New Freshman Summer Bridge Program

The Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) New Freshman Summer Bridge (NFSB) is a free, three-week, on-campus program available to incoming IAIA Freshmen with no college experience who have been accepted to IAIA for Fall 2022. Students establish skills for college readiness, leadership, and creativity with dedicated instructors and staff. Students will also earn three credits through educational workshops and classes while attending the program.

Requirements

  1. New Freshmen with no college experience who have been accepted to IAIA for Fall 2022 semester
  2. Complete Online Application Form
  3. Must have received the COVID-19 vaccination (Proof of vaccination is required to live on campus.)
  4. Complete housing application and submit all housing requirements to the housing office for the Fall 2022 semester. For more information regarding the housing documents and application process, please visit www.iaia.edu/housing

Schedule

  • July 17–August 6, 2022


Participants will have the opportunity to:

  • Earn college credit early (course information will be released soon),
  • Move into their dorm rooms early for the Fall 2022 semester,
  • Explore Santa Fe and the surrounding areas,
  • 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, as well as campus services such as Financial Aid, Internship and Career Services, the Learning Lab, and the Academic Computer Labs.
Enjoy the program without worrying about costs. Participants’ costs are paid for by the NFSB program. Students pay a one-time $250 housing deposit* (refundable).

New Freshmen BridgeCosts
TuitionFree
HousingFree
MealsFree
Cultural TripsFree
TutoringFree
SuppliesFree
Housing Deposit*$250
*One-time deposit, required for all IAIA New Freshmen, which covers both the fall and spring semesters.

Extra Resources

To learn more about IAIA’s acceptance process and next steps, please visit the Admitted Students webpage at  at www.iaia.edu/admitted.

Warrior Brown

Warrior Brown

(Diné)

Outreach Coordinator
Admissions and Recruitment
P (505) 424-2312
E [email protected]

Mary Silentwalker

Mary Silentwalker

(San Felipe Pueblo/Navajo)

Associate Dean
Admissions and Recruitment
P (505) 424-2307
E [email protected]