What to Expect
- What is the Bloomfield EOF Summer Program?
As a condition of your Admissions to Bloomfield College, all Bloomfield EOF students must attend the free Bloomfield EOF Summer Program. The Summer Program is an intensive academic program that will aid in the transition from high school to college. There is no cost for EOF-eligible students. EOF will provide text and summer tuition.
- Is the Bloomfield Summer Program mandatory?
The Bloomfield EOF Summer Program is mandatory for all admitted Bloomfield EOF students. Students who do not attend the Summer Program may not attend Bloomfield College as a First-Year EOF student. There is no cost for EOF-eligible students.
- What are the requirements to participate in the Bloomfield College EOF Summer Program?
You must be admitted to Bloomfield College through the EOF program. As an admitted student, you must confirm your attendance at Bloomfield College through the Bloomfield College deposit portal. Additionally, you must complete the EOF Eligibility Verification Process with the Office of Student Financial Services and submit the required Summer documents. Please visit the Bloomfield EOF Summer Institute Information Packet (hyperlink to be added).
- What classes will I take and will I receive credit?
Students will be enrolled in three courses and will earn a total of 1 course unit (3 college degree credits). You will be enrolled in a math and writing class. You will also have a First-Year Seminar course designed to help you make a successful transition from high school to college. The course aims to foster a sense of community by promoting curricular and co-curricular engagement, helps develop and apply effective communication, metacognitive, and critical thinking skills, and will provide you with the knowledge, skills, and direction that will promote success in higher education.
- What will a typical day look like?
Students will be enrolled in three courses and will earn a total of 1 course unit. The first two classes will be held from 10 am-12:30 pm Monday through Thursday followed by a lunch break at 12 pm for a half-hour. Students will then return to class starting at 1 pm until about 4 pm. Students will then be scheduled for one on one meetings with their counselors and then have a dinner break. Upon return from the dinner break they may be scheduled for their weekly Summer Tutor Counselor meetings, or tutoring following by Summer Program social hour from 6-7 pm. Please note that all these requirements are mandated as part of the summer program.