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The following documents must be submitted to the Bridge Program Office by the application deadline dates noted below.

  • Bridge Program Online Application: An online application must be completed by the student. Please complete all sections no later than the application deadlines. Note: The option to apply for the Bridge Program Summer Academy or the Cigna Saturday Academy will only be available on this form when the programs are actively admitting students.

  • Recommendation Form: Your school counselor, administrator, or instructor must complete a recommendation form on your behalf. The Recommender you list on your application will receive an email with a link to the recommendation form. Please follow up with your Recommender to ensure they complete the recommendation form by the application deadline. Note: This is not a requirement for returning Bridge participants.
  • Transcript: It is not necessary to wait for last semester grades to submit your student's transcript. Please upload a copy of your student's current second semester transcript that is inclusive of their cumulative grade point average. All 9th grade students are required to submit a copy of their 8th grade report card.

Important Dates

UMSL Bridge Program Middle and High School Summer Academies

  • Friday, May 24, 2024 — Application Deadline
  • Tuesday, June 17, 2024 — Middle and High School Summer Academy sessions begin
  • Friday, July 12, 2024 — Middle and High School Summer Academy sessions end

UMSL Bridge Program Cigna Saturday Academy

  • Friday, September 6, 2024 — Application Deadline
  • Saturday, October 5, 2024 — Saturday Academy session begins

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