Jump start your
success at ASU

If you are an entering freshman or transfer student with foster care background you can jump start your success at ASU by participating in Bridging Success Early Start.

By participating in Bridging Success Early Start, you will:

  • move-in early to begin college life
  • learn about college academic expectations
  • become familiar with campus resources
  • develop personal strategies for success
  • meet new friends and have fun!

Your room, lunch and dinner each day, and all your activities are free. 

Not only that but students who complete the program receive a free laptop donated by Insight Corporation and a $250 Target gift card from Helen’s Hope Chest and Mesa United Way.


Bridging Success Early Start runs from Saturday, August 8 - Thursday, August 13 on the Tempe campus and is open to students enrolled at Tempe, Downtown Phoenix, Polytechnic, and West campuses.

Temporary housing is available on Tempe campus during the program for any student who needs it. The program ends in time for you to participate in ASU’s Welcome Week activities on your home campus with all of your classmates. 

Once you are admitted to ASU you can register here for Bridging Success Early Start.

Register now



Contact Osha Sempel at: osempel@asu.edu or call 602-496-0240.