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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: When is the Collegiate Success Institute Summer Bridge program?

A: The CSI program will run from Sunday, July 5, 2015 to Thursday, August 13, 2015. Students will have classes, co-curricular activities, and field trips Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM for the duration of the program. Residential students (those living on campus) will also participate in evening activities. Optional weekend trips will be available for all students.

Q: How do I apply for CSI?

A: An application for CSI will be available in February 2015.

Q: What is the deadline to apply for CSI?

A: The deadline is apply for CSI is June 1st. It is highly recommended that students apply early to ensure a space in the program. Space is limited to 15 spots for MATH106, 15 spots for MATH150, and 24 spots for ENGL100. 

Q: When will I be notified if I have been accepted for the CSI program?

A: You will receive an e-mail notification of receipt of your application starting mid-to-end of April. If you are accepted, you will be asked to respond to this e-mail, confirming your course selection(s) and acceptance of the offer. More information for admitted students will be forthcoming after you accept your admission.

Q: Will I be able to live on campus during CSI?

A: Yes, Housing will be offered to students during CSI if they wish to live on campus during the program. This is not a requirement for participation in the program, but an option for those who would like to take advantage of this convenience. For more information when deciding to live on campus or commute during CSI, see the Importance Info page. Details regarding housing options are coming soon.

Q: What types of activities or programs are included in CSI?

A: We are excited to offer you a variety of trips and events to get to know other new students and become more familiar with the Baltimore area. Here are a few of the possibilities:

  • Campus tour and scavenger hunt
  • Community service project
  • Entertainment at Game Room and Flat Tuesdays in Commons
  • Low-ropes team-building course
  • Tours of Baltimore neighborhoods and communities
  • On-campus movie night
  • Student-suggested activities

Q: Whom should I call if I have questions about this program?

A: For More Information, please contact:

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Laila Shishineh
Assistant Director
lailams@umbc.edu | (410) 455-3737