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College of Science and Mathematics

BOND Summer Experience 

August 2024


Continually updated information can be found here about the 2024 summer experience for College of Science and Mathematics (CSM) freshmen.  

What is a "Summer Experience"
It's an early start program, which is a "High Impact Practice" designed to uniquely support first-year, incoming CSM students.
When is it?
The summer experience is an in-person, daylong event, scheduled either on Thursday, August 15th or Friday, August 16th, which precedes the Saturday, August 17th Family Partnership and Monday, August 18th first day of classes.
Do I have to attend?
Yes, the experience is required for all first-year, incoming Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Environmental Science, Mathematics, and Physics majors.

Still have questions?  Contact Jessica Bustos ( or Beth Weinman ( for additional information.