Bridges Virtual Summer Hours
Monday – Thursday, 8am to 5pm
Begins week of June 20, 2016 through the week of August 8, 2016.
Normal hours resume the week of August 15, 2016.
Are you a student in Pennsylvania or New Jersey? Are you a middle or high school student? Are you looking for an online summer program to:
Recover credits toward graduation
Earn initial course credits
Accelerate your learning
Remediate in targeted areas
Prepare for the transition from middle to high school
Bridges Virtual may be the choice for you!
Bridges utilizes Advanced Academics and Edgenuity for online course content and instructional services. Please check with your district to determine which provider will be utilized for your summer program.
*Only the courses that are checked are available in the Summer program.
The enrollment period will be from Monday, May 30, 2016 until Friday, July 1, 2016. The program will operate on a rolling admission schedule.
You must register no later than Friday, July 1, 2016. No exceptions.
This is to guarantee that your child gets the maximum amount of time needed to successfully complete his/her course.
Please allow 24-48 hours for enrollment processing. You will experience a longer wait time if you registered on a Friday, Saturday, or Sunday. Registrations placed on these days will be processed the following Monday.
Bridges Virtual provides online summer courses for both Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Bridges Virtual accepts credit card, cash, or check. The pricing is as follows:
Credit Recovery: $285 per course, due at the time of registration.
Full/Initial Credit: $450 (for courses A and B), due at the time of registration.
Credit Recovery: $325 per course, due at the time of registration.
Full/Initial Credit: $480 (for courses A and B), due at the time of registration.
*Some English courses may require the purchase of physical texts such as novels. Students would be responsible for purchasing these materials.
There are no refunds for course costs. Students must pay the full course cost regardless of whether or not they complete the requirements of the course.
All cash payments must be exact change and made in person at the Bucks County IU #22 in Doylestown during regular summer business hours (Monday-Thursday, 8:00am to 5:00pm).
Checks should be made payable to the “Bucks County Intermediate Unit #22” and should be sent with a copy of the completed registration form. Returned checks will be charged a $25.00 fee, beyond any charges from the customer’s financial institution. All check payments can be mailed to the following address:
Bucks County Intermediate Unit #22
705 N. Shady Retreat Road
Doylestown, PA 18901
Credit card payments can be made immediately after online registration.
Bridges Virtual does not provide computer hardware such as a laptop or printer, nor does Bridges reimburse for Internet connectivity. Students are responsible for providing all technology to complete their course work. Students must have access to a computer and the internet in order to complete coursework.
1. Verify that your child’s district will accept credit for Bridges Virtual courses.
2. Enroll online via Bridges online registration system, Genius.
3. Login information will be emailed directly to the student, parent, and district upon successful registration and payment. This email indicates that the student may begin coursework.
4. Students have a maximum of 60 calendar days from the course start date to complete coursework; however, your child’s district may require a deadline prior to the 60 day time period. Please be mindful of this date.
Bridge’s Online Learning Mentor, Ms. Kasey Hinrichs, will monitor time on task, quality of work, and assignment completion. She will also provide regular progress updates to the home school district as requested, students, and parents.
Local district-assigned liaisons and parents are encouraged to monitor student progress and success by accessing regular progress reports and grade updates using the Coach account login provided by Bridges Virtual.
Teacher Support: Teachers are available Monday – Friday, 8 a.m to 7 p.m via Chat, Class Mail, and phone. You can contact support at 1-866-235-3276.
Technical Support: Technical support is available through Advanced Academics via Class Mail and phone. You can contact support at 1-866-235-3276.
Mentor Support: Bridges Virtual Online Learning Mentor, Ms. Kasey Hinrichs, is available Monday – Thursday, 8 a.m to 5 p.m for any questions or concerns. Bridges Online Learning Mentor will be out of the office on Monday, July 25 through Tuesday, August 2.
Final grades will be sent directly to your child’s home district. Bridges Virtual will not provide final grades to students or parents. To obtain your final grade, please contact your child’s home district.