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Summer Bridge

Congratulations to the 2017 Summer Bridge participants who successfully crossed into college

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For the high school class of 2018 and others who have recently left high school

Phone: (310) 287-4419  Email:  Office: SSB 320

West’s Summer Bridge is an 8-week program designed to help new students cross successfully from high school into college. Become familiar with the college; Level up your skills; Earn priority enrollment; Sign-up for programs, AND it's fun too...see 2017 flyer (2018 not yet available)

Participants take an English class, and a Personal Development class focusing on career exploration, selecting a major, and academic success. Students will earn credit toward an Associate Degree and/or university transfer requirements. Assistance to succeed in college-level and upper division math will also be offered. 



  • Get familiar with the college, its support programs and processes.
  • Guaranteed enrollment in 12 units for the FALL
  • Shortened path to an A.A. degree and/or University Transfer
  • Development of Comprehensive Student Education Plan (a requirement to receive priority enrollment)
  • Priority application for financial/academic services including EOP&S, Financial Aid, TRiO SSS, etc.
  • Off-campus trips to L.A.’s cultural destinations