Get a head start with Summer Bridge Program

Attend our four-week Summer Bridge Program to help you  build your skills and prepare you for your college career at FLC.

Most 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.

When: July 27 – August 22
Where: Fort Lewis College & Durango Community

For financial assistance with the registration fee, please email Michelle Bonanno at

If you are interested in Summer Bridge AND you are majoring in Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Information Systems, Chemistry, or Biochemistry, check out STEM Core. STEM Core provides additional academic and career support to first-year students.

Take your first class

Earn 3-4 college credits. You'll build connections with classmates, professors, and mentors.

Build community

Live in traditional residence halls with your Summer Bridge Communities. Connect with classmates and find your footing.

Employment & leadership

Gain professional experience with a volunteer position or part-time on-campus employment.

Enjoy Durango

Raft down the Animas River, paddle board & swim at Lake Nighthorse, go for a walk in the woods, and have dinner and a movie downtown.

Summer Bridge requirements

Summer Bridge schedule
Summer Bridge courses
Summer Bridge employment & leadership

Contact us

FLC is committed to accessible programming for all individuals. The Accessibility Resource Center can help you with accommodations.

Contact ARC

Orientation Office

171 Student Union
Phone: 970-247-7090
Fax: 970-247-7487

Summer Bridge Program

Michelle Bonanno
Phone: 970-247-7183

Elanor Meeker, Compass Coordinator
Phone: 970-822-8735