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 application to apply for the 2018 Summer Bridge Program has now closed. 

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.