Summer Programs

Summer Bridge Program & Summer Institute

tnAchieves offers two exciting summer programs for graduating high school seniors! Both summer programs are FREE to all students and they offer a great opportunity for you to get ahead. Learn more about each program below!

The tnAchieves Summer Bridge Program is a FREE, three-week program that helps students become more academically and socially prepared for their first semester of college! The application for the 2022 tnAchieves Summer Bridge Program closed on May 16, 2022.

The Summer Bridge Program is FREE and gives Class of 2022 students an opportunity to test out of learning support classes and begin college more prepared. In addition to free classes, students will receive a free lunch each day. Offered at all 13 Tennessee community colleges, the program is a three-week, in-person program designed to help incoming college freshmen start at a more college-ready level, both academically and socially. For three weeks, students will attend a community college campus of their choice and receive instruction in math, reading and English. Successful students have the opportunity to enroll in college-level courses this fall!

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The tnAchieves Summer Institute is a FREE, six-week program that allows students to get a head start on college! The application for the 2022 tnAchieves Summer Institute closed on April 19, 2022. 

Summer Institute is FREE and gives Class of 2022 students an opportunity to eliminate learning support classes and begin college with NINE college credit hours – gaining a huge head start! In addition to free classes, students will receive a free lunch each day. The program is offered at Southwest Tennessee Community College’s Whitehaven Campus. If you are a student planning to attend Southwest Tennessee Community College this fall, do not miss this exciting opportunity!

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