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Summer Bridge Program

Norfolk State University (NSU) is devoted to offering programs that support student success and opportunities to enhance their collegiate experience. As an institution, our goal is to leverage campus resources, and immerse students in learning that will expose them to the Ideal Spartan characteristics and academic competencies.


The Summer Bridge programs at NSU are designed to strengthen students’ academic skills, enhance their understanding of essential student support resources, develop a sense of belonging, and ultimately bolster student success. The program activities are complemented with activities to ensure students engage in immersive and meaningful experiences to be successful Spartans.


Program Eligibility

  • Current NSU students must be in good academic standing (cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or higher)
  • Incoming freshmen must have received acceptance letter and paid the enrollment or orientation deposit.

Please note:

  • Covid-19 vaccinations are strongly encouraged, but are not mandatory
  • Masks or face coverings are required indoors regardless of vaccination status


Join a summer bridge program to be a part of the quintessential Norfolk State University experience!  Click here to apply.

Please be sure to download and complete the application. All applications should be emailed to