Bridges Mentoring

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BRIDGES students come from diverse backgrounds, but they share common goals: To find a community of supportive and like-minded friends on campus who aid you in your transition to the university and to go on to do great things after graduation.

That’s what BRIDGES is here for. We connect students to each other, campus leaders, resources and opportunities, professional networks, and build leaders with the skills for lifelong success.

Start Building Your Bridge to Success

BRIDGES is a program exclusively for underrepresented grant and scholarship students in the Dietrich School. Eligible students are invited to join via mail and e-mail prior to the start of their first term. If you are an underrepresented student attending the University of Pittsburgh and received a University grant or scholarship but have not received an invitation, please

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BRIDGES means building relationships, inspiring diversity, and generating excellence in scholarship.

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First-Year Programs Course

Academic Foundations (FP 0004) is a one-credit course exclusively for BRIDGES members. In this course you will explore resources on campus and across the city. There are three sections available in Fall 2024. Request your enrollment by July 15, 2024.

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Peer Mentors

BRIDGES peer mentors are here to help you make the most of your college experience. Connect with your peers today.

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We start building a community right away. We invite first-year BRIDGES students to join us for a pre-orientation retreat, August 14-16, 2024. Please register by July 29, 2024 to participate.