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LU-Rise Program

The LU-RISE program is a summer intensive enrichment experience offered in a 5week program, offered in 2 cohorts: STEM and Academic Enrichment, providing students with academic skills and empowering opportunities. The program will allow students get a head start on their academic coursework. Along with weekday coursework, there will be enrichment opportunities. LU-RISE's goal is to have students enter their freshman year with not only knowledge of Lincoln University but equipped with academic credits enabling them to have a jumpstart on the fall semester. The program will include:

  • Accelerated Academic Coursework
  • Academic Advising
  • Training in Skills Necessary for College Success
  • Orientation to College Life and Resources

Join Us

The LU-RISE Summer Bridge Interest Sessions will be held via Zoom. Registration is required. Sessions are for students who have been accepted into Lincoln University for Fall 2024 and are seeking enrollment into the LU-RISE program, and for their parent/guardian. Attendance to at least one of the Information Sessions is strongly recommended.

If you are interested in the LU-Rise Program and have not yet been accepted into Lincoln University, you may apply here

LU-RISE 2024 Summer Bridge Information Session Schedule:

LU-RISE 2024 Summer Bridge Information Session Schedule. Registration for these sessions will open on Monday, March 4th, 2024.

  • 2024

    • Wednesday, April 26th, 6pm
    • Friday, May 10th, 12pm
    • Friday, May 10th, 6pm
    • Friday, May 17th, 12 pm
    • Friday, May 17th, 6pm
    • Friday, May 31st, 12pm
    • Friday, May 31st, 6pm - Final Interest Meeting


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Course Offerings


  • Pre-calculus
  • Calculus


  • College Algebra
  • English


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Placement Testing

Students must take the placement test for Math Placement and Reading & Writing 
Advising - Once placement testing has been completed, students will be invited to an advising appointment. Please contact Ms. Shirley Quillin at for more information. 
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Information & Orientation

ORIENTATION SESSIONS WILL BE HELD VIA ZOOM. Accepted students and their parent/guardian must attend one of the two sessions.

  • June 7th, 12 pm - Orientation – via Zoom
  • June 12th, 6pm - Final Orientation – Via Zoom

    *Important Note: attendance is only required at one of the orientation sessions.

2024 Application to go live December 13, 2023

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Tutoring and Peer Mentoring

Tutoring and Peer Mentoring involves guiding students with the skills they need to succeed in their academic journey. Skills that will be strengthened will include note taking, time management and test preparation. The goal of tutoring and peer mentoring is to assist students with establishing goals and timelines that break their assignments and projects down into smaller units. Also, it. will help students determine what material they will need to study for quizzes or tests and practice answering anticipated questions.

More Information

For more questions or concerns, please contact us at

The LU-RISE program is being offered by the Division of Academic Affairs in conjunction with the Department of Admissions.