Congratulations! We are delighted that you have expressed interest in The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga’s Second Annual Summer Bridge Program. The expectation is high that this intensive summer experience will facilitate your introduction to UTC and catapult a seamless transition into college studies. The Bridge Program utilizes a smaller learning community and emphasizes study skills, an introduction to campus support resources, and an invaluable networking opportunity while receiving college credit that may be used toward graduation.

As you prepare for the Summer Bridge Program application process, you should make note of the following items:

  • If chosen for the Summer Bridge Program your new student orientation session date will be changed automatically to the July 27th- 28th orientation session at the end of the Summer Bridge Program.

Prior to acceptance to the Summer Bridge Program, students must complete the following material, by June 1, 2015:

  • Complete FAFSA for 2014-2015 and 2015-2016 (complete online at
  • UTC Immunization Form (if not previously submitted)
  • Register for the July 27th -28th orientation session (if already registered your session will automatically be changed)

We are excited about this tremendous opportunity for students to begin the freshman year. I anticipate that this program will provide a solid foundation for your tenure at UTC. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Brandalyn Shropshire, Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions be email or by telephone at (423) 425-4662.

Items to Bring to Summer Bridge Program