EDGE - Engage. Develop. Grow. Empower.
The EDGE Program includes a summer bridge experience offering a fast-paced review of math, English, and student development workshops to prepare students for college and college-level coursework. EDGE students also receive additional wrap around support services while enrolled at COD. These support services include follow up calls, informational emails, dedicated counseling, financial aid assistance, and student success workshops.
The EDGE Summer Bridge Program is offered during the summer at the main campus in Palm Desert, as well as Indio, Mecca-Thermal, Palm Springs, and Desert Hot Springs.
Benefits of EDGE:
- Math and Writing/Reading Review
- Priority registration for one semester following the completion of EDGE
- Access to textbooks and computers during participation in EDGE
- Dedicated faculty, counselors, and staff
- Student success strategies
- Assistance with financial aid applications and financial literacy exposure
- Completing the EDGE Summer Bridge Program is a requirement to receive free tuition and fees for two years with plEDGE