Rise Academy Program (Formerly known as Summer Bridge)

June 29, 2020 - July 31, 2020

Bridging the Gap between High School and College

RISE Academy is a five-week summer course for conditionally admitted incoming freshmen. In Rise Academy students will take English Composition I which is aimed to give them an early start to college and participate in the Summer R.I.S.E. Academy.



  • Adjust to college instruction before fall classes begin
  • Complete all developmental education courses before the semester begins
  • Meet other incoming students
  • Connect with college faculty early 
  • Become familiar with the campus of Chicago State University and its resources 

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