Get a head start on college and set yourself up for success. Our special summer programs for incoming freshmen will help you meet other students, build confidence, learn leadership skills, and get more familiar with Ball State University--all before your first day of classes. Have fun, make friends, and challenge yourself as your prepare for your first year on campus. View the Summer Bridge Programs guide.
Sign up for a summer program by clicking on the links below. For more information, contact Ball State's Office of Student Life at firstname.lastname@example.org or 765-285-2621.
The registration links for summer 2015 programs will be open in late May.
Leadership and Service
Cardinal Leadership and Service Seminar (C.L.A.S.S.)
Excel Summer Mentor Program
Career Connections: A Helpful Foundation
Early Start Program
Great Smoky Mountain National Park and Rafting - this program is now full
Whitewater Expedition - this program is now full, however the waiting list is open
Student Government Association is offering some Summer Bridge Program scholarships for C.L.A.S.S., Excel and Early Start. If you are interested in applying for a scholarship, view the application information. Please note that you must still register for C.L.A.S.S., Excel, or Early Start - if your application is selected for a scholarship, your registration fee will be refunded. All SGA scholarship applications must be received by July 15, 2015.