Start your college adventure with a compass

Welcome to the Compass Program—your pathway to academic success at Fort Lewis College.

This program offers support, skill-building, and early college experience to ensure you start strong and stay on course. Compass is a year-long program that starts with the Summer Bridge experience. It is a requirement for conditionally admitted first-year students.

Compass Family Welcome

Families can learn what life will be like for their student at FLC on July 28 at the Compass Family Welcome. Registration is required for this event. Learn more details.

Register for Compass Family Welcome

Important dates

Advising Sessions (via Zoom)

Review your fall schedule, pick your First-Year Launch class, ask questions about our program. Check email for signup links.

  • Thursday, May 30, 12:30 - 2:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, June 11, 10:00 -11:30 a.m.
  • Monday, July 8, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.

Compass Family Welcome and Orientation

  • Sunday, July 28, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Compass Program requirements

How do I register for Compass?
Year-long programming
Compass Program outcomes
Compass Family Welcome details

Kick off your Compass journey with Summer Bridge

Summer Bridge courses
Summer Bridge schedule

Contact us

Admission Office

Fort Lewis College
1000 Rim Drive
Durango, CO 81301

Phone: 877-352-2656 or 970-247-7184
Fax: 970-247-7179

Michelle Bonanno
Peer Education Director