ASCEND

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Achieving Success by Cultivating

Excellence & Nurturing Discovery

What is ASCEND?

  • The key to your future collegiate & career success! 
  • A university sponsored, six-week (July1st-August 12th) academic & college preparatory program designed to help structure & strengthen the transition experience for incoming for first-year students                  

I Received My Letter, What's Next? 

Step 1: Register for the July 1st ASCEND Orientation  

Step 2: Complete & Submit All Financial Aid Documents

Step 3: Submit Required Immunization Records


Have a Question? Ask A Peer Mentor!


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ASCEND Summer Bridge Program
ASCEND program 2018 (NJCU)
ASCEND 2017

Program Goals

  • Support students’ successful transition from high school to college. 

  • Prepare students’ for college-level work.

  • Develop and strengthen students’ connections with peers, mentors, advisors, faculty and staff.

  • Provide students with knowledge critical to success in college (e.g. study skills, time management, and campus life) 

  • Enhance students’ sense of belonging. 

Program Components

  • Career Readiness 

  • Academic preparation and skills 

  • Academic advising 

  • Peer to Peer Mentorship

  • Orientation to college and campus engagement 

  • Supplemental Instruction

  • Year round sustainability through mentorship & tutoring

Contact Us

ASCEND Summer Bridge Program
Location: Vodra Hall
Phone: (551) 258-1246
Email: ascend@njcu.edu