The Computer Science-Bridge Learning Community is designed for First-Year Computer Science students in the College of Science. This semester-long experience will allow you to live, learn, and connect with other students who not only attended the CS Summer Bridge Program, but are passionate about Computer Science through a vibrant Learning Community. You will be encouraged to develop study groups, share your expertise, and get involved with other students both academically and socially. As a member of this LC, you will be enrolled in CS 19000 and CS 19100 during the fall semester to encourage a strong content foundation in CS and academic success in the first semester and beyond. You will also be led by your LC instructor to assist in connecting with your department to learn about the rich and varied opportunities that are available, including research and internships.

Eligibility

  • First-time beginning students in the College of Science with a major in Computer Science
  • Participation in the CS Summer Bridge program - https://www.cs.purdue.edu/undergraduate/bridge/
  • In contrast to the CS LC, students do not need a score of 85 on ALEKS Math Assessment to qualify for CS 18000, 19100, and 19000. Students within this LC may be enrolled in either CS 17700 or 18000

Residential Component

  • OPTIONAL in McCutcheon Hall
  • Information about this residence hall can be found here
  • Your roommate in most cases will be a member of the LC
  • Completing a housing contract is a separate process from applying for the LC

 

Duration

Fall 2017 Semester and Spring 2018 Semester

Associated Classes

Fall - CS 19000, CS 19100 and CS 18000 or CS 17700

Spring - For students who complete CS 18000: CS 18200 and CS 24000

 

Events and Activities Included:

  • Coffee & Conversation with CS Coporate Partners (https://www.cs.purdue.edu/corporate/partners/index.html)
  • Exam Study Sessions
  • Social gatherings with LC members
  • Period meals with faculty and staff
  • Meet and Greet with instructors
  • Career fair preparation
  • Career development opportunities
  • End of semester dinner

 

Information above is subject to change. If you are placed in the LC, the associated courses will be on your schedule prior to you registering for classes.

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