  June 4-22


*This bridge program, while open to TN Promise students operates independently of tnAchieves.