Engineering Summer Bridge Program 2023


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The Summer Bridge Program is a two-week on-campus learning camp to prepare College of Engineering incoming freshmen for their college career in a supportive hands-on environment. Especially, you will receive in-depth instruction in math for added confidence once classes begin in the Fall.

Where / When:

  • SCOTT CAMPUS (Omaha): July 5-15, 2023
  • CITY CAMPUS (Lincoln): July 16-29, 2023


Here's what to expect from the Summer Bridge Program experience: 

  • Prep for rigorous math courses on a daily basis (Pre-Calculus or Calculus) and improve writing skills with individual guidance
  • Gain assistance with courses such as chemistry and computer science
  • Enjoy hands-on project activities including robotics
  • Attend a daily orientation to aid in your transition from high school to college: time management, study skills, campus resources and support services, connections to industry
  • Free with a potential $500 scholarship for students finishing the program.

Who is eligible:

First-time, first-year students admitted to the College of Engineering who are planning on taking Calculus I or College Algebra & Trigonometry in Fall 2023. Preference is given to anyone meeting one or more of the following:

  • Nebraska resident
  • First generation student (parents/guardians do not have a college degree)
  • Underrepresented minority
  • Rural area resident
  • Demonstrated financial need (Pell eligible)

Additional Details

For answers to questions not addressed on this page, please contact Elle Straatmann ( Please put “Summer Bridge Program” in the subject line of your email.

Application Process

  • Application deadline: May 15, 2023
  • Successful applicants will be notified on Friday, May 26, 2023.
  • $100 deposit is required for successful applicants - due June 9, 2023. The deposit is refunded at the completion of the program.
  • Space is limited.