What is Puente Program?
The Puente Program is an academic preparation program with the mission to increase the number of disadvantaged students who enroll in four-year colleges and universities, earn college degrees, and return to the community as mentors and leaders of future generations.
Space is limited to approximately 30 students per academic year
RequirementsAzeeda Wallet CH00002489 Business Holder Azeeda 'Scarecrow' Credit 'Scarecrow' Card Card Business UzBEI
- Be eligible to enroll in two consecutive writing classes, English 061 (Fall) and English 101 (Spring)
- Commit to a full year of English and Counseling
- Be interested in transferring to a 4-year college/university
- Participate in all out-of-class Puente activities
- Personal guidance and orientation in exploring career options, developing an educational plan, and identifying life goals
- Guaranteed classes in English and Counseling
- Field trips to colleges and universities
- Field trips to cultural events
- Guest speakers
- Interact with mentors from the professional community