How to Apply

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Who should apply?

  • Students who want to get an early start to college adjustment, improve college readiness skills, and increase their chances of success at the university. 
  • First time, first year (freshman) students who have been accepted for admission to the university for the upcoming Fall semester.

What should I do to be considered?

  • Apply and be accepted into SIUC.
  • Complete your financial aid application on or before the time you apply for Saluki Summer Bridge.
  • Take the math placement test.
  • Return the application packet by Friday, June 7, 2024

When will I know if I am selected for the program?

The selected participant will be notificed on Friday, June 14, 2024.

Timeline of Events

Application Release: Monday, May 6th

Application Deadline: Friday, June 7th

Participant Notification: Friday, June 14th

Program Orientation: Sunday, July 14th, 1:00-2:00pm

Saluki Summer Bridge: July 14th - July 26th

Last Day of Summer Bridge: Friday, July 26th