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Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

2021 Summer Bridge Program

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The Summer 2021 Bridge Program is designed to help recent high school graduates enhance their academic skills, increase self-confidence and successfully transition to college-level coursework. Participating students are provided the opportunity to improve their skills in English, reading and mathematics before starting their regular college experience. Tutoring and counseling are important components of the program in addition to the coursework.

The Summer 2021 Bridge Program is free with no costs for tuition or textbooks.

IT'S A FACT: More than 90% of students completing the College’s Summer Bridge Program have re-enrolled from the fall to spring semesters in four of the past five years.

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  • Developmental Reading: REA 050
  • Developmental English (includes Speech): ENG 050
  • Basic or Developmental Mathematics: MAT 025 or MAT 050

Note: Credits from these courses are not applicable toward a degree or certificate.


  • Structured lab sessions with professional tutors are required.
  • Professional, experienced staff members encourage students to become independent learners by teaching study skills to improve reading, organizing, note-taking, time management and test-taking.
  • Computers are available to use on reports and papers as well as for individual enrichment in many subject areas

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Support Services

Academic advising and counseling support services will:

  • Orient the student to the College and the Summer Bridge Program
  • Assist in career-planning and decision-making
  • Assist in course selection
  • Help clarify values and develop self-concept
  • Provide personal counseling

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The Summer 2021 Bridge Program is being offered at no cost to the student for tuition or textbooks.

Next Steps

  1. Interested students who have yet to complete the College’s Application for Admission should do so as soon as possible.
  2. Interested students who have yet to take the College’s placement test should schedule an appointment to do so as soon as possible to determine eligibility.
  3. For more information or to sign up for the Summer Bridge Program, please call Lametha Northern at 610-359-5386.

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Program Options

Virtual 7-Week Bridge: English, Reading & Mathematics
June 28-August 12
Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
In-Person 6-Week Bridge: English & Reading
Marple Campus
July 6-August 12
Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-1:45 p.m.