Student-Athlete Academic Services (SAAS)

Rocket Lift-Off Summer Bridge Program

The Rocket Lift-Off Summer Bridge Program is a transitional program geared to equip and provide all new student-athletes with the necessary knowledge and skills to graduate from UT.

Mission

To equip and provide all new student-athletes with the necessary knowledge and skills to graduate from UT.

OBJECTIVES

  • Assist new student-athletes in making the transition to the university community by supporting their intellectual, social, cultural, and emotional development.
  • Help new student-athletes understand the values, traditions, norms, and expectations of an educational experience at UT.
  • Provide skills and resources needed to make the incoming student-athlete experience early validation within the collegiate environment, thus giving each SA more self-confidence, leading to responsibility and initiative for his or her own growth and development.
  • Create a culture focused on intellectual, social, cultural, and emotional development through the student-athlete experience

During the Rocket Life-Off Summer Bridge program student-athletes, will be given the skills and resources needed to give the student-athlete more self-confidence, leading to responsibility and initiative for his or her own growth and development. While enrolled in six hours of degree applicable courses, incoming freshmen will also participate in weekly workshops focused on making the transition to The University of Toledo a smooth one.

Last Updated: 5/2/17