New Freshmen Summer Bridge
The Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) New Freshmen Bridge (NFSB) is a free, three-week, on-campus program available to incoming IAIA Freshmen. Students establish skills for college readiness, leadership, and creativity with dedicated instructors and staff.
- Acceptance into IAIA, from the IAIA Admissions Department, for the Fall 2020 semester
- Complete Online Application Form
- Fill out and return, a Housing Application, an Immunization Record, Physical Examination, and Background Check Forms, all of which can be found at Housing.
- Be available for the entirety of the Summer Bridge Program, which begins with check-in on Sunday, July 19 and ends on Friday, August 7.
- Summer Bridge Students are required to stay in the residential dormitories.
- The $120 housing deposit that is a part of the application is due at check-in, on Sunday, July 19.
- Creative and Critical Inquiry in Higher Education (3 credits)
- Performing Arts
- College-level English and Math course preparation
- Hands on workshops in health and education
Participants will also:
- Attend a Pueblo Feast Day.
- Explore Santa Fe and the surrounding areas, including visits to world famous artist hotspots—Meow Wolf, and the IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (MoCNA).
- Attend an exclusive film screening, help each other reach dazzling new heights at the SFCC Rope Swing Course, and learn firsthand from master class workshops taught by professional artists on campus.
- Foster friendships and work collaboratively with fellow participants.
- Gain early access to campus resources including the Library, Bookstore, Gym and Weight Room, and Disc Golf Course along with Campus Services such as Financial Aid, Internship and Career Services, the Learning Lab, and the Academic Computer Labs.
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Jay B. Muskett
New Freshmen Summer Bridge Coordinator
Student Success Center
P (505) 862-1430
Nena Martinez Anaya
Chief Admission and Student Success Officer
Admissions and Recruitment
P (505) 424-2331