JumpStart Your Academic Adventure

Kick off your college career in high gear! 

Excited about starting college, and want to make sure you’re really prepared? JumpStart gets you ready to jump right in – you’ll be all settled before the semester even begins.  jump start student enjoying activities in Durango

Join other motivated students to sharpen your skills in: 

  • Writing and research (composition) or math
  • Academic skills and time management 

And learn about other keys to success, like: 

  • Building relationships with peers and FLC faculty/staff
  • Connecting with student support services
  • Getting involved in student activities and leadership opportunities
  • Finding a study-life balance to stay happy and well

You’ll also have plenty of time to explore Durango, get familiar with FLC, and hang out with your classmates. You’ll feel right at home here before you know it! 

For more information about this program, contact Michelle Bonanno, Coordinator of First-Year Experience: BONANNO_M@fortlewis.edu  or 970-247-7183.

Jump Start Fall 2022

When: August 18-25, 2022
Where: Fort Lewis College & Durango Community
Number of Students: 40
Student Cost: $50 - Includes all housing, food, and activities!

Note, most JumpStart participants have been invited to the program via email. If you didn’t receive an email invitation or have questions about your eligibility for the program, please contact your Admission Counselor for registration details and process.

"After going through JumpStart, I felt more comfortable here on campus and more prepared to start the school year."