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Summer Bridge@UCO

A Program for Incoming Freshmen in Mathematics and Science

June 15th - 25th, 2021


2021 Faculty Mentors

The Summer Bridge@UCO program’s emphasis is on supporting undergraduate research and education. The program, held during June, is offered for incoming freshmen students majoring in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM).

research lab

High school seniors who have been admitted to UCO as freshmen for fall 2021 as a STEM major are eligible to apply for Summer Bridge@UCO. Students who are selected to participate will get a head-start on their college education by working with faculty mentors from the UCO College of Mathematics and Science on research projects. The program is a two-week session scheduled for June 15 through 25 (Monday through Friday each week). On-campus housing and meal cards are available at no cost to participants during the session. Students who complete the Summer Bridge program will each receive stipends.

Summer Bridge@UCO applicants must be admitted to UCO as a fall 2021 freshman with a STEM major, and plan to enroll in and attend classes at UCO. Only the following UCO STEM majors qualify—biology, chemistry, computer science, engineering and physics (including biomedical engineering) or mathematics & statistics. Forensic Science majors who have a second major in one of the qualifying STEM disciplines will be considered for the program. Applications are due by 5 p.m. Friday, April 2.

For more information on Summer Bridge@UCO, please contact the Office of Sponsored Programs in the College of Mathematics and Science,, or 405 974-5150.