The program begins one week before the Fall 2015 semester begins. Participants have the opportunity to move in to the residence halls on Saturday, August 15 or Sunday, August 16.
The first activity is the Welcome to the ConocoPhillips Academic Success Bridge Program Event on Sunday, August 16 at 4:00 p.m. Parents and siblings are invited to attend. The
focus of the program, a week-long concentrated math review course, begins that evening
and continues through Friday, August 21. Students are enrolled in ENGR 1106: Math Fundamentals for Engineering Students, which is a one hour course with 75% of the grade completed during the week before
the start of other classes. A schedule for the program is available for download:
2015 ConocoPhillips Academic Success Bridge Program Schedule
Fall semester classes begin on Monday, August 24. Peer mentoring and other support activities continue through the fall semester. ENGR 1106 requires students to earn 25% of their grade by attendance with peer mentors and other support activities
For students interested in participating in the ConocoPhillips Academic Success Bridge Program as well as the Chemistry Bridge Review Course, you may now sign up for a special Chemistry Bridge Review Course specifically designed for engineering students. The engineering specific course is ENGR 1108, the course is offered entirely online, and it has been designed to be completed in one week, August 10-16, 2015.
Frequently Asked Questions about ENGR 1108 General Chemistry Bridge Course for Engineers.
More information on ENGR 1108 General Chemistry Bridge Course for Engineers.
No, rushing activities will conflict with the ConocoPhillips Academic Success Bridge Program.
No, marching band rehearsals will conflict with the ConocoPhillips Academic Success Bridge Program.
Yes, students must participate in all classes and activities.
As a new Texas Tech student, you are expected to attend a Red Raider Orientation session before the start of the ConocoPhillips Academic Success Bridge Program. We recommend that you attend an orientation session early in the summer.
All ConocoPhillips Academic Success Bridge Program students must take the Texas Tech Math Placement Exam, regardless of previous math courses or credits. You must take the placement exam before you attend your orientation session.
The total program cost is approximately $500, including a non-refundable deposit of $175. The difference will be added to the student's fall semester tuition bill at the beginning of the program. Limited scholarships are available for students with financial need. To be eligible for the scholarship, you must complete the Bridge Program and have greater than a 2.999 GPA. Scholarships will be awarded in the spring semester.
A non-refundable deposit of $175 (part of the approximate total program cost of $500) is due to reserve a spot in the program. When a student completes the application, is accepted to the program, returns the signed Reservation Form, and mails in (or drops off) a check made out to Texas Tech University for $175, a spot will reserved in the program.
If a student chooses not to participate in the program, the $175 deposit (part of the approximate total program cost of $500) cannot be refunded.
You must be able to attend all of the activities of the ConocoPhillips Academic Success Bridge Program. These activities include:
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