Session Details

Summer Bridge

The ANSEP Summer Bridge focuses on developing students academically, socially and professionally for college and careers. The Summer Bridge is a college and career visioning opportunity that’s geared toward students who are graduating high school this academic year.

Timing: Summer

Duration: 9 Weeks

Dorm Experience: Yes

The ANSEP Summer Bridge focuses on developing students academically, socially and professionally for college and careers. The Summer Bridge is a college and career visioning opportunity that’s geared toward students who are graduating high school this academic year. Summer Bridge students work a paid summer internship in the engineering, science, or business field with one of the ANSEP Strategic Partners. All costs associated with the program are covered by ANSEP. Students who successfully complete Summer Bridge are eligible for scholarship funding to attend the University of Alaska, the fall immediately following Summer Bridge. 

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Location

The ANSEP Summer Bridge component will be held at the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA), in Anchorage, AK. Internships will be based in Anchorage, with some internships taking students all across Alaska, from rural campsites to communities.

Eligibility Requirements

Students graduating high school this academic year can apply. Please indicate on your application that you graduating high school early. Keep in mind that some of our partner companies who host interns, have age limit requirements for their employees.

How to Apply

PRIORITY APPLICATION DEADLINE: Submit or Postmark by March 19, 2021
Applicants will be notified of application status by April 16, 2021

STEP 1: Take the ALEKS Math Placement Test

READ FIRST:
You do NOT need to take the ALEKS Math Placement Test if you have:
a) Successfully completed MATH 105 – Intermediate Algebra with w C grade or higher through a University of Alaska campus (UAA, UAF, or UAS) or;
b) Scored a 30 or higher on the ALEKS Math Placement test in July 2020 or later


If you have completed any of the above, you may proceed to STEP 2.


Option 1 (RECOMMENDED) – Apply for admission to UAA and take the ALEKS test:

PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR ADMISSION APPLICATION TO THE UNIVERSITY AT LEAST 5 DAYS PRIOR TO THE APPLICATION DEADLINE
UA may require 3-5 business days to register student IDs which are required for the ALEKs placement test.

Prior to submitting your Acceleration Academy (Summer) application, please complete the ALEKS Math Placement test.



Option 2 (ALTERNATE Method) – McGraw Hill ALEKS Website

Note: Only use this method if you have technical difficulties with using the RECOMMENDED method above.

  1. Go to www.aleks.com
  2. Select “SIGN UP NOW!”
  3. Enter class code: CUA3E-GJGKD and Select “Continue”
  4. Complete student registration and student survey
  5. Complete Placement Assessment (Time Limit: 72 hours)
    • Note: A student may re-take the assessment up to 5 times
  6. Print or save a copy of Placement Assessment and include with your application packet

STEP 2: Submit an application

Option 1 – Submit an Online Application

  1. Have ALL the following documents ready for upload BEFORE you begin the online application process:
  2. Submit application by March 19, 2021





Option 2 – Printed Application Packet

Complete the full application packet for mail-in or delivery. Application packet must be delivered or postmarked by March 19, 2021

MAIL APPLICATION TO:
ANSEP Acceleration Academy (Summer)
3211 Providence Dr, Acceleration Building
Anchorage, AK 99508


DELIVER APPLICATION TO:
ANSEP Acceleration Academy (Summer)
3800 University Lake Dr
Anchorage, AK 99508

Option 1: Follow these directions if you DO NOT have a University of Alaska (UA) username and password:

  1. Go to www.aleks.com
  2. Select “SIGN UP NOW!”
  3. Enter class code: CUA3E-GJGKD and Select “Continue”
  4. Complete student registration and student survey
  5. Complete Placement Assessment (Time Limit: 72 hours) Note: A student may re-take the assessment up to 5 times
  6. Print a copy of Placement Assessment and include with your application packet

Option 2: Follow these directions in the link below if you DO have a University of Alaska (UA) username and password: Guide to Take the ALEKS Test


Questions? Contact us at
uaa_ansepacceleration@alaska.edu
or 907-786-0905