1981, the Bridge Programs have provided New York City high school
students a challenging academic experience at the college level.
These programs, sponsored by the University Honors Program, offer
a variety of experiences for students with a broad range of academic
We are particularly
interested in helping students understand that in college they
take on greater responsibility for making their own academic decisions.
All of our campus-based programs involve counseling about making
responsible academic choices. In most of our programs there is
a strong emphasis on learning in groups to develop a sense of
participation and active involvement, which are crucial tools
for a successful education.
Campus offers four ways to gain a college experience, each one
unique in structure and approach. The Senior Bridge Program gives high-achieving seniors the opportunity to take introductory
level undergraduate courses on campus. The College Project introduces outstanding high school juniors to the nature of college
academic life through weekly spring semester seminars in different
disciplines. Each summer the BASIS Program offers students
between their junior and senior years an interdisciplinary college
course to sharpen thinking and communications skills, as well
as to increase motivation for attending college. The Health
Professions Project offers students an opportunity to explore
the allied heath professions in a six-week interactive seminar