Bridge Program

Bridge Program

The Bridge Program is a comprehensive and intensive program for conditionally admitted freshmen involving specialized coursework, support resources, and social gatherings to integrate new freshmen successfully into the Alabama State University (ASU) environment. All students accepting admission into Bridge Program are required to adhere to procedures, conditions, and requirements.

Mission Statement

ASU Bridge Program successfully transitions conditionally admitted students from high school into college by familiarizing students with the resources necessary to meet the academic and social demands of the University. In addition, the Retention Specialist keeps students accountable during their first academic year by tracking their academic progress, disseminating periodic updates of their academic standings, and providing recommendations for their academic and social development.

Bridge Program Admissions Process

Conditional admission to ASU and the entrance into the Bridge Program is based on careful consideration of a student's ACT/SAT score(s) and high school transcripts. This program has only 200 seats available. For questions regarding this process, contact the Office of Admissions and Recruitment at 334-229-4291 or toll-free 800-253-5037.

If you have questions regarding admission into the Bridge Program, please contact the Office of Admissions and Recruitment, 334-229-4291 or toll-free 800-253-5037. Students that have been accepted into the Bridge Program will receive a letter from the Office of Admissions and Recruitment.

Five Steps to complete if you have been confirmed:

Step 1:

Apply for Financial Aid at You will need to fill out two separate applications: 1.) Starting summer term application; 2.) and one for Fall, Spring, and Summer terms. For questions, please contact the Office of Financial Aid at

Step 2: Students planning to live on-campus will need to complete a housing application online at and pay a housing fee. For questions, please contact the Residence Life Office at 334-229-4860 or 334-229-4357.
Step 3:

Register for Bridge Orientation at             Note: All Bridge students are required to attend Orientation. For questions, please contact the Orientation Office at 334-229-4354.

Step 4:
Complete and fax the Health Evaluation Form to the University Health Center at 334-229-4923.  The Health Center's office number is 334-229-4436.
Step 5:

Provide an official copy of your high school transcript to the Office of Admissions and Recruitment in person or by mail to: Office of Admissions / Recruitment, P.O. Box 271, Montgomery, AL 36101


Estimated Bridge Program Cost - Summer 2018 Term

Living On Campus $3,824 $5,558
Living Off Campus $2,305 $4,039


Important Dates - Summer 2018 Term 

SATURDAY, June 16, 2018

Bridge Orientation

MONDAY, June 18

Bridge Classes Begin


Bridge Program Ends



Program completion is mandatory for conditionally admitted students seeking full admission to ASU.