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Welcome to Fall Bridge

One of UW's highly acclaimed first-year programs 

What is Fall Bridge?

Fall Bridge is a learning community for first-year students. Each year approximately 400 students participate in the two first-year options Fall Bridge provides: Seminar and Core.

"The program provided me the opportunity to broaden my horizons at a top tier university and simultaneously support the beginning of my academic career with supportive and top notch faculty. Participation in the Fall Bridge program was hands down the most important factor to solidifying the success I ultimately had while pursuing my undergraduate degree at The University of Wyoming."
-- Cameron Nazminia, Former Student Body President and Fall Bridge student
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Some Features of Fall Bridge

QUALITY INSTRUCTION: The instructors in the Fall Bridge Program are committed and trained in teaching first-year students.  Additionally, the Fall Bridge Program provides smaller class sizes, which allows the students to connect and engage more in class and with their instructors.

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CONNECTIONS: Fall Bridge offers two first-year options that help new students fulfill University Studies Program classes in a cohesive and connected environment. Fall Bridge's courses deliver increased opportunities for optional study groups, more one-on-one time with instructors, and time with a peer mentor.    

STUDENT ENDORSEMENT: Students in the Fall Bridge Program have enjoyed being a part of the program and recommend it highly. Receiving priority enrollment in high demand courses is just one feature students praised.

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FIRST-YEAR ADVISINGIn the fall, students in Fall Bridge courses access a trained advisor to plan for spring course enrollment, long-term academic mapping, and resources on campus for financial, academic, and other issues.

Other Benefits of Fall Bridge

  • The Fall Bridge Program meets the requirements for students who have high school indicators outside of UW's admission guidelines (GPA, ACT, high school curriculum).  See UW’s admission guidelines for more information.
  • Tap into the benefits of launching your college career as an undeclared major! College statistics show that starting as an undeclared major can shorten your time to graduation and increase your satisfaction with first-year advising.
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